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ARM Extends Into IoT Software
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
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ARM announces plans for IoT device and cloud software under its mbed platform, which is already making waves with embedded software vendors.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 10/1/2014
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Microsoft Sway Aims To Simplify Presentation Creation
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft says Sway, its new Office app, will help you build beautiful, interactive presentations even if you don't have any design skills.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/1/2014
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Interop Kicks Off In Style
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By InformationWeek , 10/1/2014
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Microsoft Announces Windows 10
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft execs emphasize the desktop UI, say Windows 10's final version will be shaped by customer feedback.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/30/2014
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The Shrinking Storage Array
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
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In the storage array market, smaller is better, as huge, expensive equipment has been replaced with compact, cheaper models.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 9/30/2014
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Virtualization Wasteland
Aaron Bawcom, Chief Technology Officer, StrataCloud
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Companies are discovering that achieving ROI with virtualization is not a simple task. The ease of provisioning virtual servers can lead to unnecessary and costly VM allocation.
By Aaron Bawcom Chief Technology Officer, StrataCloud, 9/30/2014
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25 GbE Coming To A Data Center Near You
The Ethernet Alliance,
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25 Gigabit Ethernet is providing a way to enable hyperscale data centers while reducing capex and opex for enterprise deployments.
By Mark Nowell, Chair, Ethernet Alliance Technical Subcommittee; Chair, IEEE Study Group; Senior Director of Engineering, Cisco Systems , 9/29/2014
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Microsoft Windows Threshold Site Appears Early
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Everybody expects Microsoft to preview a new version of Windows this week, and a company website that was accidentally made public over the weekend supports that idea.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/29/2014
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OpenDaylight Launches Helium Open Source SDN Software
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
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Seven months after its first software release, the Linux Foundation project takes another step in its open source SDN quest with updated code.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9/29/2014
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Windows Threshold Event: 6 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft has much to prove when it shows off the next version of Windows at an event this Tuesday. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/27/2014
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BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/26/2014
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Apple Says iOS 8.0.2 Won't Break iPhones
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple pushes out an update to its update that bricked new iPhones.
By Eric Zeman , 9/26/2014
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When To Say No To The Cloud
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies
Commentary
With cloud adoption on the rise, should you jump on the bandwagon? Depending on your business needs, it may make more sense to wait.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies, 9/26/2014
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My iOS 8 Update-Gate Survival Story
Eric Zeman,
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Like many others, I fell victim to Apple's botched update to iOS 8. Here's how I brought my iPhone back to life.
By Eric Zeman , 9/25/2014
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BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/25/2014
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Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/25/2014
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HP Debuts SDN App Store
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
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At Interop New York, HP will launch its SDN app store, where customers can buy applications to run on its SDN platform.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9/25/2014
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How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
Steve Hilton, Managing Director, MachNation
Commentary
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.
By Steve Hilton Managing Director, MachNation, 9/25/2014
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Storage Intelligence Moves Up The Stack
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixData
Commentary
New products for virtual data centers move storage intelligence closer to the application for increased performance.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData, 9/24/2014
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Business WiFi On A Budget
Lee Badman,
Commentary
For businesses that can't afford enterprise WLAN products, there are a lot of low-cost WiFi options. Just be prepared for the tradeoffs.
By Lee Badman , 9/24/2014
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