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Thursday, March 28, 2013
- Overheard on Twitter: The SDN and NFV relationship; plus SDN benefits
This week SearchSDN scoured Twitter for SDN banter and got an earful about SDN, NVF and future impacts of this emerging technology.
- Is IT really getting ready for a third platform?
IDC's claim that a new social- mobile-big data infrastructure is replacing PCs might be more wish than reality.
- Microsoft hints at Windows Blue agenda, speeds Windows updates
Microsoft finally acknowledges Windows Blue, but is not forthcoming with details on the initiative's operating system updates.
- Juniper launches MX-based EX9200 for data center and campus cores
Juniper offers 40 and 100Gigabit Ethernet and network programmability for campus and data center cores by rebranding the MX router as the EX9200 switch.
- California State University aims for 100% cloud backups
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is marching towards complete cloud backups with the help of Panzura storage gateways.
- Wikibon analyst scopes big data market, predicts explosive growth
Big data technologies challenge the status quo. In this Q&A, analyst Jeff Kelly sorts through the issues and sees big-time growth in new methods.
- Vendors add Collaboration as a Service to providers' portfolios
Avaya announces its Collaborative Cloud offering, enabling service providers to deliver Collaboration as a Service.
- Business intelligence program needs long-term tending to fully blossom
The evolution of Quicken Loans' business intelligence strategy from static reporting to self-service BI holds useful lessons for other organizations.
- Congress explores potential regulation of mobile health apps
In three days of hearings, congressional subcommittees explored the FDA's draft guidance on regulation of mobile health apps. Many questions remain.
- Public cloud ROI diminished by app migration snags, subscription fees
IT experts crunch the numbers and find that some apps may be more cost-effective kept in-house than shoehorned into public cloud infrastructures.
- 'New normal' emerging as software teams go mobile
As software teams go mobile, the new way of working includes shorter lifecycles, continual software updates and one tester for every developer.