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Does OpenStack Stack Up For The Enterprise?
Jason Andersen, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies
Commentary
Some OpenStack projects are more mature than others, leaving gaps when it comes to enterprise applications.
By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies, 5/6/2015
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8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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Will 802.11ac Kill Wired Ethernet?
Network Computing Editors,
Commentary
The evidence is all around us that wireless networks are rapidly replacing wired as the connectivity option of choice, and not just for mobile phones and tablets.
By Irwin Lazar, Vice President and Service Director, Nemertes Research , 5/6/2015
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Microsoft Chief Slams Google As Lollipop Hits 10 Percent
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The newest version of Android -- Lollipop -- is catching on slowly, and Microsoft had something to say about Google's mobile operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 5/5/2015
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How Lifecycle Service Orchestration Will Impact The Enterprise
Scott Raynovich, Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno Report
Commentary
The concept of service automation is gaining traction among service providers, which will streamline enterprise acquisition of network services.
By Scott Raynovich Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno Report, 5/5/2015
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Transforming Enterprise IT Infrastructure
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent
Commentary
The growth of cloud computing, emerging technologies such as SDN, and the trend towards web-scale IT are helping enterprises create the agile and flexible infrastructure they need.
By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent, 5/5/2015
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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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