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What To Do If Your Cloud Provider Is Acquired
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
With consolidation on the rise in the cloud computing market, you could end up dealing with a new cloud provider. Here are the key steps to take and questions to ask.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/29/2014
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How To Survive In Networking
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
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Jeremy Schulman shares his secrets for navigating the transition in network operations by leveraging lessons learned from DevOps.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8/28/2014
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VMware NSX Banks On Security
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
A year after launching NSX with much fanfare, VMware is targeting its network virtualization platform at customers with ample security budgets in the wake of high-profile security breaches.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 8/28/2014
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8 Things We Want In iPhone 6
Jeff Bertolucci,
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What features rank as most wanted in Apple's soon-to-debut iPhone? Let's talk battery, camera, display, and more.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/28/2014
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Apple Preps Jumbo iPad
Eric Zeman,
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iPad-maker will pitch the tablet to businesses as a potential laptop replacement.
By Eric Zeman , 8/27/2014
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The Rise Of White-Box Storage
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Low-cost, generic storage based on original design manufacturer boxes is gaining ground in the storage industry.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 8/27/2014
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IT Hiring: Social Media Matters
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
A survey by TEKsystems shows that both IT pros and those in charge of IT hiring rely heavily on LinkedIn and other social media to find and screen each other.
By Marcia Savage , 8/27/2014
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Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Cloud Storage: How To Pick A Provider
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
News
When it comes to enterprise cloud storage, there's no shortage of providers. Here's what you need to consider in order to make the right choice.
By Crystal Bedell , 8/26/2014
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Cloud Storage Security: AWS Vs. Azure
Anna Andreeva, security quality assurance engineer, A1QA
Commentary
Security remains the biggest concern facing cloud storage adoption. Here we look at the security details of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, two cloud storage heavyweights.
By Anna Andreeva security quality assurance engineer, A1QA, 8/26/2014
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Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/25/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/25/2014
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Real-World SDN, Lesson 2: Conquer The Enemy Within
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Commentary
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation based on his own company's experience with SDN components and protocols.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft, 8/25/2014
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Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/23/2014
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Confessions Of A VMworld Virgin
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Commentary
I'm heading to WMworld for the first time, and relying on a schedule filled with smart people and intriguing activities to keep me on track.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8/22/2014
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US Military To Launch Open Source Academy
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi will offer open source training and Linux certification for military personnel and civilians in groundbreaking new program.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 8/22/2014
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3 Ways Hybrid Cloud Is Going Mainstream
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies
Commentary
Here's a look at three trends that are making it easier for organizations to migrate to a hybrid cloud platform.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies, 8/22/2014
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Microsoft, Opera Partner On Phone Browser
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Opera Software's Opera Mini browser will replace Nokia's Xpress on Nokia feature phones, but Microsoft's long-term plan for old Nokia products is unclear.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/21/2014
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Aspiring To Smarter Storage
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
Startup DataGravity has developed a unified storage system that provides data-aware services such as full text indexing and file system auditing.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 8/21/2014
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Why Large Data Centers Need Overlay Networks
Cisco Press, Publishing Alliance
News
If your data center requires massive scale, then overlay networking makes the most sense, according to this chapter excerpt.
By Cisco Press Publishing Alliance, 8/21/2014
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