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Cloud, Mobile To Drive IT Growth In 2010

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TOP STORY: Cloud, Mobile To Drive IT Growth In 2010

MORE NEWS: Google Updates Android SDK

ANALYTIC REPORT: Securing The Cyber Supply Chain

WHITEPAPER: Leveraging Technology for Management Excellence

BLOG: Intel Floats Cloud Computing On A Chip

WEBCAST: Reducing Operating Costs Through Branch Consolidation

RESOURCES: Financial Services Techs: Ready for 2010?

InformationWeek Daily

 Monday, December 7, 2009 


"Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage."
-- Henry Louis Mencken 


Cloud, Mobile To Drive IT Growth In 2010

An analyst firm believes consumers and businesses will spend 3.2% more on telecom, hardware, software and services than in 2009.


Boom Times For Health IT Sector

Gartner's Tepid IT Spending Forecast

Down To Business: The Tech Economy Data Tells Us Only So Much


Google Updates Android SDK

The refreshed software developer's kit comes as the operating system is beginning to pick up steam with wireless carriers and handset makers.

Google Buys AppJet To Power Wave

The start-up's collaborative technology will be adapted to improve the way Google Wave handles group editing.

Bill Targets Mobile Phone Service Providers

Legislation introduced by four U.S. senators seeks to limit early termination fees leveled by wireless carriers.

Nokia To Trim Smartphone Offerings

The company will pare down its smartphone portfolio in order to better compete against companies such as Apple, Research In Motion, and Palm.

VA Eyes Sweeping Tech Initiative

Veterans Affairs is seeking input on a proposed IT contract that would cover the "entire spectrum" of systems and applications.

CIGNA Launches Healthcare Podcasts

The audio podcasts, available on the iTunes store, are designed to help Americans take care of themselves while on business overseas.

Bing Back After Outage

Microsoft is investigating what happened in an effort to prevent future downtime.



Securing The Cyber Supply Chain

Security experts advise government agencies and other organizations to take an end-to-end approach to securing their IT systems, one that includes suppliers and service providers. Read our report to learn how to get started in this emerging area.

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10 Steps to Effective Data Classification

Learn how to sort your company's assets based on sensitivity.

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Leveraging Technology for Management Excellence

Extending operational excellence to management excellence is the next strategic imperative. Learn about the techniques and technologies you'll need tomaster to get there.
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Securing Applications in the Cloud

The lure of the cloud is compelling, but before you move your infrastructure, you need to address the specific security risks of cloud computing.
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Featured BloggerIntel Floats Cloud Computing On A Chip

Posted By Alexander Wolfe

InformationWeek readers were the first to learn about Intel's efforts to pack a data center onto a single chip, via my recent interview with Intel chief technology officer Justin Rattner. Now, the chip behemoth has taken things one step further, formally announcing its single-chip cloud research project.


Verizon Calls iPhone A 'Digitally Clueless Beauty Queen'

Posted by Eric Zeman

With the court case safely behind them, Verizon Wireless continues to pull no punches in its anti-iPhone marketing campaign. The latest assault takes on the masculinity of the iPhone, and essentially says that it has none. Them's fightin' words, Verizon!

Big Mega Ultra Friday RIM Round-Up

Posted By Eric Zeman

Lots going on in the world of Research In Motion today. Some of the items you'll find in this post include a nifty sale going on at AT&T stores today as well as an upgrade to BlackBerry Apps World. More inside!

Data Assessment Service Targets E-discovery, Compliance

Posted By Andrew Conry-Murray

This week StoredIQ launched a new data assessment service, which is intended to help organizations get visibility into the unstructured information floating around the corporate network.

HTC Droid Eris To Get Android 2.0 Update

Posted By Eric Zeman

Verizon Wireless has said that the HTC Droid Eris will receive a significant system update at some point in the fist quarter of 2010. The update will boost the Eris' version of Android to at least 2.0, and possibly even 2.1.


Reducing Operating Costs Through Branch Consolidation

In this live Webcast, you'll hear how IT organizations are gaining the ability to completely virtualize their branch office operations, achieving a "serverless" state that eliminates redundant hardware and software, while slashing maintenance costs and IT complexity.

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Financial Services Techs: Ready for 2010?

After this roller coaster year, what does 2010 have in store for financial services CIOs? Join Wall Street & Technology as they examine the technologies, news, trends and strategies that will shape the financial services industry in the coming year.

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