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Gmail's Worrisome Attack | VMware Makes Mobile Play

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  Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistVMware Horizon Mobile: Work Phone, Inside Your Phone
By Robert Mullins
VMware's new technology unveiled at VMworld essentially allows a phone within a phone--addressing some key worries for enterprise IT.

VMware's Next Act: Operations Expert
Microsoft to VMware at VMworld: Game On!

Gmail Attack Highlights Web Insecurity
A man-in-the-middle attack that relied on an unauthorized Google SSL certificate has revived concern over whether any Web communication is really secure.

HP TouchPad To Be Updated, But What's Next?
HP preps a software update and new apps after a surge of interest in the $99 tablet. Will HP resurrect it in some way?

BI Tools Prep Clinicians For Accountable Care
Healthcare organizations are turning to business intelligence software to help navigate a new era in the delivery of patient care, says KLAS report.

Microsoft Offers Cash For CRM Customers
Redmond will pay $150 per user to customers who ditch rival platforms from Salesforce, Oracle, or SAP.

New Windows Worm Wriggling Through Networks
'Morto' targets weak passwords, usernames and spreads via the Remote Desktop Protocol.

4 Remote IT Support Tips For SMBs
Stuck managing a hodgepodge of PCs and mobile devices for a spread-out team? Consider this advice.

Mobile Strategy: It's Not About The Gadgets
Too many businesses fret about this smartphone or that tablet. The real change will come from social, local, mobile, and games coming together on any of those devices.

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible. -- Jean Kerr


4 Remote IT Support Tips For SMBs
Mobile Strategy: It's Not About The Gadgets
Very Virtual: Storage For Highly Converged Networks
Four Steps to Dynamic Workload Management
5 Predictions For Amazon's Tablet
Bringing Sustainability to the Data Center
Don't Miss Interop New York

Posted By nicko:
"Time and time again I have personally heard people refer to tablets as 'iPads'. That mentality is going to be very, very difficult to break, and is the reason that cheaper devices with better hardware and more functionality are not selling."
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Posted By pcalento011:
"It feels like there is a lack of urgency, as it relates to communications and IT infrastructure (not just limited to voice service regulations). I think it's because there's a belief that its already pretty good."
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Microsoft and Citrix are closing the gap with VMware. Before you roll out the latest edition of vSphere, reconsider your virtualization platform.

ALSO: Into every public cloud a little downtime must fall. We outline the steps to maximize availability and keep you from getting soaked by outages.

And Much More Exclusively In Network Computing's August Digital Issue

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Very Virtual: Storage For Highly Converged Networks
Enterprises are moving beyond server consolidation, widely implementing server virtualization technologies. But these systems radically alter the storage workloads. Beyond performance, server virtualization demands a new level of connectivity and integration between host and storage. Read our report.
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Charge IT: Why We Need Usage-Based Accounting
A service catalog is pivotal in moving IT from an unresponsive mass of corporate overhead to an agile business partner. In this report, we chart the new service-oriented IT landscape and provide a guide to the key components: service catalogs, cost and pricing models, and financial systems integration.
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Four Steps to Dynamic Workload Management
In the beginning, IT ran on the mainframe and workloads were predictable. But the Internet and the need for 24x7 availability changed the workload model. But the data center still has the same goal: manage the workloads to provide the highest level of service at the lowest cost. Download this white paper to discover a single workload automation scheme and framework that meets the needs of your applications, your multi-tiered infrastructure, and your business- to cost-effectively automate your data center.
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Security as a Service Demystified
Download this report to learn the business issues in SaaS; discover the value it unlocks, the costs it avoids, and the corollary benefits like efficiency and agility it supports.
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5 Predictions For Amazon's Tablet
Forrester says that an Amazon tablet will pose a credible threat to the iPad. Here's a look at the reasons why.

Sprint: 'No Comment' On iPhone 5
Another report suggests that the iPhone 5's display may be smaller than initially thought.

10 Key Steve Jobs Moments and Innovations
Under the leadership of Steve Jobs, Apple became a technology leader and cultural force. Take a look back at some favorite Jobs moments and ideas.

Sybase IQ Gains Beefier Analysis Capabilities
Analytic database graduates from marts to enterprise data warehouse needs through massively parallel processing, distributed querying, and an API for unstructured data.

Antisec Attacks An Urgent Wake-Up: InformationWeek Now
It's difficult to gauge the ethos of these next generation hackers. If I could summarize, it's this: Punish.



11 iPad Apps For Better Collaboration
The Apple iPad's inherent mobility makes it an obvious weapon for efficient enterprise collaboration--provided you're armed with the right apps.   View Now

10 Key Steve Jobs Moments and Innovations
10 Cool Social Media Monitoring Tools


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WhisperCore Mitigates Risks Of Android In Businesses
TechWebTV catches up with Whisper Systems' CTO and co-founder Moxie Marllinspike to discuss and demo WhisperCore -- a mobile security solution that brings BlackBerry-like centralized enterprise-grade security to Android devices.   Watch

MANDIANT CSO Talks Threats To His Company and His Clients
Intel Labs Invests in the Future of Cloud and Embedded Computing



Bringing Sustainability to the Data Center
In this webcast we will explore the benefits of operating a sustainable data center and then discuss concrete strategies that IT and facilities managers can use to save water, energy and natural resources, reduce environmental impact and improve indoor air quality. It happens Tuesday, September 13, 2011 -- Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET More Information & Registration

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Don't Miss Interop New York
See the latest IT solutions at Interop New York. Learn to leverage business technology innovations--including cloud, virtualization, security, mobility, and data center advances--that cut costs, increase productivity, and drive business value. Save 25% on Flex and Conference Passes or get a Free Expo Pass with code CPFHNY25. It happens in New York City, Oct. 3-7, 2011.
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