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Are Macs Taking Over the Enterprise?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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More enterprises are embracing Macs, but is OS X actually challenging Windows?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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Network Device Management, Part 4: Topology Control
Ethan Banks, Senior Network Architect
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Maintaining control and enforcement around network devices pays off in network stability. Here are some ways to get it done.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect, 7/9/2014
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Gartner: Rising Enterprise Software Spending Won't Lift IT
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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CRM and ERP spending will rise through 2015, but the switch to cloud and hosting means data center spending won't keep pace.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
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Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/2014
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12 Hot Programming Languages To Learn
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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With the growing software-defined networking trend, networking pros are under pressure to learn some coding. Here are a dozen programming languages worth checking out.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/8/2014
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PC Market: Don't Call It A Revival
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Ultramobile hybrids and Windows XP upgrades have slowed the bleeding but the PC slump hasn't ended.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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Windows 8.1 Multitasking: 5 Tips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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To multitask in Windows 8, you had to jump between drastically different UIs. But Windows 8.1 changes that: Get more productive using these tips.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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Understanding IPv6: The Journey Begins
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Commentary
Why is IPv6 so difficult to understand? Denise Fishburne explains how she began unraveling this complex topic.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 7/7/2014
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New Storage Platforms: What's the Difference?
Shahbaz Ali, CEO, Tarmin
Commentary
Find out whether object, software-defined, or data-defined storage is the right platform to support your company's big data analytics initiative.
By Shahbaz Ali CEO, Tarmin, 7/7/2014
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Microsoft Outlook Web App: Slicker Email Attachment Handling
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Improved Outlook Web App takes the clutter and confusion out of email attachments, says Microsoft.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/3/2014
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Code Spaces: A Lesson In Cloud Backup
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
The SaaS provider is out of business after an AWS security breach, underscoring the need for proper cloud storage backup.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 7/3/2014
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Windows 8.1 Vs. iPads: Battle For The Classroom
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Windows devices are starting to gain ground in school systems, a traditional Apple stronghold.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/2/2014
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SDN Makes Inroads Into WiFi
Lee Badman,
Commentary
Software-defined networking is beginning to show up in the WLAN world with SDN-related developments from Meru, Extreme, and others.
By Lee Badman , 7/2/2014
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Windows XP Stayin' Alive
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/1/2014
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Network Device Management, Part 3: Time Syncing & Stamping
Ethan Banks, Senior Network Architect
Commentary
An area that's often overlooked in managing network devices is time management. Follow these tips for effective network device time synchronization and timestamps.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect, 7/1/2014
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The IT Nerd's Summer Reading List
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
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If you're looking for a good book to take on your summer vacation, we've got 12 recommendations, including technical guides to brush up on your skills and just-for-fun reads.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 7/1/2014
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Windows 9: Desktop Resurgence?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Next version of Windows will remove Live Tiles from traditional PCs and laptops but keep the Start screen for hybrids and tablets, according to reports.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 6/30/2014
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CoreOS Unveils Linux Containers As A Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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New version of Linux for the containerization of cloud servers is now available on a monthly subscription basis.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 6/30/2014
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Apple Kills Aperture Photo App
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple will replace Aperture with OS X Yosemite's built-in Photos app, but the company says it remains committed to its professional customers.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 6/30/2014
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Why Ethernet Switch Sales Will Continue To Fall
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
Commentary
Sales of Ethernet switches will continue to slump as customers wait for SDN and as virtualization and public cloud adoption reduces Ethernet port requirements.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 6/30/2014
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