Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Re-examining Cisco’s Intercloud strategy

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Re-examining Cisco's Intercloud strategy
Cisco's making a big bet on cloud, but what exactly is the strategy? Read More

: Kinvey

Schneider Electric Uses Mobile for Energy Product Innovation
Learn how Schneider Electric, a Global 500 company headquartered in France, is using Backend as a Service to out-innovate their competitors with a comprehensive platform to rapidly deploy mobile, tablet, web, and Internet of Things apps across all business lines. Learn More

: Venafi

Gaps In SSH Security Create An Open Door For Attackers
As an IT security leader, are you on top of SSH security for your organization? It's key to next-generation trust protection. Find out what Forrester reveals as gaps in that security—gaps that could put your organization in peril. Learn More

AT&T builds on Internet of Things offerings with cloud-based data store
AT&T unveiled new design tools and a managed service for enterprise-based developers to use in building Internet of Things apps and services. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Curvature

Whitepaper: Peers vs. Policy
Companies are interested in a single point of contact, on-site vendor support, more comprehensive network knowledge, and support for end-of-life products. To keep up with these evolving requirements, IT decision makers are considering peer advice and alternative maintenance. View now

D-Link shows off radical 802.11ac routers and Wi-Fi adapters at CES
Networking company looks to up its game in terms of Wi-Fi performance. Read More


Best Practices for Securing Hadoop
Historically, Apache Hadoop has provided limited security capabilities, and most Hadoop implementations to date have been deployed with little thought given to security. To protect sensitive data being stored and analyzed in Hadoop, security architects should use a structured approach to security. Learn more!

10 things you need to know about Intel's new Broadwell chips
3D cameras, 4K graphics and biometric log-ins are some of the capabilities that Intel's fifth-generation Core chips will bring to new laptops later this month. The systems will also be thinner, faster and offer longer battery life. But while the chips, based on Intel's Broadwell architecture, offer attractive features, the decision about whether to buy a new laptop will ultimately come down to need. If you want longer battery life or improved graphics, a laptop with a new Core chip is worth considering. But if you mostly use productivity applications like Word and Excel, the new laptops won't provide much more bang for your buck. The new Core chips (code-named Broadwell U) will be an upgrade to Intel's existing fourth-generation Core chips, code-named Haswell. Due to a delay in shipping, the new chips are expected to have a shorter-than-expected life as Intel aggressively pushes Broadwell's successor, Skylake, which will bring wire-free computing capabilities to laptops in the second half of the year.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Top 10 mobile stories of 2014
The year 2014 was a particularly eventful one in the world of mobile devices. Countless new smartphones and tablets arrived on the scene, with more features and functionality than ever before, making it even harder to pick the right device. 2014 was also a big year for the wearable technology market, which churned out gadgets like a flapjacks at your local IHOP. Another one of my most popular stories of the year, listed below, is a roundup of the weirdest and wackiest wearables that you just might actually want. + Read all of Network World's stories looking back at 2014 +To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

'Find My iPhone' foils thieves once again
You might think that smartphone thieves would be smarter by now.Not so, according to this account of a robbery early Sunday morning from the Boston Police Department: While en route to the scene, officers received a description of a male suspect accompanied by a female who had attacked and "pistol whipped" a victim. … Officers were additionally informed that the suspects had stolen a purse and two cellphones. Using the "Track My iPhone" (sic) app from one of the officers' cellphones, the officers and the victims were able to track one of the stolen phones to the area of Bushnell and Van Winkle Streets, where the phone appeared to be traveling along the path of the MBTA Red Line trolley route toward Mattapan Square.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More



The "Future" is now (well, in October)

15 things Back to the Future II got right (and horribly wrong).


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