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Cloud plays prominently in an IT overhaul at Milwaukee Tool

Eric Hanson, VP of Information Technology and Business Optimization at Milwaukee Tool, joined the company five years ago to help rethink IT as the company was remaking itself. Cloud ended up playing a critical role, especially when...

Can’t find all the tech people you need? The Blind Institute of Technology can help

The fledgling organization says there is a large untapped pool of talent waiting in the wings.

Ricardo Feliciano, Developer Evangelist at Linode

Why Linode moved to KVM

Linode, a cloud hosting provider, turned 12 last week. The company is celebrating its anniversary by launching the general availability of KVM Linodes to customers. In this exclusive interview, Ricardo Feliciano, Developer Evangelist...

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3 ways marketers are failing with tech

Today’s marketing jobs require at least one digital skill -- such as SEO, website design or analytics -- according to the Digital Professional Institute. Here are the most common marketing technology failures and how to overcome them. ...

Camille Fournier, CTO / chief technology officer, Rent the Runway [2015]

Rent the Runway's CTO says a strong engineering department turns dreams into reality

Rent the Runway CTO Camille Fournier leads a 60-member team that has delivered innovations such as a one-of-a-kind platform that allows customers to shop by browsing photos of real women with similar body types.

Most SDN OpEx benefits can be realized by automating existing use cases, Cisco says

Customers have less than 5% of basic connectivity automated, so benefits come quick. A Q&A with Cisco’s Frank D’Agostino

FAQ: 25 burning questions about Windows Server 2003 end of support

With help from the IDG Answers community, we collected some of most burning questions (and the best answers) enterprises and individuals have about the looming WS2003 end of support.

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Research community looks to SDN to help distribute data from the Large Hadron Collider

Most advanced research and education networks have transitioned to 100 Gbps, but as fast as the core networks progress, the capabilities at the edge progress even faster.

Container FAQ

What are containers and why do you need them?

What can containers do for you? Here are 10 frequently asked questions about application container technology, in general, and Docker, in particular.

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Is Red Hat ready for the Internet of Things?

A recent Red Hat survey on mobile trends found that 70 percent of organizations plan to pursue IoT projects in the next five years. So where is Red Hat on the IoT stage?

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Marketing tech pros,‘Frankenstack’ tools and the future

Today’s marketers are asked to take control of the digital customer experience, from brand awareness to sales conversion to customer loyalty. To make this work, marketers need an integrated set of tools. Instead, what has emerged are...

CoxHealth finds relief in a network overhaul that pushes Layer 3 to the edge

Sprawling health care system has an unusual mix of Brocade for wireline, Cisco for wireless.

Former Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers

Interview of Everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership and the cloud

Little did we know that our interview with John Chambers at Cisco’s Texas Data Center Day in April might be our last with him as the company’s CEO. As we learned this week, he’ll hand the reins to Chuck Robbins in July, though will...

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An interview with Linux pioneer Klaus Knopper

Linux legend Klaus Knopper to discuss his popular Knoppix Linux distribution as well as Linux and accessibility in open source software.

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Palo Alto CEO on partnerships, platforms, the Internet of Things

Palo Alto CEO Mark McLaughlin discusses turning the tide on attackers, the evolution of his company’s next-generation firewall and how to secure the Internet of Things.

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Using people to fight cyber attacks is like bringing a knife to a gunfight

It’s time to automate security response, says the CSO of a $1.6b company, who swears by a new tool he has deployed.

GE Capital's Karen Blackie manages a follow-the-sun operating model

Karen Blackie, vice president of enterprise systems and data at GE Capital, oversees a team of 180 people in nine countries who handle design, development and operations of enterprisewide applications in a true follow-the-sun...

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Schneier on ‘really bad’ IoT security: ‘It’s going to come crashing down’

Security expert Bruce Schneier says the Internet of Things will mean insecure devices attached to networks will become attack points and there’s nothing to be done about stopping the problem.

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