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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2015
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Internet Traffic Will Hit 2 Zettabytes By 2019, Cisco Says
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The Cisco Visual Networking Index forecasts surge in IP traffic driven by number of factors, including growth of the Internet of Things.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/27/2015
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Tech Jobs: 12 Killer Locations
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The number of technology jobs is increasing across the country, but you might need to look in some unexpected cities and states to find them.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 5/27/2015
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Overcoming Cloud Security Challenges
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent
Commentary
To truly take advantage of cloud computing, enterprises must balance the capabilities of public and private, while focusing on security.
By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent, 5/27/2015
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Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Jony Ive, the design genius behind Apple's most iconic products, including the MacBook, iPhone, and Apple Watch, gets a promotion to chief design officer. What does it mean for the rest of the company?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/26/2015
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Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Cortana app for Apple's iOS and Google Android will be available for download later this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Fujitu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the "paperless office" one step close to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/26/2015
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The Hyperconvergence Craze: More Than Hype
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Survey shows that VDI remains a top use case for hyperconverged infrastructure, and a need for efficiency rather than frustration with legacy storage is driving interest in the technology.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/26/2015
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MagicBands & Challenging The Storage Status Quo
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixData
Commentary
Enterprise data centers can take a cue from Disney's innovative wearable by breaking away from old processes with scale-out storage and object-based storage.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData, 5/26/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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How Can SDN Cross The Chasm?
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates
Commentary
Software-defined networking needs some compelling business cases before it can make the jump into a widely deployed technology.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates, 5/25/2015
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Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
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iPad May Get Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
By Eric Zeman , 5/22/2015
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EMC Open Sources ViPR With Eye On Software Future
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Storage heavyweight prepares for industry shift to software-defined storage by open sourcing its storage controller.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 5/22/2015
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iOS 9 Rumors Point To 'Home' App For HomeKit
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple could be showing "Home," an app that integrates with home automation framework HomeKit and iOS 9, at WWDC next month.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/21/2015
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ARIN Nearing IPv4 Depletion, For Real
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The American Registry for Internet Numbers says it will have to activate its IPv4 waiting list this summer. Enterprises can opt for IPv4 transfer market or finally consider deploying IPv6.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/21/2015
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9 Cool, Free Summer Classes For Tech Pros
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
Looking to enrich your brain this summer? Look no further than these free online courses on everything from cyberwarfare and Python programming to superheroes, robotics and cooking for geeks.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 5/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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