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The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/13/2014
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DevOps Culture Clash: Think Process
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Even the most charismatic leader can't just tell people to change from a silo-based culture to DevOps. You have to gradually introduce new goals, one pilot project at a time.
By Lori MacVittie , 10/14/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
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If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 10/20/2014
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10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/20/2014
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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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Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/2014
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IT Is Slow? Not Our Fault
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Everyone's telling IT to hurry up. Bah! Compared to other parts of the organization, IT is greased lightning.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 10/17/2014
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StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
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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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
Commentary
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
By Tony Pagliarulo Partner, New Vantage Partners, 10/17/2014
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ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Mark Warner, US Senator
Commentary
US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
By Mark Warner US Senator, 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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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
News
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
News
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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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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MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/15/2014
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9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/15/2014
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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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Apple's iPad Event: What To Expect
Eric Zeman,
News
New iPads are on deck for Apple's Thursday press event. Here's a look at what else Apple will likely reveal.
By Eric Zeman , 10/14/2014
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Mend The Broken Doctor-Patient Relationship
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Americans have lost faith in the healthcare industry. A more realistic view of the profession, coupled with the right technology, can help restore that trust.
By Paul Cerrato , 10/14/2014
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