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  • InfoWorld's top 10 emerging enterprise technologies

    Everyone is a trend watcher. But at a certain point, to determine which trends will actually weave their way into the fabric of business computing, you need to first take a hard look at the technologies that gave life to the latest buzz phrases.

  • Engine Yard to experiment, add Node.js support

    Platform-as-a-service provider Engine Yard is adding support for Node.js as part of a new program at the company designed to help it quickly experiment with new features and services.

  • Google, Microsoft, Intel, Verizon among new cloud-security registry members

    Google, Verizon, Intel, McAfee, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/microsoft/">Microsoft</a> and Savvis are joining a <a href="https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/research/initiatives/security-guidance/">voluntary program set up by the Cloud Security Alliance</a> that provides public information about whether contributors comply with CSA-recommended cloud-security practices.

  • Physicians using tablets to treat patients

    Within the next year, almost half of all doctors will be using tablets and other mobile devices to perform everyday tasks, such as accessing patient information in electronic medical records (EMRs), according to the <a href="http://www.comptia.org/news/pressreleases/11-11-16/Healthcare_Practices_Embrace_Mobile_Technologies_New_CompTIA_Research_Reveals.aspx">survey by the Computing Technology Industry Association</a> (CompTIA), a nonprofit group.

  • Amazon cloud management tool gets integrated status monitoring

    The Amazon Web Services (AWS) management tool will from now on tell users about upcoming scheduled operational activities that will affect the availability of its cloud, the company <a href="http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2011/11/ec2-instance-status-monitoring.html">said in blog post on Thursday.</a>

  • OpenFlow not the only path to network revolution

    APIs and messaging protocols, including some that are standards, can let users build software-defined networks today. The key issue, though, is that not everyone implements the same ones or implements them the same way. Will OpenFlow get us all on the same path to SDN nirvana?

  • 6 ways to build SDNs without OpenFlow

    Although OpenFlow is stirring up all of the excitement around <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/101911-openflow-summit-252150.html">software defined networking (SDN)</a>, you can program a network with standard tools that have been around a while. Here are a few examples.

  • IBM Tech Trends: Analytics, mobile apps are hot, hot, hot

    It's clear by the increasing use of analytics software that companies are struggling to get their hands around the huge amounts of data it takes to run a successful business. But developing social, mobile, cloud computing and other applications are also driving the need for new technical skills.

  • New Wi-Fi routers, cloud services simplify branch networks

    Aerohive Networks has unveiled a set of products and services for small, remote, or branch office <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wireless.html">wireless</a> networking. The new "Branch on Demand" product line includes low-cost Wi-Fi routers, coupled with expanded cloud-based VPN termination and security services.

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