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Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/17/2014
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Backup Appliances & The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
While cloud computing may seem to solve the backup problem, the answer isn't that easy. Today's backup appliances strive for a more nuanced approach.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 9/17/2014
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7 Critical Cloud Service Attributes
Arthur Chang, CEO, PanTerra Networks
Commentary
Cloud service providers vary a lot when it comes to reliability, security, and other qualities. Here's what to look for to make sure a cloud provider meets your needs.
By Arthur Chang CEO, PanTerra Networks, 9/17/2014
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Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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SDN, Network Virtualization, And NFV In A Nutshell
Bob McCouch,
Commentary
The networking industry is awash in new terminology. Here is a quick guide to three of the hottest concepts in networking today.
By Bob McCouch , 9/16/2014
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ONF Develops SDN Certification
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The Open Networking Foundation kicks off a program to develop vendor-neutral certification to validate knowledge and skills in software-defined networking.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9/16/2014
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Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/15/2014
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Understanding IPv6: Prepping For Solicited-Node Multicast
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Commentary
Before jumping into solicited-node multicast, a review of link-local scope multicast addresses is helpful.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 9/15/2014
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20 Computer Science Degrees: The Most Bang For The Buck
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The computer science programs at these universities offer the best long-term return on investment, according to PayScale's calculations.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 9/15/2014
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Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
By Eric Zeman , 9/15/2014
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Understanding IPv6: What Is Solicited-Node Multicast?
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Commentary
Denise Fishburne lays down the basics of solicited-node multicast, which provides the functionality for Neighbor Discovery in IPv6 addressing.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 9/15/2014
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Real-World SDN, Lesson 3: Focus On The App
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Commentary
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation and explains why the applications running on the network should take center stage.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft, 9/15/2014
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Windows Threshold Videos Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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iPhone Demand Takes Down Apple Web Store
Eric Zeman,
News
Early buyers in the US met frustration as Apple's website strained under the heavy load and iPhone 6 Plus sold out.
By Eric Zeman , 9/12/2014
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Windows Threshold Leak Shows Revamped Desktop
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Latest Threshold leak seems to confirm Microsoft is returning its operating system to a Windows 7 vibe, with second-fiddle status for Modern apps.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/12/2014
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SAS Grows In The Data Center
SCSI Trade Association , (STA)
Commentary
More enterprises choose Serial Attached SCSI for storage in the data center due to improved reliability, cost-effectiveness, scalability, and continued enhancements.
By Rick Kutcipal, STA Board Member, Avago Technologies , 9/12/2014
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Optimizing Data Center PUE
Jack Pouchet, vice president of business development, hyperscale solutions, Emerson Network Power
Commentary
Data center managers are under pressure to improve utilization and efficiency while maintaining high availability. Here are three ways to achieve that balance.
By Jack Pouchet vice president of business development, hyperscale solutions, Emerson Network Power, 9/12/2014
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5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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