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Tablet Shopping: 7 Tips To Avoid Buyer's Remorse
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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From 8-inch Windows 8.1 slates to iPads to phablets, tablet shoppers have more options than ever this holiday season. Follow these tips to avoid a mistake.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/28/2014
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SDN: Learn From The Big Boys
Scott Hoot, President & CEO, Sage Electronic Engineering
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Companies like Facebook and Google developed their own cutting-edge datacenter technology. If they also use open source SDN, shouldn't you?
By Scott Hoot President & CEO, Sage Electronic Engineering, 11/28/2014
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Black Friday Internet Tracker
Network Computing Editors,
Commentary
Is your favorite online retailer slow this shopping season? It might be because of the underlying network. Find out how the Internet is impacting your online shopping experience.
By Network Computing Editors , 11/27/2014
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10 Windows Tablets, Laptops Under $200: Holiday Steals
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Gadget shoppers can choose from an array of sub-$200 Windows 8.1 tablets and laptops -- offering more power than you'd guess.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/26/2014
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Network Security Must Focus On Incident Response
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
News
Enterprise security strategies need to plan for the inevitable data breach, security experts say.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 11/26/2014
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Why Infrastructure Matters To DevOps
Alex Henthorn-Iwane, QualiSystems Vice President of Marketing
Commentary
DevOps requires infrastructure that enables efficiency and productivity. The IaaS model is the best way to reach those goals.
By Alex Henthorn-Iwane QualiSystems Vice President of Marketing, 11/26/2014
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Considering Cloud? Just Think Hybrid
Kent Christensen, practice director for cloud and virtual data centers, Datalink
Commentary
The hybrid cloud model is already pervasive in many IT environments. It's time to embrace the hybrid reality and IT's role as a cloud broker.
By Kent Christensen practice director for cloud and virtual data centers, Datalink, 11/25/2014
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8 Tools To Manage Holiday Family Stress
Network Computing Editors,
News
Wondering how you're going to survive all that time with the family over the holidays? Here are some tools to help calm your nerves as relatives try your patience.
By Network Computing Editors , 11/25/2014
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Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/24/2014
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SDN Rationales
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Understanding the different motivations for adopting software-defined networking provides a clearer view into the technology.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 11/24/2014
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Is Cloud Security Actually Achievable?
Neil Griffiths, Vice President of UCC Product Management, IntelePeer
Commentary
There's no denying the growth of cloud services, but security is still their biggest hurdle.
By Neil Griffiths Vice President of UCC Product Management, IntelePeer, 11/24/2014
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Top Colleges For Online Computer Science Degrees
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
New guide ranks US college online programs in computer science and related fields, and provides a neat tool for looking up average IT salaries by location.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 11/21/2014
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WAN Orchestration Essential To Hybrid Cloud
Cahit Akin, CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks
Commentary
The careful construction of a hybrid cloud can collapse due to neglected WAN resources. WAN orchestration can help.
By Cahit Akin CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks, 11/21/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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Mobile Internet Faces Big Obstacles
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Connecting 1.5 billion people in developing countries isn't easy, despite Facebook's efforts.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 11/20/2014
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Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
Eric Zeman,
News
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
By Eric Zeman , 11/19/2014
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RAID Redefined
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
As storage vendors try to distance themselves from RAID as new storage technologies reveal shortcomings with the data protection system, it's time to adopt a new definition for RAID.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 11/19/2014
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Gaming Will Level Up The Network
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The latest release in the popular Call of Duty series shows how video games are branching out and demanding network improvements.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 11/19/2014
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11 Top Science & Technology Research Labs
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
News
Research labs often work on some of the world's biggest problems, but also impact enterprise IT infrastructure. Check out these top research facilities and networks for technology innovation.
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer, 11/18/2014
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Why Net Neutrality Matters For Big-Data Apps
Nik Rouda, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
New businesses like Uber and Tesla depend on big data analytics to provide cutting-edge services. They need a fast and free Internet to flourish.
By Nik Rouda Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 11/18/2014
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