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Interop: IT Forecast Says Clouds


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TOP STORY: Interop: IT Forecast Says Clouds

MORE NEWS: Q&A: Microsoft Exec Bob Muglia On Cloud, Azure

ANALYTIC REPORT: State Of Enterprise Storage: Changing Priorities, Changing Practices

WHITEPAPER: Introducing Management Excellence

BLOG: Force.com Vs. Azure: Competition In The Clouds

WEBCAST: Secure Data Floating in the Cloud

RESOURCES: Be Part Of The InformationWeek Analytics 2010 U.S. IT Salary Survey

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 Thursday, November 19, 2009 

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Interop: IT Forecast Says Clouds


"The Holy Grail is to deliver IT services on-demand," said Citrix Systems CEO Mark Templeton in his Interop keynote.

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Q&A: Microsoft Exec Bob Muglia On Cloud, Azure


Muglia talks about coordinating between the Azure cloud and the existing data center and calls the the cloud "the biggest thing I've seen in 20 years"

Interop: Net Optics Launches Monitoring Tools

Solutions are designed to boost network performance and security.

Google, Microsoft Gain Search Share

Yahoo lost market share, but retained the number two spot on ComScore's October search engine rankings.

Salesforce Adds Enterprise Social Networking

Chatter brings Facebook- and Twitter-type capabilities to applications running on the Force.com cloud computing platform.

In-Q-Tel Invests In Cybersecurity Company

The venture arm of the U.S. intelligence community, In-Q-Tel, has invested an unknown sum in FireEye, which sells a cybersecurity appliance.

Yahoo Refocusing Mobile Efforts

The company is shutting down its Go service to concentrate on specialized apps and the mobile Web.

Google Phone Coming, Report Claims

But for many, a Google phone doesn't make sense.

 
QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"Skill and confidence are an unconquered army."
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Healthcare Provider Saves With E-Invoicing

Electronic invoices are saving Memorial Hermann Healthcare System millions of dollars.

Sprint iPCS Acquisition Opposed

A key iPCS investor said the acquisition price is far too low considering Sprint Nextel paid more for similar-sized affiliate networks.


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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS

State Of Enterprise Storage: Changing Priorities, Changing Practices

Continuing to throw precious resources at escalating storage and bandwidth demand isn't a strategy, it's a recipe for disaster. Diverse drivers--from environmental concerns to regulation to data security to business continuity--mandate a new path. Are you ready?

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What's The Big Deal About Netbooks?

They're really, really inexpensive and provide better functionality than any smartphone. We're not surprised that consumers and business users alike are snapping these babies up like Twitter stock options.

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Featured BloggerForce.com Vs. Azure: Competition In The Clouds


Posted by Mary Hayes Weier

More than 15,000 people are attending the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco starting Tuesday night--good proof that Salesforce.com is fulfilling its destiny as a cloud computing platform provider. (This many people wouldn't show up for a CRM conference.) Meanwhile, down in L.A., Microsoft execs are talking to developers about building apps to run on Windows Azure. Is that the crash-boom-bang of competitive thunderclouds I hear on the horizon?

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Which Cloud Is Right For You?


Posted by Paul McDougall

Look up in the sky and you might see cirrus, stratus, or cumulus clouds. Similarly, cloud computing comes in multiple flavors. The one you should choose depends on, among other things, how much vendor lock-in you're prepared to accept in exchange for banishing complexity from your IT organization.

Surprise: Microsoft Intros Office Mobile 2010

Posted By Eric Zeman


Right smack in the middle of today's announcement of Microsoft Office 2010 was a teeny little paragraph noting that Office Mobile 2010 is already available to Windows Mobile 6.5 phones in beta form.

The Days Of Empire

Posted By Jonathan Salem Baskin


Atari and Cryptic Studios are going to launch a MMORPG based on the Star Trek universe in early February, and reading about it has made me rather teary-eyed for the old days of Empire.

Microsoft Pioneers Cloud Framework As A Service

Posted By Charles Babcock


"Who would have imagined the explosion of interest in the cloud?" asked Ray Ozzie, Microsoft chief software architect, at the opening of Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference this week in Los Angeles. Well, Ozzie foresaw it and he listened to developers on how to best position his company.

Don't Just Manage Your Data -- Know it

Posted By George Crump


There are countless ways to manage data available to the storage manager today but most of these solutions look at data as a problem. Few take an asset view of data, understanding that it is something to be cultivated and leveraged for future use. Storage managers should do more than just manage their data, they should know it.


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