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HP 'iPad Killer' Specs Leaked

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TOP STORY: HP 'iPad Killer' Specs Leaked

MORE NEWS: Cisco Updates Data Center 3.0

ANALYTIC REPORT: The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

WHITEPAPER: Infrastructures for Innovation

BLOG: Microsoft To Announce Project Pink

WEBCAST: A New Way of Working: Insights from Global Leaders

RESOURCES: Take Our Enterprise Data Management Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

InformationWeek Daily

 Wednesday, April 7, 2010 


"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."
-- Benjamin Franklin 


HP 'iPad Killer' Specs Leaked

Tech blog publishes internal documents that show hardware, software, and pricing details for Windows-powered slate PC.


HP's 'iPad Killer' Features Video Camera

Inside Apple's iPad: FCC Teardown Photos

Special Report: Tablet Wars -- Can Apple Three-peat?

Video: iPad Unboxed


Cisco Updates Data Center 3.0

The intros enhance Cisco's Unified Computing System platform with new servers and an improved interconnect technology.

Video: iPad Unboxed

Fritz Nelson takes UPS delivery of Apple's new slate and walks us through a video tour of the unboxing and his first impressions.

Western Digital Intros 600GB SATA HDD

The latest VelociRaptor doubles the storage of WD's fastest SATA hard disk drive.

Comcast Beats FCC In Net Neutrality Battle

An appeals court has found that the FCC doesn't have the authority to regulate the way Comcast manages Internet traffic.

California CTO Resigns

P.K. Agarwal will become CEO of influential industry nonprofit TiE Global in May.

T-Mobile Offers iPhone Trade In

The carrier will give Apple iPhone owners up to $350 for swapping their smartphone for an HTC HD2.

Space Shuttle Suffers Radar Outage

Operational "anomaly" means Discovery astronauts will have to dock with space station without help from electronics system.

NASA Seeks Software Assurance Firms

The space agency has about $500 million worth of work to do on software quality assurance; lifecycle management; software reliability; verification and validation; and risk management.

Web Probes On Defense Contractors Rising

Rapidly increasing rates of industrial espionage against the U.S. defense industry puts military technology at risk, report says.



The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

There are many technologies that vendors say will help us get a handle on our storage. These include thin provisioning, data deduplication, improved compression methodologies, disk-to-disk-to-tape backup, encryption, virtual tape libraries, larger disk drives, and faster performing drives. In this report, we'll touch on many of these and help sort out whether deduplication in particular makes sense in your environment.

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Featured Report

IP Telephony In Healthcare Settings

Unified communications systems can solve some of the unique challenges faced by medical centers. In this report, we identify best practices for selecting and implementing voice over IP and unified messaging systems while helping CIOs make the business case.

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Infrastructures for Innovation

In today's challenging economic climate, your IT investments need to drive business value. Modern voice, data and network infrastructures support innovation and enable companies to roll out new products and services faster while cutting operating expenses. Check out this white paper to learn how senior IT execs are upgrading their infrastructure to enable remote access to critical applications, enhance customer service and improve productivity and collaboration.
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Modeling the Virtual Data Center

Control who manages your infrastructure, what systems are being provisioned, how applications are designed and configured, and where and when they are deployed.
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Featured BloggerMicrosoft To Announce Project Pink

By Ed Hansberry

Microsoft has steadfastly maintained that it wouldn't jump into the phone business, but rumors about Project Pink have been swirling for months. We still don't have any official information, other than Microsoft is ready to make an official announcement on Monday, April 12.


Apple Suggests iPad Wi-Fi Fixes

By Eric Zeman

Apple has backhandedly acknowledged that some iPad users are experiencing trouble connecting to Wi-Fi networks with their devices. Rather than admit that the iPad is to blame, however, Apple passes the buck to poorly configured or poorly placed Wi-Fi routers.

Oklahoma Sells Citizens' Data And Makes Millions

By Bob Evans

Over the past five years, the state of Oklahoma has raised more than $65 million by selling its citizens' personal information including names, birth dates, driver's-license numbers, and more. As further proof of a rotten situation run amok, the state's now trying to shield public-sector workers from those same privacy-trampling practices to which private-sector citizens are subject.

Does My Doctor Want To Know I Took My Lipitor?

By Anthony Guerra

Ask physicians what their main complaint is with their profession, and many will say it's the heavy burden of malpractice insurance. With legions of lawyers whose raison d'etre is to sue doctors, it's no wonder high-risk specialties, such as surgeons and ob-gyns. must spend tens of thousands of dollars a year just in case they wind up in the crosshairs.

What Is Zero Detect?

By George Crump

There is a term you are going to start hearing more of in storage circles; Zero Detect. Some storage systems that offer thin provisioning are adding the ability to detect areas of a volume that have been zeroed out so they can reclaim that space and use it elsewhere. Zero detect becomes a critical component as we advance the capabilities of thin provisioning.

Five Reasons The iPad Amazes

By Eric Zeman

Despite its shortcomings, the iPad is still a really interesting and amazing piece of technology. Here are five things about the iPad that make it the game-changer that it is.


A New Way of Working: Insights from Global Leaders

What can nearly 300 senior executives teach you about the work practices that separate outperforming organizations from their peers? Join us for this webcast where we discuss this study -- packed with facts from the front lines of innovation and rich evidence pointing to the emergence of a smarter way of working built on greater agility among people and the processes that guide their work.

It happens Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM PT /11:00 AM ET

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This issue sponsored by Quantum:
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Take Our Enterprise Data Management Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on enterprise data management. The results of the survey will appear in an upcoming issue as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report.

This survey will take about 5 minutes to complete. Upon completing the survey, you'll be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Suvey ends April 9

Photo Gallery: Large Hadron Collider Sets Record

The world's biggest machine is expected to produce 15 million GB of data annually for analysis by scientists eager to learn about subatomic particles and their role in the universe.

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2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators

For the past 21 years, InformationWeek has honored the country's most
technologically innovative companies with its prestigious InformationWeek
500 ranking. Now in its second year, InformationWeek's 2010 Government IT
Innovators program will shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative
government IT organizations -- at the federal, state, and local levels.
Nominate your agency by submitting an essay on your most innovative IT
initiative completed within the past 12 months.

The deadline for submitting nominations is April 30, 2010.

Live Event: Virtualization for the Next-Generation of the Efficient Data Center

Join us in NYC on April 27, where you'll exchange valuable best-practices and pitfalls with peers to help develop a better data-center transformation for your own company's enterprise. Executives from Dell and Intel will provide expert insight and customer perspectives for getting to the next level of virtualization for the efficient data center.

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