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Apple CEO Explains Flash Ban

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TOP STORY: Apple CEO Explains Flash Ban

MORE NEWS: Can HP, IBM, & Oracle Make Peace With Breakaway Banks?

ANALYTIC REPORT: Virtualization Management: Top 7 Best Practices To Check Sprawl

WHITEPAPER: Guide to Selecting a Hosting Provider

BLOG: HP-Palm Acquisition Analysis

WEBCAST: Cut Communications Costs (Not Innovation) with Managed Services

RESOURCES: Video From Interop: McAfee Next Gen Firewalls

InformationWeek Daily

 Friday, April 30, 2010 


"Deliberate often -- decide once."
-- Latin Proverb 


Apple CEO Explains Flash Ban

Steve Jobs cites security, poor performance and no support for touch-based interfaces as problems with Adobe's cross-platform browser plug-in.


Skyfire Now Showing Flash On Android

Apple Alone Is Dumber Than Everybody

Inside Apple's iPad: FCC Teardown Photos

iPad Productivity Apps


Can HP, IBM, & Oracle Make Peace With Breakaway Banks?

Three huge global banks plan to revolutionize the CIO-vendor relationship-will their audacious plan trigger major changes from major IT vendors?

Apple iAd Aims Upscale

High-profile partners are being sought by Apple for its iAd platform, ones willing to pay well and make a splash.

Virtualization Driving Data Center Growth

Ethernet switches, application delivery controllers, and WAN optimization equipment are particular growth spots in data center equipment.

Skyfire Now Showing Flash On Android

The mobile browser supports Flash video, before Android officially gets Flash support.

Federal Health Architecture Director Steps Down

Vish Sankaran used his post to urge federal agencies to collaborate with one another and to adopt interoperable health IT.

Army Pushes IT In Modernization Plan

The service is counting on IT networks, mobile radios, cloud computing, and helmet-mounted displays to gain advantage in battle.

Motorola Posts 1Q Profit

Strong sales of the Droid smartphone by Verizon Wireless were a bright spot.

Tech Experts Sought For STEM Events

The White House and The National Science Foundation are urging technologists to participate in events to raise student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Business Analytics: Q&A With Teradata's CTO

Stephen Brobst makes a case for open access to data, simpler analytic tools and new forms of analysis for sources such as Facebook.

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Virtualization Management: Top 7 Best Practices To Check Sprawl

When servers can be spun up in minutes, management headaches are guaranteed to increase in a nonlinear curve, spiking as the number of virtualized servers rises and new VM-specific feature sets are introduced.

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Featured Report

5 Steps To Get -- And Stay -- FISMA Compliant And Secure

Implementing a program that is effective in actually securing assets and will continually address compliance is difficult. Guidelines are confusing and much of the underlying data to be protected changes so quickly that yearly reviews of controls are woefully ineffective. Here's a better plan.

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Guide to Selecting a Hosting Provider

All hosting providers promise the same great service. This guide will help you cut through the marketing messages and get to the meat of what to look for when selecting a hosting provider.
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Web Conferencing Tips

Make meetings more meaningful and productive. The paper explains what to look for when choosing a product and offer guidelines for installing a solution that brings people together in a way that saves you both time and money.
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HP-Palm Acquisition Analysis

By Eric Zeman

HP turned the smartphone space on its head Wednesday with its surprise purchase of Palm. At first blush, the deal would appear to help both companies, but it is far from a sure bet to save Palm's line of webOS devices.


AT&T Admits Its Network Can't Handle Tethering

By Eric Zeman

Smartphones that can tether to laptops have swelled in number lately, including those such as the HTC Droid Incredible, Palm Pre, and others. One smartphone that can't tether -- at least in the U.S. -- is the iPhone. Why not? Because AT&T's network can't handle it.

Fixing Storage Utilization Without A Refresh

By George Crump

In the final part of our storage utilization series we address how to improve storage utilization without refreshing the storage itself. This is, unfortunately, the most difficult way to improve storage utilization.

Chronically Ill Need Telehealth But Face Hurdles

By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Several recent studies highlight the importance--and challenges-- of utilizing IT to help manage chronic illnesses.

What's Next For Palm Inside Of HP

By Ed Hansberry

Today HP announced it was buying Palm. The big question is, now what? Does HP absorb Palm into HP's operations and keep the brand around for a while or does HP let Palm run free and provide financial and marketing support, or is it somewhere in between?


Cut Communications Costs (Not Innovation) with Managed Services

In this session, you will hear how IBM and Avaya provide an alternative path to competitive advantage, network innovation and lower TCO through the use of managed services as an operational expense. You can improve the performance of your existing communications applications and infrastructure and reap the benefits of unified communications, contact center and video applications, while saving money.

It happens Thursday, May 06, 2010

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Video From Interop: McAfee Next Gen Firewalls

We spoke with Chris Sather, Product Management for Network Defense at McAfee about McAfee's next generation firewalls that analyze relationships and not protocols.

Image Gallery: Wireless Telehealth Brings Medical Help To Those In Need

High-tech developments such as an 802.11-equipped stretcher and mobile vans for digital mammogram screening means living far from a doctor doesn't have to result in poor care.

Government IT Leadership Forum

Join this exclusive gathering of government technology executives to hear first-hand how they're driving change and innovation in federal IT services and operations. Prominent CIOs from civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies will engage an audience of their peers in an open discussion of intelligence gathering and sharing, cybersecurity, open government, cloud computing, and much more.

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