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TOP STORY: Cybersecurity Expert Shortage Puts U.S. At Risk

MORE NEWS: Apple Shrugs Off 'Antennagate'

ANALYTIC REPORT: Squeeze Play: The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

WHITEPAPER: The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Market: Potential Buying Window Beginning to Close?

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: Amazon's Case For Enterprise Cloud Computing

VIDEO: NATO's Robotic Submarine Competition

BLOG: Fifty: The Magic Email Number

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

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Thursday, July 22, 2010


"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind." -- Winston Churchill



Cybersecurity Expert Shortage Puts U.S. At Risk

Presidential commission proposes overhauling certifications to increase cybersecurity professional quality and quantity.


White House Issues Cybersecurity Report

NSA Launches Infrastructure Cybersecurity Program

Senate Bill Proposes Office Of Cyberspace Policy


Apple Shrugs Off 'Antennagate'

iPhone 4 sales continue to boom despite company's failure to provide permanent fix for finicky receiver.

Facebook Celebrates 500 Million Users

The social network's meteoric rise suggests that the open Internet isn't as appealing as a more controlled environment.

Xbox Kinect Ship Date Confirmed

Microsoft's hands-free controller for Xbox 360 games will be available just before the 2010 holiday season kicks into full gear.

Army Testing Patriot Missile Android App

Google's Android mobile operating system is good at lots of things. Who knew that one of them was targeting Patriot missiles at the enemy?

DHS Proceeds With Financial System Overhaul

Despite an OMB directive to halt to all new financial-system procurements pending agency review, the Department of Homeland Security plans to move ahead with $450 million Transformation and Systems Consolidation project.

Memphis Cuts Crime With Predictive Analytics

Tennessee city attributes 31% drop in crime rate to knowing when and where to put cops on the street.

McAfee Releases Mac Security Tools

Internet Security and Family Protection for Apple Mac aimed at making Web browsing safer.

Google Images Reimagined

A revamped image search interface and a new image ad format promise easier image searching and more ad revenue.

Cloud Pushes EMC Profits Up 108%

Cash flow and net income hit record levels in the second quarter, as more of the world's data is stored in EMC's cloud.



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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The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Market: Potential Buying Window Beginning to Close?

Find out if it's time for you to replace an outdated ERP solution. The report describes why ERP vendors are offering extraordinary value and how a business-focused ERP implementation can help manage costs while helping you move your business strategy forward.
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3 Steps to Unleashing Cloud Performance

Check out this report to learn three steps and strategies for unleashing cloud performance and achieving a new level of cost efficiency and simplified management.
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Slideshow: Amazon's Case For Enterprise Cloud Computing

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels takes on 'false cloud' wannabes, challenges common myths and critiques private-cloud alternatives as boiling down to buying, deploying and maintaining servers.   View Now


Slideshow: 7 Biggest Microsoft Flops Ever

Slideshow: Who's Who In Healthcare IT


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Featured BloggerFifty: The Magic Email Number

By Paul Korzeniowski

How many emails can flood your In Box before they overwhelm you? A survey by Intermedia determined that the number is 50.


Storage Protocol Explosion

By George Crump

Today's Storage Manager is faced with more shared storage connectivity choices than ever. Off the top of my head there is SAS, iSCSI, NAS, AoE, FCoE and of course good old Fibre Channel. One would think that at some point there will be a shake out in storage but that doesn't seem to happen and when it does it seems like they are replaced with two or three new ones.

With VDI, Local Disk Is A Thing Of The Past

By Elias Khnaser

Last week I read a few interesting articles about storage in desktop virtualization, VDI in particular. The consensus is that this storage belongs on local disk, not the SAN. One industry expert even says you can use SSDs locally and still get away for less money. I beg to differ.

VenueGen Enhances 3D Conferencing Tools

By Paul Korzeniowski

Online conferencing has been gradually moving from presenting two to three dimensional materials. VenueGen, a start up in that space, embellished its 3D service, so collaborators can now work with more data sources during their conferences.

AT&T And The iPhone, Or Oil And Water

By Ed Hansberry

It obviously sounded like a good idea in 2007 when Apple and AT&T signed a multi-year exclusivity agreement but a few short years later, it became evident the agreement between Apple and AT&T wasn't turning out as planned.


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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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