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Stop Recruiting, Start Connecting
Jack Perkins, Principal, Oryx Search
Software engineers want to talk with their fellow professionals about job opportunities, not run the HR gauntlet.
By Jack Perkins Principal, Oryx Search, 7/29/2014
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Cisco Ships APIC Controller, Reveals ACI Pricing
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
The key piece of Cisco's ACI strategy will ship July 31, along with new ACI starter kits. The company also made the ACI price list public.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 7/29/2014
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Fall IT Events: On The Road Again With 10 Top Picks
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
Fall IT conferences and trade shows are right around the corner. Browse these events focused on networking, cloud, data centers, and storage, and start planning for a fantastic fall.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/29/2014
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25 GbE: A Big Deal That Will Arrive
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
Why all the hubbub about 25 Gigabit Ethernet? It allows the biggest jump in data center Ethernet performance for the smallest jump in price. That's why.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 7/29/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Windows Phone 8.1 is still rolling out, but a new update is already on the way, with support for Start screen folders and even bigger phablets.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/28/2014
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White-Box Switches: Are You Ready?
Tom Hollingsworth,
White-box switching promises flexibility and lower costs, so should you make the leap? It depends.
By Tom Hollingsworth , 7/28/2014
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802.11ac WLAN Sales Poised To Surge
Robert Mullins,
Unlike previous generations of WiFi standards, 802.11ac doesn’t come with a price premium, which is fueling strong sales, according to Dell'Oro.
By Robert Mullins , 7/28/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: More Than Talk
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proves he can be a man of action with the biggest layoff in company history and other concrete steps to reshape Microsoft. Now what?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/26/2014
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Apple iPad Loses Tablet Market Share
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Apple is still the top tablet vendor, but it's losing ground and needs new lines of growth as the market cools.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/25/2014
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Have You Hugged Your Sysadmin Today?
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Celebrate System Administrator Appreciation Day by showing some gratitude toward the IT pros who do it all.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 7/25/2014
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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/25/2014
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IT Budgets Up In 2015, Hiring Tepid
Robert Mullins,
A survey shows organizations will spend more on IT next year, but IT pros don't expect those extra dollars will translate into bigger IT departments.
By Robert Mullins , 7/25/2014
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Apple OS X Yosemite Beta Debuts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Apple's obsession with secrecy gives way to involving customers in the software development process.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/24/2014
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Docker Acquires DevOps Flavor With Fig
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Docker's purchase of the UK startup Orchard Laboratories gives it the Fig container orchestration system to speed up program development.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/24/2014
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Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/24/2014
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3 Signs You're Overspending On Data Storage
John Morris, President and CEO, Cleversafe
If you think public cloud storage is the cheaper way to manage the massive growth in data, think again.
By John Morris President and CEO, Cleversafe, 7/24/2014
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Understanding IPv6: Link-Local 'Magic'
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Denise Fishburne performs a little IPv6 sleight of hand in the second post in her series on IPv6.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 7/24/2014
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Amazon Fire Phone Early Reviews Tepid
Eric Zeman,
Early reviews of Amazon's first smartphone won't send consumers rushing to buy. Did Amazon miscalculate on key features?
By Eric Zeman , 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/23/2014
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Guide To IaaS Cloud Provider Performance
Joe Masters  Emison, CTO, BuildFax
Choosing an Infrastructure-as-a-service cloud provider? Use these benchmarks to compare AWS, Google, Azure, Rackspace, and more.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 7/23/2014
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