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Friday, July 23, 2010


"Anyone who puts a small gloss on a fundamental technology, calls it proprietary, and then tries to keep others from building on it, is a thief." -- Tim O'Reilly



IBM Unveils Next-Generation Mainframe

Big Blue calls new zEnterprise server a "data center in a box" that will appeal as much to CFOs as CIOs.


Global CIO: IBM Doubles Down On Red-Hot Optimized Systems

IBM Announces $100 Million Health IT Program

IBM Adds 600 Jobs In Oregon For Mortgage Processing


iPad For The Enterprise: Remote Control Solutions Reviewed

We've evaluated file synchronization tools for the iPad, and Citrix Receiver client for remote desktop access. Now we delve into a few more remote access tools from Array Networks and LogMeIn; and a Air Display, which turns your iPad into an extra monitor.

Slideshow: iPad Does Remote Control--3 Apps Tested

We tested three apps that provide a variety of remote control capabilities: one from Array Networks, one called LogMeln, and finally AirDisplay from Avatron, which turns your iPad into a second monitor.

Violating Web Site Rules Not A Crime

But a California district court judge's ruling leaves open the question of whether bypassing IP blocking is a criminal act.

DoD Creates Social Media Hub

The central location provides Department of Defense staff with information, links, feeds and guidelines to learn about social media and how the department should be using it.

Black Hat: Mobile Flaws Get Attention

As security professionals converge in Las Vegas for Black Hat USA 2010, July 24-29, conference founder Jeff Moss says interest in mobile vulnerabilities is growing.

Allscripts Earnings Driven By EHR Adoption

Release of final meaningful use rules is expected to further accelerate the adoption and deployment of electronic health records that boosted Allscripts quarterly income almost 20%.

iPhone 4 Bumper Refunds Begin

Apple rebates kick in as the company looks to make amends for "antennagate."

AOL Release Android App

Snubbing the iPhone in favor of the "top-tier smartphone platform," AOL's mobile app offers Android users easy access to content and services.

AT&T Profits Up, Driven By iPhone

3.2 million iPhones were activated in the second quarter and AT&T reported a net wireless subscriber gain of 1.6 million.

Terracotta Announces Terabyte Data Cache For Apps

The Ehcache 2.2 elastic caching platform can manage up to a terabyte of data in server memory to meet higher traffic demand by speeding application response time.



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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4 Reasons Why Applications Groups Love Virtualization

Learn how performance advancements in virtualization technology are benefiting development, testing, and deployment activities in Microsoft, Oracle and SAP environments.
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The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Market: Potential Buying Window Beginning to Close?

Find out if it's time for you to replace an outdated ERP solution. The report describes why ERP vendors are offering extraordinary value and how a business-focused ERP implementation can help manage costs while helping you move your business strategy forward.
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Slideshow: Amazon's Case For Enterprise Cloud Computing
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels takes on 'false cloud' wannabes, challenges common myths and critiques private-cloud alternatives as boiling down to buying, deploying and maintaining servers.
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Slideshow: 7 Biggest Microsoft Flops Ever

Slideshow: Who's Who In Healthcare IT


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3 iPad Apps for Remote Access

We demonstrate 3 iPad apps that provide various forms of remote access. LogMeIn Ignition and Array Networks Desktop Direct provide remote access. Avatron's Air Display turns your iPad into an extra monitor.   Watch


NATO's Robotic Submarine Competition

Part 5: A Gentle Introduction to Parallel Programming




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Vint Cerf Eyes Interplanetary Internet

By Alexander Wolfe

I've never much considered the potential latency of packets routed between Earth and Mars. Me, I'm more worried about my cable-modem going down or dropped 3G calls. Fortunately, Vint Cerf, co-developer of TCP/IP and currently a Google evangelist, is among a group of more forward-thinking folks envisioning an interplanetary backbone where network traffic hubs could be hundreds of millions of miles apart.


The Value Of A Storage Administrator

By George Crump

Storage hardware and software manufacturers are trying to make the process of managing storage easier. There are simplified storage infrastructures, simplified storage management systems and software to monitor the storage environment, but reality is even the smallest of storage environments need someone focused on the task of making sure that everything is operating as planned.

Report: SMBs Hopeful, But Perplexed

By Michele Pepe-Warren

Despite the economy, SMBs are optimistic about their businesses, according to a report released by the SMB Group this week. More than 50% of those surveyed forecast 10% more growth now than they did last year.

Google Gets Semantic

By Jim Rapoza

While most emerging technologies tend to happen quickly, one that has been "emerging" for a really long time is the Semantic Web. However, Google's recent acquisition of Metaweb may be the signal that the Semantic Web has finally arrived.

Free Windows Phone 7 Devices For Everyone

By Ed Hansberry

Everyone at Microsoft that is. It looks like all 90,000 employees of Microsoft will be getting a new phone with Windows Phone 7 on it. If nothing else, it makes it instantly more successful than the Kin, perhaps ten times as successful.


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Mark Egan, CIO of virtualization leader VMware, and Fredric Paul, editor in chief of, discuss how virtualization can add value to enterprise IT in the data center, on the server, and on the desktop. Score your complimentary t-shirt when ask your questions in the live online chat session that runs alongside the show.
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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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