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Big data analytics: The cloud-fueled shift now under way

Public clouds are the future of enterprise big data analytics, and their use is creating the unified platform needed to fully gain its value

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Azure Logic Apps: The IFTTT or Quick Basic for the serverless era

Microsoft’s Logic Apps gives you a no-code development environment for basic workflow-driven application integration

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Why developers focus on ‘loser’ iOS over ‘winner’ Android

Linux has beat closed-source operating systems in every hardware category, but in mobile its Android derivative just can’t win in the ecosystem competition

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Cloud migration: The pros and cons of a common platform

Heterogeneity in the datacenter can be enormous, so it's tempting to use a cloud migration to standardize on one platform. If only it were that easy

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5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain may not be understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

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Who really contributes to open source

New data debunks several myths around which companies lead in open source contributions

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Oracle’s cloud bravado masks its database despair

Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications

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8 reasons good employees leave — and how you can prevent it

Talent is your biggest asset, and while you’ll never eliminate employee turnover, the following strategies can help you keep your best.


What is NB-IoT?

Narrowband IoT is the major wireless carriers' play to capture a significant chunk of the burgeoning enterprise IoT marketplace, even if the standard isn't quite ready for prime time yet. Here's a look at the technology that's coming...

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The 17 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Security practitioners weigh in on the 17 worst data breaches in recent memory.

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The moving target of IoT security

As the explosive growth of IoT tech continues; businesses, vendors and consumers all have to confront the issue that the world is more connected than ever before, with potentially gigantic consequences. The central problem with...

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SD-Branch: What it is and why you'll need it

SD-WAN deployments show the power of software-defined networking and virtualization to improve bandwidth efficiency and deliver application performance, and now this software-centric approach is being applied to the unique...

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6 effective strategies for improving employee retention

In an improving economy, retaining talent is of utmost concern. Here’s how to keep your most valuable business asset: your employees.

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20 years on, open source hasn’t changed the world as promised

Most code remains closed and proprietary, even though open source now dominates enterprise platforms. How can that be?

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Why Microsoft’s Cosmos DB may displace AWS’s cloud databases

Cosmos DB’s all-in-one-approach seems to be what developers really want, rather than an array of specific tools like AWS DynamoDB, Redshift, and Aurora

How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

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IoT: A vulnerable asset but also a tool in disaster recovery

If you think the proliferation of mobile devices changed the concept of the network edge, get ready for the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), where a network-connected sensor could be located on top of a mountain, in a corn field...

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CRM vs. marketing automation: What's the difference and which do you need?

Both CRM and marketing automation systems handle leads, contacts and companies, but where does one start and the other stop? Behold this guide for the bewildered.

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