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TOP STORY: Cloud Failures Aren't The Problem; IT Is

MORE NEWS: Investors To Intel: But What About Smartphones?

ANALYTIC REPORT: 5 Pitfalls Of Branch Office Consolidation

WHITEPAPER: Application Development for the Cloud

SLIDESHOW: 12 Hot Mobile Medical Apps

VIDEO: 05.04.11 High Frequency Trading Race: How Can Firms Continue To Compete?

BLOG: Sprint, Verizon Lead Wireless Customer Satisfaction Index

WEBCAST: Leveraging Document Output Management to Support Customer Communications

RESOURCES: InformationWeek Healthcare IT Leadership Forum

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

 
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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Cloud Failures Aren't The Problem; IT Is

Amazon's and Microsoft's outages and Dropbox security practices mask the real question--can IT compete with the cloud?

RELATED INSIGHTS

Cloud Outages Plague Google, Microsoft

Dropbox Accused Of Misleading Customers On Security

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Investors To Intel: But What About Smartphones?


Despite its sparkling balance sheet and dominant market position, Intel is nagged by its late arrival in the smartphone market.

RIM Sells 250,000 PlayBooks In First Month


Apple's iPad still rules the tablet market, although Research In Motion has posted solid BlackBerry PlayBook sales, says RBC analyst Mike Abramsky.

Schwartz On Security: Developers Battle Piracy Channels


Business Software Alliance report finds widespread software piracy, but experts say market pressures are to blame.

Sprint, Verizon Lead Wireless Customer Satisfaction Index


AT&T and T-Mobile are bringing up the rear in ACIS's annual consumer survey.

Microsoft, Cisco Partner On Data Warehouses, Virtualization

Reference design combines Cisco Unified Computing System with Microsoft's Hyper-V and SQL Server, also includes storage partners NetApp and EMC.

HP Maps Memristor Structure, Function

The nascent memory resistor technology holds the promise of making computing systems much faster and power efficient.

Who's To Blame For A Failed Community?

Resist the temptation to just point fingers at your software vendor. The hard work of community management falls on your organization.

Exclusive: SAP-Oracle Tussle Alters Hana Appliance Plan

SAP is rolling out its Hana in-memory appliance all right, but a hitch could lead to a different data-integration approach for customers running Oracle database.

Nvidia Boosts Server Performance With Tesla GPU

The 512-core M2090 graphics processing unit is the world's fastest parallel processor for high performance computing, according to the company.

Cloud Services, SaaS Pose WAN Bandwidth Challenges

Cisco exec Pat Calhoun discusses the challenges of ensuring enough bandwidth over wired and wireless networks to handle the needs of a modern enterprise.

IFS Shows Social Vision For ERP Suite

Social media features like status updates, wiki-style help, and unified communications will be coming to the company flagship ERP suite.

Clouds Change Storage Administrator's Role

Cloud storage promises to change the way data centers manage and provision storage assets, but it also will affect the roles and responsibilities of the storage manager as well.


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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS

5 Pitfalls Of Branch Office Consolidation

Our surveys find that companies are reining in far-flung IT platforms and local applications, pulling servers and storage back from branch offices and small computer rooms to central data centers. But centralization comes with a set of challenges and unintended consequences.

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Featured Report

Top 50 Government CIOs

InformationWeek Government's Government CIO 50 report identifies the leading IT decision-makers in federal, state, and local government. These executives are driving higher levels of performance into government IT operations amid challenges that include outdated acquisition processes, legacy systems, inefficient paper-bound workflows, and decentralized authority.

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Application Development for the Cloud


Developers today need to use the most effective platform for cloud development and deployment, but there are key questions to ask when considering which platform is best: How do you develop for a target cloud destination? How do you target one workload for multiple clouds? What workloads should be sent to the cloud? Learn more about what questions you need to consider.
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The Social Business


A challenge faced by enterprises today is how to build organizations that are more adaptive and agile, more creative and innovative, and more efficient and resilient. As the world embraces social computing, enterprises are facing the dawn of a new era - the era of the Social Business. Dscover how to implement improvements that impact growth, efficiency, innovation, and competitiveness.
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12 Hot Mobile Medical Apps
We're introducing a Mobile Application Smackdown -- a competition to elicit some of the most compelling and transformational mobile healthcare applications. We'd like to hear about the mobile health and telehealth apps that you use as part of competition. Meanwhile, check out these 12 innovative apps.   View Now

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IT Salaries: 9 Ways We've Changed (Or Not) From 2001's Heyday

14 Leading Social CRM Applications

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VIDEOS

High Frequency Trading Race: How Can Firms Continue To Compete?
The high frequency trading space has always been about speed. But as firms move from microseconds to nanoseconds, how can they continue to compete in the low latency space? Greg MacSweeney discusses the topic with TABB Group CEO Larry Tabb.   Watch

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An App Is An App

Cisco Borderless Network Architecture

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TODAY AT THE BLOG


FEATURED BLOG
Featured BloggerSprint, Verizon Lead Wireless Customer Satisfaction Index


By Ed Hansberry

AT&T and T-Mobile are bringing up the rear in ACIS's annual consumer survey.

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Clouds Change Storage Administrator's Role

By George Crump

Cloud storage promises to change the way data centers manage and provision storage assets, but it also will affect the roles and responsibilities of the storage manager as well.


WEBCASTS

Leveraging Document Output Management to Support Customer Communications


During this webcast, we will discuss technical and business approaches directed toward the elimination of challenges and limitations imposed by technological disparity, enabling you to easily locate, deliver, assemble, and use corporate information to support customer communications.

It happens Wednesday, May 25, 2011 -- 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET

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InformationWeek Healthcare IT Leadership Forum


InformationWeek Healthcare's IT Leadership Forum is a day-long event where senior IT executives will come together to discuss how they're advancing state-of-the-art healthcare. Prominent CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders will engage with an audience of their peers in an open discussion of EHR implementation challenges, decision support initiatives, the latest in mobility and cloud computing, and much more.

It happens July 12, 2011 - New York



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