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  • In pictures: Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012

    In pictures: Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012

    Gartner's annual Symposium and ITxpo wrapped up on the Gold Coast this week after four days of insights from ANZ CIO Anne Weatherston, Twitter co-creator Dom Sagolla and Gartner's international team of analysts. Delegates also their hair down at networking party Gartner Rocks. Photos supplied by Gartner.

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  • Focus on the biggest security threats, not the most publicised

    Einstein's adage that, "The definition of insanity is to keep doing the same things, but expect different results" has rarely seen a more definitive example than the way in which vulnerability management is being pursued in enterprises. A change needs to be made that prioritises those things that will make the biggest improvements.

  • Gartner dials down IoT forecasts

    ​Gartner has dialled back its forecasts for the expected number of Internet of Things devices shipped, and the amount spent on them in 2020.

  • Manage your security budgets to meet stakeholder expectations

    Many company boards now have a clear focus on information security risks, although this isn’t always reflected across the broader organisation. Security and risk management professionals must manage and defend security budgets to meet stakeholder expectations of protection.

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  • Windows 10 fragmentation? What fragmentation?

    Microsoft's Windows 10 will not have a fragmentation problem, analysts argued, even though its rapid development tempo and a host of update cadences will spin off so many versions that not everyone will be running the same code, or even have the same features, at any one time.

  • Does Fortinet's Meru buy mean we're in for even more Wi-Fi industry consolidation?

    Cybersecurity firm <a href="http://www.fortinet.com/press_releases/2015/fortinet-announces-agreement-to-acquire-meru-networks.html">Fortinet's purchase last week of wireless network manufacturer Meru Networks</a> for $44 million is the second major acquisition of a Wi-Fi hardware vendor in three months and, potentially, the start of a broader pattern.

  • iPaaS: A new approach to cloud Integration

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

  • Microsoft answers Windows device share slump with freemium strategy

    Microsoft's strategic shift to creating apps and services for rival operating systems was born from the hard realization that Windows' share of the total device market was in the middle of a three-year slump, according to new forecasts Thursday by research firm Gartner.

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