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Choosing High-Capacity Drives
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
From hard drives for specific uses to hybrid drives and various capacity-increasing technologies, there are a lot of options. How do you decide which is best?
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 1/26/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens, Analytics Acquisitions: Microsoft Week In Review
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
From HoloLens to free Windows 10 upgrades, Microsoft gave the tech world a lot to discuss. Here's a snapshot of its week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/24/2015
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Windows 10: January Build Ready For Insiders
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has released the technical preview for Windows 10 desktop to Insiders. Here's how to sign up and what to expect.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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'Windows Must Go Open Source': What Happened?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
It was a bold prediction in 2009 that Microsoft would take its Windows operating system open source. The advent of Windows 10 says it hasn't come true -- yet.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/23/2015
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Data Encryption On The Rise
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
With corporate demand for data security growing, full data encryption is becoming a default feature in the mobile space.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 1/23/2015
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Windows 10: 9 Killer Features
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Windows 10 is in the tech spotlight. Here's what we learned about each feature released during its Jan. 21 event.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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Programming Languages And The Lord Of The Rings
Network Computing Editors,
News
Is there one code to rule them all? Today's IT jobs demand programming skills, but it can be tough to predict the specific languages you may need. Let The Lord of the Rings be your guide.
By Network Computing Editors , 1/22/2015
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The Case For WLAN Interoperability
Lee Badman,
Commentary
Many new wireless devices don't play well on enterprise WLANs. It's time for the Wi-Fi Alliance to step up and fix the fragmented WiFi market.
By Lee Badman , 1/22/2015
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Top 5 Mistakes Companies Make When They Move To The Cloud
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
CommentaryVideo
You’re moving to the cloud, and you may think the hard part — the internal debates, politics, and budget calculating — is behind you. Unfortunately, most companies make some basic mistakes and assumptions that make their migration to the cloud significantly more difficult. Cloud expert Joe Masters Emison points them out so that you can avoid them.
By Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax , 1/22/2015
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Windows 10: Free Upgrades, Spartan Browser & Holographics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft said its developers consulted 1.7 million Windows Insiders, who delivered 800,000 pieces of feedback on more than 200 topics regarding the new OS.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: See Today, Try In February
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will showcase its Windows 10 mobile operating system on Jan. 21, but smartphone users will likely wait until February for the consumer preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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Cisco IOS Voice Troubleshooting: 9 Key Commands
Amy Arnold, CCNP/DP/Voice
News
It's easy to get lost in unfamiliar territory when debugging a voice gateway problem. These common commands can help.
By Amy Arnold CCNP/DP/Voice, 1/21/2015
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Free And Open SDN From Brocade
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The Brocade Vyatta SDN Controller is free to download for a year, but the open nature of the product may be more attractive than the price.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 1/20/2015
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Selecting Wireless Access Points For The Enterprise
Network Computing Editors,
News
The humble wireless access point is a workhorse of today's enterprise network. See how models from Cisco, HP, Aruba, Aerohive, Xirrus, and Ruckus compare.
By Network Computing Editors , 1/20/2015
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Beware IT's Villain: The 'Complexifier'
Azmi Jafarey, Chief Information Officer, Ipswitch
Commentary
Individuals who focus on complicating things can derail IT projects. Here's what to watch out for and how to deflect their negative effect.
By Azmi Jafarey Chief Information Officer, Ipswitch, 1/20/2015
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Windows 10: 7 Predictions Of What's Next
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will unveil more details about the Windows 10 operating system during a special event Jan. 21. Here's what we expect.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/20/2015
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What Will Replace Flash?
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Technologies such as RRAM are vying to upstage flash memory, but have a long way to go. Meanwhile, flash suppliers are making improvements.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 1/19/2015
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Network Segmentation & SD-WAN
Khalid Raza, CTO, Viptela
Commentary
The Target breach highlighted the need to segment networks and isolate traffic. Adding software-defined networking capabilities to the WAN can help.
By Khalid Raza CTO, Viptela, 1/16/2015
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Moving Mission-Critical Applications To The Cloud
Jason Andersen, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies
Commentary
Here are three steps enterprises and private clouds need to take to meet the availability requirements of critical business applications.
By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies, 1/15/2015
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Community Cloud Uses NSX To Streamline Security, Cut Costs
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
IlliniCloud consolidates security operations and reduces networking complexity with VMware's network virtualization platform, no 'architectural duct tape' needed.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 1/15/2015
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