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Interop: First Look At IT's Next Wave

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TOP STORY: Interop: First Look At IT's Next Wave

MORE NEWS: Lenovo Launches Smartphone Strategy

ANALYTIC REPORT: Strategy: State Data Protection Laws

WHITEPAPER: Plotting the Future of Client Virtualization

BLOG: Hitachi Takes A Swing At Cisco

WEBCAST: Enterprise 2.0: Transforming Your Business With Enterprise Social Networks

RESOURCES: Attend The Enterprise 2.0 Conference

InformationWeek Daily
 Tuesday, April 20, 2010 



Outsourcing: Why Aren't We Better At This?

InformationWeek's Green Issue
With cloud computing, outsourcing management is more important than ever, yet many IT shops still aren't doing it well. Get insight from our 2010 outsourcing survey -- only in our April 20 digital issue!

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Interop: First Look At IT's Next Wave

Attendees at the annual tech fest will be among first to get the scoop on cloud computing, virtualization, storage, and security, April 25-29 in Las Vegas.


Interop 2009 Show Winners


Lenovo Launches Smartphone Strategy

Focusing its new smartphone business on Google's Android platform, Lenovo may also have designs on Palm, which could be looking for a strategic partner.

CK Prahalad, Management Genius, Humanitarian: RIP

The globally celebrated strategist and scholar who championed the entrepreneurial spirit of the world's poor has died at 68.

Microsoft Unveils Crowdsourcing For Politicians

The TownHall platform aims to help public officials and candidates better engage with the public.

IBM Q1 Earnings Beat Street

Big Blue's strong quarterly report indicates growth may be returning to the tech sector.

HIT Sector Ripe For Consolidation

Privately held health IT providers could be prime acquisition targets for larger companies seeking health information exchange solutions, report says.

Apple iPad 3G Shipments Delayed

Orders placed today for the 3G version of the Apple slate will be shipped May 7.

IRS E-File Rejecting Tax Returns

Business rules used by the Internal Revenue Service to evaluate tax returns are refusing valid individual filings.

"Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse."
-- Lily Tomlin 

Talend 4.0 Integrates Data Management

Data cleansing, integration, and master data management are rolled into Talend's 4.0 version of its data integration system.

Office 2010 Hits RTM, Pre-Sales Begin

Buyers can choose a download or boxed version of Microsoft's suite, but those who opt for the latter will pay a heavy "cardboard tax."


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Strategy: State Data Protection Laws

The new Massachusetts data security law underscores the increasingly aggressive role states are taking in protecting consumer information and raises the stakes in terms of enforcement--and potential penalties in the event of a data breach. Other statutes are on the books, and on the horizon. Are you ready to comply?

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Featured Report

Cloud Contracts and SLAs

Cloud computing is approximately where the Internet was more than a decade ago: full of both promise and hype, and constantly changing. As companies evaluate cloud services, CIOs must help them reach business objectives and save money, while also serving in a stewardship role.

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Plotting the Future of Client Virtualization

Client virtualization could be the latest trend in IT delivering centralized control, greater flexibility and potentially reducing TCO . But because client virtualization comes in many flavors, it can be difficult to choose the right pathfor your organization. This white paper discusses the various types of client virtualization technologies, including virtual containers and OS/application streaming, and their benefits.
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Sorting Out App Mobilization Challenges

This whitepaper reveals a number of guiding principles that will help you manage your app mobilization strategy as well as the plethora of multiple smartphones in the enterprise.
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Hitachi Takes A Swing At Cisco

By Elias Khnaser

Hitachi Data Systems Monday unveiled its version of a converged infrastructure. Dubbed Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP), the HDS offering is a direct competitor to Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS).


iPhone 4.0: What Does Apple Do Now?

By Eric Zeman

Experts have weighed in and believe the lost or stolen iPhone 4.0 prototype to be a legitimate device. Apple has never experienced a leak like this. How does it respond? What does it do?

Top 10 Meaningful Use Challenges Faced By Docs

By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Doctors and other eligible healthcare providers, who meet the federal government's upcoming meaningful use criteria for health IT could earn up to $63,000 each in incentives. But meeting those criteria won't be easy. A new CSC report lists the top ten challenges healthcare providers face in cashing in on the incentives.

Increasing Storage Utilization Rates

By George Crump

A recent blog post discusses pros and cons for leveraging cloud computing to increase IT efficiency in the Federal Government. One of its more startling revelations was how low utilization of storage is in that sector. The private sector has its challenges with storage utilization as well. What can be done to increase storage utilization rates?

Next-Gen Apple iPhone Found Or Stolen?

By Thomas Claburn

Gadget site Gizmodo appears to have scored huge scoop, at least as far as tech enthusiasts are concerned. It claims to have obtained an unreleased iPhone prototype, one that Apple may be planning to release this summer.

Everyone Is Getting The Flash 10.1 Story Wrong

By Eric Zeman

Comments made recently by Adobe's CEO about Flash Player 10.1 for mobile have been completely misunderstood. Adobe has not delayed its plan to deliver Flash Player 10.1 at all. It will still be ready before the end of the first half of 2010.

Enterprise 2.0: Transforming Your Business With Enterprise Social Networks

Join a panel of industry experts and learn how companies are using enterprise social networks to engage employees, drive innovation, increase business agility, and improve operational efficiencies.
It happens April 28.
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Attend The Enterprise 2.0 Conference

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference is the largest gathering for people ready to connect teams, and harness collective intelligence with social tools and 2.0 technologies. Enterprise 2.0 includes visionary keynotes, informative sessions, case studies, and an Expo Pavilion featuring the latest technologies.

Register today and save 25% or get a free Expo Pass.

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Image Gallery: NASA's Nebula Cloud Container

The space agency's cloud computing initiative, which started as a research project, has become a cornerstone of the federal government's cloud strategy.

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Take Our Data Sharing Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on data sharing practices in the enterprise. 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 April 23

InformationWeek 500 2010 Registration Ends Soon

Time's running out to nominate your company for the 2010 InformationWeek 500 -- our 22nd annual ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators. Organizations with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now.

Deadline is April 30

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