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Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/19/2014
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Data Reduction Technologies: The Basics
Vaughn Stewart, Chief Technical Evangelist, Pure Storage
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Data deduplication, data compression, and thin provisioning can help organizations tackle massive data growth. Here's an overview of how they work.
By Vaughn Stewart Chief Technical Evangelist, Pure Storage, 9/19/2014
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Android Wear to Beat Apple Watch?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Smartwatches have a bright future, thanks in part to excitement about Apple Watch -- but mostly due to upcoming low-cost Android Wear devices, says Gartner study.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Keeping Tabs On Storage Industry M&A
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
Mergers and acquisitions have been commonplace in the storage industry. Today, the storage M&A race has slowed a bit, but everyone wants to know what Cisco's next move will be.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 9/18/2014
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Sub-1GHz Wireless: The Low-Power WiFi Solution
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
The new 802.11ah standard paves the way for WiFi networks to support the avalanche of sensors and devices that will come with the Internet of Things.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 9/18/2014
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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
News
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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