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Doing an Office 365 Migration the Right Way

Migrating from Exchange (on-premise) to Office 365 can be a smooth and successful process, or one full of surprises and challenges. Key to any migration is to make sure to plan and prepare properly, leverage expertise and best...


Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

The CloudEthernet Forum will use live traffic to develop and refine standards for end-to-end services

Rimini Street keeps growing despite specter of Oracle lawsuit

Effective sales strategies and shifting CIO priorities are helping Rimini grow, according to one analyst

Defending Facebook, OkCupid says it also runs user-behavior tests

Studies like Facebook's are necessary for product testing, the dating site said

Using Instagram on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

Instagram is moving to full https encryption but isn't there just yet

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Microsoft verging on single OS across all devices

Microsoft seems on the brink of announcing a major enhancement to its operating system lines, namely merging them into a single OS that could bring big benefits for corporate users.

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Dropbox for Business adds new features, risks thwarting its key advantage

Dropbox for Business announces useful new control and collaboration features, but feature creep threatens to mar the service’s trademark simplicity.

'Nadella Effect' makes Ballmer $2.8B richer

And since Thursday's downsizing, CEO Satya Nadella has an extra $1.3M in his portfolio

Salesforce.com launches Sales Reach for real-time selling and marketing

Salespeople can track prospects closer than ever before

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Solidifying Microsoft Azure Security for SharePoint and SQL in the Cloud

Best Practices to ensure data stored in SQL and SharePoint are protected when stored up in Microsoft Azure in the cloud.

Sale of Mt. Gox-related Bitcoins.com halted after court order

Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles said he is looking into other options for the sale

IBM aims to disrupt supercomputing market with cloud enticements

IBM's SoftLayer cloud will offer supercomputer-friendly InfiniBand as an interconnect option

Facebook reports a big sales jump, helped by mobile ads

Revenue was $2.91 billion for the second quarter, with more than half derived from mobile ads

Mt. Gox trustee leaves door open to revival of Bitcoin exchange

Investors meet the bankruptcy trustee, but get few answers

Big Switch aims to control the cloud with SDN product

Big Switch Networks this week is unveiling an SDN controller designed to bring Google-like hyperscale networking to enterprises.

Ping Identity rolls mobile one-swipe authentication; takes aim at RSA tokens

PingID for Apple iOS or Google Android mobile devices is an app that works to generate one-time passwords on a smartphone

New products of the week 07.21.14

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as IBM and HP.

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NetApp sets its sights on cloud data management: A Q&A with CEO Tom Georgens

Moving virtual servers around a hybrid cloud environment isn’t hard, but managing the data is. That’s why NetApp wants to be “the enterprise data-management standard across the enterprise,” says CEO Tom Georgens. Network World...

Google has to face US privacy suit over new user data policy

Only one part of the lawsuit was allowed to continue by a federal court in California

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