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SLIDESHOW: BlackBerry Protect Slideshow: Mobile Data Safety for the Masses

VIDEO: The Promise Of Cloud Comes To Life (Whiteboard)

BLOG: Containing The Cost Of Keeping Data Forever -- Capacity

WEBCAST: Cloud Implementer's Checklist

RESOURCES: Take Our WAN Security Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

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Tuesday, July 13, 2010


It's better to be an authentic loser than a false success, and to die alive than to live dead. -- William Markiewicz



Ballmer: Windows 7 Slates Coming Soon

Microsoft CEO insists his company won't be an also-ran in one of tech industry's hottest new markets.


Ballmer's iPad Diss: 'It's Just Another PC'

iPad, Tablet To Cannibalize Notebook, Netbook Sales

Inside Apple's iPad: FCC Teardown Photos


BlackBerry Protect: Mobile Data Safety for the Masses

RIM has announced an invite-only, limited beta for its new BlackBerry Protect, with a more general, open beta later this year. Protect lets end users manage their own device for safety -- it can help find a lost BlackBerry, protect its data, and perform backup and restore.

Microsoft Committed To Phones, Ballmer Says

CEO insists untimely demise of KIN product line won't stop his company from becoming a player in smartphone market.

Microsoft Unveils 'Turnkey' Cloud Appliance

HP, Dell, and Fujitsu to offer versions of the system, while eBay signs on as first customer.

AT&T, iPhone Suit Advances To Class Action

The suit charges Apple and AT&T of violating antitrust regulations over their exclusive iPhone marketing deal.

Apple Ranks First In Vulnerabilities

Secunia's latest security report finds that investments in security by major vendors have not decreased vulnerabilities in their products.

Broadband Devices Driving Mobile Market Gains

North American market has achieved saturation with an 88.3% penetration rate, says Frost & Sullivan.

Federal IT Contract Passes $1 Billion Mark

Alliant government-wide acquisition contract is used by federal agencies to more easily procure IT products and services.

Microsoft Reveals Source Code To Russia

Government Security Program allows access to software code to facilitate development of secure national computing infrastructures.

Consumer Reports Won't 'Recommend' iPhone 4

After testing three separate iPhone 4s, Consumer Reports says that it "can't recommend the iPhone 4" due to what it says is the faulty antenna.



Squeeze Play: The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

There are many technologies that vendors say will help us get a handle on our storage. These include thin provisioning, data deduplication, improved compression methodologies, disk-to-disk-to-tape backup, encryption, virtual tape libraries, larger disk drives, and faster-performing drives. In this report, we'll touch on many of these and help sort out whether deduplication in particular makes sense in your environment.

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End-To-End Application Performance Management

This report explains how end-to-end application performance management (APM) helps companies achieve performance objectives through intelligent use of data discovered in servers, networks, and other components. It also covers APM use for application development and measuring cloud services.

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Tips to Better Customer Data

Have you ever delivered a loyal customer's order to the wrong address? Such problems share the same root cause: poor-quality data. Download this white paper to find out what you can do to ensure high quality customer data.
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The State of Mobile Security

Consumers continue to express concern over using their mobile devices to conduct transactions, but these fears are born more of perception than reality. The security controls engaged today to mitigate risk at this level are substantial and effective. Get the facts on the true state of mobile messaging security.
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BlackBerry Protect Slideshow: Mobile Data Safety for the Masses

Research In Motion's New BlackBerry Protect lets end users manage their own device for safety -- it can help you find a lost BlackBerry, protect its data, and perform backup and restore. Best of all, it's free!   View Now


Analytics Slideshow: Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

Slideshow: Next Generation Defense Technologies


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The Promise Of Cloud Comes To Life (Whiteboard)
InformationWeek Analyst Jonathan Feldman provides a visual case study comparing a five-year cost projection for on-premise vs. co-location vs. cloud for an e-learning company.   Watch


The Path to Personalized Healthcare

Smarter Health Plans




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Containing The Cost Of Keeping Data Forever - Capacity

By George Crump

As we stated when we began the Keeping Data Forever strategy, the reason we can even consider this as a viable strategy is because technology has provided us with solutions to the challenges associated with it. In this entry we will look at some of the ways to contain the costs associated with this strategy. We will look at containing the capacity costs.


Hewlett-Packard Has Enterprise Upside, Says Morgan Stanley

By Bob Evans

Hewlett-Packard's converged infrastructure technologies and overall enterprise portfolio and strategy should allow the world's largest IT company to outperform expectations and gain share in "IT Data center spending," says a new research note from Morgan Stanley.

Google Adds To Application Development Frenzy

By Paul Korzeniowski

Once upon a time, applications came from large software companies. Not anymore, especially in the mobile space where application development has been something that individuals complete on their lunch hour, in part due to the work of folks like Google.

Cisco Picks Brazil As Next Frontier

By Bob Evans

With 6,000 employees and a full complement of Indian and non-Indian execs in place at its Globalization Centre East in Bangalore, Cisco has selected its "next frontier" on its journey to become a truly global company: Brazil.

Patching, Malware, Incidents Top Security Time Consumers

By Keith Ferrell

Keeping up with patches,maintaining anti-malware defenses and responding to incidents are the most time-consuming activities IT for security professionals, according to InformationWeek figures. How do your figures match up with the survey's findings?


Cloud Implementer's Checklist

Once your agency has completed the business case for deploying a private cloud, how do you actually move ahead with your data center transformation? In this InformationWeek Government Webcast, we'll explore steps to get you there, including a to-do list that will be helpful to anyone involved in the project.

It happens Aug. 11.

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Special Report from Internet Evolution:
Can businesses still make money with the
Internet? Sure, but it's not as easy as
it once was thought to be.


Take Our WAN Security Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

We are conducting a survey examining WAN security concerns and the measures organizations take to protect data and information traveling across their networks.

Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Survey ends July 23

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See all the latest IT solutions at Interop New York's comprehensive conference and expo. IT and business leaders attend Interop to learn about cloud computing, virtualization, networking and other innovations that drive productivity and cut costs. Don't miss the leading business technology event, Oct. 18-22.

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