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Microsoft On Virtualization; IBM On Strategy

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InformationWeek Daily Newsletter

TOP STORY: Microsoft Speeds Desktop Virtualization Protocol

MORE NEWS: Q&A: IBM's Steve Mills On Strategy, Oracle, SAP

ANALYTIC REPORT: Tipping The Scales: 2010 Data Center Operational Trends

WHITEPAPER: Successful Mobile Device Strategy Uncovered

BLOG: Healthcare Reform Already Underway

WEBCAST: Databases at Risk -- and HOWTO Address Them

RESOURCES: 2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators


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 Tuesday, March 23, 2010 

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Microsoft Speeds Desktop Virtualization Protocol
With help from Citrix Systems, Microsoft steps up its efforts to offer a competitive virtual desktop infrastructure.

RELATED INSIGHTS
Citrix Preps XenApp 6
NComputing Cuts Virtualized Desktop Costs
Q&A: Microsoft Exec Bob Muglia On Cloud, Azure
7 Things Microsoft Must Do In 2010



ALSO SEE

Q&A: IBM's Steve Mills On Strategy, Oracle, SAP

The veteran leader of IBM's software business talks about growth, reorganization, enterprise software diversity, and the place of competitors, including Oracle and SAP.



Google Ends Censorship In China

The world now waits for the reaction of the Chinese government.



IBM Exec: Health Analytics Skills In Great Need

Advanced analytics skills are in demand in the wake of healthcare reform legislation, Dan Pelino, general manager for IBM's Global Healthcare and Life Sciences business, says.



AT&T To Sell Palm Smartphones

Palm's stock rose on news that AT&T is taking preorders for the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus.



Chinese Netizens Seek Clarity From Google

Internet users in China want Google and the Chinese government to communicate in a more open manner about the company's future plans.



 

QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it."

-- James A. Garfield 

 

Sprint, Verizon Prepping 4G Announcements

The leading 4G service providers are hoping to grab attention at CTIA this week, Sprint by unveiling its first WiMax handset, and Verizon for details on its nationwide LTE rollout.



Feds To Test Cybersecurity System

The Department of Homeland Security offered details on privacy controls in its secret Einstein 3 cyber intrusion detection and prevention system.



HP Mum On 'iPad Killer' Ship Date

PC maker is keeping a tight-lipped silence over reports its tablet-style computer will debut in the fall.




ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS

Tipping The Scales: 2010 Data Center Operational Trends
Fiscal discipline and business-focused IT delivery are guiding principles for today's data center professionals. Now the question is, how can those charged with physical operation add efficiency, manage virtualization up and down the stack, wisely adopt new technologies, and track every watt and bit of space -- all while feeling the heat?
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Featured Report

RoboNets: Application-Aware Networks Advance
Switch vendors have been plotting for years to sideline severs by making their devices application aware, with some envisioning a day when data centers are little more than a collection of virtual machines running on a giant switch.
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Successful Mobile Device Strategy Uncovered
Uncover the secrets to an effective mobile device strategy that will create more informed decisions, accelerated transactions, stronger customer and business partner relationships while providing timely onsite service. Download Now

Faster Customer Response Times: The Secret Revealed
Discover an an integrated, Web-based sales reporting system that enables better decisions by quickly sensing changes in customer preferences and responding in real-time. Download Now

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TODAY AT THE BLOG


FEATURED BLOG
Featured Blogger Healthcare Reform Already Underway
By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
While the Affordable Health Care for America Act is clearly the biggest change to the nation's healthcare system in 40 years, the wheels of healthcare reform really started spinning last year with the passage of the HITECH bill.

ALSO SEE
DHS To Pilot Enhanced Network Intrusion Prevention Technology
By George Hulme
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be partnering with a government agency and an internet service provider to trial an enhanced and upcoming version Einstein, a system used to help secure the networks of certain federal departments and agencies.

AT&T Scores Palm Pre Plus And Pixi Plus
By Eric Zeman
Today Palm announced that AT&T has decided to sell both the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus. This is good news for Palm, which has over 1 million Pres and Pixis gathering dust in warehouses somewhere. I can't quite say if it is good news for AT&T or not.

Does FedEx Profit Jump Signal Global Recovery?
By Bob Evans
With third-quarter profits up almost 150%, FedEx chairman and CEO Fred Smith said late last week that a global economic recovery "is well under way" and that his company plans to boost capital spending by 10% while also reinstating some employee-compensation programs suspended last year. Is it time for your company to invest for the upturn?

Palm Plans Pre And Pixi Production Halt
By Ed Hansberry
Palm has plans to halt production of the Pre and Pixi models due to excess inventory. It is no secret that sales have not met expectations, and since they were probably producing at or near expected levels, their inventory has grown past levels necessary to service the customer.

WEBCASTS

Databases at Risk -- and HOWTO Address Them
If your SAP, Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft or product design system were breached by cybercriminals with compromised superuser credentials -- would you know? Could you prove it to your auditors?

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RESOURCES AND EVENTS

2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators
Now in its second year, InformationWeek's 2010 Government IT Innovators program will shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative government IT organizations -- at the federal, state, and local levels.

Nominate your agency by submitting an essay on your most innovative IT initiative completed within the past 12 months.

Deadline for Nominations: April 30, 2010.

InformationWeek Analytics 2010 Strategic Security Survey
Our 2010 Strategic Security Survey covers news-making issues and leading-edge technologies and strategies that make information security such a fascinating field. Completed entries will be eligible to win a 55-inch Bravia LCD TV.
Survey ends April 15

VIDEO: How Trusted Platform Modules Could Improve Cloud Security
Brian Berger, a director at the Trusted Computing Group, explains to TechWeb.com editor-in-chief David Berlind how the TPMs that are already in millions of systems can be used to help secure cloud computing.
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Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation Web. It happens May 3-6.
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