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HP, Microsoft In $250 Million Cloud Computing Pact

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TOP STORY: HP, Microsoft In $250 Million Cloud Computing Pact

MORE NEWS: VMware Launches VMware Go

ANALYTIC REPORT: Storage Automation: 8 Questions To Ask Before Buying

WHITEPAPER: Laptops for Every Employee: Wise or Wasteful?

BLOG: Google's Stand Shines Spotlight On Competitors

WEBCAST: Vendor Webcast: Becoming the Enterprise Single Sign-on IT Hero: A Case Study

RESOURCES: Blow Your Own Horn

InformationWeek Daily

 Thursday, January 14, 2010 


'"How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?"
-- Paul Sweeney 


HP, Microsoft In $250 Million Cloud Computing Pact

The vendors promise unprecedented levels of collaboration to drive IT's hottest new architecture.


Cloud Ready For App Development In 2010

IBM Launches Cloud Computing Lab

5 Points To Make When Your CEO Cries Cloud

Cloud Computing's Deadly Vulnerability -- And How To Avoid It


VMware Launches VMware Go

The tool targets SMBs and aims to simplify the process of implementing virtualization.

Court Reinstates Music Antitrust Suit

The case accuses major record labels of price fixing in music downloads.

Samsung Intros 64 GB Smartphone Storage

The company also launched a 32-GB microSD card for smartphones and other mobile devices. Preps For February Refresh

The cloud computing platform will also be upgraded.

MetroPCS Unveils $40 Prepaid Mobile

The unlimited calling, testing, and Web service plans will likely pressure MetroPCS' competitors in the prepaid mobile market.

VMware To Buy Zimbra From Yahoo

The open-source email and collaboration software will be used to build out VMware's virtualization infrastructure for cloud computing environments.

Ex-Qwest CEO Won't Get New Trial

Joe Nacchio's six-year sentence for illegal insider stock trading may be reduced, however, if a resentencing review is decided in his favor.

Global CIO: IBM CEO Palmisano Challenges IT Industry Via Smarter Planet 2

Palmisano raises the bar for IT companies by pushing the intelligent potential of IT far beyond products and services.



Storage Automation: 8 Questions To Ask Before Buying

When it comes to storage tasks, the best person for the job just might be a script. Yes, we're still struggling with vendor interoperability, but as storage virtualization provides a single point of entry into the stack, it's making automation not just feasible, but essential.

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29 Virtualization Terms You Need To Know

Maximize the value of virtualization for your business by understanding the terminology and jargon IT pros use. By mastering the terms in this exclusive how-to guide, you'll talk like a pro and enhance your knowledge of virtualization.

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Laptops for Every Employee: Wise or Wasteful?

Why has notebook use grown from 25 to 40 percent of all enterprise PCs in the last three years? Increased efficiency, better productivity, lower costs and more. See if its right for your company.
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Break Down IT Silos

To achieve real business benefits, organizations must unify the work of their IT infrastructure and applications teams. Get tips for overcoming these IT silos and best practices from IT leaders like EMC and its extensive partner network.
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Featured BloggerGoogle's Stand Shines Spotlight On Competitors

Posted By Thomas Claburn

Google's decision to reevaluate its business operations in China may cost the company potential revenue there -- the company's stock is down following its announcement yesterday and Baidu's stock is up -- but it may be rewarded for its stand in the West.


The TV As Gateway For National Priorities

Posted by John Foley

Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra was intrigued by the new generation of Internet-enabled TVs and other devices he saw last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Chopra envisions Web-connected TVs being used for at-home healthcare, education, and other national priorities.

Apple Tablet To Be An 'iPhone On Steroids'?

Posted By Eric Zeman

According to everyone's favorite inside-information-getter, The Boy Genius says an Apple insider calls the unannounced and unconfirmed tablet "an iPhone on steroids." Just what does that mean?

Databases a Top Target For E-Discovery

Posted By Andrew Conry-Murray

A new survey shows that application databases were the number one target of discovery requests in 2009, displacing typical sources such as e-mail archives, file servers and laptops. If this trend continues, it means even bigger e-discovery headaches for IT.

Is HP's Mark Hurd Worth $30 Million?

Posted By Paul McDougall

Tech execs are flying under the radar at a time when Washington is threatening to claw back Wall Street's eight-figure bonuses. But it's not like Silicon Valley is paying peanuts. New records show HP CEO Mark Hurd got $30 million last year. Did he earn it?


Vendor Webcast: Becoming the Enterprise Single Sign-on IT Hero: A Case Study

(Sponsored By Novell)

Today, IT organizations are facing extreme pressures. Pressures to reduce
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Join us and learn how Oracle gives you extreme manageability with Oracle
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It happens January 21, 2010 at 10:00 AM PT/ 1:00 PM ET

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Special Report from Internet Evolution:
Can businesses still make money with the
Internet? Sure, but it's not as easy as
it once was thought to be.


Blow Your Own Horn

Nominate your company for the 2010 InformationWeek 500 -- our 22nd annual ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators. Deadline is April 30. Organizations with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now.

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Image Gallery of the Week 

Image Gallery: A Cloud Computing Fortress

A photo tour of Terremark's 30-acre cloud computing facility, under construction in northern Virginia.

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ON-DEMAND: Global CIO Summit: Driving Business Value and Customer Value in the Global Economy

This exclusive virtual event will bring together CIOs and other business-technology executives from India, China, the U.S., and Europe to share ideas, debate issues, and explore processes that have enabled them to deliver greater business value and customer value in a global economy.


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