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Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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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
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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
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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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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/20/2014
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IT Certification's Top 10 Benefits
Global Knowledge, Global Knowledge
News
IT certification and training can help you advance in your career, strengthen your IT skills, and provide your employer with a more qualified and dedicated staff.
By Global Knowledge Global Knowledge, 8/20/2014
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Rethinking Data Center Design
Nicholas Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation
Commentary
With the skyrocketing number of connected devices and data processing requirements, data center operators are migrating to a new open architecture that's focused on virtualization.
By Nicholas Ilyadis Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation, 8/20/2014
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Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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HTC One Runs Windows
Eric Zeman,
News
HTC One for Windows Phone uses the same hardware as the Android version.
By Eric Zeman , 8/19/2014
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HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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IoT: Out Of The Cloud & Into The Fog
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Cloud computing architectures won't be able to handle the communication demands of the Internet of Things. The future is in fog computing.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/19/2014
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Flash Is Overkill For VDI
Michael Letschin, Director of Product Management, Nexenta Systems
Commentary
All flash makes fast storage, but at a high cost. Listen to your users, and provide a hybrid array combined with software for a better VDI experience.
By Michael Letschin Director of Product Management, Nexenta Systems, 8/19/2014
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Moto 360 Smartwatch Details Leak
Eric Zeman,
News
Best Buy gave an early reveal of previously unknown data points about the device, including its price.
By Eric Zeman , 8/18/2014
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Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/18/2014
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Windows 8.1: 8 Things I Hate About You
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Latest version of Windows 8.1 beats its predecessors, but oh those grating quirks.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/18/2014
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SDN, WiFi & The Microsoft Lync Connection
Lee Badman,
Commentary
WiFi vendors like Aruba Networks are using the Lync SDN API as a launch pad for their foray into software-defined networking.
By Lee Badman , 8/18/2014
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What's Next For Flash?
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Today's 2D flash is near its limit. The industry is evolving to 3D flash and developing storage technologies that promise to be faster and denser.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 8/18/2014
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