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Between The Lines Columnist Pad Mini Tablet: Visual Tour
By Thomas Claburn
Take a closer look at the Apple iPad mini's design, features, and pricing. Is this tiny tablet the right fit for you?

Apple iPad Mini Vs. iPad 4: Which To Buy
Apple Reveals iPad Mini, New Macs

Windows 8: You Can Handle The Learning Curve
Critics say the Windows 8 look and feel will confound consumers and enterprise PC users. I say it's the critics who are being dummies.

Windows 8: 4 Hurdles For SMBs
Windows 8 has a lot to like, but the road to adoption--especially early adoption--could be rocky for some small and midsize businesses.

Business Users Satisfied With IT? Think Again
IT has reason to worry, says InformationWeek's new IT Perception Survey that compares attitudes of technology and business pros.

Samsung Kicks Off Galaxy Note II U.S. Sales
Galaxy Note II, Samsung's second take on the phablet form factor, goes on sale Wednesday. Prices range from $299 to a painful $369.

Facebook Earnings Highlight Mobile Opportunity
Months after it began targeting mobile by embedding ads in the news feed, Facebook says it's getting 14% of its ad money from mobile.

Microsoft Releases Hadoop On Windows
Microsoft makes big data play with HDInsight Server, first beta release of Hadoop distribution for Windows operating system.

Play Offense On Security In 2013: Gartner
Enterprises can't count on defensive security strategies any more, Gartner execs tell IT leaders at Symposium/ITxpo conference.

"Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

Microsoft Releases Hadoop On Windows
Play Offense On Security In 2013: Gartner
Strategy: Security at Today's Network Speeds
Big Data Analytics Guide 2012
Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
Smarter Enterprises Need Smarter Storage
InformationWeek 2013 Standardization Survey

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Strategy: Security at Today's Network Speeds
With 10 Gbps Ethernet standard and 40 and 100 Gbps on the way, one big question is whether firewalls, intrusion-detection systems, packet analyzers and other monitoring systems can keep up. If not, your need for speed might prove deadly.
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Research: Cisco Outlook Survey
Nearly 600 business technology pros took time to share their perceptions. Some highlights: 85% like the company's security stance, and 61% see Cisco as a leader in data center switches. Yet just 25% will increase use of the company's gear vs. 27% open to or actively replacing. Here's why.
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Big Data Analytics Guide 2012
What's the big deal with Big Data? Today, organizations of all types and sizes are inundated with enormous data sets from various internal and external sources-from transactional data to unstructured data from social media and other sources. To further your path toward better, smarter ways of working with data, download this series of articles in the 2012 Big Data Analytics Guide to gain a competitive edge.
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5 Enterprise-class API Patterns for Cloud & Mobile
Dan Woods, Chief Analyst CITO Research, outlines enterprise architecture requirements for designing, managing, and protecting APIs and how the emerging API Gateway "proxy" deployment model is speeding deployment across industries. Dan presents 5 core API patterns for mobile, partner, data control, and PaaS infrastructure with actionable diagrams and a monetization model for API.
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Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.

Samsung Chromebook: Hands-On Review
Samsung's latest Chromebook benefits from rapid improvements in Google's Chrome OS. Is this cloud computing vehicle right for you?

10 Best Apps For Samsung Galaxy Notes
Check out these 10 great apps that take advantage of the Samsung phablet's S Pen stylus.

Who Is Hacking U.S. Banks? 8 Facts
Hackers have labeled the bank website disruptions as grassroots-level reprisal for an anti-Islamic film. But is the Iranian government really backing the attacks?

Apple Reveals iPad Mini, New Macs
Apple shows off a rash of new hardware products ranging from iMacs and MacBooks to the long-awaited smaller tablet, the iPad Mini.


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