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Best Of Interop; HP To Acquire Palm

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TOP STORY: Interop 2010 Show Winners

MORE NEWS: HP To Buy Palm For $1.2 Billion

ANALYTIC REPORT: Virtualization Management: Time To Get Serious

WHITEPAPER: Web Conferencing Tips

BLOG: Can A Mobile Platform Survive A Reboot?

WEBCAST: Practical Management of Network Security For Mid-Size Enterprises

RESOURCES: Government IT Leadership Forum

InformationWeek Daily

 Thursday, April 29, 2010 


"While we are postponing, life speeds by."
-- Seneca 


Interop 2010 Show Winners

This year's competition shines a light on the very best that IT vendors have to offer in cloud computing, network management, security, virtualization, wireless, and more. We also picked a top startup and gave out a green award.


Interop: 5 Steps To Desktop Virtualization

Interop: IBM Urges Cloud Adoption

Interop: What (Really) Is Cloud Computing?

Interop: F5 Unveils Cloud Tools

Interop: Domino's Mulls Microsoft Cloud

Interop: CIOs Must Bond With Vendor CEOs


HP To Buy Palm For $1.2 Billion

The deal shakes up the smartphone market and gives HP its very own mobile platform: webOS.

Computerized Medication Order Errors Studied

Researchers want to learn the cause of mistakes related to computerized physician order entry systems so they can help software makers prevent them.

6 In 10 Americans Use Government Web Sites

The popularity of accessing government information online supports the mission of the Open Government Directive, research shows.

Apple WWDC Kicks Off June 7

The iPhone OS 4, HTML 5, and potentially a new iPhone will be spotlighted at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.

Microsoft Gets Paid For Android

By striking a patent licensing deal with HTC, Microsoft is raising the cost of using Google's free Android operating system.

SAP Tips Hand On Cloud Plans As Profits Soar

First-quarter financial results beat expectations; co-CEO McDermott hints at new cloud partnerships and on-demand offerings.

Telemedicine Searches For Strategy, Adoption

Slow adoption of telemedicine reflects few reimbursement opportunities, lack of cohesiveness among key players, study finds.

IT Lost 245,000 Jobs In 2009

The biggest losses were in manufacturing, while software services gained positions, according to TechAmerica.

RIM Launching BlackBerry 6 OS In Fall

The updated operating system will offer a faster browser, better touchscreen technology, and support for older devices, the company said.



Virtualization Management: Time To Get Serious

IT teams are in for trouble if they don't focus more on managing virtual environments, especially as virtualization moves beyond servers.

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Featured Report

Cloud Contracts And SLAs

Cloud computing is approximately where the Internet was more than a decade ago: full of both promise and hype, and constantly changing. As companies evaluate cloud services, CIOs must help them reach business objectives and save money, while also serving in a stewardship role. A stepwise process is what's needed.

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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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Improved Website Performance and Security Secrets Revealed

Research shows that customers are won or lost on the Internet in just seconds. Discover how you can immediately improve uptime and deliver the fastest possible web performance for your users.
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Featured BloggerCan A Mobile Platform Survive A Reboot?

By Ed Hansberry

After a number of years of going through updates and upgrades, sometimes it appears best to just start fresh with an operating system, especially when it comes to mobile phones.


Google, IBM, Apple Top List Of Most-Valuable Brands

By Bob Evans

In an annual ranking of the brand value of global technology companies, Google, IBM and Apple held their top three spots from last year while the brand value for each rose significantly. And between HP and Cisco, one saw its brand value soar 48% for the year while the other's tumbled by 7%. Click ahead to see the whole list.

Microsoft: Android Infringes On Our Patents

By Eric Zeman

This afternoon Microsoft issued a statement regarding the recent intellectual property licensing agreement it struck with HTC. It appears as though Microsoft believes Android infringes on its smartphone patents. The agreement between HTC and Microsoft clearly shows how desperately the two companies need one another. Updated.

New iPhone May Launch June 7

By Eric Zeman

Today Apple announced the dates of its Worldwide Developer Conference, which will run June 7 to June 11. WWDC has served as the kick-off point for new iPhone models the last two years. Will this year follow suit?


Practical Management of Network Security For Mid-Size Enterprises

This Webcast will look at practical ways for mid-size enterprises to address security issues around the network, PCs and laptops, and the Web. We'll examine current trends such as multi-function security appliances, virtual security appliances, managed services and cloud-based offerings.
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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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Image Gallery: 12 Offshore Hot Spots For IT Outsourcing

India is still the dominant player when it comes to IT outsourcing, but other regions are gaining ground. Here's a look at some of the places, vendors, and institutions that will play a big role in globalization's next wave.

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Take Our Survey On Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on business continuity/disaster recovery. The results of the survey will appear in an upcoming issue as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report.

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

Survey ends April 30

Last Chance To Be Part Of The 2010 IW 500!

Time's running out to 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

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