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iOS 8 Users Gripe About Bugs
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple's latest operating system may be its "best ever," but iOS 8 is stumbling out the gate with a fair share of bugs, posters to Apple forums say.
By Eric Zeman , 9/23/2014
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Puppet Server's Big Revamp
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/23/2014
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7 Hot Technologies To Watch At Interop New York
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
From SDN and DevOps to containers and IoT, Interop New York will feature the hottest technology trends in the tech industry today.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9/23/2014
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IoT: Beyond SDN
P.G. Menon, Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade
Commentary
The Internet of Things will require more scale, simplicity, and higher levels of abstraction than what software-defined networking is designed to provide.
By P.G. Menon Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade, 9/23/2014
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Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/22/2014
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Mobile Dependence Is Crippling Disaster Response
Marty Lamb, Vice President of Engineering, Rajant
Commentary
Public safety reliance on public cellular and wireless networks, without significant network infrastructure improvements, means that when disaster strikes, communications fails for everyone.
By Marty Lamb Vice President of Engineering, Rajant, 9/22/2014
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Storage Free-For-All
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
New technologies and suppliers are threatening the status quo in storage. Who will be your storage vendor in 2016?
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 9/22/2014
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Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/2014
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Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/19/2014
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Data Reduction Technologies: The Basics
Vaughn Stewart, Chief Technical Evangelist, Pure Storage
Commentary
Data deduplication, data compression, and thin provisioning can help organizations tackle massive data growth. Here's an overview of how they work.
By Vaughn Stewart Chief Technical Evangelist, Pure Storage, 9/19/2014
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Android Wear to Beat Apple Watch?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Smartwatches have a bright future, thanks in part to excitement about Apple Watch -- but mostly due to upcoming low-cost Android Wear devices, says Gartner study.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Keeping Tabs On Storage Industry M&A
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
Mergers and acquisitions have been commonplace in the storage industry. Today, the storage M&A race has slowed a bit, but everyone wants to know what Cisco's next move will be.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 9/18/2014
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Sub-1GHz Wireless: The Low-Power WiFi Solution
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
The new 802.11ah standard paves the way for WiFi networks to support the avalanche of sensors and devices that will come with the Internet of Things.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 9/18/2014
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Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/17/2014
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Backup Appliances & The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
While cloud computing may seem to solve the backup problem, the answer isn't that easy. Today's backup appliances strive for a more nuanced approach.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 9/17/2014
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7 Critical Cloud Service Attributes
Arthur Chang, CEO, PanTerra Networks
Commentary
Cloud service providers vary a lot when it comes to reliability, security, and other qualities. Here's what to look for to make sure a cloud provider meets your needs.
By Arthur Chang CEO, PanTerra Networks, 9/17/2014
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Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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SDN, Network Virtualization, And NFV In A Nutshell
Bob McCouch,
Commentary
The networking industry is awash in new terminology. Here is a quick guide to three of the hottest concepts in networking today.
By Bob McCouch , 9/16/2014
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