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Between The Lines Columnist Microsoft Vs. VMware: Who'll Be Private Cloud King?
By Charles Babcock
Microsoft unveils Windows Server 2012 just days after VMware's vCloud Suite launch. The archrivals use some similar language but take very different approaches to private cloud.

VMware Focuses On Private Cloud, Dumps Unpopular Pricing
Windows Sever 2012: 3 Key Changes

FBI, AntiSec Spar On Apple IDs
FBI denies laptop data breach, but some security experts believe agency may have suffered a phishing attack.

8 Microsoft Changes For, Cloud Product Users
Microsoft imposes minimum usage requirements, new privacy rules in latest terms of service for users of, Bing, SkyDrive and other cloud-based products.

Oracle Resumes HP Itanium Support--For Now
Oracle complies with a judge's ruling that it must keep developing its database and applications to run on HP's Itanium servers. But it vows to appeal.

Apple iPhone 5 Hints Continue
Next week, all will be revealed. But if Apple introduces the iPhone 5, no one will be shocked. Apple's iOS 6 also likely to debut.

Mobile Growth Leads To Malware Surge, McAfee Says
Many recently discovered threats update old tactics. Android devices the most popular targets.

Big Data's 'Wild West' Period Stars Hadoop
Will a new generation of powerful visual tools soon hide the complexity of predictive analytics? Pervasive Software bets on it.

"If you want something done right, get someone else to do it." ~ Marion Giacomini


Mobile Growth Leads To Malware Surge, McAfee Says
Big Data's 'Wild West' Period Stars Hadoop
Research: Cloud-Managed WLAN Buyer's Guide
One-Stop Shop for High-Volume, Robust, Secure Information Replication
Windows Sever 2012: 3 Key Changes
Fast and Furious Analytics for Everyone
InformationWeek 2013 IT Budget Survey

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Research: Cloud-Managed WLAN Buyer's Guide
Our Buyer's Guide compares six cloud-based management options for 802.11n wireless networks. We break down offerings from Aerohive Networks, AirTight Networks, Meraki, Motorola, Ruckus Wireless and ZyXEL and reveal details on pricing, deployment, configuration, troubleshooting, security and more.
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Strategy: Keeping DNS Services Safe and Operational
If DNS is down-for whatever reason-your business is hobbled. IT pros must understand what makes DNS work and what can cause it to fail, including hackers targeting the inherent weaknesses in the service. We detail what you need to worry about when it comes to DNS and provide recommendations for protecting your environment against DNS problems.
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One-Stop Shop for High-Volume, Robust, Secure Information Replication
Data replication solutions must be highly flexible and offer a one-stop shop for high-volume, robust, secure information replication across heterogeneous data stores. Find out why solutions must deliver outstanding capabilities for loading real-time information into a data warehouse or operational data store, which can help organizations enhance business agility and visibility into key processes.
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Three Trends Driving Videoconferencing Technologies
There are three trends moving videoconferencing technologies forward: lifelike experiences, widespread use, and industry-specific applications. Read how companies are creating the next generation of fully-unified communications.
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Windows Sever 2012: 3 Key Changes
Microsoft Windows Server 2012, a significantly revamped server OS, launches Tuesday. Our hands-on look explores some of the worthwhile changes for enterprise IT.

Tablet Vs. Ultrabook: 10 Ways To Choose
How will you decide between the Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, and the new wave of ultrabooks? Consider 10 important tablet vs. ultrabook comparison points.

Nokia Lumia 920 PureView, Lumia 820: Colorful Designs
Leaked press shots of Nokia's next-generation Lumia devices show Windows Phones that will stand out from their peers.

NASA Curiosity Visual Tour: Mars, Revealed
NASA's car-like Curiosity rover beams back views from the Red Planet, revealing the most detailed depiction of Mars surface to date.

Apple Worked A Broken Patent System
Apple used a dysfunctional U.S. patent system to gain excessive control over technologies it did not invent. If you value innovation, don't cheer Samsung's punishment.


10 Best Apps For Samsung Galaxy Notes
Check out these 10 great apps that take advantage of the Samsung phablet's S Pen stylus.   View Now

Top 5 Password Managers
Team Oracle Points New Tech At America's Cup


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VMworld, Virtualization, and Violence
Networking's best and brightest face off in a dodgeball match to the death. Or at least until dinnertime. EMC hosts "Vodgeball", a dodgeball tournament for charity ramping up for VMWorld.   Watch

Jelly Bean Demo On The Samsung Galaxy Nexus
First Look At Windows 8, Microsoft's Office 2013



Fast and Furious Analytics for Everyone
Even with all the excitement around big data, the vast majority of midsize businesses tend to operate data warehouses of 5-10 terabytes or less. For these implementations, the small footprint data warehouse appliance fits the need. In this Webcast, International Technology Group will discuss their recently published cost/benefit case study for small footprint data warehouse appliances. It happens Tuesday, September 11, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 2013 IT Budget Survey
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Survey ends Sept. 7

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