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10 reasons the browser is becoming the universal OS

The security industry remains strong with computer science, but weak on IT | Quick look: NASA's Mars MAVEN mission

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10 reasons the browser is becoming the universal OS
A bazillion years ago in Internet time (aka 1995), Brendan Eich, Marc Andreessen, and the rest of Netscape looked at the World Wide Web and saw a sparsely tagged world of static documents -- a computational desert where a programmer's seed could find no purchase. Read More


ESG: ROI Analysis of Virtualized WAN Optimization Software
The Enterprise Strategy Group discusses how data center consolidation, virtualization, and cloud architectures are on the rise; however IT budgets are not increasing. See ESG's analysis of WAN optimization benefits and how your peers are increasing their ROI and lowering their TCO. Download white paper

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Big Data and Bare-Metal Cloud
The Big Data hype meter is at an all-time high. But getting caught up in the hype can be a bit dangerous for your big data applications if you don't consider how to get the highest disk I/O. Hear why you may be disappointed in your application performance without the right infrastructure in place. View Now

The security industry remains strong with computer science, but weak on IT
Last week, I was in Silicon Valley meeting with a parade of CISOs and security vendors. Business travel is no "day at the beach," but these trips really help me keep up with the latest enterprise security challenges and potential technology solutions. It was also nice to spend time in the Valley and re-charge my batteries toward the security industry. There was a lot of excitement out there as... Read More

Quick look: NASA's Mars MAVEN mission
NASA mission is first to explore upper atmosphere of red planet Read More


ERP Systems Drive Cost Reduction & Efficiency
Benchmarking data shows that Finance organizations that have adopted ERPs experienced as much as 300% material improvements in efficiency, and as much as 65% reduction in costs associated with performing Finance and Accounting operations. Learn More.

Latest list: Meet the 10 fastest supercomputers
It's that time again – 2013's second and last Top500 report is out, detailing and ranking the most powerful supercomputers on the planet. Read More

VMware and Palo Alto team to more quickly secure virtual resources
In connection with its NSX network virtualization software effort, VMware is teaming with Palo Alto Networks to jointly develop a virtualized network-generation firewall (NGFW) tightly integrated with VMware's platform. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Netscout Systems Inc.

Solution Guide: Application Performance Management
Application performance management today sits at a juncture that crosses many disciplines and domains such as software dev, IT services, mainframes, mobile, cloud services, virtualization, app testing, network infrastructure, and storage. This report aims to clarify the definition of an APM solution, and how vendors are taking them forward. Learn More

CIOs and CMOs: Feuding in the C-Suite
Survey finds that CIOs and marketing chiefs don't see eye-to-eye on much at all. Read More

Gift Guide 2013: Work gadgets
The merging world of personal technology and workplace technology is always a fascinating scene to observe, so a lot of devices here can be utilized at home, and vice versa (see our Digital Life article for home-related tech gift ideas). But for the most part, we're confident that your work life will improve with these gadgets - peruse the writeups for gift ideas for your favorite colleague! Read More

Gift Guide 2013: Games and gaming gear
Let's face it - this holiday season is going to be really good for the video gamer on your holiday list. Not only are there two new gaming consoles coming out (the Xbox One and Sony Playstation 4), but there are a bunch of games that will keep you entertained for months on end. Plus the accessories to enhance those games and experiences continue to be top-notch. Read More

Quick look: The hot Asian space industry
Asian countries of India, China and Japan are in a space race Read More


20 hottest tech toys for the holidays

Cool Yule Tools 2013: Our Tester Elf-approved picks for awesome gadgety goodness.


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