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Why Facebook's SDN switch won't affect Cisco's customers
Last week, Facebook announced a new product that's supposed to have the networking industry trembling. Read More

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Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning & Costs
This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how data center infrastructure management software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery. View more


Agility & Scalability for Oracle EBS R12 on VMware vSphere 5
Customers want to know that running Oracle EBS in a virtualized production environment will meet the needs of their business SLAs. This white paper outlines extensive performance and scalability testing of Oracle EBS applications on a Vblock™ Systems with vSphere 5. Learn More

What happened to smart homes, Glass and robots at Google I/O?
What was absent was notable from Google's developers conference Read More

How Google Glass set wearable computing back 10 years
The introduction of Google Glass at the Google I/O developers conference in June 2012 was one of the coolest technology debuts ever. Now, just two years later, Google Glass is an actual product that anybody with a spare $1,500 can stick on their face. That is, if they want to be called a Glasshole, banned from many establishments, physically mugged in others, and even more viciously mocked on national television by The Daily Show's Jason Jones. Read More

Supreme Court goes 1 for 2 on big tech decisions
Wednesday was a big day for technology cases in the Supreme Court. The Justices ruled on a pair of important cases that promise to have wide-ranging implications for the development and use of modern technology for years and decades to come. But the effects of the decisions aren't necessarily what either side in the cases has been arguing. Read More

Cool Stuff at CE Week New York
Highlighting what's new and cool from the CE Week New York event. Read More


Big Data Helps Defend Against Breaches
The prolific number of advanced threats makes it impossible for security teams to keep up. Automating detection and response is necessary to stay ahead of attackers. Big data analytics is a future-proof foundation for outlasting the cyber security malware arms race Read More

Cisco, NetApp mark progress
Cisco and NetApp say FlexPod integrated IT infrastructure system generated $3 billion in joint sales in three years Read More

FBI warns businesses "Man-in-the-E-Mail" scam escalating
The FBI and Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) are warning businesses to be on the lookout for growing scam that tricks them into paying invoices that look legitimate but in fact are fraudulent. Read More

Apple hires lead software engineer from Atlas Wearables
The product everyone is expecting Apple to release this coming fall is a wearable device that the media has already dubbed the "iWatch." Read More

SCOTUS: 'Privacy comes at a cost' but 'get a warrant' before searching that phone
With Riley v. California, the Supreme Court ushered in a huge win for digital privacy that will help pave the future of the Fourth Amendment. Read More


Dynamic Web Site Optimization: The Impact
Read how a radical Front-End Optimization solution can automatically cut development and QA costs and reduce web page build times by up to 50%. Learn More

Carnegie Mellon system lets you get to the good parts of video, fast
Algorithm sorts through tedious GoPro, Google Glass and smartphone videos to get to the good stuff Read More

Impact of Today's Hardware and Software Applications in Cloud-based Environments: Part 1
As an industry, we have been looking at cloud-based technologies both from private and public structure and how best to optimize design, engineer and develop such technologies to better optimize the world of wireless and the Internet of Everything. But one aspect that has not been discussed at length is how poorly hardware and software perform in cloud-based environments. Read More

And there's something else wrong with Comcast's Xfinity customer-based Wi-Fi hotspot plan ...
A blog post by Speedify reveals that Comcast's plan to create the world's biggest Wi-Fi hotspot has yet another downside; it shifts the cost of powering the service to the end user ... Read More

1 in 5 small businesses still use Windows XP, survey says
A survey by antivirus firm Bitdefender finds that 18% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are still using Windows XP despite the end of support from Microsoft and the near-apocalyptic predictions that led up to its end of life. Read More

Riverbed goes mobile with AppInternals 9.0
Riverbed, the company known best for its Steelhead WAN Optimization product, has beefed up its Application Performance Management (APM) suite. Read More


5 potential Facebook killers

Outside of the obvious suspects – LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ – who has the potential to unseat Facebook? Here are five possibilities.


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