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Postal Unit Scraps Big Iron For Virtualization
Richard W. Walker,
News
US Postal Service wanted to virtualize its systems for auditors working in the field but didn't have room for added storage. It found the answer in a specialized appliance.
By Richard W. Walker , 4/23/2014
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Scale-Out Storage Has Limits
George Crump, President, Storage Switzerland
Commentary
Disk may scale as your storage needs increase, but what do you do when your datacenter is maxed out?
By George Crump President, Storage Switzerland, 4/21/2014
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Microsoft Office: 4 Changes, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft maneuvers to keep Office on top, touting data analysis power, tweaking office 365, and more. What do the moves mean to you?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/19/2014
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Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprise IT
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Dropbox makes a play for the enterprise with new admin controls and plans for collaboration tools.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/14/2014
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Can IBM Sell Mainframe As Cloud Rock Star?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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On the mainframe's 50th birthday, IBM positions it as the still young Enterprise Cloud System, capable of running 6,000 Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/9/2014
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Why Cloud Fits File Synchronization At Enterprise Scale
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Tackling the data explosion requires bold new thinking and the abandonment of tried and tired methodologies.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 4/9/2014
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HP Unleashes CloudSystem 8 For Private, Hybrid Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
HP's converged cloud system hits general availability to enable private clouds that work with VMware and hybrid clouds that rely on OpenStack.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/7/2014
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Data Protection Tips For Growing Businesses
George Crump, President, Storage Switzerland
Commentary
As companies outgrow their "small and midsize business" label, so do their needs for enterprise-class data storage and protection.
By George Crump President, Storage Switzerland, 4/4/2014
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Best of Interop 2014 Product Award Winners
Steven Hill,
News
The Best of Interop awards recognize innovation in nine categories, including networking, storage, cloud, and security.
By Steven Hill , 4/3/2014
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6 New Google Apps Tips & Tricks
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Google's latest updates to Gmail, Docs, and more help you stay organized and improve productivity.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/1/2014
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Facebook Debuts Web-Scale Variant Of MySQL
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter share expertise to launch WebScaleSQL, a super-DBMS built on Oracle's MySQL Community Edition.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 3/27/2014
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Interop: Find The Fun
Susan Fogarty,
Commentary
Attending a technology conference can be hard work, but Interop is making fun an integral part of the agenda.
By Susan Fogarty , 3/27/2014
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3 Survival Tips For Women In IT
Michele Chubirka, Security Professional; Host,
Commentary
The technology industry -- especially the networking field -- can be an awfully isolating place for a woman. I offer three ways to cope.
By Michele Chubirka Security Professional; Host, "Healthy Paranoia" Podcast, 3/26/2014
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What Is Storage QoS?
George Crump, President, Storage Switzerland
Commentary
Storage QoS ensures specific performance levels for applications and workloads. Will it push datacenters to 100% virtualization?
By George Crump President, Storage Switzerland, 3/26/2014
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Real-World Advice On SDN Migration
Dan Pitt,
Commentary
Enterprises considering SDN can heed real-world advice and deployment architectures from three organizations with successful network migrations.
By Dan Pitt , 3/24/2014
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Separating Storage Startups From Upstarts
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
Some new storage vendors stand out from other startups because they have good technology and excel at selling their products. IT buyers shouldn't discount them.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 3/21/2014
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Cloud Should Be Part Of BC/DR Plans
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
DRaaS offerings are mature and dependable. Now IT just needs to think differently about continuity.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 3/21/2014
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Symantec Fires CEO In Surprise Move
Mathew J. Schwartz,
News
Analysts question security and storage giant's turnaround after the board fires its second CEO in two years.
By Mathew J. Schwartz , 3/21/2014
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Greatest Moments In Interop History
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The Interop conference is a tradition for IT professionals. We look back on its dramatic growth and how it's changed.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 3/20/2014
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Mainframe Brain Drain? Not In Heart Of Texas
Kevin Casey,
News
The computer science department at Texas State University still offers a full course in COBOL programming, in part to help students differentiate themselves on the job market.
By Kevin Casey , 3/20/2014
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