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Oracle Support Costs: 2 Savings Strategies
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle software maintenance costs have customers turning to growing ranks of licensing consultants and third-party support providers. Here's the skinny.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2014
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Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix's former chief cloud architect, outlines how a changed business flowed out of the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/10/2014
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Twitter Reveals Mobile App Install Ads
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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With a new ad format, Twitter follows in Facebook's footsteps. App developers will love it, but will users?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/17/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Demand Continuous Development
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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The Internet of Things will add so much programmability to devices that keeping software current will become a never-ending task.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 4/17/2014
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Red Hat Linux Containers: Not Just Recycled Ideas
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Red Hat and its partner, Docker, bring DevOps characteristics to Linux containers, making them lighter-weight vehicles than virtual machines for cloud workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/17/2014
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Chrome Remote Desktop For Android: First Look
Eric Zeman,
News
Google's new app lets Android smartphone and tablet users access Windows and Mac PCs remotely.
By Eric Zeman , 4/17/2014
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Google's 10 Big Bets On The Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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From Project Ara smartphones to solar-powered drones, these Google projects try to turn science fiction into reality. Look what's coming.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/17/2014
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Cisco, Arista, HP: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/17/2014
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Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
Commentary
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 4/17/2014
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Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls
J.P. Gownder, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
Commentary
Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here's why.
By J.P. Gownder VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, 4/17/2014
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Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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SDN Vendors Vie For Market, Mindshare
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/16/2014
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IBM Launches Disaster Recovery Via SoftLayer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Virtual Server Recovery is now available through IBM's SoftLayer unit; resiliency services to come.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/16/2014
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Accountable Care Success Requires Strong Health IT
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The accountable care organization model has produced mixed results to date. In ACO success stories, technologies such as analytics play a big role.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/16/2014
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Billion-Dollar BS Degrees
Karen Field,
News
Look who's getting rich with engineering degrees, according to the Forbes list of the world's top 100 billionaires.
By Karen Field , 4/16/2014
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Federal IT Security Policies Must Be User Friendly
James Bindseil,
Commentary
Federal agencies should choose security tools and policies that suit the productivity needs of their employees.
By James Bindseil , 4/16/2014
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Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/15/2014
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Army ERP System Enables Financial Transparency
Henry Kenyon,
News
Antiquated systems have made it impossible for the Army to audit its finances. A new ERP coming online will help solve that problem.
By Henry Kenyon , 4/15/2014
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When IT Managers Insult
Brien Posey,
Commentary
Sometimes CIOs and IT teams get saddled with an aggressive manager who pushes all the wrong buttons. Do you know how to deal with loudmouths?
By Brien Posey , 4/15/2014
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Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR
Richard W. Walker,
News
In a project to make financial disclosure and campaign contribution data public, Georgia turns to Captricity's hybrid system, which combines machine learning and human intelligence to digitize handwritten forms.
By Richard W. Walker , 4/15/2014
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Hubble Turns 24: 5 Biggest Discoveries
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The Hubble Space Telescope has helped solve huge questions about space. Coming next: Its successor will look back even further into time.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/15/2014
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