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Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/2014
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Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/2014
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Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/19/2014
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Oracle Leader Ellison Is Not 'Stepping Down'
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle announces new titles, but Larry Ellison, Safra Catz, and Mark Hurd say roles won't change. Buried news: Oracle misses earnings.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/19/2014
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SAP $8.3 Billion Concur Buy Caps Pricey Cloud Push
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP's latest cloud deal will add millions of subscribers and narrow the gap with Salesforce.com. But it could slash profits.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/19/2014
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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
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It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 9/18/2014
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VMware Keeps VMworld Promises With Product Upgrades
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware made a series of end-user computing enhancements and NSX software-defined networking upgrades.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or False
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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WaveMaker Enterprise platform now offers Docker deployment option, along with Studio rapid app development toolkit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
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Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Beware Cloud Companies Bearing Self-Service Plans
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
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There's such a thing as too much convenience. Cloud service providers should take a lesson from the banking industry.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 9/16/2014
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