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Android M: 5 Best Features
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Android M may focus more on improving the user experience, but Google still added some impressive new features. Here's what we learned at Google I/O.
By Eric Zeman , 5/29/2015
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Converged Infrastructure Delivery Via The Cloud
Alex Henthorn-Iwane, QualiSystems Vice President of Marketing
Commentary
Converged infrastructure helps simplify private clouds, but still require time and effort to design and provision. The cloud is helping streamline the converged infrastructure supply chain.
By Alex Henthorn-Iwane QualiSystems Vice President of Marketing, 5/29/2015
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Build WiFi To Weather The IoT Onslaught
Dirk Gates, Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus
Commentary
The Internet of Things is coming. The four strategies here can help enterprises future-proof their wireless networks to support the looming demands.
By Dirk Gates Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus, 5/28/2015
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Campus Switch Upgrades: How To Make The Case
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
Deciding when to upgrade your campus switch involves ROI considerations, figuring out wireless user requirements, and understanding process implications.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 5/28/2015
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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2015
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Internet Traffic Will Hit 2 Zettabytes By 2019, Cisco Says
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The Cisco Visual Networking Index forecasts surge in IP traffic driven by number of factors, including growth of the Internet of Things.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/27/2015
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Tech Jobs: 12 Killer Locations
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The number of technology jobs is increasing across the country, but you might need to look in some unexpected cities and states to find them.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 5/27/2015
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Overcoming Cloud Security Challenges
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent
Commentary
To truly take advantage of cloud computing, enterprises must balance the capabilities of public and private, while focusing on security.
By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent, 5/27/2015
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Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Jony Ive, the design genius behind Apple's most iconic products, including the MacBook, iPhone, and Apple Watch, gets a promotion to chief design officer. What does it mean for the rest of the company?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/26/2015
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Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Cortana app for Apple's iOS and Google Android will be available for download later this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Fujitsu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the "paperless office" one step closer to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/26/2015
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The Hyperconvergence Craze: More Than Hype
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Survey shows that VDI remains a top use case for hyperconverged infrastructure, and a need for efficiency rather than frustration with legacy storage is driving interest in the technology.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/26/2015
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MagicBands & Challenging The Storage Status Quo
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixData
Commentary
Enterprise data centers can take a cue from Disney's innovative wearable by breaking away from old processes with scale-out storage and object-based storage.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData, 5/26/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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How Can SDN Cross The Chasm?
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates
Commentary
Software-defined networking needs some compelling business cases before it can make the jump into a widely deployed technology.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates, 5/25/2015
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Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
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iPad May Get Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
By Eric Zeman , 5/22/2015
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EMC Open Sources ViPR With Eye On Software Future
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Storage heavyweight prepares for industry shift to software-defined storage by open sourcing its storage controller.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 5/22/2015
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