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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Fujitu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the "paperless office" one step close to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/26/2015
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The Hyperconvergence Craze: More Than Hype
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
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Survey shows that VDI remains a top use case for hyperconverged infrastructure, and a need for efficiency rather than frustration with legacy storage is driving interest in the technology.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/26/2015
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MagicBands & Challenging The Storage Status Quo
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixData
Commentary
Enterprise data centers can take a cue from Disney's innovative wearable by breaking away from old processes with scale-out storage and object-based storage.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData, 5/26/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data—or master token—from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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How Can SDN Cross The Chasm?
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates
Commentary
Software-defined networking needs some compelling business cases before it can make the jump into a widely deployed technology.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates, 5/25/2015
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Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
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iPad May Get Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
By Eric Zeman , 5/22/2015
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EMC Open Sources ViPR With Eye On Software Future
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Storage heavyweight prepares for industry shift to software-defined storage by open sourcing its storage controller.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 5/22/2015
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iOS 9 Rumors Point To 'Home' App For HomeKit
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple could be showing "Home," an app that integrates with home automation framework HomeKit and iOS 9, at WWDC next month.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/21/2015
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ARIN Nearing IPv4 Depletion, For Real
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The American Registry for Internet Numbers says it will have to activate its IPv4 waiting list this summer. Enterprises can opt for IPv4 transfer market or finally consider deploying IPv6.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/21/2015
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9 Cool, Free Summer Classes For Tech Pros
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
Looking to enrich your brain this summer? Look no further than these free online courses on everything from cyberwarfare and Python programming to superheroes, robotics and cooking for geeks.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 5/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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Apple Watch, Android Wear Updates Begin Appearing This Week
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The first update for the Apple Watch makes performance improvements across the board, while Google is finally sending Android 5.1.1 to its line of Android Wear wearables.
By Eric Zeman , 5/20/2015
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Network Performance Monitoring, Easy As Pi
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
Network monitoring startup NetBeez harnesses the value of the Raspberry Pi to test application performance in distributed environments from the user point of view.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 5/20/2015
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Verizon & AOL: What Can We Learn?
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson
Commentary
Verizon's purchase of media company AOL and the growth of Google Fiber highlight the need to find a balance between content and transport.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson, 5/20/2015
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iOS vs. Android: What’s Best For Enterprise Security?
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Among the major concerns of enterprises these days are data security and theft from mobile devices. Here's a look at whether iOS or Android offers better enterprise security.
By InformationWeek Staff , 5/19/2015
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Apple Debuts New MacBook, iMac Ahead Of WWDC
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple adds Force Touch to its 15-inch MacBook Pro, intros a less-expensive iMac desktop, and reveals a new charging dock for the iPhone.
By Eric Zeman , 5/19/2015
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Microsoft's Solitaire: 25 Years of Wasting Time
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Redmond celebrates Microsoft Solitaire's 25th birthday with an employee tournament the same week it welcomes a creative director for HoloLens.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/19/2015
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