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Microsoft Ignite 2015: Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announced updates to its Windows 10, Office, cloud and security offerings during a news-packed keynote at Ignite 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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Free Android Apps Secretly Talk To Ad, Tracking Sites
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Researchers are warning about misleading Google Play app behaviors and are calling for more visibility into Android applications' connection policies.
By Eric Zeman , 5/4/2015
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Cisco Recruits Surprising Chambers Successor
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
Cisco revealed that Chuck Robbins will step in as its next CEO, replacing industry fixture John Chambers.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 5/4/2015
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Hyperconvergence: Helping IT Move The Needle
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
Hyperconverged infrastructure provides enterprises with flexibility and ease of use that can allow them to break from old IT practices.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 5/4/2015
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5 GHz Is Finally Mainstream
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead
Commentary
The Wi-Fi Alliance's new report shows widespread use of the 5 GHz spectrum by WiFi devices, but it shouldn't have taken this long. The alliance could have done more to speed 5 GHz adoption.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead, 5/4/2015
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Windows 10 Updates, Edge Browser: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft updated its eager customer base with more details on Windows 10, its new Edge Browser, Hololens, and more during its 2015 Build conference.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/2/2015
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Applying SDN To Education
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
At Interop, a networking expert outlines ways primary schools and colleges can use software-defined networking to streamline network management.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/1/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens: 7 Things We Learned From Microsoft Build
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Windows 10 will host iOS and Android apps, turn mobile phones into PCs, and come equipped with a newly named Microsoft Edge browser.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/30/2015
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SDN On Road To Mainstream
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The industry has moved past debating software-defined networking to implementing it to solve real problems, a panel of networking vendor experts say at Interop Las Vegas.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 4/30/2015
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RAID On The Road To Obsolesence
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
New integrity techniques combined with low-cost drives are turning RAID storage arrays into antiquated relics.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 4/30/2015
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Prepping WLANs For The Internet Of Things
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
A flood of connected Internet connected devices will create new challenges for WLAN design.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 4/29/2015
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Prizewinning IT Products: Best Of Interop 2015
Network Computing Editors,
News
Drumroll, please: Meet the technology products and services that took home top honors in this year's Best of Interop awards.
By Network Computing Editors , 4/29/2015
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Interop In Action
Network Computing Editors,
News
Interop Las Vegas heats up this week with presentations, products and camaraderie on the show floor.
By Network Computing Editors , 4/29/2015
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Virtual Storage And The Danger Of Data Loss
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
Virtual storage like VSAN must take the storage part of the equation seriously and incorporate better resiliency to avoid data loss.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 4/28/2015
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HP Debuts New Campus Switch Modules, SDN App
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
HP products are among the many new technologies launching at this week's Interop. Others include EnGenius' WLAN management platform and Fiber Mountain's updated orchestration system.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 4/27/2015
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SDN & UC Integration: A Work In Progress
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Microsoft has led the way in applying software-defined networking to unified communications with its Lync SDN API, but a networking expert says more work is required to make communications and SDN a truly powerful combination.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 4/27/2015
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Network Designs Duke It Out At Interop Live vDM
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The Virtual Design Master competition will hold its first networking-themed event live from the show floor at Interop Las Vegas this week.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 4/27/2015
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Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The good: positive quarterly earnings report, promise of Office 365 security updates, new Windows 10 Build. The bad: Windows, Office financials. Here's a look at Microsoft's week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/25/2015
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Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/24/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10061: App Revamps Galore
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft updated its Windows 10 technical preview with a new build: 10061. This offers new mail and calendar apps, tablet optimization, and a refreshed Start menu.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/24/2015
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