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8 DevOps Lessons IT Can Teach The Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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DevOps has changed the way IT looks at Agile. Now there are lessons from the shift that IT can share with the rest of the enterprise.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/7/2016
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Visa Debuts Developer Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/2016
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Windows 10 Update Site, IoT Incubation: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft this week launched a website for Windows 10 updates, gave Insiders a new preview option, and announced a total of 74 Android device partners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/13/2016
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How eBay's Kylin Tool Makes Sense Of Big Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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When eBay needed to gain more value out of masses of Hadoop data, the company created its own an open source tool called Kylin. Now Kylin is an Apache Foundation project.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/12/2016
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Google Runs Custom Networking Chips
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google engineers contributed open source code to the LLVM compile project, revealing the company's use of in-house silicon.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/12/2016
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Microsoft: 74 Device Partners Will Bring Office To Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft is finding new routes to mobile success by partnering with 74 device makers to bring its apps and services, including Office, to Android tablets and smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/2016
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Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100: Dedicated Processor For Wearables
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Qualcomm's newly released Snapdragon Wear 2100 is a new processor platform that will power the next generation of Android Wear smart devices. The chipmaker also detailed new platforms for smartphones and tablets.
By Eric Zeman , 2/11/2016
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Google Gives Away 2GB Of Storage To Promote Security
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google does its part for Safer Internet Day with its giveaway. Also, Gmail users will start seeing warnings when message senders can't be authenticated and when they don't support transport encryption.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/11/2016
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VMware vRealize Suite 7 Enhances Data Center, Cloud Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware's newly released vRealize Suite 7 includes six components meant to bring more intelligence to virtual workload management, whether companies are using their own clouds or a public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/11/2016
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Microsoft, HCL Partner For IoT Incubation Center
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and HCL Technologies are building an incubation hub to use the Azure IoT Suite for enterprise adoption of IoT across verticals.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/2016
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Hadoop Distributor Hortonworks' Revenue Growth Blasts Off
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Hortonworks reported an annual revenue increase of 165%, but losses still outpace sales. Company executives promised a hard push to bring those numbers closer together in 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/11/2016
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10 Productivity Hacks To Kick-Start Your Day
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Clear your desktop, light a lemon-scented candle, and get ready for a more productive day with these tips.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/2016
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IoT Next Surveillance Frontier, Says US Spy Chief
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper delivers chilling remarks regarding the Internet of Things, noting there may come a day when spy agencies may tap into IoT for surveillance, network access, and more.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/10/2016
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Windows 10 Updates History Site Launched
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's new Window 10 update history website will contain notes on each update and serve as a hub for information on older releases.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/10/2016
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Google Killing Off Flash-Based Ads By June
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
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While Adobe Flash is little loved, its retirement has been a slow one. Google has announced steps to speed the process, and it will switch over to an HTML5 format in June.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/10/2016
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VMware VSAN 6.2 Offers Pathway To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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With the release of its Virtual SAN 6.2 offerings, VMware is looking to make it easier for customers to create and run a hyper-converged infrastructure within their data centers. The company is also introducing "Ready Nodes," which are plug-in data center modules with virtual storage.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/2016
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Samsung Galaxy S7: 5 Features It Needs
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung's next-generation flagship smartphone is almost here. These are the features we most want to see added to the Galaxy S7.
By Eric Zeman , 2/10/2016
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Apache Spark Ignites Big Data Adoption
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Apache Spark is among the Hadoop ecosystem technologies acting as catalysts for broader adoption of big data infrastructure. Now, Looker -- a vendor of business intelligence software -- has announced support for Spark and other Hadoop technologies. The goal? To speed up access to the data that fuels business decision making.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/10/2016
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IoT Reality: Smart Homes Not Smart Enough Yet
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
The Internet of Things needs standardization and easier programming options. Until then, the promise of IoT for consumers remains unfulfilled.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/10/2016
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CIO's Journey: From IT To Cloud Service Provider
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Rhonda Winter held three CIO posts in Indianapolis, including one overseeing IT for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the Indianapolis 500. Then she decided to join Bluelock and provide future cloud services to enterprise CIOs.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/2016
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7 Ways IaaS Delivers Business Value
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Managing a modern data center is a daunting -- and expensive -- task if you go it alone. But partnering with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers can help. Here are seven ways IaaS can pay off for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/10/2016
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Google, Apple Aim To Kill Passwords
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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Apple, Yahoo, and Google are making inroads into enabling smartphones to become a replacement for entering passwords -- a move that may not come soon enough for some users and help desks.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/9/2016
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