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Tech's top-paid CEOs

How VMware sees OpenStack as a standard | Thai government picks Office 365 for 8 million students

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Tech's top-paid CEOs
We examined 62 tech CEOs' pay -- including salary, bonuses, incentive awards, and perks -- and found 15 tech leaders who made more than $14 million in 2013. Read More


Corvil & EMA Webcast: Unlock the power of the network today!
Thu, May 29, 2014 at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm GMT. See how powerful in-flow network data can be as a source of vital business and operational intelligence. Three real world examples will show how a combined app and network analytics approach enables the transition to converged, service-oriented IT. Register here today. Attendance limited to first 100.

WHITE PAPER: ExtraHop Networks

Monitor Application Performance in Virtualized Environments
This white paper explains how you can get the visibility you need to manage P2V migrations and cloud performance. Learn More>>

How VMware sees OpenStack as a standard
VMware is not necessarily known as a company that thoroughly embraces open source, but one of its top CTOs says OpenStack could play an important role as a standard in the cloud computing market. Read More

Thai government picks Office 365 for 8 million students
About 8 million students and 400,000 teachers in Thailand will be given access to Office 365, the biggest deployment yet for Microsoft's cloud apps suite in the education sector. Read More

25 cool cloud, security & mobile startups to watch
There's no scientific formula behind this list: It's just a bunch of new-ish, mainly enterprise-focused computing and networking companies that have launched, received fresh funding of late or otherwise popped onto my radar screen. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Riverbed Technology

Accelerating the Delivery Microsoft Office 365
Many organizations use Office 365's cloud-based mail, collaboration and communication services as the dominant workload. However, as services move to the cloud, data centers are no longer local, and end-user experience can suffer. Learn more >>

Microsoft taps partners to sell Azure and take on Amazon in cloud
Microsoft distributors will soon be able to resell the company's Azure cloud IaaS, Microsoft announced in a blog. Read More

Bell Labs offers $100,000 prize for game-changing information technology
One of the iconic research facilities in the world - Bell Labs -- today said it would offer $100,00 in prizes for researchers that have innovative ideas that can alter the information and communications technology field by a factor of 10. Read More

Cisco welcomes Dimension Data to global cloud initiative
The sun shone outside the Cisco Live conference on Tuesday even as the clouds gathered within, and that was exactly the kind of weather Cisco was hoping for. Read More

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Avoid the Sales/IT Collision Scenario
This InfoWorld research report, based on an IDG QuickPulse survey administered to IT professionals, will provide insight into the BYOA trend, identify pain points associated with traditional online meeting tools, and address business-driven IT requirements that benefit the overall organization. Learn More

Silly rabbit, there is no such thing as DevOps in a box
Yesterday out in Boulder, Colorado I hosted the first Camp DevOps held in partnership with Glue Conference 2014 (Glue is today if you are in the Denver/Boulder area). It was a great conference with a whole bunch of great sessions on different aspects of DevOps. Read More

Five new threats to your mobile device security
Attacks that proved successful on PCs are now being tested on unwitting mobile device users to see what works -- and with the number of mobile devices with poor protection soaring, there are plenty of easy targets. "Attackers are definitely searching after the weakest point in the chain," and then honing in on the most successful scams, says Lior Kohavi, CTO at CYREN, a cloud-based security solutions provider in McLean, Va. Read More

Lenovo plans new cloud offerings for mobile devices, data centers
The ability to come up with cohesive cloud offering has eluded Lenovo for years, but the company is taking steps to offer more services that it can wrap around its mobile devices and enterprise products. Read More


Celebrating 25 years of Cisco Networkers

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