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  • Cisco: See No EVO, Hear No EVO, Speak New Partnerships

    It hasn't been lost on the IT vendor community and IT professionals that Cisco is absent from the VMware EVO:RAIL partner program. With all of the powerhouses participating in the program, you'd think that Cisco would jump right into the mix. Considering Cisco's growth in the server market and the fact that it doesn't currently have its own storage play, this opportunity appears to be ideal for Cisco.

  • iWARP update advances RDMA over Ethernet for data center and cloud networks

    The challenge for data center operators selecting a high performance transport technology for their network is striking the ideal balance between acquisition, deployment and management costs, and support for high performance capabilities such as the remote direct memory access (RDMA) protocol.

  • HP turns to 3D printing to revive flagging fortunes

    On top of its decision to split into two companies, Hewlett-Packard's move into 3D printing appears to be an attempt to spur revenues and rekindle a culture of innovation within the company.

  • Microsoft's alt-OS strategy strikes loyalists as class warfare

    Long-time Windows users may feel like second-class citizens as Microsoft continues to push its products and services onto alternate platforms, but the problem will clear up next year, analysts predicted today.

  • How Apple could exploit a forever-free iCloud

    While Google and Microsoft are using large amounts of free cloud storage to sell inexpensive consumer notebooks, Apple has stood above the fray.

  • 10 hottest IT skills for 2015

    The pace of job growth in IT may be slowing down, but it's still moving at a strong clip.

  • No, Google Glass isn't dead

    Is Google Glass dead?

  • Microsoft goes after Google and Amazon with hybrid Cloud push

    With a series of Cloud announcements on Monday, Microsoft moved to put a stake in the ground with hybrid Cloud computing and emerge from the shadow of Cloud rivals Google and Amazon.

  • Cisco exec: Turnover in engineering no problem

    The engineering reorganization currently underway at Cisco is intended to streamline product development and delivery to customers, Cisco says.

  • Why the entry-level iPhone 6 has just 16GB of storage

    The eagerly awaited iPhone 6 announced last week offers a larger screen, more processing power and -- in the base model -- the same 16GB of storage as the two-year-old  iPhone 5.

  • Meet Cobol's hard core fans

    Some of the world's largest businesses say their Cobol application infrastructure, running on state-of-the-art big iron, still delivers a powerful competitive advantage. The challenge going forward will be staffing it.

  • Even rivals are waiting for Apple to get into wearables

    There may be big expectations for the wearables market, but the reality is that until someone transforms the category -- Apple's the usual suspect -- it won't break out of a very small constituency.

  • How risky will it be to run old IE after Microsoft's 2016 patch stoppage?

    Microsoft's decision to stop patching older versions of Internet Explorer in 17 months may not be as big a show-stopper as many assume.

  • Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8

    Unless MIcrosoft radically changes its habits, it will throw Windows 8 down a deep memory hole even before a successor ships.

  • Why Microsoft isn't spooked by the Apple-IBM alliance

    The Apple-IBM partnership will have little effect on Microsoft's dominance in the enterprise, or drastically change its mutating mobile strategy.

  • Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

    The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads to businesses, but it may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies large and small.

  • Review: Halt and Catch Fire adds sizzle to PC history

    AMC's new TV series harks back to the early days of PCs -- but drama, not desktops, takes center stage.

  • Smartwatches at work: Boon or bane for IT?

    It's hard to assess how popular smartwatches will be for business users, or how much of a pain they'll be for IT to support. But don't surprised when they start showing up in the office.

  • Google's move into home automation means even less privacy

    Plans by smart thermostat maker Nest Labs to share some customer data with corporate parent Google means the search engine giant will be fending off privacy concerns as it expands into home automation.

  • Support clock ticks on Office for Mac 2011, but heir nowhere in sight

    The clock is ticking on support for Office for the Mac 2011, and there's still no sign from Microsoft of a replacement.

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