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IBM Unveils Endpoint Security Initiatives

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IBM Unveils Endpoint Security Initiatives

MORE NEWS: Identity Theft Down 28% In 2010

ANALYTIC REPORT: 8 Bank Technology Leaders Who Are Changing The Game

WHITEPAPER: HP Software Fuels Service Uptime

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: HP Tablet Announced

VIDEO: IBM at 100

BLOG: What If FCoE Were Free?

WEBCAST: Beyond Deduplication -- Rethinking Data Protection

RESOURCES: Please Take Our Federal Government And Cloud Computing

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Thursday, February 10, 2011


"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." -- Thomas Edison



IBM Unveils Endpoint Security Initiatives

Services are aimed at closing vulnerabilities in smartphones, ATMs, retail kiosks, traffic systems, smart meters, buildings, and sensors.


IBM's Most Disruptive Acquisition Of 2010 Is Netezza

Trend Micro Unveils IBM Security Suite


Identity Theft Down 28% In 2010

While overall rates are down, incidents involving friendly fraud as well as costs for consumers are on the rise, according to Javelin Strategy & Research.

Microsoft Names New Server And Cloud Chief

Satya Nadella is tasked with leading Redmond's efforts in the crucial hosted computing market.

Live Blog: HP TouchPad Tablet

We were live at HP's press conference where they announced the new Touchpad Tablet and Veer Smartphone. Get all the details.

What If We'd Never Heard Of Cloud Computing?

Which of the clouds many incarnations -- Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and others -- should we care about?

Global CIO: IBM On Oracle Exadata: It's A Hog To Install

IBM product chief Steve Mills delivers unique insights on analytics, acquisitions, and archrival Larry Ellison and Oracle.

FEMA Loses Lessons Learned Data

Inspector general finds a poor archiving plan has left the Federal Emergency Management Agency unable to access historical data since May 2010

Nokia CEO Laments Company's 'Burning Platform'

The Finnish phone maker is set to reveal a new strategy on Friday.

Nokia Ditches MeeGo Amid Microsoft Rumors

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is expected to announce a major shakeup on Friday that could include an alliance with his former employer in Redmond.

Open Source Approaching 30% Of Enterprise Software

Flexibility, increased innovation, shorter development times, and faster procurement processes cited as top reasons for using open source options, reports Gartner.

HHS Awards Another $12 Million For EHR Support

Critical access and rural hospitals in 41 states will get additional technical assistance with implementing electronic health records.

Slideshow: HP Tablet Announced

We are here at beautiful Fort Mason in San Francisco on a spectacular day. The Bay is sparkling, Alcatraz beckons (for some of us), and somewhere inside the theatre HP is making all the final preparations. The line to get in is already pretty long, and growing.

  Digital Issue  

Our latest storage survey shows the pain caused by double-digit data growth rates. Kurt Marko's analysis includes a six-step plan to keep your storage network up to speed.

ALSO -- Read about best practices to protect your virtual machine disk files from system failure.

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8 Bank Technology Leaders Who Are Changing The Game

Change is a constant in the business technology world, but one thing never changes--the challenge of being a successful leader. Even as the economy stabilizes and signs of growth return to the business world, life remains uncertain and risky at the C level. Rather than being intimidated, however, Bank Systems & Technology's Elite 8 2010 technology leaders are newly energized by the opportunities ahead for their organizations.

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Unified Communications: Charting A Rational Path

Unified communications isn't just for the big guys; it can be extremely useful for smaller companies looking to streamline operations and improve productivity. How can UC be made affordable? What about security, integration, and SaaS options? What are the tangible and intangible benefits? How can I cost justify a UC system? Here's how.

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HP Software Fuels Service Uptime

How can an organization optimize IT adaptability and agility? When a leading food products company decided to improve global visibility and control of its IT environment, it turned to HP ServiceCenter. Learn how pre-defined ITIL processes and detailed tools enabled the company to automate change and move its global data center on schedule.
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Microsoft SQL Server Databases Thrive in the Cloud

This white paper demonstrates how companies that have moved their SQL databases to the cloud have overcome past performance and security concerns to increase operational efficiency, improve availability and scalability, reduce costs, gain a faster-time to-market, and achieve a better return on investment.
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Slideshow: HP Tablet Announced
To accompany our live blogging of HP's press conference, check out our image gallery, chock full of pics of HPs new Touchpad tablet as well as their new smartphone, HP Veer   View Now


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What If FCoE Were Free?

By George Crump

Intel recently announced Open FCoE, a software implementation of the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol that had only previously been available in expensive Converged Network Adapters (CNA) desinged to work on standard Ethernet hardware. Assuming that you use 10GbE LAN on Motherboard (LOM), which we discussed in our last entry, it becomes prominent in servers and you might be able to have FCoE for free.


HP Eprint Trouble Continues

By Lamont Wood

The services does work, except when it stubbornly refuses to do so. E-mail account configuration may have something to do with it.

Polycom Connects To Cisco

By Paul Korzeniowski

Since the turn of the millennium, open interfaces and support for industry standards have been the norm in all industries, except for video conferencing. But that is changing as Polycom has decided to support a Cisco Systems Inc. telepresence interface.

Windows Phone 7 One Step Closer To Update

By Ed Hansberry

Microsoft has pushed out an update to its Zune desktop player that is also the mechanism that will be used to update a Windows Phone 7 device. It doesn't mean the update is imminent, but does give assurance one is coming, and it will be sooner rather than later.

Networks To Nokia: Please, Dear God, No Android

By Eric Zeman

As Nokia prepares to make a major shift in its mobile strategy, European network operators have hinted that they really, really, don't want Nokia to go with Android.


Beyond Deduplication -- Rethinking Data Protection

Join this webinar to learn how to move beyond deduplication to technology that solves backup problems at the source with simple, integrated and proven data protection from NetApp and Syncsort.

It happens Thursday, February, 17, 2011 Time: 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET

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