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Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/30/2015
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Samsung Takes Smartphone Lead From Apple
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung has regained the US smartphone crown thanks to strong enough sales of the Galaxy S6. However, iPhone 6 sales are still strong.
By Eric Zeman , 6/30/2015
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Shadow IT: Not Taking Over Yet
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
A new CompTIA study finds that business units aren't circumventing IT as much as feared and that IT pros still wield a lot of power.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 6/30/2015
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Can Converged Infrastructure Help IT Get Its Mojo Back?
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
Traditional IT organizations are getting pushed aside by nimbler cloud providers. Converged and hyperconverged infrastructure can be the key to IT transformation.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 6/30/2015
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Ethernet Standards Ramp Up For Faster IT
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The Ethernet Alliance and UNH-IOL hosted a plugfest to test interoperability of 40 and 100 GbE, define the 25 GbE standard, and help businesses deploy new Ethernet technologies more quickly.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 6/30/2015
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Cisco Unveils IoT Framework
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Networking giant expands its IoT portfolio with 15 new products for network connectivity, IoT security and manageability.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 6/29/2015
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Why Hardware Still Counts In Networking
Ethan Banks, Senior Network Architect
Commentary
Software is revolutionizing network architecture, but hardware remains a critical part of the equation for data center scalability.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect, 6/29/2015
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Infoblox Launches Free IPv6 Transition Tool
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Online tool aims to help network architects and engineers overcome IPv6 challenges and kick off their transition from IPv4 to IPv6.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 6/29/2015
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11 PCs Ideal For Windows 10 Upgrades
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
With Microsoft's big Windows 10 launch just over a month away, let's take a look at some recently released PCs that would be ripe for an OS upgrade.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/28/2015
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Windows 10 Pricing Chaos, Upgrade Explained: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft this week released the full suite of Office for Android, updated the Surface Pro 3, and confused the Internet with its Windows 10 pricing strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/27/2015
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Windows 10 Upgrade: 8 FAQs Explained
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
July 29 is fast approaching and we know you still have a lot of questions about how to download and use Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/26/2015
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Software-Defined Storage's Unexpected Impact
Scott Sinclair, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
There's a lot of hype around software-defined storage, but integrated products that aim to provide SDS benefits via a hardware model may see the most traction.
By Scott Sinclair Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 6/26/2015
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Samsung Slammed For Disabling Windows Update
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung admitted to altering the behavior of Microsoft's Windows Update tool, but claims to have good intentions.
By Eric Zeman , 6/25/2015
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Why IPv6 Is Indispensable At LinkedIn
Edward Horley, Practice Manager, Cloud Solutions, Groupware Technology
Commentary
At a meetup hosted by LinkedIn, the company explained how moving to IPv6 fulfills user needs and why it's unavoidable.
By Edward Horley Practice Manager, Cloud Solutions, Groupware Technology, 6/25/2015
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Windows 2003 Server End Of Support: What IT Needs To Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Many systems administrators will look at migrating from Windows Server 2003 as a daunting task. It should instead be seen as a chance to review your hardware, software, and deployment options. Here are seven things you need to know.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/25/2015
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Data Disconnect, Data Overload
Thomas LaRock, Head Geek, SolarWinds
Commentary
The rise of DevOps highlights the fact that IT teams are drowning in data, much of it with little or no context. Here's what needs to happen to improve communication.
By Thomas LaRock Head Geek, SolarWinds, 6/25/2015
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VMware ESX: Guide To Common Commands
Network Computing Editors,
News
Manage your VMware virtual environment as efficiently as possible using our comprehensive list of ESX and ESXi scripting commands.
By Network Computing Editors , 6/25/2015
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iOS 9 Beta 2 Reveals New Treats
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The latest developer build of iOS 9 includes a space-saving feature to help people stuff OS updates onto nearly full iPhones.
By Eric Zeman , 6/24/2015
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Juniper Teams Up With Ruckus Wireless
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Vendors will work together to sell wireless and wired networking products as realignment in the WLAN market continues.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 6/24/2015
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Lenovo Ideacentre Stick: The $129 PC In Your Hand
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Lenovo's pocket-size $129 Ideacentre Stick 300 joins a growing field of computer-on-a-stick offerings from rivals like Google and Intel.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/24/2015
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