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25 GbE Coming To A Data Center Near You
The Ethernet Alliance,
Commentary
25 Gigabit Ethernet is providing a way to enable hyperscale data centers while reducing capex and opex for enterprise deployments.
By Mark Nowell, Chair, Ethernet Alliance Technical Subcommittee; Chair, IEEE Study Group; Senior Director of Engineering, Cisco Systems , 9/29/2014
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Microsoft Windows Threshold Site Appears Early
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Everybody expects Microsoft to preview a new version of Windows this week, and a company website that was accidentally made public over the weekend supports that idea.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/29/2014
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OpenDaylight Launches Helium Open Source SDN Software
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Seven months after its first software release, the Linux Foundation project takes another step in its open source SDN quest with updated code.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9/29/2014
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Windows Threshold Event: 6 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft has much to prove when it shows off the next version of Windows at an event this Tuesday. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/27/2014
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BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/26/2014
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Apple Says iOS 8.0.2 Won't Break iPhones
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple pushes out an update to its update that bricked new iPhones.
By Eric Zeman , 9/26/2014
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When To Say No To The Cloud
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies
Commentary
With cloud adoption on the rise, should you jump on the bandwagon? Depending on your business needs, it may make more sense to wait.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies, 9/26/2014
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My iOS 8 Update-Gate Survival Story
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Like many others, I fell victim to Apple's botched update to iOS 8. Here's how I brought my iPhone back to life.
By Eric Zeman , 9/25/2014
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BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/25/2014
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Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/25/2014
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HP Debuts SDN App Store
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
At Interop New York, HP will launch its SDN app store, where customers can buy applications to run on its SDN platform.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9/25/2014
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How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
Steve Hilton, Managing Director, MachNation
Commentary
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.
By Steve Hilton Managing Director, MachNation, 9/25/2014
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Storage Intelligence Moves Up The Stack
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixData
Commentary
New products for virtual data centers move storage intelligence closer to the application for increased performance.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData, 9/24/2014
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Business WiFi On A Budget
Lee Badman,
Commentary
For businesses that can't afford enterprise WLAN products, there are a lot of low-cost WiFi options. Just be prepared for the tradeoffs.
By Lee Badman , 9/24/2014
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iOS 8 Users Gripe About Bugs
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple's latest operating system may be its "best ever," but iOS 8 is stumbling out the gate with a fair share of bugs, posters to Apple forums say.
By Eric Zeman , 9/23/2014
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Puppet Server's Big Revamp
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/23/2014
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7 Hot Technologies To Watch At Interop New York
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
From SDN and DevOps to containers and the IoT, Interop New York will feature the hottest technology trends in the tech industry today.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9/23/2014
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IoT: Beyond SDN
P.G. Menon, Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade
Commentary
The Internet of Things will require more scale, simplicity, and higher levels of abstraction than what software-defined networking is designed to provide.
By P.G. Menon Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade, 9/23/2014
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Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/22/2014
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Mobile Dependence Is Crippling Disaster Response
Marty Lamb, Vice President of Engineering, Rajant
Commentary
Public safety reliance on public cellular and wireless networks, without significant network infrastructure improvements, means that when disaster strikes, communications fails for everyone.
By Marty Lamb Vice President of Engineering, Rajant, 9/22/2014
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