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Microsoft, IBM Gain On Amazon Cloud
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Synergy Research Group data shows Microsoft and IBM are gaining cloud services marketshare while Google is falling off the pace.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/28/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: More Than Talk
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proves he can be a man of action with the biggest layoff in company history and other concrete steps to reshape Microsoft. Now what?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/26/2014
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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Salesforce.com Previews Sales Feature To Promote Pardot
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce.com shows a Sales Cloud option that will require Marketing Cloud capabilities. Can next year's product release spark crossover sales?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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Federal IT Networks: Simpler Is Better
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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A survey of government IT executives found that network complexity slows IT performance and hinders deployment of new technologies and services.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/22/2014
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Cisco Brings DevOps To The Network
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cisco's DevNet aims to help network software developers bridge the gap to working in the software-defined network.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/21/2014
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SMBs Tie Cloud Computing To Increased Revenue
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Small and midsized businesses say cloud is key to customer service, expansion, finds survey by Oxford Economics for Windstream.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/21/2014
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SnapLogic CEO Talks About Changing Role Of IT
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Gaurav Dhillon says IT organizations need to change as quickly as the technology they deal with.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Changing IT Organizations: Anaplan
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Anaplan CEO says the well known saying "the world is getting flat" should also apply to IT organizations.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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IBM 2Q Results Hint Of Turnaround
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM keeps investing in growth areas, but its sales slump continues. Talks with GlobalFoundaries on chip plant takeover reportedly stall.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/18/2014
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ServiceNow Says IT Service Automation's Time Has Come
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CEO Frank Slootman, backed by KPMG survey results, says time is right to build services that cut across devices and employee groups.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/17/2014
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Feds Pursue Cloud Forensics Standards
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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NIST identifies 65 challenges that forensic investigators face in gathering and analyzing digital information stored in the cloud, seeks help developing standards to aid law enforcement.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 7/17/2014
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Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Mike Feibus,
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Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
By Mike Feibus , 7/17/2014
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Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/17/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: Productivity Is Our Soul
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promises Worldwide Partner Conference audience that productivity tools will top the company's priorities in the age of mobile and cloud.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/16/2014
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Federal Agencies Must Get Practical About Cloud
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
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Government agencies are working through the realities of making cloud a routine mode of computing.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 7/16/2014
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Apple, IBM Deal: When Siri Meets Watson
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple and IBM's alliance has huge potential, starting with slick, intelligent business apps that could challenge Google, Microsoft, and others.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/2014
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