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Between The Lines Columnist 5 Reasons Outsourcing Is Here To Stay
By Paul McDougall
The tech services industry is in the midst of a downturn, but outsourcing isn't going anywhere—it offers too many benefits.

IT Outsourcing Hits Nine-Year Low In Q3
Sorry, But Outsourcing Isn't Evil

9 Bargain IT Tools For SMBs
Stretch your IT budget with open source and free products and services. Added win: Open source tools' opportunity for customization.

CA's New CEO Faces Big Balancing Act
Michael Gregoire expected to set a more entrepreneurial style as CA continues transition from mainframe products to cloud and virtual systems.

Halamka Knows Perils And Promise Of Healthcare BYOD
One of the nation's top healthcare CIOs discusses Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's $200K project to secure personal devices used for work.

Microsoft Surface Hits Best Buy, Staples
Windows 8 tablet now available at retail outlets as Microsoft looks to jumpstart sales.

S.C. Security Blunders Show Why States Get Hacked
Governor blames data breach on Russian hackers and the IRS, but states' by-the-book IT ethos shows rules and regulations are the real culprit.

"Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical." -- Blaise Pascal


Microsoft Surface Hits Best Buy, Staples
S.C. Security Blunders Show Why States Get Hacked
Strategy: 5 Keys to Painless Encryption
Trading Partner Path Minimizes Costs and Maximizes Business Growth
7 Cheap Cloud Storage Options
5 Times More Data, Lower Costs
InformationWeek 2013 U.S. IT Salary Survey

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Tech spending is looking up, but IT must focus more on customers and less on internal systems. Also in the new, all-digital issue of InformationWeek: Five painless rules for encryption.

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Strategy: 5 Keys to Painless Encryption
Even as mobility and cloud take off, too many companies still leave data in the clear, spooked by operational and performance concerns. Yes, key management remains a problem. But here are five ways to use encryption without breaking your existing infrastructure, plus a look ahead at the next big thing: identity-based encryption.
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Review & Analysis: 3 MDM Suites
Nine in 10 IT pros think mobile will increase in importance, but fewer than half have deployed or are in the process of deploying mobile device management systems. Our review of suites from Good Technology, Symantec and Research In Motion, plus analysis of the most important MDM capabilities, reveals why some companies are holding off.
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Trading Partner Path Minimizes Costs and Maximizes Business Growth
This white paper explains the drawbacks of a network with limited extensibility and how you can automate business by provisioning it into a virtual extension of your trading partners, customers and clients.
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Bronto Software Buys Splunk versus Extending their Hadoop Deployment
Splunk has become a critical real-time monitoring and analytics tool for Bronto. Read more about the resulting ROI by using Splunk versus extending their Hadoop deployment.
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7 Cheap Cloud Storage Options
You have a multitude of cloud storage choices beyond Dropbox, for enterprise and personal use. But make sure you understand the differences.

8 Cloud Tools For Road Warriors
Cloud services have become indispensable for doing business on the move. Check out these valuable tools.

GM To Hire 1,500 IT Pros In Michigan
IT development center in Warren is the latest location in General Motors' plan to ramp up staff and reduce its use of outsourcing.

13 Big Data Vendors To Watch In 2013
From Amazon to Splunk, here's a look at the big data innovators that are now pushing Hadoop, NoSQL and big data analytics to the next level.

12 Best iPhone, iPad Apps Of 2012
You already know about Skype, Instagram and Angry Birds. Check out these business-friendly iPhone and iPad apps you may not have tried, plus an amusing diversion or two.


9 Mobile EHRs Fight For Doctors' Attention
Mobile versions of electronic health records (EHR) systems help healthcare providers document and review patient information. We compare some leading options.   View Now

13 Big Data Vendors To Watch In 2013
12 Best iPhone, iPad Apps Of 2012


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Kaggle Crowdsources The Data Scientist Problem
Kaggle CEO Anthony Goldbloom describes how his company uses crowdsourcing to bring data scientists to organizations that need them, using competitions to spur innovation.   Watch

SugarSync 2.0: More Convenient, More Enterprise Focus
Dwolla Builds Mobile Payment Network Of The Future



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