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AMD Intros 12-Core Opteron Processors

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TOP STORY: AMD Intros 12-Core Opteron Processors

MORE NEWS: Windows 7 Less Vulnerable Without Admin Rights

ANALYTIC REPORT: Cisco Cements Next-Gen Strategy

WHITEPAPER: Comprehensive Application Security Solution Revealed

BLOG: Red Hat KVM Virtualization Finds Early Adopters

WEBCAST: Implementing Smart Compliance

RESOURCES: Does Your Org Have The Chops To Be Part of the IW 500?

InformationWeek Daily

 Tuesday, March 30, 2010 


"Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity."
- Gen. George S. Patton 


AMD Intros 12-Core Opteron Processors

Along with Magny-Cours, the chip maker also launched a server platform codenamed Maranello.


Server Den: AMD Emphasizes Energy Efficient Opterons

Intel Previews 6-Core Processor


Windows 7 Less Vulnerable Without Admin Rights

Most Windows 7 vulnerabilities can be mitigated by administrative rights limitations, report from BeyondTrust finds.

Google Mobile Service Trouble In China

Access to the company's mobile service became partially blocked Sunday, but the cause is not clear.

Accenture Exec: EMR Targets Unlikely To Be Met

Today, only six percent of U.S. office-based physicians use a fully functioning electronic medical record system.

Colorado Piloting Health, Education Telepresence

The state is working with Cisco to implement remote health and distance learning, as well as make Colorado's buildings more energy efficient.

Fed IT Urged To Emulate Private Sector

Government IT pros should follow the lead of private industry to improve project management, customer service, and accountability, report says.

SCO Novell Jury Decision Pending

A Utah federal jury is deliberating over the copyright ownership case between the SCO Group and Novell.

JooJoo Ships Tablet PC

Fusion Garage says it is shipping the device formerly known as the Crunchpad ahead of Apple's iPad.

GSA Pilots Procurement Wiki

The General Services Administration's BetterBuy project allows vendors to provide online feedback on the RFP process.

PlayStation 3 Upgrade Kills Linux Option

Outraged users claim Sony is removing a feature they already bought and paid for.



Cisco Cements Next-Gen Strategy

Cisco is positioning itself for the dynamic network of the future with its new high-capacity CRS-3 router and Borderless Networks strategy.

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2010 IT Salary Survey

Stagnant pay is easy to spot in our U.S. IT Salary Survey. But pay attention to the consequences: employees worried about their jobs, craving recognition, and preparing to leave if opportunity knocks. Check out the full, in-depth report.

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Comprehensive Application Security Solution Revealed

Continuous application availability begins with a comprehensive application protection solution. Understand how the comprehensive security features of Citrix NetScaler protect against DoS/DDoS, deliver intrusion filtering capabilities for application-level protection, and provide complete, hardware-based encryption to offload CPU-intensive cryptographic functions from the servers.
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Modeling the Virtual Data Center

Control who manages your infrastructure, what systems are being provisioned, how applications are designed and configured, and where and when they are deployed.
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Featured BloggerRed Hat KVM Virtualization Finds Early Adopters

By Charles Babcock

When Red Hat launched Enterprise Virtualization in November, it was late on the scene. VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft were already partying like it was 1999 all over again. I've been wondering how long it would take for Red Hat to demonstrate some uptake of KVM.


Google Has A Plan To Stem Android Fragmentation

By Eric Zeman

One problem facing Android is fragmentation of the base operating system. There are currently four different versions available to end users based on handset and carrier choice. That stinks for developers and end users both. Google has a plan that should help to solve the problem.

OS X Gets Massive Patch, Microsoft Closes Zero-Day

By George Hulme

Apple drops a patch for a staggering 88 vulnerabilities while Microsoft closes a hole in certain versions of Internet Explorer that have been under attack for several weeks.

CIO's Front-Row Seat In Healthcare History Making

By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

John Glaser, CIO at Partners HealthCare System--which operates several Boston area hospitals, including Massachusetts General and Brigham & Women's, is finishing up his nearly year-long stint as an advisor to President Obama's health IT czar.

Cisco Lands Bank Of AmericaTelePresence Deal

By Bob Evans

Bank of America is installing more than 200 Cisco TelePresence units across the globe in what Cisco said will be its largest TelePresence installation. The large-scale program will be used only for internal collaboration with no plans for customer-facing applications as yet.


Implementing Smart Compliance

In this webcast, you will learn how to adopt integrated controls that enables organizations have a clear, unified view of who is accessing what. You'll also learn how to implement preventative, detective and corrective controls for managing user life-cycle as per compliance and security requirements -- and much more!

It happens April 8, 2010 at 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

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Special Report from Internet Evolution:
Read our editors' pick for the Worst Internet
Acquisitions of All Time! Make sure your
business doesn't repeat the same mistakes.


Does Your Org Have The Chops To Be Part of the IW 500?

Nominate your company for the 2010 InformationWeek 500 -- our 22nd annual
ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators.
Organizations with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now.

Deadline is April 30

VIDEO: Why America's Culture of Innovation Is Being Met With Global Resistance

At the recent Cloud Connect conference, Accenture managing director for tech strategy Dan Elron explains how America's tradition of tech innovation can actually make it more difficult for the US-based tech sector to succeed on the global stage.

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2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators

For the past 21 years, InformationWeek has honored the country's most
technologically innovative companies with its prestigious InformationWeek
500 ranking. 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.

The deadline for submitting nominations is April 30, 2010.

Event: Application Modernization in an Agile Environment

Join us for an interactive discussion with HP executives, partners and customers on application modernization trends. You'll hear about the challenges and opportunities other organizations are experiencing and get a better understanding of how business success depends on Agile delivery -- not just Agile development.

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