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Windows 10: 8 Enterprise Essentials
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Windows 10 has arrived. Here are 8 things to keep in mind as you consider an enterprise deployment.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/31/2015
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Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Land On Windows 10
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Microsoft rolls out four Office Mobile apps -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote -- alongside the worldwide debut of Windows 10.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/31/2015
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The Evolution Of The System Administrator
Network Computing Editors,
Commentary
Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day. Join us in celebrating these unsung IT heroes and take a look at how much the role has changed through the years.
By Network Computing Editors , 7/31/2015
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Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Raises Security Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Wi-Fi Sense feature embedded in Windows 10 may make life easier for users, but could it also compromise corporate network security?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2015
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Windows 10: Inside NYC Launch Day
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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InformationWeek paid a visit to New York City's Microsoft Store on July 29 to see consumers using the final release of Windows 10 on launch day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2015
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Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2015
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OpenFlow Faces Interoperability Challenges
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
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Software-defined networking experts at the OpenDaylight Summit discussed hardware and interoperability issues that may limit the SDN protocol's adoption.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 7/30/2015
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Network Troubleshooting: Consider The Load Balancer
Betty DuBois, Chief Network Detective, Network Detectives, LLC
Commentary
Packet analysis can discover issues in your network, but if there is a load balancer in the mix, you'll want to follow these best practices.
By Betty DuBois Chief Network Detective, Network Detectives, LLC, 7/30/2015
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IoT: Centralized Vs. Distributed Architectures
Cahit Akin, CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks
Commentary
How do we create cohesive networks to support the Internet of Things?
By Cahit Akin CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks, 7/30/2015
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CERN Taps Brocade For SDN
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The legendary particle physics lab will use Brocade's OpenDaylight-based SDN controller to build out its SDN strategy.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 7/29/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: Why Microsoft Is Confident
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Windows 10 for smartphones is essentially feature complete, says Microsoft, and will make its official debut with a new flagship phone soon.
By Eric Zeman , 7/29/2015
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VMware Certifications To Boost Your Data Center Skills
Network Computing Editors,
News
Specialized training in virtualization, cloud, and virtual networks is becoming increasingly important for infrastructure professionals. VMware certifications like the VCAP and VCDX can help hone your skills.
By Network Computing Editors , 7/29/2015
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Building A Data-Centric Data Center
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, Mellanox
Commentary
The final installment of this series examines the key elements required to accomplish rack-level optimization for a new data center architecture.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox, 7/29/2015
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Windows 10: 5 Reasons It Matters, 5 Key Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The Windows 10 rollout has officially begun. Here are five reasons we're excited about the OS, and a few concerns for its future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/29/2015
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Is Cortana Microsoft's Equalizer With Google?
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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While Microsoft is positioning Cortana as a digital assistant, it could also filter search results to Bing, giving Redmond a new edge against Google in the lucrative search market.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/28/2015
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Windows 10: Microsoft Attempts A SaaS Model
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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With Windows 10, Microsoft will attempt to update its operating system with a cloud sensibility. Can it be done?
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/28/2015
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Cisco Invicta EOL Fueled By Mistakes And Misfortune
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
There are multiple reasons why Cisco's Whiptail acquisition failed, leading the company to discontinue its flash storage products.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 7/28/2015
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Hyperconvergence: Redefining The Data Center
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing Author
Commentary
As optimized platforms for the virtualization era, hyperconverged systems are poised to radically transform the data center.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author, 7/28/2015
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Network Orchestration Smarts Up
Zeus Kerravala, Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research
Commentary
In this era of digitization, multimedia and cloud, the network needs to evolve from connectivity to business continuity.
By Zeus Kerravala Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research, 7/28/2015
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OnePlus 2: Low-Cost Android Alternative
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
News
ShenZhen, China-based startup OnePlus shook the high-end smartphone market last year when it produced a well-designed smartphone with the same (or better) specs than premium models -- such as the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6 -- and sold it for half the price. Now, version 2 is hitting the market with a new Android OS.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 7/27/2015
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