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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
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
Commentary
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,
News
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
Commentary
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
News
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
News
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
Commentary
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, InformationWeek.com
News
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, InformationWeek.com, 11/17/2014
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100 Gbps Headed For The Data Center
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox
Commentary
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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Will SATA Express Dethrone SAS?
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Today's solid-state drives demand faster interfaces than what SAS and SATA can provide. SATA Express is on its way to becoming the next dominant storage interface.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 11/17/2014
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IT Business Confidence Rises
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
CompTIA study shows that IT executives are generally optimistic about the potential for growth, but still have plenty of concerns.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 11/14/2014
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Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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Android Lollipop On Nexus: Top Features
Eric Zeman,
News
Google is updating older Nexus devices to Android 5.0. Here's what you need to know about the new and improved OS.
By Eric Zeman , 11/13/2014
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Virtual Containers: 8 Basic Truths
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The buzz around virtual containers is inescapable. If all the talk of containers and Docker has you curious or confused, here are the essentials.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 11/13/2014
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Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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Enterprise Hybrid Drives: Who Manages The Flash?
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
Solid-state hybrid drives designed for the enterprise seem like an attractive option for boosting performance, but they come with management challenges.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 11/13/2014
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Are Converged Systems Right for You?
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Converged infrastructure streamlines integration and provides better TCO than traditional systems.`However, more economic and flexible converged solutions may be on the horizon.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 11/12/2014
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OpenStack Adoption: Start Slow
Al Sadowski, Research Director, 451 Research,
CommentaryVideo
Al Sadowski of 451 Research explains how vendors are making OpenStack easier for enterprises to consume, and the ways that IT professionals can approach the open-source cloud platform in a phased manner.
By Al Sadowski, Research Director, 451 Research , 11/12/2014
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Dell Enterprise Tablet Plans
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
From depth-sensing cameras to light-but-rugged designs, Dell sees a future for tablets in the enterprise.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/11/2014
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Understanding IPv6: Solicited-Node Multicast In Action
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Commentary
In the last installment of her IPv6 series, Denise Fishburne explains how to find the MAC address associated with a Layer 3 IPv6 address.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 11/11/2014
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