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7 Storage Trends That Will Transform Your Data Center
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
News
With so much change and innovation in the storage industry, it can be hard for an IT pro to keep up. Here are key technologies and trends that are poised to radically alter data center storage.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 9/3/2015
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Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In addition to its new convertible Chromebook and numerous smartphones, Acer updated its Aspire notebooks and released a tablet targeted at gamers at the 2015 IFA show in Berlin.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/2/2015
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Containers 101: 10 Terms To Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Application containers have been around for a while in the Linux world, but now Microsoft is moving them into the mainstream. Here's what you need to know about this evolution of server virtualization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/2/2015
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Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2015
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Open Standards Vs. Open Source
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson
Commentary
The process for creating new networking standards, as exemplified by the IETF, is more complex and challenging than open source projects.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson, 9/2/2015
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Microsoft Insider: 2 Days On Redmond Campus
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Ever wonder what life is like in Redmond? Here's what I saw during a two-day experience on Microsoft's massive campus.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2015
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VMworld Puts Spotlight On NSX Customers
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Companies talk about their NSX deployments at the annual VMware user conference as VMware launches NSX 6.2 with new capabilities.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9/1/2015
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No Summer Slowdown For IT Pros
Network Computing Editors,
News
While other workers enjoyed traditional summer vacations, IT pros toiled away to keep the network running, an Ipswitch survey finds.
By Network Computing Editors , 9/1/2015
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10 Apple Slip-Ups That Bruised Its Reputation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple is known for its consumer-friendly reputation, but this list proves Cameragate is only the latest in a long line of Apple foul-ups.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/1/2015
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Tackling Data Center Challenges With Open Ethernet
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox
Commentary
Data centers are under more pressure than ever. Open networking offers an alternative to closed-code Ethernet switches, giving companies better flexibility to meet growing data center demands.
By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox, 9/1/2015
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BlackBerry Venice Smartphone Photos Leak Online
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Images of the long-rumored BlackBerry Venice, which features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and uses Google's Android OS, have leaked onto the Web.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/31/2015
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VMworld 2015 & Storage Industry Transformation
Scott Sinclair, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
News
With VSAN and VVOLs, VMware has become a key player in enterprise storage, forcing the industry to evolve.
By Scott Sinclair Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 8/31/2015
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Get Smarter About WiFi
Dirk Gates, Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus
Commentary
WiFi has grown in leaps and bounds, and demand is increasing. Make sure your environment is ready.
By Dirk Gates Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus, 8/31/2015
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iPhone 6s: Bigger Upgrade Than Previously Thought?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is set to show off the iPhone 6s on Sept. 9. This year's device may pack a heavier punch than previous "S" models.
By Eric Zeman , 8/30/2015
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Windows 10 Hits 75 Million Installs, Windows 95 At 20: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
After Windows 95 turned 20, we learned about the future of Windows 10, SharePoint Server 2016, and Cortana for Android.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/29/2015
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Apple's Sept. 9 Event: Expect iPhone 6s, Siri Upgrades
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple has officially confirmed its Sept. 9 event with a typically mysterious invitation. The company is expected to roll out the iPhone 6s, along with Siri and Apple TV updates.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/28/2015
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Beyond Redundancy: Improving IT Availability
Shirish Nilekar, Director of Product Management, Opengear
Commentary
IT leaders must look at redundancy and availability in a more comprehensive way to develop a strategy for true IT resilience.
By Shirish Nilekar Director of Product Management, Opengear, 8/28/2015
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Managing Collaboration In The Extended Enterprise
John Newton, CTO, founder and chairman, Alfresco
Commentary
Organizations need to develop a balanced strategy to meet the demands of today's highly mobile workforce where collaboration extends beyond the office walls.
By John Newton CTO, founder and chairman, Alfresco, 8/28/2015
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SD-WAN Vendors Making A Splash
Network Computing and Interop, Author
News
Software-defined WAN has suddenly become the hottest topic in networking, due to its potential to save money while improving network performance. Check out the vendors leading the way.
By Crystal Bedell , 8/27/2015
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Storage & Virtual Containers: Where Does The Data Go?
Chris M Evans,  IT consultant
Commentary
Containerization presents challenges when it comes to data storage. Here's a look at the current state of container storage.
By Chris M Evans IT consultant, 8/27/2015
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