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OpenStack: Driving The Software-Defined Economy
Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation
Commentary
OpenStack is only one example of the new era of software currently disrupting our established industries.
By Jonathan Bryce Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation, 1/30/2015
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Microsoft HoloLens Vs. Google Glass: No Comparison
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's HoloLens and Google Glass both are headsets. But with its ability to respond to wearers' voices, hands, and eyes, the HoloLens has a brighter future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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4 NFV Myths Debunked
Mitch Auster, Senior Director, Technology Office, Ciena
Commentary
Network functions virtualization has spawned a number of misconceptions about what it is and how it works. Here's a reality check.
By Mitch Auster Senior Director, Technology Office, Ciena, 1/29/2015
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'Ghost' Not So Scary After All
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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The latest open-source Linux vulnerability is serious but some security experts say it's not that easy to abuse and use in an attack.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/28/2015
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Windows 10: 7 Pressing Questions For Microsoft
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Windows 10 announcements and earnings call gave a snapshot of its future but also raised many questions in the tech community.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/28/2015
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WiFi Coaches Keep Super Bowl WLAN In Winning Form
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead
News
Roam wireless stadium support staff will be lending a hand to Super Bowl fans that can't live without their connection.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead, 1/28/2015
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Microsoft Windows Phone Plan Needs Focus
Eric Zeman,
News
Despite some good signs, Microsoft's Windows Phone plan still needs work. Chase pulling its app doesn't help.
By Eric Zeman , 1/27/2015
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Microsoft: Cloud, Surface Rise While Profits Fall
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's latest earnings report reflects "momentum through transition" as cloud products and its Surface tablet strengthen, while profit drops.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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IT Monitoring Scalability Planning: 3 Roadblocks
Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds
Commentary
Planning for growth is key to effective IT monitoring, but it can be stymied by certain mindsets. Here's how to overcome them.
By Leon Adato Head Geek, SolarWinds, 1/27/2015
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8 Free Online Networking Classes
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
News
If you're looking to expand your networking skills, these courses offer instruction on SDN, cloud networking, network optimization, and other topics for free. What's better than that?
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer, 1/27/2015
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Crafting Effective UC Training
Erika Van Noort, Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice
Commentary
Getting the most out of your UC investment requires a usage and adoption program that teaches employees not only how to use the communication tools, but also the benefits.
By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice, 1/26/2015
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Windows 10: Microsoft Gets A Makeover
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft knows it messed up with Windows 8 and 8.1. Is Windows 10 the answer to its problems?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/26/2015
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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
News
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
News
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, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead
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 Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead, 1/22/2015
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