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TOP STORY: Enterprise 2.0 Focuses On Cloud, Community, Collaboration

MORE NEWS: Adobe: Flash On 250 Million Smartphones By 2012

ANALYTIC REPORT: Private Clouds: Powerful Convergence or False Promise?

WHITEPAPER: RFID Guide

BLOG: Where's The Growth? InformationWeek 500 Conference

WEBCAST: Business Intelligence For The Midsize Business

RESOURCES: Virtual Event: Creating And Leveraging The Private Cloud

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 Friday, June 11, 2010 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY...
To have no set purpose in one's life is the harlotry of the will.
-- Stephen MacKenna 
 


TODAY'S TOP STORY

Enterprise 2.0 Focuses On Cloud, Community, Collaboration

The June 14 - 17 conference in Boston will examine how social computing is merging with traditional enterprise IT applications and systems -- and what it all means for business.

RELATED INSIGHTS

Cloud Computing Is An Evolution of IT, Not An Overthrow

Search, Social, And Aggregation

IBM Adds Heft To Enterprise 2.0

ALSO SEE

Adobe: Flash On 250 Million Smartphones By 2012


In spite of Apple's disapproval, Adobe says its latest Flash Player is gaining traction with mobile handset makers.

Norton Intros Android Smartphone Security

Users can remotely disable lost or stolen smartphones and block unwanted calls with the app.

Sophos Extends Antivirus To Cloud

Live security lookups and a refined host intrusion prevention system scan for viruses, malware, and malicious Web sites.

Bug Forces Google To Drop Homepage Art

Photos of famous artists' work were used to promote a personalization feature Google launched last week.

Microsoft Launches Office Web

Consumers can now access versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint that have been tailored for use online.

Motorola CEO: Video Calling, 2GHz Android Phones Coming

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha recently said that Motorola will field between two and four video calling-capable handsets by the end of the year to compete with Apple's iPhone 4.

IBM Boosts Secure Development Practices

Focus is on making security an integral part of software, Web services, cloud, and portal development practices.

Salesforce.com Scores World Cup CRM Deployment

South African Tourism scales up call center, integrates Facebook and Twitter social-network analysis.

Dell Intros State Health IT Services

Technology and consulting services will help state health departments meet requirements of healthcare reform legislation.

  InformationWeek Digital Supplement -- June 7, 2010    

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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS

Private Clouds: Powerful Convergence or False Promise?

Is the private cloud's promise of a more automated and scalable internal data center, using highly virtualized server and storage resources, all that revolutionary? We sweep away that haziness and illuminate the critical issues around private clouds. Make no mistake: The "private cloud" is a new and powerful data center strategy.

Download Now (Registration Required)

Featured Report

WAN Optimization: Adoption Holds Steady

Converged services, distributed workforces, and private clouds and data center consolidation are stressing many WANs. Are optimization appliances -- physical and virtual -- the answer? Nearly 600 business technology professionals weigh in.

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Featured Report

MORE ANALYTICS

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FEATURED WHITEPAPERS

RFID Guide


This whitepaper shows how RFID technologies enable asset tracking, streamline the supply chain, and help improve operational efficiency.
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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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TODAY AT THE BLOG


FEATURED BLOG
Featured BloggerWhere's The Growth? InformationWeek 500 Conference


By Fritz Nelson

The InformationWeek 500 conference is our annual gathering of more than 250 of the top CIOs and IT executives across every industry, from retail to manufacturing to government to financial services to healthcare, and more. This year our theme is Navigating the Boardroom: The Growth Imperative. We've set out to create our most ambitious agenda yet (not any easy task, by the way). For now, we're announcing two speakers who promise to stir some controversy and generate some creative thinking: Nicholas Carr and Peter Hinssen.

ALSO SEE

T-Mobile, Not Verizon, Getting iPhone Next? No

By Eric Zeman


"When will Verizon Wireless get the iPhone?" is a question I still hear every day. According to Kaufman Bros. analyst Shaw Wu, the iPhone is headed to T-Mobile next, not Verizon Wireless. Unfortunately, Mr. Wu is wrong.

Implementing Storage Capacity Planning In The Modern Era

By George Crump


As discussed in our last entry, all the storage optimization strategies will impact how much capacity you will need to purchase in your next upgrade. The problem is that much of the savings are going to be dependent on your data. You will hear vendors state something like "your actual mileage will vary" and that is very true. With that as the backdrop how do you make sure you don't overshoot or worse, undershoot on your next capacity estimate?

114,000+ 3G iPad User Emails Exposed

By Ed Hansberry


Adding to AT&T's troubled reputation is the recent security breach with iPad 3G users accounts. It has been labeled the worst security breach in Apple's history and it is a breach that was beyond Apple's control as it all happened on AT&T's servers. The list of who was exposed is a veritable who's who list of politicians, corporate executives and celebrities, along with the average Joe here and there.

A Bing Browser-Buying Bid Busts

By Dave Methvin


Microsoft has started to wind down its Bing Cashback program. Introduced in May 2008, Cashback was one of Microsoft's ploys to buy search share for Bing so that it could compete with Google. All cashback offers are done at the end of July, and users have a year after that to claim their money.


WEBCASTS

Business Intelligence For The Midsize Business


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

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Special Report from Internet Evolution:
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Can businesses still make money with the
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RESOURCES AND EVENTS


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

Get More Details And Attend

Take Our Analytics Application Consolidation Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!


InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey to investigate the extent to which companies 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 32-GB iPod touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Take The Survey

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.

Get More Details

The Definitive Guide to Application Performance Management


You don't deliver applications in a vacuum. Network Computing's new End to End Application Performance Management (APM) Tech Center delivers best practices, emerging trends, new products and strategies to help you delivery applications effectively.


Visit The APM Tech Center Today



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