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Black Friday Internet Tracker
Network Computing Editors,
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,
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,, 11/26/2014
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Network Security Must Focus On Incident Response
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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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Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 11/17/2014
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100 Gbps Headed For The Data Center
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox
Growing demand for increased bandwidth in the data center will speed adoption of fast 100 gigabit-per-second interconnects.
By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox, 11/17/2014
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