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Between The Lines Columnist Software-Defined Networking: A No-Hype FAQ
By Kurt Marko
Go beyond the sudden buzz about software-defined networking. Here's what it is, what it isn't, and what's ahead.

OpenFlow: A Cloud Industry Uprising?
VMware CTO: Software-Defined Data Centers Are Future

Windows 8 Tablet OS Draws Antitrust Attention
Rivals say new Microsoft operating system favors Internet Explorer over third-party browsers such as Firefox.

Amnesty International Hackers Learned From Flashback
Attackers used the same Java vulnerability employed by the Apple Flashback malware to try to infect site visitors with remote administration tools.

Apple Blocks Push From Sparrow Email App
Sparrow's email app beats Apple's native iOS email. The catch: Its best feature is only available if you're willing to jailbreak your iPhone.

Cloud Management Tools: Beware 3 Pain Points
Know the danger zones as you select cloud management tool platforms.

Is Open Source Hardware IT's Next Big Thing?
Open source hardware isn't just for hobbyists. Early corporate adopters can reap business benefits.

10 Ways To Stifle Tech Competition
Competition happens, unless you can avoid it. From Microsoft Windows RT to Google Chrome, here's how today's giants safeguard their turf.

"The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work." -- Emile Zola


Is Open Source Hardware IT's Next Big Thing?
10 Ways To Stifle Tech Competition
2012 Strategic Security Survey: Pick The Right Battles
Seven Steps for Building Security in the Cloud from the Ground Up
3 Lessons From Yahoo's Meltdown, From An Insider
Does America's Next "Road to Prosperity" lie in Rural Sourcing?
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2012 Strategic Security Survey: Pick The Right Battles
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3 Lessons From Yahoo's Meltdown, From An Insider
A former Yahoo exec who was laid off offers insights from the company's five-year drive to self-destruction.

Microsoft Bing Friends Facebook
In an effort to outdo Google's social search integration, Microsoft has tagged Facebook. Here's what the move means.

Oracle Analytics Package Expands In-Database Processing Options
New Oracle Advanced Analytics package speeds and scales R-language-based analyses inside the 11g database.

Mobile OS Madness Ahead In June
When Apple, Google, and Microsoft all hold developer events in San Francisco in June, you'll get a peek at what's next for smartphones. Here's what might pop up.


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Best of Interop 2012: Award Winners
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McAfee Adds Scale, VMWare Support To Security Platform
McAfee announced three new additions to its security family at Interop, including an improvement in performance and scalability, and some enhancements to its support for virtual environments.   Watch

Gigamon Visualizes Virtualization Traffic
OpenFlow Keeps Buzzing



Does America's Next "Road to Prosperity" lie in Rural Sourcing?
The global economy has driven business out of America with small towns greatly impacted. At the same time, companies are finding that the quality of outsourcing their IT and development to other countries is lacking. A solution has emerged that solves both issues: rural sourcing. We discuss this trend and its benefits. It happens Tuesday, May 22, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek IPv6 Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey to get a baseline look at where enterprises stand on their IPv6 deployments, with a focus on problem areas, including security, training, budget, and readiness. Upon completion of our survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an 16-GB Apple iPad.
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At this interactive event, experts and solution providers will offer detailed insight into how to bring some order to the mobile industry innovation chaos. When you register, you will gain access to live webcast presentations and virtual booths packed with free resources.
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