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TOP STORY: HP Offers iPad Alternative

MORE NEWS: NASA Shifts Data Center Strategy

ANALYTIC REPORT: Data-Centric Security

WHITEPAPER: Data Centers: Steps to Simplify Operations and Reduce Cost

BLOG: The Best Deal On IT Research -- Period

WEBCAST: Spoofing Server-to-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It

RESOURCES: The One And Only COMDEX Is Back!

InformationWeek Daily

 Wednesday, March 10, 2010 


"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it."
-- Chinese proverb 


HP Offers iPad Alternative

Apple won't have the tablet computer market to itself for long as Hewlett-Packard and others plan Windows 7-based slates.


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

8 Tablet PCs Ready For Enterprise

CES: Dell Intros Tablet PC Concept

Nvidia Aims Tegra 2 At Tablet PCs


NASA Shifts Data Center Strategy

New guidance on cloud computing, energy efficiency, and data center consolidation puts the space agency's $1.5 billion data center plans on hold for now.

White House Plans Innovation Prize Platform

The government plans to release a Web-based platform for federal agencies to use prizes and challenges to crowdsource innovative approaches to government problems.

Down To Business: Electronic Healthcare Won't Be Denied

Obstacles abound, no doubt. But three huge constituents will demand it: government, large providers -- and the customers who will benefit.

Sony Sets Aggressive 3D TV Target

If the company hits its sales goals -- 2.5 million 3-D televisions and 67% more TVs overall -- its TV business will be profitable for the first time in seven years.

VA Halts Access To EHR System

The administration is addressing a bug that caused its VistAWeb e-health records system to return incomplete data.

Microsoft Fixes Eight Bugs, Warns Of IE Zero-Day

A light Patch Tuesday brings word of a new zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6 and 7.

Cisco Unveils Next Gen Carrier Router

The $90,000 CSR-3 switch is positioned as a flagship enterprise product capable of handling high demand for video on 100G networks.

Global CIO: BMC CEO On Rogue Clouds, Oracle

CEO Bob Beauchamp talks trends in data centers and IT management.

Microsoft Unveils MSN Redesign

Revamped home page features a more prominent Bing search engine and direct integration with Facebook.



Data-Centric Security

In this exclusive report, we explore the link between adoption of DLP and data-centric security and reveal what other technology is just as important, detail best practices to become more focused on data, and discuss when IT can help most by keeping its hands off.

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Integrity Check: 5 Steps to Data-Centric CyberSecurity

It's becoming more challenging to protect sensitive data and systems, and agencies that outsource major applications to the private sector are further abstracting system boundary and perimeter concepts. The answer is a shift in thinking away from yesterday's security approaches and toward data-centric protection via technologies like encryption, data loss prevention, and strong access controls.

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Data Centers: Steps to Simplify Operations and Reduce Cost

IT workload automation results in average annual savings of $750,000 in staff costs alone. Learn more about automating complex IT processes - read the whitepaper.
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BIusiness Intelligence - For Any Business

Oracle's range of offerings to mid-size and emerging companies reflects its vision that BI and EPM solutions can be embraced by companies of all sizes.
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Featured BloggerThe Best Deal On IT Research -- Period

Posted by Art Wittmann

A bit over two years ago, we realized we were underutilizing one of the best resources available to us -- the InformationWeek audience.


Taser Cloud Manager Leads Experiment In Police Evidence

Posted by Charles Babcock

There's an experiment underway to see whether video recordings of police actions can be captured as they occur -- by an officer wearing a camera as an ear piece. Local police forces can't afford the system captures the contents of the camera and stores them. But that's where the cloud can help.

Facebook's Latest Status Update? Geo-Location

Posted By Eric Zeman

Facebook is preparing to add a location-sharing feature to its popular social networking site. Can Facebook escape the bad buzz generated by Google's Buzz?

iPhone Scientifically Proven To Be Addictive

Posted By Eric Zeman

Obsess much? According to a study undertaken by Stanford University, the iPhone can be addictive. My favorite nugget from the study? Seventy-five percent of respondents admitting to falling asleep with their iPhone in bed.

Microsoft Cloud Gets $1 Billion Delivery From Domino's

Posted By Bob Evans

Last month, Domino's Pizza online-orders revenue topped $1 billion since the new channel was launched. With online orders now accounting for 20% of Domino's total revenue and that, uh, slice of the revenue pie expected to grow, Domino's wants to put it all in Microsoft's cloud. But Microsoft's not ready yet, and it appears that the "all-in" strategy needs to stay in the oven a bit longer.

Nexus One Sales Model Not Really Working Out

Posted By Eric Zeman

Google promised to change the way cell phones are sold with its direct-to-consumer approach. The only problem is, nothing has really changed -- unless you count the Nexus One sales estimates that Goldman Sachs reduced from 3.5 million down to 1 million.


Spoofing Server-to-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It

Learn how to prevent the new attack -- SSLStrip -- that exploits weaknesses of generic SSL to compromise server-server communication. You will learn valuable lessons from our presenter, Security Analyst, Larry Seltzer, about how you can prevent high-profile compromises of enterprise networks and breaches of data security.

It happens March 11, 2010 at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET
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The One And Only COMDEX Is Back!

The landmark tech industry event is returning as a virtual trade show (including a virtual version of the city of Las Vegas) in November.

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Image Gallery: Scenes from the ShmooCon 2010 Hacker Conference

Researchers unleashed BlackBerry spyware, hacked wireless with homemade gadgets, and competed for prizes at the hacker confab held in Washington, DC.


HDI Technical Service & Support World Conference And Expo

How many hours of productivity do your employees lose because of technical issues? Is your help desk using industry best practices to get your staff back to work quickly? Experience the benefits of formalized support processes -- send your team to HDI!

It happens March 16-19 in Orlando FL

2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators

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.

Deadline for Nominations: April 30, 2010.

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