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Microsoft Enhances OneDrive Mobile Apps
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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As the cloud storage wars rage on, Microsoft looks to make OneDrive and OneDrive for Business more cohesive, starting on Android.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/29/2014
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Red Hat Counters VMware With OpenStack Software Appliance
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat offers test drive appliance to gain OpenStack users, enhances its production version, moves to manage Amazon, Microsoft workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/29/2014
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Geekend: Fight Zombies, Or Go To Mars?
David Wagner, Community Editor
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It's the most divisive question in all of geekdom: What do you do when the zombies invade?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 8/29/2014
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IT Vs. Seth Meyers: 5 Great IT Jokes
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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Readers responded to a call for IT humor with a pile of jokes and stories, in anticipation of Late Night host Seth Meyers’ keynote at Interop. Here are 5 that stood out.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 8/29/2014
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NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
Richard W. Walker,
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National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
By Richard W. Walker , 8/28/2014
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Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Art Wittmann,
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Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
By Art Wittmann , 8/27/2014
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VMware COO Clarifies Focus
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/27/2014
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CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/27/2014
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APT Equals FUD
John P. Pironti, President, IP Architects
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The term "advanced persistent threat" is the latest incarnation of fear, uncertainty, and doubt that plagues the security industry.
By John P. Pironti President, IP Architects , 8/27/2014
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Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/25/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
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While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
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4 Outsourcing Mistakes Companies Still Make
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Control freaks, blame games, and other misguided attempts at building a better business through IT outsourcing.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
InformationWeek Staff,
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Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/25/2014
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IT Needs A Dose Of Its Own Medicine
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
Commentary
You're all over collecting and mining information to help the business get lean and mean. Why not shine that light inward?
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 8/25/2014
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What Civic Innovation Contests Teach Tech Companies
Anil Rathi, CEO, Skild
Commentary
Creative, new ideas can come from unexpected places. Tech companies should look outside the usual places for inspired, important products.
By Anil Rathi , 8/25/2014
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Oregon Sues Oracle Over Failed Healthcare Website
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Oracle first sued Oregon, and now the state responds with lawsuit claiming the company's "shoddy" performance is to blame for health insurance exchange website debacle.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/22/2014
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3 Steps To Survive The IoT Wild, Wild West
Don DeLoach, CEO & President, Infobright
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Before you charge into the Internet of Things, focus on these policy and infrastructure considerations.
By Don DeLoach CEO & President, Infobright , 8/22/2014
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CenturyLink Offers Private Cloud By The Rack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
CenturyLink's cloud unit offers racks inside its data centers with the isolation characteristics of a private cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/22/2014
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Geekend: Want To Be Smarter? Draw, Sing, Teach
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Three new studies offer advice that can help us in the workplace.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 8/22/2014
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Public Sector IT Compliance The Private Sector Way
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
Office of Management and Budget wants agencies to mimic private-sector accountability practices. Compliance will require private sector discipline.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 8/22/2014
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