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  • Salesforce doubles down on big data with new analytics tool

    All the data "lakes" in the world won't amount to much if you can't figure out what they mean for your business. With that in mind, Salesforce on Thursday unveiled Salesforce Wave for Big Data, a new tool designed to help business users make sense of their information stores using the Salesforce Analytics Cloud.

    Written by Katherine Noyes28 May 15 22:00
  • Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

    As part of its push into specific industry verticals, Box is targeting the government sector, where agencies are particularly sensitive about the security of cloud software. On Wednesday, the company announced a significant customer win in this vertical: the U.S. Department of Justice.

    Written by Katherine Noyes28 May 15 04:07
  • Android stutters while iOS shines during Q1

    Sales of Android smartphones were up in the first quarter but its share of the market fell, while that of iOS grew for the third consecutive quarter.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs27 May 15 22:23
  • 5 tech trends that will impact data centres in the future

    At Gartner’s Infrastructure, Operations & Data Centre Summit in Sydney, research analyst, David Cappuccio, detailed new trends that are likely to impact IT operations and data centres of the future.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner25 May 15 11:34
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  • How to Pick the Best Browser for Your Enterprise

    Knowing which browser to deploy in a large company is no easy task. The default option is Internet Explorer, but many users balk at this older, more cumbersome browser that seems to attract the most malware. Google Chrome gets most of the attention these days (as proven by a growing market share) and Mozilla Firefox offers good compatibility and speed. To determine which browser is the best for business, it's important to keep tabs of the latest improvements. Here's a look at the Big 3 with an eye on the enterprise.

    Written by John Brandon09 Dec. 14 03:16
  • 10 more do's and don'ts for faster SQL queries

    Everyone wants faster database queries, and both SQL developers and DBAs can turn to many time-tested methods to achieve that goal. Unfortunately, no single method is foolproof or ironclad. But even if there is no right answer to tuning every query, there are plenty of proven do's and don'ts to help light the way. While some are RDBMS-specific, most of these tips apply to any relational database.

    Written by Sean McCown17 Sept. 14 23:31
  • How to Protect Personal, Corporate Information When You Travel

    Before flying from Rome to Philadelphia earlier this summer, I stopped in the hotel lobby to print my boarding pass. The hotel had one computer dedicated solely to this task. It was the only public computer available to guests. I could access only airline websites and input my name and confirmation number for the ticket. That was it.

    Written by Jen A. Miller29 July 14 22:58
  • Six ways to prevent a breach like the one at AT&T

    A data breach like the one recently reported by AT&T demonstrates that security policies alone are only a paper tiger without the technological teeth to make sure they are enforced, experts say.

    Written by Antone Gonsalves18 June 14 22:42
  • How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

    Weddings. Job promotions. News articles. Facebook thinks it knows what the best stories are to drop in your news feed. But some users might want to see things their own way.

    Written by Zach Miners24 May 14 04:00
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  • Collaboration companies argue their case at Demo Traction

    The recent Demo Traction event showcased a host of young companies that are gaining market momentum.  Each gave their pitch and then answered to a panel of judges.  If it is important for you to stay on the up and up with emerging technologies, this is must watch stuff.

    Written by John Dix08 May 15 06:16
  • Big data companies argue their case at Demo Traction

    The recent Demo Traction event showcased a host of young companies that are gaining market momentum.  Each gave their pitch and then answered to a panel of judges.  If it is important for you to stay on the up and up with emerging technologies, this is must watch stuff.

    Written by John Dix08 May 15 06:10
  • Microsoft's Spartan browser vs. the rest: How will it stack up?

    Microsoft's upcoming Spartan browser is set to be the first big new release in the desktop browser market for quite some time, upsetting a tentative equilibrium that has existed for roughly the past two years.

    Written by Jon Gold14 April 15 20:57
  • 7 ways to save money with hybrid cloud backup

    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.

    Written by By Robert J. Gibbons Jr., CTO, Datto, Inc.14 April 15 04:47
  • iPaaS: A new approach to cloud Integration

    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.

    Written by By Craig Stewart, Senior Director of Product Management, SnapLogic01 April 15 06:37

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