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Microsoft buys former employee Charles Simonyi’s Intentional Software

Serial space tourist Charles Simonyi is returning to Microsoft to help it develop Office 365's team productivity capabilities

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Mobile, security tools among education tech favorites

IT pros from the education industry share their must-have tools for data security, mobile device management and network monitoring.

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IT execs tout benefits of SD-WAN

Two early adopters of SD-WAN share some of the gains they’re realizing from the technology, including flexible deployments, simpler hardware and connectivity options, and cost savings

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Five pitfalls to avoid when migrating to the cloud

These stumbles and losses could cause business execs to back off from a bigger cloud migration. It also could cause execs to lose faith in their IT leaders.

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The strange new world of hiring and employee tracking

Cloud-based HR systems can bring more analytics, databases and tools to users for improving hiring processes and retaining employees.

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31 tech pros share favorite IT products

What's to like? Image by Vicki Lyons, Prakash Kota, Julie Ulrich and David LeDouxEvery year we ask IT pros to share their favorite enterprise products, and every year we learn what it takes to win them over — including gear that...

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New products of the week 4.17.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as ForeScout Technologies and Veriato.

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On-premises HR users risk being left behind, Oracle says

The shift to cloud-based software isn’t simple. Some customers have had to hire integrators to make the move, and cite ROI of three or four years.

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Comcast Business offers direct connection to IBM Cloud network

The goal for both cloud and network providers is to connect to as many different partners as possible and offer hybrid services to customers.

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An agile Air Force slashes time to roll out new IT capabilities

Can an organization really cut development time by more than 70 percent by embracing the agile philosophy and open architectures? The intelligence-gathering arm of the U.S. Air Force says it's done just that.

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Databricks lays production data pipelines

The new Databricks for Data Engineering edition of the Apache Spark-based cloud platform is optimized for combining SQL, structured streaming, ETL and machine learning workloads running on Spark.

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Microsoft's new software tool helps enterprises evaluate cloud move

IT professionals who want help getting a handle on a potential cloud migration have a new tool from Microsoft. The company released a new Cloud Migration Assessment on Wednesday, which walks customers through understanding what...

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How to decide between cloud, on-premise and As-a-Service

Use these tips to weigh the options

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Top 10 ways to achieve agile security

Find out how to enable developers to do what they wanted, when they wanted, as fast as they wanted

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Microsoft acquires Deis to boost its Kubernetes chops

Microsoft is acquiring Deis, a company that makes tools to work with the Kubernetes open-source container orchestration system. The deal, announced Monday, marks Microsoft’s continued interest in container orchestration.

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Cisco DevNet Create: 5 things you should know

Cisco is holding its first big developers' conference, DevNet Create, on May 23-24 in San Francisco, and the focus will be on the Internet of Things and cloud computing.

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Cisco’s first big developers conference to zero in on IoT, cloud

Cisco is readying for its DevNet Create, its first big dedicated conference for developers, with a focus on IoT and cloud computing.

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New products of the week 4.10.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Quest Software and Barracuda.

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Enterprises get to work in the cloud

Companies are using the cloud for digital transformation, research and collaboration, and more are moving critical workloads there.

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev

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