This Week In IT: 1/18/13

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This Week On Tom's IT Pro: The Ten Most Influential People in IT, 15 Ways to Improve Data Quality for Analysis, Video: M2M Communication - The Rise of the Machines, Guide to Key iPhone and iPad Data Protection Features, Slideshow: Hottest IT Certifications for 2013, and more.

Repositioning Autonomy and making sense of an expensive acquisition may be one of HP's most daunting tasks.

This portable server packs up to a six-core Intel Core i7 or Xeon CPU, and dual GeForce GPUs in SLI mode. 

Announces System Center 2012 Service Pack 1, and an updated version of Windows Intune, as well as Windows Azure services for Windows Server. 

A Guide to Key iPhone and iPad Data Protection Features

The latest iOS release, version 6, includes a set of more granular security and privacy permissions for users.

A recent graduate finds jobs scarce, but he is by no means devoid of prospects. 

Consider the orders of magnitude (and sheer manufacturing prowess) required to morph the very first 4-Bit microprocessors into the multicore powerhouses we use today. 

The names and providers of extremely interesting and potentially valuable IT certifications for professionals to ponder.

Video: M2M Communication - The Rise of the Machines

Technology that enables the communication between two devices over a cellular network to collect and analyze data and more.

Widespread requirement that candidates travel to a test center limits the uptake of certification exams.

iwNetworks releases a new generation of Software Defined Network switches. 

SecurEnvoy combining its tokenless, two-factor authentication with PasswordBank's single sign-on technology. 

Slideshow: 15 Ways to Improve Data Quality for Analysis

Analyzing business data can lead to insights about your business but poor quality data can undermine your efforts.

Converged storage controls explosive data growth while maintaining operational efficiency and simplicity. 

Preparing to launch a platform to enable wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) systems later this year. 

Here are 17 examples of toughened-up gear that can survive military field operations and office park party fouls. 

Slideshow: The Ten Most Influential People in IT

The most transformative leaders and visionaries working in enterprise technology today.

James Alan MillerJames Alan MillerJames Alan Miller is Managing Editor of Tom's IT Pro. He is a veteran technology journalist with over seventeen years of experience creating and developing magazine and online content. Founding editor of numerous business and enterprise computing sites at the internet.com network, James headed up the After Hours section at PC Magazine, as well as hardware and software sections of various Windows publications.

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