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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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Twitter Rules Trustworthy Websites
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
Social networks scored high in a new report on website privacy and security, while news companies scored the lowest.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor,,
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Unified Communications Plans: 6 Ways To Derail Disaster
Justin Bagatti, Systems Consultant, TEAMSOS
Before you choose a UC product or platform, careful evaluation of existing attitudes, equipment, and systems could save your project -- and your sanity.
By Justin Bagatti Systems Consultant, TEAMSOS,
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Data Center Relocation: Tips For Success
Irwin Teodoro, Sr. Director, Data Center Transformation Practice, DatalinkCommentary
Moving a data center is a costly, high-risk project. Follow these DCR recommendations for a smooth move.
By Irwin Teodoro ,
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Government Cloud Use Hits Inflection Point
Michael Biddick, CEO, Fusion PPTCommentary
New standards, security, and architectures mean the CloudFirst stars are finally coming into alignment.
By Michael Biddick CEO, Fusion PPT,
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How SDN Will Help Network Engineers
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek, SolarWindsCommentaryVideo
The Internet of Things: Not So Scary
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
IoT will increase the flow of data, but should be manageable with proper attention to WiFi requirements and security.
By Jim O'Reilly ,
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Retail Breaches Bolster Interest In NIST Cyber Security Advice
Wyatt Kash, former Editor, InformationWeek GovernmentCommentary
Target data breach highlighted risks in corporate supply chains, and companies are looking to government guidelines for ways to shore up cyber defense, says White House.
By Wyatt Kash former Editor, InformationWeek Government,
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Cloud Must Search & Integrate Apps
Eric van Miltenburg, Senior Vice President, HightailCommentary
Cloud providers must adapt to provide users with "cloudnostic" services that search data stored in many locations and seamlessly integrate apps across platforms.
By Eric van Miltenburg Senior Vice President, Hightail,
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NIST Proposes Guidelines For More Secure IT Systems
Elena Malykhina, Technology JournalistCommentary
Recommendations infuse security practices into cradle-to-grave IT and software engineering processes for both private and public-sector IT systems.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist,
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Cloud Storage: Pick The Best Option
Pavel Andreev, QA Team Lead, A1QAEducation
Looking for cloud storage for personal or business use? This guide compares four of the most popular and relevant cloud storage options available today.
By Pavel Andreev QA Team Lead, A1QA,
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