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And all this was on speaker phone, naturally?

This networking pilot fish is at his desk working on the virtual server environment when he gets a call from the CIO -- who's in a meeting with a vendor and wants to know "what our LDAP server is."

Containerization illustration: loading dock for binary code data containers

Docker introduces orchestration tools for large-scale deployments

Docker has released three new tools for managing large-scale deployments.


Cooler than cubicles: 18 new designs for the office

Sit, stand, lean, curl up – today’s commercial furniture designs let users choose how they want to work.

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Three ways enterprise software is changing

IT's old firmament is giving way to a new geography that involves pay-as-you-go cloud computing, app building and deep data analyses.

How can you stop a message you can't even see?

'Time cloak' could revolutionize fiber networks

Temporal cloaking can make your data invisible, block someone else's or make sure it's all delivered by disappearing static instead.

Lufthansa leaves the computing to IBM

German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG is selling its IT services division to IBM and having Big Blue run its internal IT operations.

SAP looks to IBM for help expanding in the cloud

SAP's Hana Enterprise Cloud service will be made available through IBM's global cloud infrastructure, a move that expands options for customers considering moving their business apps to the cloud.

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Gartner lays out its top 10 tech trends for 2015

The Internet of Things, smart machines, pervasive analytics and 3D printing are all part of Gartner's annual list of strategic technologies for the year ahead.


HP gives OpenVMS new life

Hewlett-Packard has changed its direction on OpenVMS, giving the operating system -- and users -- something of a reprieve.

Good thing he's not JUST a specialist, huh?

This pilot fish works for a municipal utility, and he's responsible for an industrial-control network that manages the utility's many substations. What he's not is an IT guy. "No, I am SCADA -- a supervisory control and data...

What's rumored for iOS 8

Mobile payments, smarter Siri, better maps and more

Bank of America sees software-defined data centers as 'irresistible'

Driven by a very strong belief in the future of software-defined data center technology, Bank of America is steering its IT to almost total virtualization.

U.S. spy agencies adopt new IT approach

The CIA's decision to use Amazon's cloud is part of a broader IT shake-up to make the spy business more efficient.

Red Hat polishes business process management suite

Thanks to its 2012 acquisition of Polymita, Red Hat has added major functionality to its software suite for managing business processes, making the package an appealing choice in the enterprise market for BPM (business process...

Facebook Open Sources Thrift Protocol ... Again

After more than six years of internal development of its branch of the cross-language framework that powers its internal services, Facebook has released that branch to open source and hopes to work with the Apache Thrift community to...

Communication, business or fun: Stop trying to be everything to everyone

I love that I can get an app for my calendar that syncs across all devices, use an enterprise solution to access business content on my tablet, and play racing games with my son from our mobile phones. However, apps that try to do...

Red Hat brings SOA to the cloud

Rounding out its set of software for connecting enterprise applications, Red Hat has released additional software for its JBoss Fuse enterprise service bus that provides the basis for building service-oriented architectures.

ERP vendors are getting a 'good kick' from users

The era of the monolithic, highly customized enterprise ERP system is fading, according to Gartner.

N.C. ends contract with Healthcare.gov contractor CGI over tax software system

Public relations woes for Healthcare.gov contractor CGI continue to mount, as North Carolina has decided to terminate its contract with the systems integrator for a new tax-collection software system.

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