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Windows 10: Your PC Is Headed For The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Windows 10 could well be the trigger that will drive the growth of cloud-based virtual desktop integration. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/19/2015
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Apple Watch: 5 Things We Learned This Week
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple Watch preorders have made the wearable a star in the past week. Here's a look at what you missed.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/19/2015
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Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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3D NAND Goes Mainstream
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
Joint flash memory ventures Intel-Micron and Toshiba-SanDisk are overcoming the limitations of conventional planar flash memory by going 3D.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 4/17/2015
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Surface 3 Vs. Surface Pro 3: Picking The Right Tablet
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Surface 3, the newest hybrid from Microsoft, packs the hallmarks of Surface Pro 3 into a thinner and lighter device.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/17/2015
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Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/16/2015
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The Internet Of Things & IP Address Needs
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing Author
Commentary
With IPv6, there's no need to fear that there won't be enough IP addresses for IoT. The real question is whether every 'thing' needs its own IP address.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author, 4/16/2015
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The Most Important IT Conference: A Technologist's View
Tom Hollingsworth,
Commentary
In an industry inundated with events focused on a single vendor or technology, Interop stands out for its independence, breadth, and stellar speakers.
By Tom Hollingsworth , 4/16/2015
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BlackBerry Leap Debuts In UK, Coming To US Soon
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Down but by no means out, beleaguered BlackBerry looks to recapture marketshare with the Leap smartphone, which is headed to the US soon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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Understanding OpenFlow, VXLAN and Cisco's ACI
Dan Pitt,
Commentary
Three different approaches dominate today's software-defined networking market. Dan Pitt of the ONF explains the difference between them.
By Dan Pitt , 4/15/2015
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Docker Raises $95 Million In 4th VC Round
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Goldman Sachs was urged by its IT department to become a Docker investor.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/14/2015
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Apple's WWDC Starts June 8 With iOS 9 On Deck
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
At the 2015 WWDC, Apple's is expected to show off new versions of iOS, specifically iOS 9, and Mac OS X. Additionally, developers will get more details about the Apple Watch.
By Eric Zeman , 4/14/2015
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Will Containers Sink The All-Flash Array?
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
All-flash arrays are touted as solutions for virtual desktop deployments and big data, but virtual containers and Docker could undercut that.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 4/14/2015
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New Security Flaw Spans All Versions Of Windows
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Newly found 'forever-day' vulnerability affects 31 popular software programs including applications from Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, Symantec -- and Windows 10 preview.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/13/2015
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How DevOps Helps Networks Scale
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Enterprise networks are collapsing under increased application demands. DevOps principles and practices can lighten the load.
By Lori MacVittie , 4/13/2015
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Windows Server 2003 End Of Life: The Silver Lining
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
With the EOL date for Microsoft's old server software fast approaching, IT pros should seize the opportunity to improve data center operations by boosting data protection, APM, and security.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 4/13/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/12/2015
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Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft news from this week included a new build of Windows 10 for phones and details on a major Windows 10 update in 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/11/2015
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Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2015
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