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Samsung Knox Is Weak, Researcher Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Samsung's Knox security software for Android devices handles passwords in a way that undermines encryption, an anonymous researcher says.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/24/2014
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Google Enhances Android Wear
Eric Zeman,
News
Google's first major update to its Android Wear platform helps devices rely less on smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 10/24/2014
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Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/24/2014
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The Management Gap Between You and Cloud Apps
Patrick Carey, Vice President Product Management, Exoprise
Commentary
Cloud management tools must evolve to truly support the distributed nature of cloud apps and services.
By Patrick Carey Vice President Product Management, Exoprise, 10/24/2014
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SDN Education: 9 Ways To Learn
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
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Wondering how to get up to speed on software-defined networking? Here are some SDN training and certification programs plus other avenues for learning.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 10/23/2014
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Where's The WAN Going?
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
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Networking expert Greg Ferro explains how the wide area network must evolve to keep up with modern technology demands.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 10/23/2014
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The VVOLs Cometh
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
The long-awaited VMware Virtual Volumes appear to be on track to arrive next year. The technology promises a leap forward in storage management by providing VM awareness to storage systems.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 10/23/2014
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EMC: Cisco's Out In The Cold, VCE Into The Fold
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The competition between Cisco, VMware, and EMC on the networking, cloud, and storage fronts heats up, with the joint venture VCE becoming an EMC business.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 10/22/2014
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Apple's Mac Surge: 4 Observations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple's record-breaking Mac sales last quarter were a surprise -- but 2015 could be even bigger.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/22/2014
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Why UC Implementations Fail
Erika Van Noort, Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice
News
Unified communications and collaboration projects fall flat when companies don't understand needs or consult with their employees. Get the facts and figures from Softchoice's UC study.
By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice, 10/22/2014
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Fiber Networks & The New Digital Divide
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
All-fiber networks provide virtually unlimited bandwidth, but fiber-to-the-home services aren't available in many areas, leaving many people without the high-speed broadband needed for today's applications.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 10/22/2014
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Microsoft Battles Google, Amazon In The Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/21/2014
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The State Of Enterprise Backup
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
News
Backup is often called broken or otherwise denigrated, but our survey showed that it's alive and well. Here's a look at backup practices in the enterprise today.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 10/21/2014
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NFV Can Avoid Buying Network Bulk
Priya Natarajan, Senior Director of Market Development, Ciena
Commentary
Network functions virtualization allows service providers to deliver specialized capabilities that enterprise customers only pay for when needed.
By Priya Natarajan Senior Director of Market Development, Ciena, 10/21/2014
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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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