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TOP STORY: Cisco Unveils Voice, Video, Social Networking Collaboration Platform

MORE NEWS: Analytics Gallery: 2010 State Of Storage Report

ANALYTIC REPORT: Research: 2010 State of Server Technology


IMAGE GALLERY: Image Gallery: IBM Empowers Smarter Cities

VIDEO: KIA's UVO Powered by Microsoft

BLOG: InformationWeek's Government IT Leadership Forum Preview

WEBCAST: Designing Tomorrow's Data Center Today

RESOURCES: Virtual Event: Creating And Leveraging The Private Cloud

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010


"When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal." -- Napoleon Hill



Cisco Unveils Voice, Video, Social Networking Collaboration Platform

Cisco Quad integrates content management systems with voice,
video, and social networking into a single workspace for desktop,
iPhone, or iPad.


Yahoo Broadens Social Networking Reach

iPad Productivity Apps

Google Refreshes Calendar, Docs, Wave


Analytics Gallery: 2010 State Of Storage Report

A sampling of exclusive InformationWeek Analytics research, as it
appears in "Breaking Point: 2010 State of Storage Report," our
deep-dive analysis into enterprise data and related storage
requirements, as seen through the eyes of real-world business
technology pros.

Android 2.2: Ready For Enterprise?

Google is touting its new mobile platform's business-friendly features, but licensing Microsoft's ActiveSync may not offer enough security to make Android ready to work in the enterprise.

Third-Party Android Tethering App Available

New beta Tether application lets Android smartphones share wireless data connections with laptops.

Starbucks Serves Up Free Wi-Fi

Coffee house also plans to bolster its digital presence through content partnerships with Yahoo and others.

SeaMicro Intros Server With 512 Atom Processors

The 10U rack-mount server uses 75% less power and space than comparable x86 volume servers, says the company.

First Impressions Of Nokia N8

InformationWeek was able to spend a few moments with Nokia's first Symbian^3 handset, the N8. Can it save Nokia?

Sophos Releases iPhone Security News App

Free application features quick, graphical look at the top viruses, spam, and malware in circulation.

AT&T To Prosecute iPad Hackers

Wireless carrier's chief privacy officer says server breach that exposed e-mail addresses won't be tolerated.

Beacon Program Director Clarifies 'Meaningful Use'

Health IT pros are advised to look beyond implementing new IT systems to focus on showing how those systems will improve healthcare delivery.

Senate Allocates $3.8 Million For Mine Safety IT

Emergency funding to update an IT system that processes mine safety violations is a response to the mining disaster that killed 29 in April.



Server technology is at a crossroads, our exclusive research finds. Companies increasingly put a premium on features such as the ability to implement virtualization, manage systems, and reduce electricity use.

Indeed, after acquisition costs, the ability to manage on-the-fly virtual processors is the single most important factor.

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Research: 2010 State of Server Technology

The value proposition is shifting from the processor to peripheral considerations, such as the ability to effectively implement virtualization, system manageability, and power and cooling. Find out what the InformationWeek Analytics 2010 State of Server Technology Survey showed before making your next implementation decision.

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Featured Report

Integrity Check: 5 Steps To Data-Centric Cybersecurity

It's becoming progressively more challenging to protect sensitive data and systems, and agencies that outsource major applications to the private sector are further abstracting system boundary and perimeter concepts. The answer is a shift in thinking away from yesterday's security approaches and toward data-centric protection via technologies like encryption, data loss prevention, and strong access controls.

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RFID Guide

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Leveraging Virtualization for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

This InformationWeek Analytics report reveals best practices to leverage virtualization for business continuity and disaster recovery. Download the complimentary report today.
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Image Gallery: IBM Empowers Smarter Cities
To ease the strain population growth places infrastructures and governments, IBM is combining business analytics with cloud computing and smart grid technologies to help urban systems operate more efficiently.   View Now


Image Gallery: 5 Early Android 2.2 Candidates


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Featured BloggerInformationWeek's Government IT Leadership Forum Preview

By J. Nicholas Hoover

For many observers of Washington, D.C., the federal government is laser-focused on information technology in ways that it hasn't in the past, from open government to cybersecurity and project management to cloud computing. It's within that context that InformationWeek Government's first live event takes place tomorrow.


Loose Google Lips Can Sink Ships

By Dave Methvin

Security researchers at major companies are usually very responsible about disclosing vulnerabilities. Last week a Google researcher did something very irresponsible though, and it may affect security in your company.

Federal Agencies Shift Into Cloud Adoption

By John Foley

Technology leaders with the Department of Energy, the Defense Information Systems Agency, and GSA will outline their next steps in cloud computing on June 15 at InformationWeek's Government IT Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. With new implementations of infrastructure as a service and software as a service, including hosted apps from Google and Microsoft, the feds appear to be shifting aggressively into full-scale adoption of the cloud services model.

Why Steve Jobs Hates Enterprise IT

By Chris Murphy

It's because buyers of enterprise IT are sometimes "confused."

Microsoft Paying For Porting iPhone Games

By Ed Hansberry

Microsoft has been throwing around cash lately to help bolster the application offerings for Windows Phone 7. Compared to Android and iPhone application stores. Windows Mobile's library is at best anemic. To make matters worse, everything has to be rewritten for WP7. Microsoft seems to be taking the "if you want things done right, do it yourself" approach to filling the library.


Designing Tomorrow's Data Center Today

Join Intelligent Enterprise editor-in-chief Doug Henschen for a Webcast as he shares insight on the latest trends in BI as well as in-depth research on priorities within midsize companies.

Date: Tuesday, June 22. Time: 9:00 a.m. PT/12:00 p.m. ET

More Information & Registration


Virtual Event: Creating And Leveraging The Private Cloud

Join us for this virtual event, as InformationWeek editors gather the leading thinkers on the topic of private cloud computing to answer your questions and provide expert insight in creating and leveraging the private cloud.

It happens June 23

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There's Still Time To Attend Black Hat USA 2010

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey to investigate the extent to which organizations are consolidating applications. The results of this survey will appear in an upcoming issue of InformationWeek as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report.

This survey will take under 10 minutes to complete. Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32GB iPod touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

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