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50,000 Health IT Jobs Coming | Nook Vs. Kindle Fire: 5 Key Points

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InformationWeek Daily  
  Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistNook Vs. Fire: 5 Comparison Points
By Thomas Claburn
Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet takes on the Amazon Kindle Fire. From size to support, find out how they compare.

T-Mobile's Newest Galaxy Tablet
Could iPad Improve Your Enterprise Security?

50,000 Health IT Jobs: HIMSS, HR Gurus Want You
Healthcare sees need for 50,000 more IT workers to support implementation of electronic health records and health information exchange. HIMSS and...

Apple Excommunicates iOS Cracker
Demonstrating proof-of-concept attack that runs arbitrary code on an iPhone gets security researcher Charlie Miller banned from Apple development program for a year.

NetApp, Nexsan Debut New NAS Options
NetApp releases two NAS systems for the midmarket, while Nexsan targets large enterprises.

SecurID Brings Two-Factor Authentication To MS Cloud Apps
In a big cloud app security step, RSA's SecurID platform integrates now with Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services.

NexGen Storage Launches Hybrid SAN For Virtualized Servers
Storage veterans from LeftHand Networks offer n5 system with three tiers of storage that can tune performance based on IOPs, capacity, and priorities.

Microsoft Redials Windows Phone Sales Pitch
Expect the focus to be on the device, not the OS, as handset makers like Samsung, HTC, and Nokia play a bigger role in selling Windows Phone devices.

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


NexGen Storage Launches Hybrid SAN For Virtualized Servers
Microsoft Redials Windows Phone Sales Pitch
IT Pro Impact: Windows 8
One Size Doesn't Fit All: The Custom Cloud
iPhone's Siri Threatens Google, Schmidt Says
Tackling Top Priorities For IT Infrastructure & Operations Leaders
InformationWeek 2012 Midrange SAN Vendor Evaluation Survey

Posted By jasonscott:
"I'll concede that ideally the iPhone wouldn't have had a faulty formula in the first place. But if we assume that it wasn't intentional, then it was merely a glitch like any other in any computing device and Apple rectified it with the free iOS update."
In reply to: Apple Sued Over iPhone Signal Strength
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Posted By monkeysaidwhat?:
"Amazon seems to envision that Fire users will stream most of their media content, thus requiring less on-board storage. I find it potentially interesting, but I'm not sold on the concept."
In reply to: IBM Gives First Glimpse Into Cloud Sales
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IT Pro Impact: Windows 8
Our exclusive research shows many IT organizations are still in the midst of efforts to move to Microsoft's Windows 7 and as such are not ready to jump into a Windows 8 migration now-or, for many, anytime soon. Higher on the docket: Minimizing the need to worry about the underlying OS.
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Strategy: Patch Management
It's no longer sufficient to patch just Windows, Office and IE. With the massive array of applications now residing on enterprise PCs, and the proliferation of mobile and cloud-based applications, your business is far too vulnerable to exploitation unless you have a solid strategy for patch prioritization, deployment and quality assurance. Follow these steps to put your plan in place.
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One Size Doesn't Fit All: The Custom Cloud
When it comes to cloud services, "semi-custom" goes a long way. This white paper explains how you can offer your end-users the ability to configure their own customized cloud services from choices you dictate - and how you can deliver the resulting cloud services quickly and affordably. Discover how users can customize their cloud services - while you maintain control!
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Conventional models for estimating electrical efficiency of data centers are grossly inaccurate for real-world installations. Estimates of electrical losses are typically made by summing the inefficiencies of various electrical devices, such as power and cooling equipment. Download this white paper to review a simple, more accurate efficiency model that provides a rational basis to identify and quantify waste in power and cooling equipment.
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iPhone's Siri Threatens Google, Schmidt Says
Google chairman tells U.S. Senate antitrust subcommittee that Siri could gobble Google's bread and butter--search. But it rings a bit false.

10 Innovative iOS 5 Apps
Apple's iOS 5 mobile operating system includes 200 new features and more than 1,500 new APIs. Here are 10 great examples of how iOS developers used them to create cool apps.

12 Cool Tech Innovations Keep You Healthy
From talking robots to mobile apps that take some pain out of ER visits, health IT innovations abounded at Partners Healthcare's Connected Health Symposium. Take a look.

10 Epic Android Apps
Among the hundreds of thousands of Android apps, we've rounded up 10 epic, must-have choices. These apps will save your bacon, day in and day out.

Facebook: Latest 'Hack' Was Old, Invalid User IDs
Hacking group "Team Swastika" released apparent Facebook usernames and passwords, but the social network says the data isn't tied to live accounts.



20 Multifunction Printers For Workgroups
Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.   View Now

10 Essential Cloud Apps For SMBs
Windows 8 Upgrade Plans: Exclusive Research


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Tackling Top Priorities For IT Infrastructure & Operations Leaders
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InformationWeek 2012 Midrange SAN Vendor Evaluation Survey
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