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TOP STORY: IBM Announces $100 Million Health IT Program

MORE NEWS: Android Market: 100,000 Apps, 1 Billion Downloads

ANALYTIC REPORT: Squeeze Play: The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

WHITEPAPER: Extending Backup into the Cloud for Air Tight Data Protection

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: Who's Who In Healthcare IT

VIDEO: How To Calculate Cloud ROI: Whiteboard Tutorial

BLOG: Will We Still Be Building Data Centers In 10 Years?

WEBCAST: Cloud Implementer's Checklist

RESOURCES: Take Our WAN Security Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

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Friday, July 16, 2010


The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable. -- John F. Kennedy



IBM Announces $100 Million Health IT Program

The initiative will drive IBM's cloud computing, data analytics plans across the healthcare industry to enhance evidence generation, service quality, privacy and new incentive models.


IBM Developing VA Online Claims System

Microsoft Aims To Alleviate Health IT Cloud Concerns

Five Vendors Dominate HIE Market


Android Market: 100,000 Apps, 1 Billion Downloads

The Android Market has reached some notable milestones recently. It now offers more than 100,000 applications, and has also surpassed more than one billion app downloads.

Navy Imposes Cybersecurity Training Rules

Directive from the secretary of the Navy mandates compliance for information assurance staff.

White House Issues Cybersecurity Report

The report notes progress on developing national and international cybersecurity strategies and national cyber incident response plan.

Google Defines Chrome Web App Experience

In preparation for the company's forthcoming Chrome Web Store, Google has proposed some design principals for Web apps.

Devicescape, iPass Simplify Wi-Fi Hotspot Access

Mobile users can easily discover and connect to the iPass OpenAccess Wi-Fi service with the integration of Devicescape's auto-connect product.

Federal IT Dashboard Goes Mobile

White House CIO Vivek Kundra credited the government transparency site for getting wayward IT projects back on track.

Parents, Teens Often Text While Driving

LG-sponsored survey also reveals parents unaware of kids' texting habits.

iPhone 4 Bumper Nearly Sold Out

Wait time for rubber and plastic shield that insulates Apple's device from "grip of death" antenna problem is now up to three weeks.

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Squeeze Play: 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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End-To-End Application Performance Management

This report explains how end-to-end application performance management (APM) helps companies achieve performance objectives through intelligent use of data discovered in servers, networks, and other components. It also covers APM use for application development and measuring cloud services.

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Extending Backup into the Cloud for Air Tight Data Protection

IT managers are constantly looking for ways to solve their backup headaches - and are looking to cloud storage to help relieve the pain. Download this latest whitepaper to learn more.
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The State of Mobile Security

Consumers continue to express concern over using their mobile devices to conduct transactions, but these fears are born more of perception than reality. The security controls engaged today to mitigate risk at this level are substantial and effective. Get the facts on the true state of mobile messaging security.
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Slideshow: Who's Who In Healthcare IT

The push toward "meaningful use" of health IT in America's hospitals and medical practices involves some of the country's most talented healthcare and technology leaders. InformationWeek Healthcare shines a spotlight on some of those healthcare IT movers and shakers.   View Now


BlackBerry Protect Slideshow: Mobile Data Safety for the Masses

Analytics Slideshow: Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication


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How To Calculate Cloud ROI: Whiteboard Tutorial
Analyst Jonathan Feldman provides a brief tutorial on figuring out ROI for cloud based services, including a calculating the right time frame for cost comparison purposes, and how to think about capacity issues.   Watch



BlackBerry Protect Extends Device Security To The Masses




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Will We Still Be Building Data Centers In 10 Years?

By Elias Khnaser

As I look back at the timeline of technology, I can clearly distinguish a turning point in IT's evolution. I see the technology landscape in terms of "Before Virtualization" (BV) and "After Virtualization" (AV).


NASA's Muslim Outreach Is Real

By J. Nicholas Hoover

The White House on Monday was forced to walk back NASA administrator Charles Bolden's recent remarks to Al Jazeera that one of his top priorities was outreach to Muslim countries, but in fact, the Obama administration has been doing a lot of science and technology outreach to the Islamic world in recent months.

Three Mobile OSes To Usurp Android or iOS

By Ed Hansberry

This fall, three mobile operating systems will be released (if you don't count what Android does, since they tend to release every few months). Windows Phone 7, Blackberry 6 and MeeGo are all due this holiday season. Will any of them make a dent in either iOSes or Android's share?

SAP Makes BI Easy(er)

By Jim Rapoza

Business intelligence tools are probably high on most people's list of complex applications. But a SaaS product from SAP tries to make BI a bit more usable.

IOV - A Different Way To Wire Once

By George Crump

There is much discussion about wire-once strategies. The concept sounds like nirvana for storage administrators and network managers. Don't worry about the backend protocol, just use 10GbE and use the protocol that you need at the time; iSCSI, NAS or FCoE. Wire-once is not without its challenges and a compelling alternative may be I/O Virtualization (IOV).


Cloud Implementer's Checklist

Once your agency has completed the business case for deploying a private cloud, how do you actually move ahead with your data center transformation? In this InformationWeek Government Webcast, we'll explore steps to get you there, including a to-do list that will be helpful to anyone involved in the project.

It happens Aug. 11.

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Take Our WAN Security Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

We are conducting a survey examining WAN security concerns and the measures organizations take to protect data and information traveling across their networks.

Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Survey ends July 23

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