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TOP STORY: Enterprise 2.0: Jive CEO Zingale Assays Business Collaboration

MORE NEWS: Oracle CEO Ellison Demands $4 Billion In Damages From SAP

ANALYTIC REPORT: Oracle-Sun: What Lies Ahead

WHITEPAPER: Storage Virtualization for Efficiency

SLIDESHOW: 9 Ways Health IT Improves Patient Care

VIDEO: Part 1: Suddenly All Computing is Parallel

BLOG: Microsoft Unveils Revitalized Partner Network

WEBCAST: Smarter Customer Service: The Business Case For Text Analytics

RESOURCES: Take Our State of Storage Survey -- You Could Win An iPod!

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010


"If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it's moving you away from your goals." -- Brian Tracy



Enterprise 2.0: Jive CEO Zingale Assays Business Collaboration

Jive Software CEO Tony Zingale makes the case for the need for a social strategy.


Enterprise 2.0: Novell Launches Vibe Platform

Enterprise 2.0: Socialtext Targets Information Barriers

Enterprise 2.0 Special Report


Oracle CEO Ellison Demands $4 Billion In Damages From SAP

Larry Ellison demands $4 billion for TomorrowNow's copyright infringement, while Oracle's own expert pegs damages at $1.5 billion. (Still looking for HP CEO Leo Apotheker.)

Windows Phone 7 A Hot Seller

T-Mobile temporarily lists device based on Microsoft's new mobile OS as sold out.

Google Debuts Instant Previews

Searchers now can see pictures of Web sites before they click through to visit.

Global CIO: Top 10 Stories Of 2010: New Strategies, Platforms, & CEOs

Our list of this year's top IT issues sheds some bright light on the technologies and companies CIOs will be betting on in 2011.

Google Takes Mobile Search Fight To Microsoft's Doorstep

Google introduced a mobile search application for Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 platform to compete with Bing.

Microsoft Unveils Next Steps For SQL Server

'Denali' database preview released as the Parallel Data Warehouse appliance finally goes to market.

Judge Allows Federal Fraud Suit Against Oracle

The software firm tried to convince the court that the government didn't have a legitimate claim that it bilked taxpayers out of millions of dollars.

Tools Gut Firesheep Cookie Hijacking Attack

BlackSheep, FireShepherd, and HTTPS Everywhere released to block controversial Firefox plug-in.

IBM Earmarks $50 Million For 'Smarter Cities'

Grants will go to 100 cities worldwide that leverage technology to improve citizen engagement, services and efficiency.

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Oracle-Sun: What Lies Ahead

The strategy points to Sun hardware optimized to run Oracle software. But our exclusive research finds many IT pros doubt that they'll benefit from the partnership. This report outlines Oracle's road maps for key Sun products, and analyzes what changes the acquisition will bring for business technology decision makers.

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Readying Your Server Infrastructure For EMR

The healthcare industry is undergoing a sea change as medical records go digital. In this report, we'll advise midsize practices on how to get up and running with a server structure ready for electronic medical records, from scoping hardware and selecting software to deciding the in-house vs. outsourced question.

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Storage Virtualization for Efficiency

Storage virtualization offers improvements that drive operational efficiency. IBM has been quietly addressing storage virtualization with SAN Volume Controller (SVC) for the last six years, building up a significant technical lead in this space. Learn more.
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Understanding The IT Service Management Challenge

What are the key challenges associated with IT service management? This document explores requirements for effective Application Performance Management. Get the attributes of High Definition Application Performance Management.
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9 Ways Health IT Improves Patient Care

The HITECH legislation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is allocating more than $20 billion to push for the adoption of health IT nationwide, including e-health records and e-prescription systems. Health IT can boost patient's quality of care by reducing medical errors, improving clinical decision making and helping to eliminate redundant and unnecessary tests and costs. Health IT, including automated systems that check for adverse drug interactions, allergies, and confirm patient IDs, can help patients avoid being victim to medication and other errors. Meanwhile, as more aging and chronically ill patients are cared for at home, health IT deployments can help keep those individuals out of the hospital, while mobile apps and other tech deployments aid in wellness programs to keep the healthy active. Here are a few examples of health IT helping to bring those benefits.   View Now


15 Mobile Apps For Better Health

NASA, Microsoft Reveal Mars In Pictures


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Part 1: Suddenly All Computing is Parallel

Michael Wrinn's keynote from SIGCSE 2010: With parallel programming models evolving, and a variety of approaches being tried in academia and industry, flexibility is vital.   Watch


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SMB Reaps the Rewards of ERP




Featured BloggerMicrosoft Unveils Revitalized Partner Network

By Michele Pepe-Warren

Your network has arrived! That's the message channel partners get when they visit Microsoft's partner website these days. After years spent refining and re-refining its partner initiatives, the software behemoth has finally unveiled the fruits of its labor.


Are Viruses What SMBs Really Need To Be Most Worried About?

By Keith Ferrell

Viruses and Trojans topped small and midsized business's security concerns in a recent survey, with data leaks not far behind. But the real top concern needs to be the incomplete security policies and practices that are typical of too many SMBs.

Microsoft Internet Explorer Zero-Day Under Attack

By George Hulme

The risk surrounding a new zero-day Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerability increased significantly over the weekend and could prompt an emergency patch release from the software company at any time.

How To Get High Performance Cloud Storage

By George Crump

One of the challenges with cloud storage is the connection between you and the storage. For almost everyone it is going to be slower than what is available within the data center. This performance difference does not mean a more limited use of cloud storage, it means that greater intelligence is needed to load data into the cloud. With that intelligence cloud storage could be leveraged for even the most demanding of applications.

Management Tool Monitors SaaS Traffic

By Paul Korzeniowski

Typically, vendors introduce new capabilities and only later do products capable of monitoring their performance arise. Now with SaaS services becoming so popular, Streamcore has enhanced its management tool, so it provides visibility into those applications.

Beware The Bank Apps On Your Phone

By Ed Hansberry

Online banking is one of the more popular tasks people get done on their phone. Apps tailored to your device can make the process easier, but it seems some of the banks have made some boneheaded decisions in their programming design that opens up a number of security risks.


Smarter Customer Service: The Business Case For Text Analytics

Join industry experts from Jackson Lewis LLP, Bank Systems & Technology, and Kronos as we examine the state of wage and hour practices in the financial services industry, looking at how litigation could affect you and the important role workforce management can play in your overall risk management strategy.

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Take Our State of Storage Survey -- You Could Win An iPod!

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey in order to evaluate the state of software outsourcing today. The results of the survey will appear in an upcoming issue as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report. This survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete.

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Driving Stronger Business Productivity through Next Generation End User Computing

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