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Location Tracking: 6 Social App Settings To Check
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
Popular social apps, including Facebook, Google, Foursquare, and Twitter, may track your every move. Get the lowdown -- and instructions for turning off these options.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com,
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The 'So What' Of The Software-Defined Data Center
Ziv Kedem, CEO, ZertoCommentary
The acceptance of the SDDC means that enterprises are abstracting additional data center functions, such as networking and disaster recovery, from hardware.
By Ziv Kedem CEO, Zerto,
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Internet Of Things = Internet Of Gateways
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek, SolarWindsCommentary
The advent of the IoT will mean monitoring an explosion of gateways and will require increased network performance monitoring -- in particular, application-aware network monitoring.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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Facebook Malware: Protect Your Profile
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
Malicious "Color Change" app has resurfaced on Facebook, compromising thousands of profiles. Here's what to do if you're infected.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com,
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Facebook Buys Security Startup PrivateCore
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
Facebook plans to deploy PrivateCore technology into its server stack to bolster encryption and malware prevention, the social network said.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com,
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Google To Factor Security In Search Results
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-LargeCommentary
Websites that don't support HTTPS connections may soon be less prominent in Google search results.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large,
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Open Technologies: The Hottest 10
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
In today's tech world, the word "open" is on fire. IT pros are finally dismantling those much-maligned silos, and vendors are rushing to join open source projects to prove they're on board.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Real-World SDN, Lesson 1: Management Up Front
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, MicrosoftCommentary
Learn how Microsoft runs its own software-defined network in this series from Symon Perriman. First, he advises setting realistic goals and focusing on management.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft,
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Guide To Server Virtualization
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud SiteEducation
New to server virtualization or need a refresher course? This overview explains the technology that has changed the lives of IT admins and CFOs.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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Measuring Cloud Performance Is Like Flying Blind
Patrick Carey, Vice President Product Management, ExopriseCommentary
Legacy systems management software and tools are woefully inept at providing visibility into cloud applications and services. Here's why we need new methods.
By Patrick Carey Vice President Product Management, Exoprise,
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Hidden iOS Services Bypass Security
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-LargeCommentary
A computer researcher asks why Apple allows undocumented services to bypass encryption and access user data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large,
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Cisco DevNet Focuses On Developers
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The program provides APIs and aims to promote DevOps by bringing network engineers and software developers together.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Why Facebook Wedge Is Revolutionary
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
The social networking giant's open TOR switch is a big step forward for white-box switches and a ground-breaking platform for application networking.
By Tom Hollingsworth ,
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Retro Macro Viruses: They're Baaack
Kevin Casey, Commentary
Malicious Virtual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros are back, this time using social engineering to trick users into opening infected attachments, says Sophos.
By Kevin Casey ,
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IoT: The Network Impact
P.G. Menon, Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, BrocadeCommentary
The Internet of Things will require a network that can handle increased demand for data analytics, agility, and security.
By P.G. Menon Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade,
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12 Hot Programming Languages To Learn
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
With the growing software-defined networking trend, networking pros are under pressure to learn some coding. Here are a dozen programming languages worth checking out.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Code Spaces: A Lesson In Cloud Backup
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
The SaaS provider is out of business after an AWS security breach, underscoring the need for proper cloud storage backup.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Guide: NVMe Promises Speed, SSD Optimization
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud SiteEducation
An emerging storage interface, NVMe, is ready to ride along with the SSD adoption wave, and maybe give it a little performance boost along the way.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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Overcoming Application Performance Issues
Anthony Hill, Director of IT, Orangefield ColumbusCommentary
Growth at financial-services firm Orangefield Columbus had led to degraded storage performance and reduced service levels. Here's how it tackled the problem.
By Anthony Hill Director of IT, Orangefield Columbus,
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Unified Communication Doesn't Mean Unified Interaction
Curtis Peterson, Vice President of Operations, RingCentralCommentary
UC is on the rise, but does it really solve the problem of communication disconnect? New systems must take UC a step further to support truly unified interaction.
By Curtis Peterson Vice President of Operations, RingCentral,
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