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The Millennial Report: Finding Work You Love, Not Work You Tolerate

2 hours 32 min ago

When it comes to stark differences between millennials and other generations, one of the things that is discussed most is the concept of working for “more than just a paycheck.” And no, I don’t mean that millennials are not dead-set on finding employment with health insurance, or a 401k, or even vacation time.

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Logitech Debuts GROUP Video Conferencing Solution for SMBs

7 hours 17 min ago

Logitech, a company traditionally known for developing third-party mice and keyboard peripherals, is looking to capture a slice of the SMB video conferencing market with the launch of its Logitech GROUP solution.

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deepSQL Database Promises MySQL Compliance with Cloud Scalability

7 hours 37 min ago

Can you make the most of MySQL and the cloud at the same time? Not if you do things the traditional way, according to Deep Information Sciences. But the company says the newest version of its database solution, deepSQL, delivers a MySQL-compatible database that is also able to scale efficiently with the cloud.

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Docker Slims Down Containers Even More with Change in OS, It Seems

7 hours 57 min ago

Docker containers are designed to be tiny and portable. The operating system that hosts them should be, too. That, presumably, is why Docker appears to be replacing Ubuntu with the lightweight Alpine Linux OS as the open source host environment for Docker apps.

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7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Feb. 1-5

Fri, 2016-02-05 14:00

TGIF! Kick off the weekend on the right foot with a recap of the most popular stories on The VAR Guy for the week ending Feb. 5.

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IBM Announces Major Expansion of Open Source Big Data Services

Fri, 2016-02-05 14:00

IBM has significantly stepped up its cloud-based big data analytics offerings by adding more than twenty-five new cloud-based data services to the IBM Cloud, all powered by open source technologies.

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Heard Around the Web: Hottest Tech News of the Week

Fri, 2016-02-05 13:00

Take a look at some of the hottest IT news of the week, as curated from Storify.

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5 Stories We Didn't Get to Write, Week of Feb. 5

Fri, 2016-02-05 10:40

The VAR Guy spent so much time buying flowers and chocolates in anticipation of Valentines' Day that he didn't get to write up all the great news that hit the wires this week.

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Ubuntu Linux in the Wild: How a French University Uses Unity

Fri, 2016-02-05 10:20

Is Canonical's Unity interface for Ubuntu Linux ready for use by the masses? Arguably, no. But the administration of the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris apparently likes Unity well enough to deploy it throughout the university's library.

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Meet the Chiefs: Wayne Newton, Belkin

Fri, 2016-02-05 09:00

This week in Meet the Chiefs we chatted with Wayne Newton, director of Belkin's American Business division.

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EiQ Raises Funds for Development of Mid-Market Hybrid Security Solution

Fri, 2016-02-05 08:45

Startup EiQ Networks is making inroads in its effort to deliver cloud security for midmarket customers with a round of new funding to help the company grow its business and customer base.

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OpsClarity Promises Easier Big Data Management for DevOps

Fri, 2016-02-05 08:30

What will it take to make open source big data tools truly useful for the enterprise? OpsClarity thinks the answer is a one-stop solution for monitoring everything from Spark to Elasticsearch to MongoDB. That's what it rolled out this week in a new platform targeted at DevOps teams.

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Ubuntu Tablets Arrive: Canonical Reaches Convergence for Linux-Based OS

Thu, 2016-02-04 10:10

Ubuntu tablets are here, and with them the completion of Canonical's vision of "converging" its open source, Linux-based OS across all types of devices of major computing devices.

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Ubuntu Tablets Arrive: Canonical Reaches Convergence for Linux-Based OS

Thu, 2016-02-04 10:10

Ubuntu tablets are here, and with them the completion of Canonical's vision of "converging" its open source, Linux-based OS across all types of devices of major computing devices.

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Distribution Watch: Avnet, Ingram Micro, Arrow Electronics

Thu, 2016-02-04 09:00

Happy Thursday, Distribution Watchers! This week we've got the latest news from our friends at Avnet, Ingram Micro and Arrow Electronics.

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Distribution Watch: Avnet, Ingram Micro, Arrow Electronics

Thu, 2016-02-04 09:00

Happy Thursday, Distribution Watchers! This week we've got the latest news from our friends at Avnet, Ingram Micro and Arrow Electronics.

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Channel Partner Program Roundup: Hortonworks, Dataguise, Oracle

Thu, 2016-02-04 08:30

This week in channel partner program roundup we’re highlighting the latest news from Hortonworks, Dataguise and Oracle (ORCL).

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Channel Partner Program Roundup: Hortonworks, Dataguise, Oracle

Thu, 2016-02-04 08:30

This week in channel partner program roundup we’re highlighting the latest news from Hortonworks, Dataguise and Oracle (ORCL).

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VMware Details Upcoming Launch of App Volumes 3.0

Wed, 2016-02-03 15:30

VMware (VMW) pulled back the curtain on its upcoming App Volumes 3.0 release this week, ahead of the product’s expected launch later this quarter.

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VMware Details Upcoming Launch of App Volumes 3.0

Wed, 2016-02-03 15:30

VMware (VMW) pulled back the curtain on its upcoming App Volumes 3.0 release this week, ahead of the product’s expected launch later this quarter.

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