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Beachbody Is Shaping Up For Public Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Beachbody is a fitness product specialist with custom financials and ERP needs. However, these systems are a hindrance when it comes to migrating to Oracle Cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/26/2016
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IoT Success: Sharing Data, Analytics Fuels Growth
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
A report from the MIT Sloan Management Review finds that companies that share data from their internet of things projects are better positioned to take advantage of what the technology has to offer. However, finding IT pros with the right IoT skills set is proving a challenge for many businesses.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/22/2016
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What eBay's Machine Learning Advances Can Teach IT Professionals
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
EBay has been gathering data and employing machine learning to connect more buyers to sellers and increase the trustworthiness of transactions. The use-cases are worth exploring for any IT professional looking to help improve a company's bottom line by applying machine learning to its customer-facing applications.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/6/2016
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9 SaaS Pitfalls To Avoid
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Shifting to cloud application providers requires companies to step carefully. Here are 9 potential problems that can prevent a smooth transition.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/5/2016
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Google Kills Chromebook Pixel 2
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
With the demise of the Pixel 2, Google is no longer making and selling its own Chromebooks. But it's unclear what's next for the tech giant in the PC space.
By Eric Zeman , 9/1/2016
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Flexible Work Schedules: Key To Boosting Millennials' Productivity
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The cultural mindset of millennial workers and the ability to connect to the web from nearly anywhere are driving workplace flexibility demands, according to a new report.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/31/2016
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6 Linux Kernel Changes IT Pros Need To Know
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The 4.7 Linux kernel includes enhancements to security, automated testing prior to release, and an average 7.8 additions per hour over 10 weeks of development. Here is a look at what IT pros need to know about the OS that powers everything from mobile devices to servers and supercomputers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/2016
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Microsoft, Red Hat Look To Steal VMware Customers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
On the eve of VMworld 2016, VMware's annual user group conference, Microsoft and Red Hat would like to wean some of the company's customers to their offerings.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/29/2016
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Bergen County Sheriff's Office Enters Hyper-Converged Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The Bergen County, NJ, sheriff's office is moving its IT infrastructure to a hyper-converged architecture. The shift has expense and management complexity on the run.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/29/2016
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HP EliteBook Gets Sure View To Block 'Visual Hacking'
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Privacy screens on the HP EliteBook 1040 and HP EliteBook 840 will keep shoulder-surfers from spying on your machine.
By Eric Zeman , 8/25/2016
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Digital Business Apps Must Reach Edge Of Network To Succeed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A recently released Gartner report, based on Equinix network hub use, finds that an "interconnect" service is one of the keys to an enterprise's digital future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/19/2016
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The Rise Of SDN: What It Means For Networks Today
InformationWeek Staff,
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To get a clearer view of SDN in 2016, Senior Editor Sara Peters spoke with Eric Hanselman, chief analyst at 451 Research, about how enterprises view the technology and where the industry is in terms of adoption and costs -- and what's next.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/18/2016
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IT Asset Protection: How One Colocation Provider Does It
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
For colocation provider vXchnge, security isn't just a matter of strong defenses. It also involves planning for the worst.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/18/2016
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Intel's Joule Maker Board Targets IoT Developers
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The Intel Joule developer module will help enterprises, developers, and everyday tinkerers tap into the internet of things. The chip maker also detailed its vision for 5G networks at its Developer Forum show.
By Eric Zeman , 8/17/2016
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Cisco Laying Off Upwards Of 14,000 Workers: Report
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
The networking giant is reportedly planning to cut nearly 20% of its global workforce, as it shifts from a hardware maker to one with a greater focus on software.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/17/2016
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AR, VR Revenue May Reach $162 Billion By 2020
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
An IDC report finds augmented reality and virtual reality technologies have a bright future, with revenues growing to $162 billion by 2020. The study finds AR and VR will offer major applications for healthcare and product design.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/17/2016
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Salesforce Acquiring Analytics Startup BeyondCore
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce is purchasing data analytics startup BeyondCore to enhance the AI capabilities of the Salesforce Analytics Cloud. The deal is the latest in a series of acquisitions this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/17/2016
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Google Hangouts Looks To Gain Enterprise Focus
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Google's Allo and Duo apps are meant for mobile texting and video chatting, but Hangouts will refocus on enterprise communications and compete with similar offerings from Skype, Slack, and Yammer.
By Eric Zeman , 8/16/2016
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Google Fiber Plots Wireless Service Despite Rollout Delays
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A new report finds that Google Fiber is being hampered by a slow and costly rollout of its physical high-speed internet service. To overcome delays and cost overruns, the company is reportedly looking at wireless alternatives.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/16/2016
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SaaS Security: Gartner's 5 Tips For IT Pros
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloud services present a major challenge to IT professionals charged with safeguarding their organizations. These 5 steps can help managers bridge the gaps in SaaS security.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/2016
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