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Larry Ellison's Acquisition List: Who's #1?

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TOP STORY: Global CIO: Larry Ellison's Acquisition List: Who's #1?

MORE NEWS: Top 10 Misconceptions About SMB Technology Needs

ANALYTIC REPORT: Research: State of Storage 2010

WHITEPAPER: Microsoft Access 2010 Cost Benefit Analysis

SLIDESHOW: Strategic Security Survey: Global Threat, Local Pain

VIDEO: RAD Studio XE

BLOG: Windows Phone 7 Performance Promising

WEBCAST: Quick Wins In Data Center Consolidation

RESOURCES: Gov 2.0 Summit


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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

 

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Global CIO: Larry Ellison's Acquisition List: Who's #1?
Informatica and Teradata are the favorites of poll respondents, but my votes go to EMC and Netezza.

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Top 10 Misconceptions About SMB Technology Needs
Growing companies face constant pressure to do more with less and to improve IT capabilities to keep pace with competitors. With every dollar crucial, IT and business decision makers can't afford any of these missteps.

Microsoft Hikes Xbox Live Fees

Gold members will have to shell out more after Nov. 1 if they want to maintain access to multiplayer support and other advanced features.



BlackBerry Ban In India Postponed

RIM's engagement with Indian government officials may keep BlackBerry users from losing e-mail and instant messaging service.



Samsung Epic 4G Listed For $199.99 At Amazon

Sprint's list price for the smartphone with a new service plan is $249.99, but Amazon is advertising the handset with the same terms for $50 less.



Verizon Wireless Scores Bing Android App First

Microsoft on Monday announced that Verizon Wireless customers will have first access to its new Bing application for the Android platform.



Intel To Buy Infineon Wireless Unit

The $1.4 billion acquisition would expand the chipmaker's offerings in the smartphone market while also gaining a customer base that includes every major mobile phone maker.



Department Of Interior Tackles Two High-Risk IT Projects

As the White House begins heavy scrutiny of its IT projects, the agency is getting a head start on the multi-year $7.6 billion Consolidated Infrastructure, Automation, Telecomm project and the much smaller Incident Management, Analysis, and Reporting System.



Pushdo Botnet Crippled Via Coordinated Takedown

Security researchers have pushed large parts of the spam maker offline, but it may not decrease overall crimeware levels.



Google Planning YouTube On-Demand Video

A deal with Hollywood studios could help Google TV succeed.



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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

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Research: State of Storage 2010
Budgets may have been slashed, but the recession hasn't dampened the growth of enterprise data and related storage requirements. Too bad, then, that our infrastructures aren't keeping pace. In this report we analyze survey results and discuss technologies that can help storage managers do more with less.
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Virtually Available: Managing Application Security, Performance
The quest for cost savings and greater productivity per dollar spent has given rise to a mix of legacy, virtual, cloud and SaaS environments in enterprise infrastructures. The downside: Managing availability of business-critical applications and ensuring snappy performance across this diverse landscape has become a highly challenging endeavor for IT.
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Although Microsoft Access can be used to create desktop applications, its Web development features are lacking. In this white paper, we consider the costs of putting an existing Access app on the Web, and then we provide an alternative. Download Now

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Strategic Security Survey: Global Threat, Local Pain
Highlights of exclusive InformationWeek Analytics research as it appears in "Global Threat, Local Pain," our report assessing whether the high-profile infiltration of corporate networks worldwide (Google China leaps to mind) is forcing execs to reconsider their security strategies and pony up related resources.   View Now


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VIDEOS


RAD Studio XE
Dr. Dobb's talks with Mike Rozlog, Product Manager of Delphi Solutions, about Embarcadero's upcoming RAD Studio XE release.   Watch

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Windows Phone 7 Performance Promising
By Ed Hansberry
For the early part of its life, Windows Mobile was one of the more powerful mobile platforms, yet it was never known as being the most spry. Microsoft set out to fix that with Windows Phone 7 and early indications are it has succeeded.

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Microsoft Software Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Unleashed
By George Hulme
While many industry watchers may not acknowledge it, Microsoft has been one of the few software makers to put a serious, and highly public, effort behind the development of secure software. Now, much of what the company has learned about secure software development is going to be even more accessible.

Future Of Work Same As The Past?
By Lamont Wood
Gartner has issued its vision of how work will be done 10 years from now thanks to hyper-connectedness, but it may not be new, or entirely practical.

High-Spending SMB Marketers Embrace Online Media
By Jake Widman
A recent survey of SMBs and their advertising habits found that those that spent more than $25,000 per year on advertising were more likely to invest in online media, including measures as simple as having a website.


Keep An Eye On Third-Party Apps On Your Site
By Keith Ferrell
Third-party apps and other content can enhance your business Web site. But they can also expose your business to unacceptable risks.

WEBCASTS

Quick Wins In Data Center Consolidation
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Tapping Into Commercial Clouds: An Executive Roundtable
Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

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