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TOP STORY: InformationWeek 500: Eli Lilly Ties Future To Cloud

MORE NEWS: Nokia Targets Apple, Google With Symbian^3 Smartphones

ANALYTIC REPORT: Customer Retention: The Power Of Insight

WHITEPAPER: Simplifying Data Center Through Virtualization: Strategy Revealed

SLIDESHOW: Top 10 Most Hated Tech Mascots Ever

VIDEO: Direct Edge: From ECN To Exchange

BLOG: Social Net Malware Tags One Of Three SMBs

WEBCAST: Delivering a Smarter Data Warehouse By Designing the Tooling Around It

RESOURCES: Take Our 2010 Virtualization Security Survey -- Win An iPod Touch!

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010


"Our favorite holding period is forever." -- Warren Buffett



InformationWeek 500: Eli Lilly Ties Future To Cloud

The pharmaceutical firm relies on the public cloud for compute-intensive scientific and drug development research and sees more extensive use of cloud computing as essential to its future.


InformationWeek 500: Using Sound, Video To Represent Data

InformationWeek 500: Innovation Spurs Business Growth

InformationWeek 500 Preview: The Growth Imperative


Nokia Targets Apple, Google With Symbian^3 Smartphones

Nokia on Tuesday introduced three new smartphones running the Symbian^3 platform. The E7, C7 and C6-01 all have AMOLED displays, 8-megapixel cameras, and Bluetooth 3.0.

Fallen IBM Exec Sentenced To Prison

Former Systems & Technology senior VP Bob Moffat gets six-month term after pleading guilty to conspiracy and fraud charges.

Intel Reveals Sandy Bridge Processor Details

Laptops and desktops running the next-generation microarchitecture, expected to ship in early 2011, will see a performance boost from the merger of graphics and x86 cores on a single die, Intel claims.

Halo Reach: Early Sales Predict Blockbuster

Gamers lined up for blocks to be among the first to buy a copy of the latest installment in the hit video game franchise.

Wal-Mart Launches Mobile Phone Plan

T-Mobile providing service for the no-contract $45 monthly unlimited talk and text plan.

Consumer Reports Still Thumbs Down On iPhone 4

Magazine says Apple has failed to provide a permanent fix for the smartphone's reception problems.

Global CIO: The Awesome Transformative Power Of The Apple iPad

The iPad is emerging as not just a cooler and slicker computing device but rather a superb customer-engagement tool that unlocks new business possibilities.

Researchers Develop Touch Sensitive Artificial Skin

The "e-skin" developed by University of California researchers could someday lead to better artificial limbs and more capable robots.

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Customer Retention: The Power Of Insight

Insurers are discovering that retaining profitable customers can be even more valuable than acquiring new ones. Carriers that know their customers--from their life stages and behavior to their profitability--have the edge in today's marketplace. Key to gaining this advantage is leveraging insurers' reams of data to identify loyal customers and close the "expectation gap."

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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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Simplifying Data Center Through Virtualization: Strategy Revealed

By making infrastructure and data centers more efficient, IT departments free up money for innovation. Virtualization is a vital tool for implementing a data center efficiency strategy, as illustrated by the tips in this comprehensive report.
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Defining Data Center Efficiency: Taking Virtualization to the Next Level with Automation

Virtualization without automation leads to missed opportunities. Next-gen data centers must respond with lightning speed to business needs. Wait days or weeks between the time demand is created and the time the solution becomes available is no longer acceptable. Find out how companies are automating on standardized, open x86 platforms to prepare for growth-without ripping and replace existing infrastructure.
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Top 10 Most Hated Tech Mascots Ever

Mascots are marketing personified. When they're good, they're grrreat, as Tony the Tiger, one of the world's more successful mascots might say. When they're lame, uninspired, annoying or perplexing, they might end up on a list like this. Mascots are particularly important in the technology industry, because so many tech products and services are intangible and would benefit from an evocative symbolic representative. It's hard to imagine Linux without thinking about penguins. As for the mascots that follow, some would be better forgotten.   View Now


Top 20 Android Productivity Apps

Server Technology Hits A Crossroads


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Direct Edge: From ECN To Exchange
In this video, Greg MacSweeney talks to Larry Tabb, founder and CEO of TABB Group, about what Direct Edge's new status as an exchange means for market participants.   Watch


Intel Parallel Advisor Overview

Intel In Acquisition Mode




Featured BloggerSocial Net Malware Tags One Of Three SMBs

By Keith Ferrell

Social networks --Facebook and YouTube at the top of the list -- have delivered a load of malware to small and midsized businesses, according to new survey from Panda Security. And that malware is taking quite a few of those businesses for quite a bit of cash.


Cybercrime Bolsters Case For SIEM Solutions

By Michele Pepe-Warren

Data breaches continue to be a nagging problem in the corporate arena, especially for small and midsize businesses. The primary beneficiaries? Vendors of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) products.

VirtualPBX Adds Call Recording Feature To Its Portfolio

By Paul Korzeniowski

Have you ever completed an important call to a customer or coworker and needed to make sure what you gleaned from the conversation was what the person actually said? For those who find themselves in that position, VirtualPBX has enhanced its hosted services with an automatic recording function.

Garmin May Exit Smartphone Business

By Ed Hansberry

Garmin is best known for their GPS systems that people buy and mount in their vehicles for getting around unfamiliar places. Few people know though that Garmin also makes smartphones. In a few months, they may drop out of that business.

Cloud Security And Compliance: Clear The Ambiguity

By George Hulme

The fact that business consumers of public cloud computing services don't get much in the way of transparency into the governance and security efforts of their cloud providers has been an obvious hindrance to cloud adoption. Here's an example at how a nascent, but encouraging, standard - CloudAudit - aims to change that.

Is Cyber Insurance Worthwhile For SMBs?

By Keith Ferrell

The increased attention being paid to insuring businesses against cyber crime, disaster and related losses and costs isn't all coming from companies that sell cyber risk coverage.


Delivering a Smarter Data Warehouse By Designing the Tooling Around It

Learn how IBM InfoSphere Foundation Tools and Information Server can help you build a better data warehousing solution that can increase your business agility. Most of the session will be dedicated to a customer success story: Astellas Pharma Inc. We hope to see you there!

It happens on Thursday, September 23, 2010-Time: 9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET

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