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Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/18/2014
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StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/17/2014
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10 Elegant Product Designs, Not By Apple
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/17/2014
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Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/17/2014
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Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/17/2014
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Apple Updates iPad, iMac, OS X, iOS
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
iPad Air 2 gets slimmer and more powerful, while iMac gains a 5K Retina display.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/16/2014
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How Johns Hopkins Delivers Coordinated Care
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
Commentary
Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership uses Salesforce.com CRM to deliver a coordinated care model that engages an entire community for better health.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 10/16/2014
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VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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OpenStack Juno Offers Automated Hadoop Provisioning
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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Salesforce.com Dreamforce Turns Cultural Confab
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Dreamforce mixes Hillary Clinton, will.i.am, The Beach Boys, and philanthropy with a smattering of new-product news and customer testimonials. Is it really a tech event?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/15/2014
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Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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Accela Acquires Government CRM Apps
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Creator of cloud apps for government buys Government Outreach, known for citizen relationship management tools.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/15/2014
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Cloudera Intros Hadoop Monitoring, Self-Provisioning Tool
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/14/2014
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SAP Hana Platform Hits IBM Cloud
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/14/2014
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Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/14/2014
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Deloitte Adds Boomi Integration To CloudMix
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Deloitte's CloudMix expands integration service to include Dell's Boomi, to connect Salesforce.com apps to enterprise software infrastructure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/14/2014
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VMware Adds Macs To Windows Virtual Desktop Scheme
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware is trying to make it easier for a variety of devices to run a basic Windows desktop, allowing firms to reach Mac users as well as PC users.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/14/2014
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VMWorld Europe: Tools To Manage Multiple Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/14/2014
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Salesforce.com Speeds App Development With Lightning
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce1 component framework helps customers build apps in a hurry, but don't confuse it with ExactTarget Journey Builder for Apps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/14/2014
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