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Euro-Style Online Privacy Coming To U.S.? | VMware Pricing Outrage

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  Thursday, July 14, 2011
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Between The Lines ColumnistUsers Outraged Over New VMware Pricing Policy
By Art Wittmann
Licensing costs will skyrocket to indefensible levels under new method of charging for memory usage.

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Don't Foist Euro-Style Online Privacy On The U.S.
As Congress debates numerous privacy bills, don't assume that the tougher protections afforded by EU law are the right model for the U.S.

Breaches, Compliance Fuel Database Security Growth
Database activity monitoring gains attention, but market consolidation may be afoot.

EMC Gives Storage Management A Cloud Facelift
ProSphere updates storage management for the highly virtualized, cloud-based IT environment.

Under Development: Mobile Device Management Buyer's Guide
We will look at key characteristics of MDM products, including the ability to handle multiple operating systems and devices, tracking and analysis features, and security capabilities.

MicroStrategy Follows On Cloud, Pioneers Social Insight
The independent business intelligence and analytics vendor trails IBM and SAP on cloud deployment, but it appears to be blazing its own trail on social network analysis.

IT Hiring And Promoting Not An Exact Science
Some readers took issue with my last column, but I'm sticking by my proven interviewing practices and processes.

Zeus Banking Trojan Hits Android Phones
Zeus crimeware creators adapt Zitmo malware, disguised as a banking activation application, to steal financial details from Android users.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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Laying the Groundwork for Private and Public Clouds
Apple OS X 10.7 Lion Release Imminent
7 Storage Technologies To Optimize Your Virtual Environment
Get Ready For Interop New York

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Cloud Security: Understand The Risks Before You Make The Move
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Bending The 80/20 Barrier: Automation Is Just the Start
IT is caught in a squeeze between requests for new applications, services, and device support and demands from upper management to keep budgets lean, staffing light, and operations tight. These are irreconcilable objectives as long as we spend the vast majority of our resources on legacy services. services and applications.
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Laying the Groundwork for Private and Public Clouds
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100 SOA Questions: Asked and Answered
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MOST POPULAR NEWS
Apple OS X 10.7 Lion Release Imminent

Top 12 PC Games Of All Time
With a click of the mouse, gamers can transport themselves into futuristic worlds, realistic battle scenes and a virtual life of organized crime. Although there they face extensive competition from console-makers such as Nintendo and Sony, PC software games continue to flourish, as each year hundreds of titles vie for consumers' attention, loyalty and dollars. Here's a dozen of the all time best.

Android Vs. iOS: Google Revamps Android Market
In the U.S. Android users will be able to download apps, books, and video content through the revised Android Market client.

E-Prescribing Doesn't Make The Grade
Outpatient electronic prescribing doesn't cut out the common mistakes made in manual systems, study finds.

6 Tips To Maximize SaaS Value
Host Analytics' CFO says the midmarket firm's software as a service overhaul is more about technology sophistication and using tools previously only available to the enterprise than cost cutting.

 

SLIDESHOWS

10 Hot iPad Apps For Summer Summertime--and the tablet apps are everywhere. With the recent launch of the Apple iPad 2, application developers just keep on finding new ways to exploit the tablet's portability and beautiful display. Check out these free and low-cost tools for planning summer fun, or just kicking back during your vacation time.   View Now

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10 Hot iPad Apps For Summer Summertime--and the tablet apps are everywhere. With the recent launch of the Apple iPad 2, application developers just keep on finding new ways to exploit the tablet's portability and beautiful display. Check out these free and low-cost tools for planning summer fun, or just kicking back during your vacation time.   View Now

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HP TouchPad Tablet: Visual Tour
14 Cool Mobile Apps From Uncle Sam

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7 Storage Technologies To Optimize Your Virtual Environment
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