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BBC Offers Free Tiny Computers To UK Students
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A group of 29 organizations aims to help UK students become more technically adept.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/7/2015
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HoloLens Startup Cofounded By Former Microsoft Engineer
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Object Theory launched July 7 as the first company focused on developing software for Microsoft's HoloLens.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2015
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OS X El Capitan: How Apple Will Make IT Happy
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
With OS X El Capitan, Apple is touching on the right enterprise features that business users and IT administrators want, including security, application management, and performance enhancements.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/7/2015
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The Hottest IT Skills And Salaries
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
Keeping IT skills current is an ongoing challenge, but training and certification pay off in higher salaries. Find out which roles, skills, certifications, and industries are hot now.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 7/7/2015
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Network Analytics: Beyond Log Files
Natalie Timms,
Commentary
Log files only tell you so much. Here is an overview of common network analytics methods used to provide security breach detection as well as business planning guidance.
By Natalie Timms , 7/7/2015
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Virtualization Administrator: Six Key Skills
Kong Yang, Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
If you're trying to get up to speed on virtualization technology, here are six areas to focus on to accelerate your journey.
By Kong Yang Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 7/7/2015
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Windows 10: RTM Due This Week, PC Build 10162 Done
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft released Build 10162 to the Fast ring of Insiders before the July 4th holiday weekend, and we're expecting an RTM build later this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/6/2015
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SDN Disruption: Has The Pendulum Swung Too Far?
Daniel Dib,  Senior Network Architect, Conscia Netsafe
Commentary
The networking industry is so obsessed with software-defined networks that people are forgetting to consider the trade-offs with technologies like OpenFlow and VXLAN.
By Daniel Dib Senior Network Architect, Conscia Netsafe, 7/6/2015
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Network Automation Benefits
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
Different forms of network automation can save you time, increase business agility, and improve service levels.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 7/6/2015
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Windows 10: 10 Reasons You'll Love It
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Windows 10 looks like a good operating system, but the reasons we love an operating system are harder to predict.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/5/2015
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Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/4/2015
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iPhone 6s And 7 Other Smartphones To Watch In 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
We've already seen a wave of new smartphones hit the market in 2015. What's coming up for the rest of this year?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2015
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Windows 10 Launch: Later Than You Think
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29, but this doesn't mean you'll be downloading the new operating system that day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/2/2015
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11 Top Resources For Women in Technology
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
News
Working as a woman in IT doesn't have to be isolating. We've compiled the best organizations for women to connect with their peers, learn about career advancement, and receive the support to persevere.
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer, 7/2/2015
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Hyperconverged Infrastructure Taking Off
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
US businesses are rapidly adopting hyperconverged systems as a way to streamline IT and storage operations, and in some cases as a bridge to software-defined storage, researchers find.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 7/2/2015
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Containers: What IT Pros Should Consider
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing Author
Commentary
Containerization is a hot technology that IT teams can't afford to ignore. Here are some basic facts to know plus benefits and risks to weigh.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author, 7/2/2015
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AWS Outage Traced To Route Leak
Network Computing Editors,
News
Netflix and other sites knocked offline Tuesday after route leak at a service provider causes Amazon Web Services outage.
By Network Computing Editors , 7/1/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10159 Marks Microsoft Efficiency
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 10159 to the Fast ring of Windows Insiders, marking the second PC build in two days.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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Cisco-OpenDNS May Upset Networking Ecosystem
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson
Commentary
Cisco's acquisition of security provider OpenDNS is a symptom of the vendor's transition to services that could have wide partner and competitor repercussions.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson, 7/1/2015
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iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
By Eric Zeman , 7/1/2015
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