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Internet of Thingbots: The New Security Worry
News  |  4/30/2014
Phishing and spam attacks involving Internet of Things devices are coming -- and app developers and device makers must be ready, says a CA Technologies exec.
As Research Data Balloons, How To Share?
Commentary  |  4/30/2014
Exchanging research data worldwide gets more complex in the big data age. But the Research Data Alliance seeks innovative solutions.
ServiceNow Pushes Beyond Automation
News  |  4/30/2014
IT automation firm ServiceNow will offer services for HR, finance, legal, and other parts of the enterprise.
Microsoft Boosts OneDrive: 1 TB Per User
News  |  4/29/2014
Microsoft bumps OneDrive for Business capacity to 1 TB per user -- and draws the ire of Box CEO Aaron Levie.
Apprenda, Microsoft Team For Hybrid PaaS
News  |  4/29/2014
Microsoft hedges its bets on containers with an alliance that brings Apprenda customers to Azure under an on-premises license.
Microsoft's Mobile First, Cloud First Strategy, Explained
Commentary  |  4/28/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's plan to juggle Windows, cross-platform services, and the Internet of Things is coming into focus.
Amazon Faces Profit Pressure: Honeymoon Over?
News  |  4/28/2014
Amazon touts growth, but investor patience grows thin as shareholders search for a sign of profits.
Microsoft Earnings: 7 Essential Facts
News  |  4/25/2014
Microsoft's Q3 beat expectations. Strong performers include cloud products and Xbox, but Surface and consumer PC sales still pose a problem.
Physicians Find Security In The Cloud
News  |  4/24/2014
Healthcare practices are increasingly partnering with trusted cloud service providers to provide enhanced data security along with improved efficiency of IT operations.
Pure Storage Battles Industry Giants
News  |  4/24/2014
Storage startup raises more funds to disrupt industry with its SSD arrays.
IBM Unveils Power8 Chip As Open Hardware
News  |  4/23/2014
Google and other OpenPower Foundation partners express interest in IBM's Power8 chip designs and server motherboard specs.
IT Control Is An Illusion
Commentary  |  4/23/2014
With all due respect to GM's Randy Mott, doing most IT work in-house and outside the cloud isn't a winning strategy.
Red Hat Containers OS-Centric: No Accident
Commentary  |  4/22/2014
Red Hat's critics say containers are the wrong idea, and too focused on the operating system. I say maybe Red Hat knows a thing or two about pleasing developers.
Mainframe Eulogy: Why We Put Gertrude Down
Commentary  |  4/22/2014
Intrepid CIO Stu Laura mourns the death of Big Iron as he embraces the cloud religion.
Microsoft Office: 4 Changes, Explained
News  |  4/19/2014
Microsoft maneuvers to keep Office on top, touting data analysis power, tweaking office 365, and more. What do the moves mean to you?
Windows 8.1 Update: 8 Tips To Avoid Headaches
News  |  4/18/2014
Windows 8.1 Update offers the best blend of legacy and Modern apps yet -- but only if your device is properly configured.
OpenStack's French Connection: eNovance
News  |  4/18/2014
Little-known firm in France emerges as one of the top customizers of OpenStack clouds.
Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud
News  |  4/18/2014
Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
Red Hat Linux Containers: Not Just Recycled Ideas
Commentary  |  4/17/2014
Red Hat and its partner, Docker, bring DevOps characteristics to Linux containers, making them lighter-weight vehicles than virtual machines for cloud workloads.
Chrome Remote Desktop For Android: First Look
News  |  4/17/2014
Google's new app lets Android smartphone and tablet users access Windows and Mac PCs remotely.
Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
News  |  4/17/2014
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
IBM Launches Disaster Recovery Via SoftLayer
News  |  4/16/2014
Virtual Server Recovery is now available through IBM's SoftLayer unit; resiliency services to come.
VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service
News  |  4/15/2014
VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.
Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
News  |  4/15/2014
Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprise IT
News  |  4/14/2014
Dropbox makes a play for the enterprise with new admin controls and plans for collaboration tools.
Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Commentary  |  4/12/2014
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
Dropbox Carousel: 3 Highlights
News  |  4/10/2014
Dropbox reveals Carousel, a new mobile app that automatically backs up and organizes your images. Here's a closer look.
Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
News  |  4/10/2014
Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix's former chief cloud architect, outlines how a changed business flowed out of the cloud.
Can IBM Sell Mainframe As Cloud Rock Star?
News  |  4/9/2014
On the mainframe's 50th birthday, IBM positions it as the still young Enterprise Cloud System, capable of running 6,000 Linux workloads.
Why Cloud Fits File Synchronization At Enterprise Scale
Commentary  |  4/9/2014
Tackling the data explosion requires bold new thinking and the abandonment of tried and tired methodologies.
Unisys Stealth Makes Sensitive Data Go Dark
News  |  4/8/2014
Can you make data invisible to intruders? Unisys Stealth system creates a community around sensitive data and encrypts communications between all users.
HP Unleashes CloudSystem 8 For Private, Hybrid Clouds
News  |  4/7/2014
HP's converged cloud system hits general availability to enable private clouds that work with VMware and hybrid clouds that rely on OpenStack.
Does Microsoft Have Its Mojo Back?
Commentary  |  4/7/2014
Will free Windows licenses, the Internet of Things, Cortana, and other announcements put Microsoft back on the right track?
Best of Interop 2014 Product Award Winners
News  |  4/3/2014
The Best of Interop awards recognize innovation in nine categories, including networking, storage, cloud, and security.
Microsoft Windows' Future: 8 Revelations
News  |  4/3/2014
From a new Start menu to Cortana to the Internet of Things, Microsoft previewed the future of Windows this week at Build.
What Is Platform-As-A-Service? Experts Disagree
News  |  4/2/2014
Is PaaS just a feature of general-purpose infrastructure-as-a-service or a distinct layer of products in the cloud? Experts debate the definition of PaaS at Cloud Connect.
Microsoft's Nadella: Can He Walk The Walk?
Commentary  |  4/1/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a good impression last week, but at Build he'll need more than rhetoric to reconcile new cross-platform tactics with Windows' future.
Microsoft Build: 8 Things To Watch
News  |  4/1/2014
With Windows 9, new developer tools, and a competitor to Apple's Siri, Microsoft could come out swinging at the Build conference.
6 New Google Apps Tips & Tricks
News  |  4/1/2014
Google's latest updates to Gmail, Docs, and more help you stay organized and improve productivity.
Will BYOD Become 'Bring Your Own Cloud?'
Commentary  |  4/1/2014
Emboldened by enterprise adoption of BYOD, many employees are starting to reach toward the cloud. Here's how to gain the cost and efficiency advantages of private cloud services while offsetting the risks.
Microsoft Battles Google, Amazon In Cloud Price War
News  |  4/1/2014
Microsoft has dropped its cloud service prices in response to recent cuts by Google and Amazon. Will Rackspace be next?
Microsoft Previews 'Smarter' Outlook Web App
News  |  4/1/2014
Microsoft Outlook Web App now can "learn" which emails you want to read, plus allow more in-app collaboration.


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