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Content tagged with Executive Insights & Innovation
posted in March 2015
NAS Is Sexy Again
Commentary  |  3/31/2015
Network Attached Storage has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a file-storage tool. Now, a new generation of NAS systems is needed in the cloud to meet enterprise demands.
PayPal Declares It's 100% OpenStack Cloud
News  |  3/31/2015
After a three-year migration, PayPal says it has implemented its own OpenStack cloud for close to 100% of its operations, making it one of the largest financial services OpenStack clouds in production.
IBM Announces IoT Business Unit, Cloud Services
News  |  3/31/2015
IBM ups the ante on Internet of Things analysis, launching a $3 billion bet on cloud-based ecosystem. How will Microsoft and Amazon respond?
Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
Commentary  |  3/27/2015
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
HP's Helion Rack Aimed At Private OpenStack Builders
News  |  3/27/2015
HP launches a pre-configured OpenStack rack with the platform-as-a-service, Cloud Foundry, bundled in.
DARPA Robotics Challenge Gears Up For Finale
Slideshows  |  3/24/2015
The latest highlights from DARPA's years-long robotics competition show us just how creative we can be. Here's what you need to know in advance of the grand finale in June.
Joyent: Run Docker On SmartOS For Greater Security
News  |  3/24/2015
Cloud service provider Joyent bids for Docker workloads by claiming a more secure container environment, with an option for use in on-premises data centers as well.
Our New Service: Speed Networking For CIOs
News  |  3/23/2015
We're improving the odds that you'll meet peers who are dealing with the same problems you face.
NTP Needs Money: Is A Foundation The Answer?
News  |  3/23/2015
NTP steward Harlan Stenn founded the Network Time Foundation four years ago as an umbrella group to unite and support time-synching open-source projects. But it hasn't gotten far with support.
Windows 10 Release, Big Data Analysis: Microsoft Roundup
Slideshows  |  3/21/2015
Microsoft brought news of cloud and big data at Convergence and major updates to Windows 10 from across the globe.
Docker At 2: From Shaky Start To Open-Source Star
News  |  3/20/2015
Co-founder Solomon Hykes reflects on the startup's roots in Paris, its failed first effort to get containers moving, and how Docker then became a fast-growing data center hit.
Spark Promoter Databricks Should Let Software Shine
Commentary  |  3/19/2015
Can Databricks effectively shepherd the most promising open source project for big data analytics while also promoting its commercial cloud service?
NTP, Harlan Stenn & An Uncertain Future: Readers React
News  |  3/18/2015
InformationWeek's story about the work of Harlan Stenn on NTP sparked dozens of reader reactions on the website, as well as Tweets, Slashdot comments, and Facebook postings.
Windows 10: Coming in Summer 2015
News  |  3/18/2015
Microsoft will launch Windows 10 this summer in 111 languages across 190 countries.
Microsoft Promises Potent Azure IoT Suite
News  |  3/17/2015
Microsoft says its data services and hyper-scale cloud will conquer Internet-of-things apps including monitoring, asset-management, and predictive maintenance. Look out IBM, Intel, SAP, and GE.
Microsoft CEO Nadella: We're Building Systems Of Intelligence
News  |  3/16/2015
Microsoft and CEO Satya Nadella are looking beyond Dynamics to focus on empowering individuals, businesses, and industries with new technologies. Those are the themes at this year's Convergence show.
Open Compute: More Financial Services Firms Jump In
News  |  3/16/2015
JPMorgan Chase, Capital One, and B of A are joining Goldman Sachs and Fidelity backing the open-source hardware movement.
Tim Cook Offered Liver To Steve Jobs, Bio Reveals
News  |  3/15/2015
A new biography on Steve Jobs reveals that the former Apple CEO rejected Tim Cook's offer of a life-saving gift, namely his liver.
Microsoft Convergence 2015: More Change Ahead
News  |  3/14/2015
Microsoft's business technology conference will undergo some fundamental changes, kick-started and driven by CEO Satya Nadella.
4 Data-Driven Predictions For IT Innovation
Commentary  |  3/12/2015
Data from the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 companies shows how these digital innovators are using analytics and cloud, and where they could miss the boat.
Open Compute: Apple, Cisco Join While HP Expands
News  |  3/11/2015
The open source hardware movement opened its annual summit with some surprising new members and a focus on data center switching.
Millennials Redefine Business Tech Buying Decisions
News  |  3/11/2015
Whether they're working solo or with a team, Millennials are holding more power over business technology buying decisions, according to IBM. How will it affect your business?
Apple Watch Event: 10 Things We Learned
Slideshows  |  3/10/2015
Apple Watch details, a new retina MacBook, and a partnership with HBO were among the big announcements at Apple's San Francisco shindig Monday.
Airbnb Boosts Presto SQL Query Engine For Hadoop
News  |  3/5/2015
Airbnb is open sourcing a home-grown data-exploration and SQL query tool for Hadoop. Will it give Facebook Presto a leg up on Cloudera Impala?
Security Fail: Why Call Centers Leave Us Hanging
Commentary  |  3/4/2015
Call centers act too much like they are running phishing scams, and it is hurting customer service and enterprise security.
Warrant Canaries: Watching US Agencies So IT Doesn't Have To
Commentary  |  3/4/2015
ISPs and others are unofficially sounding the alarm in the event that a US government agency is seeking access to user records. Here's why this matters to IT.
IBM Expands Catalog Of iOS Business Apps
News  |  3/3/2015
Last year's partnership with Apple is beginning to bear fruit.
How Data Restrictions Hurt The Global Economy
Commentary  |  3/3/2015
Many countries are creating policies to restrict the flow of data, driven by privacy or protectionist concerns. Such limits could stifle economic growth.
Mobile Medical Apps: To Be Or Not Be Regulated
Commentary  |  3/3/2015
The FDA has answered several critical questions on what health-related apps face scrutiny.
HP Buys Aruba: What's Next?
Commentary  |  3/2/2015
HP is buying Aruba Networks for nearly $3 billion. That's the simple part. The hard part is figuring out what the purchase means for your network.
Big Data Demands Big Computing
Commentary  |  3/2/2015
Big data has been around a long time. Here are four best practices to help you tap into the big computing power that is finally unlocking value.
Google HQ Plans: Transparency, Inclusion, And Owls
News  |  3/1/2015
Having mostly taken over Mountain View, CA, Google wants to renovate.


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