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Between The Lines Columnist Big Data Initiative Or Big Government Boondoggle?
By Doug Henschen
A White House plan to step up research on big data analytics sounds promising, but agencies could save big bucks through consolidation, collaboration, and cost sharing.

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Windows 8 Vs. 10 Big OS Annoyances
Windows 8 aims to answer some longtime Microsoft OS gripes, from slow startup times to mediocre mobile tools.

Dell Buys Wyse Technology To Expand Cloud Offerings
Dell to use Wyse's thin client PCs and management software to let enterprises centrally manage client infrastructures.

How To Choose Endpoint Protection
Don't fret about malware detection. Focus on user interactions, performance, and management.

Google Chrome 18 Brings Faster Graphics
Chrome 18 delivers security improvements plus better 2D graphics rendering technology, as Google courts more developers to create browser-based games.

How LTE Changes Mobility
Long Term Evolution is global, it's fast, and it's available now on 57 networks in 34 countries. Too bad it faces significant obstacles.

How One SMB Slashed Disaster Recovery Time
Midmarket firm Hit Promotional cut its backup window from around 17 hours to two. The CIO explains how it streamlined disaster preparedness in its virtualized environment.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit. -- R. E. Shay

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10 Essential Android Apps For SMBs
No glitz, no glamour, just results: These 10 budget-friendly Android apps help SMB users simplify everyday tasks and power through to-do lists.

FBI's New Sentinel System: Exclusive Look
Our first look at the FBI's $451 million case management system reveals a user interface and features with the look and feel of a PC application.

Windows 8: 8 Things SMBs Should Know
Microsoft released the beta version of its much-revamped operating system for PCs and tablets. Here are some key facts for smaller companies.

Cloud 2012: More Data. More Efficiency. More Devices.
There’s no stopping data growth.

Solid State Storage Ready For Prime Time
Half of all enterprise IT managers have implemented or plan to implement solid state storage, research shows.

 


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InformationWeek 500 2012: Call For Nominations!
We've started accepting nominations for this year's InformationWeek 500 -- our 24th annual ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators. Orgs with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now!
Deadline is April 27 -- Don't Miss It!

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