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China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/20/2014
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Learning Lessons Through Security Struggles
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
Why do we hear of new security breaches so frequently? Make sure your organization follows these best-practices and considers these important questions to protect itself.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 10/20/2014
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Building Cloud Computing Skills
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies
Commentary
To succeed in the cloud computing era, IT pros need a wide array of skills. Cloud certifications are one way to acquire these skills, but you also must learn to think like a cloud architect.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies, 10/20/2014
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Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/18/2014
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Apple iPad Vs. Google Nexus: Tablet Smackdown
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple's incremental iPad updates are compelling, but so is the all-new Nexus 9 tablet from Google. Which is right for you?
By Eric Zeman , 10/17/2014
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iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/2014
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StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/17/2014
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SDN Limitations
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Software-defined networking is touted as a panacea for data centers, but the combination of faster networking speeds and virtualization restricts what it can do.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 10/17/2014
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Refocus The IT Budget On Growth
Alexei Porodzinsky, Software Quality Optimization, A1QA
Commentary
Planning next year's IT budget? Take smart steps to use IT strategically and help grow and transform your company's business.
By Alexei Porodzinsky Software Quality Optimization, A1QA, 10/17/2014
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Tablet Sales Slow Down; Microsoft Struggles
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Tablets are losing some of their luster, but Apple is still selling more devices than Microsoft.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/16/2014
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White-Box Switches: Beware Of Hidden Costs
Tom Hollingsworth,
Commentary
White-box switches often include popular applications like monitoring, but buyers need to shop carefully. Additional features may cost extra.
By Tom Hollingsworth , 10/16/2014
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Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: Choose Wisely
Lynn LeBlanc, CEO, HotLink
Commentary
Disaster recovery and business continuity in the cloud is now a viable and affordable option for protecting data center resources -- but select your vendor with care.
By Lynn LeBlanc CEO, HotLink, 10/16/2014
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Time For LUN To Die
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
In virtualized environments, managing storage with LUNs isn't practical. With the upcoming arrival of VMware Virtual Volumes, we can shift to VM-centric data services.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 10/15/2014
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Reclaiming The Network Perimeter
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
The traditional network perimeter has vanished, but new architectures allow you to control security at the virtual machine or via cloud infrastructures.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 10/15/2014
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Apple's iPad Event: What To Expect
Eric Zeman,
News
New iPads are on deck for Apple's Thursday press event. Here's a look at what else Apple will likely reveal.
By Eric Zeman , 10/14/2014
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Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/14/2014
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Elements Of IoT
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
News
There's a lot of hype about the Internet of Things, but what about the technology it runs on? Here's a look at some of the infrastructure and networking components IT pros can expect to build out to support the IoT.
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer, 10/14/2014
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NFV: Changing The Pace Of Carrier Services
Shin Umeda, Vice President, Dell’Oro Group
Commentary
Network functions virtualization will drastically change how -- and how fast -- carriers provision services to enterprise customers.
By Shin Umeda Vice President, Dell’Oro Group, 10/14/2014
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Windows 10 On ARM: 7 Observations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft reps have been tight-lipped about the future of Windows on ARM devices but the company has many reasons to remain invested in non-Intel architectures.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/13/2014
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Mac OS X Yosemite: What's Missing?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mac OS X Yosemite is in beta, and we're not seeing everything we'd hoped for. Here are 10 improvements we wish Apple would include in its next operating system.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/13/2014
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