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Year In Review: InformationWeek's 2009 Cover Stories

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TOP STORY: Year In Review: InformationWeek's 2009 Cover Stories
MORE NEWS: Apple iSlate Chatter Obscures Device Significance
ANALYTIC REPORT: Outlook 2010

WHITEPAPER: Dashboard Upgrade for 2010
BLOG: Five Tech Startup Predictions For 2010
WEBCAST: Vendor Webcast: Email Risks: Why What You Don't Know Can Cost You
RESOURCES: Be Part Of The InformationWeek Analytics 2010 U.S. IT Salary Survey


InformationWeek Daily


 
 Tuesday, December 29, 2009 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY...

"Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man."
-- Benjamin Franklin 
 

TODAY'S TOP STORY
Year In Review: InformationWeek's 2009 Cover Stories
2009 was a year of wrenching upheaval, as cloud computing, software as a service, business intelligence, mobile computing, and other business technology movements took center stage against the backdrop of a brutal economy. InformationWeek's covers tracked it all. Get the full picture here, with links to each of the InformationWeek issues.

RELATED INSIGHTS
Top 10 CIO Issues For 2010
Glimmers Of Growth In Outlook 2010 Research
Federal CIO Kundra Talks IT Strategy

ALSO SEE
Apple iSlate Chatter Obscures Device Significance
Apple's expected release of a humongous-screened iPod will legitimize the platform for business users. It could, in turn, revive Windows-based tablets and make Webpads the big alt.platform story of 2010.

Global CIO: Glimmers Of Growth In Outlook 2010 Research
Our exclusive research shows IT shops may spend more this year, but not much on hiring people.

Qualcomm COO Leaves For CEO Job
Industry vet Len Lauer will take the top executive position at an unnamed firm, according to Qualcomm.

E-Books Beat Regular Books On Xmas
Amazon sold more electronic books than physical books for the first time.

Officials Seek Cancer Warnings On Cell Phones
Although there's no hard evidence linking mobile phones and cancer, elected officials in California and Maine are pushing for warnings.



Gallery: Terremark Readies Secure Cloud Data Center
A new data center complex under construction in northern Virginia is protected by armed guards, bomb-sniffing dogs, and blast-proof walls.

Amazon Hit With DDoS Attack
The storage and computing cloud services, S3 and EC2, respectively, were briefly affected Wednesday.

Global CIO: My 5 Favorite Cover Stories Of 2009
From a year's worth of InformationWeek cover stories, here's a very personal list. And I'm already regretting some I didn't pick.



Court: Microsoft Must Pay Law Firm $5.6 Million
An appeals court orders the software giant to pay a law firm that had opposed it in antitrust litigation.

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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

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Chief Of The Year: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra
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Five Tech Startup Predictions For 2010
Posted By Allen Stern
It's that time of the year again when everyone provides their predictions for the upcoming year. I'd like to take a look at five predictions for 2010 related to tech startups.

ALSO SEE
Intel Recap: Atom, Nehalem Were 2009 Highlights
Posted by Alexander Wolfe
For processor-architecture voyeurs of the Intel variety, 2009 was most interesting for the emergence of the low end as market segment with legs enough to compete with traditional laptops. (Read: Atom and netbooks.) At the same time, servers got a big kicker with release of the Nehalem line in April.

AT&T Halts Online iPhone Sales In NYC
Posted By Ed Hansberry
AT&T has halted online sales of the iPhone in New York City. You can verify this by going to AT&T's online site and entering a NYC zip code. Sure enough, I entered a Brooklyn zip code and the iPhone was missing. When I changed it to my southern California zip, the iPhone 3GS and 3G showed up in the list. What is going on?

The Decade Of Windows 7
Posted By Dave Methvin

As 2010 approaches, Windows 7 seems to be experiencing a successful launch and warm reception from both businesses and consumers. I've just switched over to Windows 7 for my day-to-day desktop, and definitely think it's an improvement over both XP and Vista. That's fortunate, because I suspect we'll all be using Windows 7 for most of the next decade.

Santa Claus, Technology Propagandist
Posted By Jonathan Salem Baskin
A good number of kids will go to bed tonight thinking at least two things about the traditions of Christmas: first, they'll consciously be thankful and thrilled about their presents and, unconsciously, they'll have been further indoctrinated into the miracles of technology.

WEBCASTS
Vendor Webcast: Email Risks: Why What You Don't Know Can Cost You
(Sponsored by Google) Please join Rebecca Wettemann, Vice President, Research from Nucleus Research and industry expert on the financial analysis of technology, and Google Security & Compliance Product Marketing Manager, Mark Campbell, to learn about some of the risks and costs of email mismanagement and what to do about it. More Information & Registration

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This issue sponsored by Quantum:
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Latest Resources from the Data Deduplication and Replication Center:
- Reduce storage and network bandwidth by 90%.
- Quantum Cuts Backup Times at U.S. Army Command
- D2D2T Backup Architectures and the Impact of Data Deduplication
- Achieved 95% reduction in Backup Volume.
Find out who did!

RESOURCES AND EVENTS

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