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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/15/2014
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Understanding IPv6: Prepping For Solicited-Node Multicast
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Commentary
Before jumping into solicited-node multicast, a review of link-local scope multicast addresses is helpful.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 9/15/2014
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20 Computer Science Degrees: The Most Bang For The Buck
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The computer science programs at these universities offer the best long-term return on investment, according to PayScale's calculations.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 9/15/2014
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Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
By Eric Zeman , 9/15/2014
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Understanding IPv6: What Is Solicited-Node Multicast?
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Commentary
Denise Fishburne lays down the basics of solicited-node multicast, which provides the functionality for Neighbor Discovery in IPv6 addressing.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 9/15/2014
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Real-World SDN, Lesson 3: Focus On The App
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Commentary
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation and explains why the applications running on the network should take center stage.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft, 9/15/2014
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Windows Threshold Videos Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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iPhone Demand Takes Down Apple Web Store
Eric Zeman,
News
Early buyers in the US met frustration as Apple's website strained under the heavy load and iPhone 6 Plus sold out.
By Eric Zeman , 9/12/2014
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Windows Threshold Leak Shows Revamped Desktop
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Latest Threshold leak seems to confirm Microsoft is returning its operating system to a Windows 7 vibe, with second-fiddle status for Modern apps.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/12/2014
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SAS Grows In The Data Center
SCSI Trade Association , (STA)
Commentary
More enterprises choose Serial Attached SCSI for storage in the data center due to improved reliability, cost-effectiveness, scalability, and continued enhancements.
By Rick Kutcipal, STA Board Member, Avago Technologies , 9/12/2014
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Optimizing Data Center PUE
Jack Pouchet, vice president of business development, hyperscale solutions, Emerson Network Power
Commentary
Data center managers are under pressure to improve utilization and efficiency while maintaining high availability. Here are three ways to achieve that balance.
By Jack Pouchet vice president of business development, hyperscale solutions, Emerson Network Power, 9/12/2014
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5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Using Carrier WiFi To Offload IoT Networks
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
The growing trend of WiFi offloading by carriers can help provide connectivity for the Internet of Things explosion.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 9/11/2014
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IoT Makes You Administrator Of Things
Cricket Liu, Chief Infrastructure Officer, Infoblox
Commentary
You may not realize it, but it's likely you're already supporting and managing "Internet of Things" devices on your corporate network. Here's a reality check.
By Cricket Liu Chief Infrastructure Officer, Infoblox, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Intel Touts Tablets, Moore's Law At IDF
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Intel execs at IDF promoted ultra-thin tablets, showed off depth-sensing cameras -- and repeated the mantra that PCs aren't dead yet.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Aerohive Adds iBeacon Support
Lee Badman,
Commentary
Enterprise WiFi vendor teams with Radius Networks to provide retailers and others with centrally managed proximity beacon capability.
By Lee Badman , 9/10/2014
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Apple iPhone 6, Apple Watch: What's Missing
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple did many things right with its new iPhone and Watch hardware, but left a few key technologies out of the mix.
By Eric Zeman , 9/9/2014
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Software-Defined WAN: A Primer
Ethan Banks, Senior Network Architect
Commentary
Enterprise WANs are costly and complex to manage. SD-WAN technology can help by automating the configuration of WAN edge routers.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect, 9/9/2014
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IoT Standards: Which Will Prevail?
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Several industry groups that include big names like Google and Intel have recently formed to create standards for the emerging Internet of Things. The race is on.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 9/9/2014
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