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IT firms' cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

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IT firms' cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent
In another sign of the movement of more and more data into cloud services, global first-quarter sales of cloud-related hardware rose 25.1 percent year on year, to nearly $6.3 billion, according to an IDC survey. Read More


Top tips for securing big data environments
Organizations don't have to feel overwhelmed when it comes to securing big data environments. The same security fundamentals for securing databases, data warehouses and file share systems can be applied to securing Hadoop implementations. Learn More

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Are benefits for IT workers shrinking?
Benefits are an important part of any IT worker's compensation package, and while the 2015 Computerworld IT Salary Survey revealed that base salaries have risen over the last year, more and more organizations have eliminated at least some benefits from their compensation packages. Read More

How 7 companies bring power to Hadoop big data applications
Here are seven examples companies using Intel processors and Cloudera's CDH to power big data applications that are transforming their businesses. Read More

How to use threat intel to boost mobile security
Security pros are recommending that companies integrate threat intelligence -- the real-time sharing of intelligence information about cyber security threats and malicious applications – with mobile device management platforms in order to improve mobile security. (Insider Story) Read More


What to Consider Before Deploying New Laptops
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Why the open source business model is a failure
Open source software companies must move to the cloud and add proprietary code to their products to succeed. The current business model is recipe for failure. Read More

Best office apps for Android, round 3
Where do you turn when it's time for serious productivity on an Android device? The Google Play Store boasts several popular office suite options; at a glance, they all look fairly comparable. But don't be fooled: All Android office apps are not created equal. Read More

Leak of ZeusVM malware building tool might cause botnet surge
The Internet could see a new wave of botnets based on the ZeusVM banking Trojan after the tools needed to build and customize the malware program were published online for free. Read More


Online Collaboration Made Easy
There's a reason Cisco WebEx is logging 24 billion minutes a month: It's easy, frictionless collaboration that makes online users feel like they're all in the same room—no matter where they are or what device they're using. Check out this video to see how Cisco and CDW can empower your users for more engaging and fruitful online collaboration. View Now

Reddit sections go dark after exit of staffer
The exit of a key Reddit staffer, who apparently played an important role in the bustling AMA (Ask Me Anything) question-and-answer section, has created an uproar on the online discussion website. Read More

Hands-on: Windows 10's latest build feels close to finished
After spending a few days with the latest builds, it's easy to see why Microsoft is increasing its pace of releases, and it's also easy to see why the Windows Insider Program is needed. Read More

Microsoft unloads Windows 10, Office, and Skype news ahead of holiday weekend
Here's what Microsoft announced regarding Windows 10, Office 2016, and Skype just before the July 4th weekend. Read More

Can Windows 10 save Windows Phone?
The future of Windows Phone is hanging in the balance: If the launch of Windows 10 doesn't improve the struggling mobile operating system's fortunes significantly then Microsoft may have no choice but to abandon it. Read More

5 free Wi-Fi tools that help maximize your home network
Forget about sliced bread—Wi-Fi is easily one of the greatest inventions of the last few decades. Read More


7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system

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