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Industry Insider: Six key questions to help the CIO avoid 'mobile failure'

Kinvey CEO Sravish Sridhar writes that answering these six tough questions will create a foundation to provide the tools that today's employees require- and demand- on the mobile platforms they use 24/7.

Infoblox aims to make IPv6 migration simple

Not sure how much of a headache migrating from IPv4 to IPv6 is going to be? It looks to be an Extra Strength Tylenol kind of problem. The bad news is there doesn't seem to be an easy solution to the problem. The good news is some vendors are finally trying to simplify the migration. For instance, Infoblox just released 6Map, a freebie tool that helps begin the shift to IPv6.

Masergy virtualizes router, firewall with new NFV product

Masergy is hoping to attract enterprises with a new network functions virtualization product that virtualizes both routing and firewall functions. The new Virtual f(n) was designed to eliminate the need for on-site administration while also replacing traditional on-premises routing and firewall appliances.

Kentik Detect aims to set speed records for network data monitoring, analysis

Kentik, known as CloudHelix while running in stealth mode, officially launched with its first product, a cloud-based network visibility and analytics offering that the company claims can process trillions of network data records in a day.

Nadella's 'tough choices' begin with AOL, Uber deals

Microsoft is getting out of a couple of businesses, including display ads and collecting map information. The moves come just days after CEO Satya Nadella told employees to brace for tough choices ahead and to prepare for a new company strategy of focusing on core strengths, and forming partnerships for everything else.

One month before Windows 10 launch, Microsoft has a new mission

Today marks exactly one month before the much-anticipated release of Windows 10. It also marks the beginning of a new mission for Microsoft to help every individual and every organization "achieve more' that will shape the company's strategy going forward.

Perseus overcomes non-line-of-sight issue with Fastback IBR

Deploying wireless technology in the steel and concrete jungle of Manhattan is no easy task. With poor line of sight in most buildings, as well as the overly saturated nature of radio signals in the area, it can be a difficult task to get a new network up and running. In an interesting customer deployment story, though, Fastback Networks partner Perseus seemed to have overcome those challenges and built an outdoor wireless network for a financial services firm in lower Manhattan.

New Cisco IoT System aims to simplify digitization

Cisco introduced several new products that make up what it's calling the IoT System, following up on comments outgoing CEO John Chambers made about the digitization of the workplace in his Cisco Live keynote speech.

Cisco's Warrior may be in talks to join India's Wipro

As departing Cisco executives get ready to leave the networking giant, it's hard not to speculate on where they're going to end up for the next phase of their careers. And the rumors are already starting. According to The Times of India, outgoing CTO Padmasree Warrior is being wooed by Wipro, one of India's largest IT service providers.

Samsung agrees to leave Windows Updates alone

Bowing to pressure from Microsoft, Samsung said it will stop the practice of changing or disabling the settings for Windows Update on its PCs and tablets.