Monday, January 05, 2015

Test your knowledge: Network World's 2014 tech news quiz

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Test your knowledge: Network World's 2014 tech news quiz
2014 was a busy year for the tech world. See how well you kept up with the news this year with our technology news quiz. Read More

WEBCAST: IBM Corporation
Why Your Virtualization Matters
Over 61,000 virtualization customers have weighed in. Join the webcast and hear how other companies like yours are using virtualization to their benefit. Learn More


Quintillion Case Study
Hedge fund administration company Quintillion doubles its asset and investor portfolio while keeping staff levels almost flat, by working with Insight 2 Value to deploy an efficient content management solution, based on IBM Case Manager. Read Now

Windows 10 getting put through its paces by 450,000 'highly active' testers
Microsoft is enjoying a considerable effort on the part of testers for Windows 10, who are reporting a considerable number of bugs and helping push the new operating system along quickly. Read More

IDG Contributor Network: How to turn an old PC into a router
If you're looking for a project for this holiday, how about converting a redundant PC into a feature-packed router? Blogger CompTutor explains how. Read More

Apple's 14 biggest news stories of 2014
A look back at a big year for Apple. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Curvature

The State of IT Infrastructure & Operations
The challenge that IT decision-makers face is the pressure to reduce costs paired with the pressure to progress digital maturity. Curvature analyzes why businesses miss significant CapEx and OpEx cost savings and how to refocus IT strategy. View now

'Weight' of the average webpage continues to increase
The HTTP Archive Report recently took a look at 500,000 of the web's more popular websites and found that the average size of the pages being loaded now encompasses upwards of 95 HTTP requests and nearly 2MB of data. Read More

Hackers release Xbox One SDK, claimed unreleased games may be leaked
A group going by H4LT leaked the Xbox One SDK and claimed unreleased games may be leaked if "protection" is provided by Lizard Squad, which had two alleged members arrested. Read More

T-Mobile's very @&$#&! holiday video greeting to AT&T, Verizon & Sprint
T-Mobile CEO John Legere keeps it classy in cramming the carrier's marketing spiel into a video rendition of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and letting loose with a few choice words for rivals AT&T and Verizon, plus a couple of tweaks to almost-merger-partner Sprint. Read More

WHITE PAPER: F5 Networks
Deploying a Next-Gen IPS Infrastructure
Leveraging the power of an Application Delivery Controller allows enterprises to efficiently deploy a next-generation IPS infrastructure. Read this whitepaper to learn how installing the right solution allows the IPS to focus on identifying and mitigating threats to the network--and ensure that no application is left unprotected. Learn more >>

The year in tech industry apologies
Google, Microsoft, Facebook and the rest get in the sorry line. Read More

IDG Contributor Network: Stop using email in 2015
That got your attention, right? Stop using email. Sounds about as likely as quitting eating food in order to lose weight, or even something as ridiculous as stopping drinking.Well, some in the enterprise world are indeed flirting with the concept. Read More

Last Minute Cybersecurity Predictions for 2015
My quick list of things to look for next year. Read More



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