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Connected stuff is catching on -- just don't call it 'Internet of things'

Enterprises are finding real-world uses for Internet-connected devices, but they aren't interested in the buzzwords

Rimini Street diversifies with cloud services for Workday, Salesforce.com

The move may be a hedge against a negative outcome in Oracle's intellectual-property lawsuit against Rimini

Broadband faces a fork in the road

As Google and AT&T race to provide super-fast 1-gigabit fiber networks to power users, more than a quarter of U.S. homes still have no broadband service at all

Big data needs software-defined storage

With demands for agility and capacity, storage systems can't be islands. IBM's Ronald Riffe explains how software-defined storage provides a broad, hardware-independent solution

7 reasons to deploy Wi-Fi security in Enterprise mode

SMBs may find the Personal mode of Wi-Fi security easier to deploy, but that may be a costly mistake

Review: Fluke reinvents handheld network testing

The Fluke Networks LinkSprinter makes on-the-fly network testing quick, easy, and more affordable than ever

Yahoo turns on encryption between data centers

Users must, however, manually flip the switch for some sites like Yahoo News and Yahoo Sports

EU votes Net neutrality into law, abolishes mobile roaming charges

The European Parliament has adopted the strictest of three definitions of Net neutrality

Salesforce.com pins growth hopes on industries, wants to be bigger than SAP

Salesforce.com will focus on six industries, including automotive, health sciences, and manufacturing

Cisco reveals OpenFlow SDN killer

Cisco proposes OpFlex as alternative standard for software-defined networking, adds the protocol to its ACI programmable networking architecture

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Why WiMax should be on the CIO's...

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