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Interop Preview; Oracle's President Speaks


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TOP STORY: Interop: 50 Product Launches Planned

MORE NEWS: Oracle's Phillips: Standardizing On Oracle Is IT Cure

ANALYTIC REPORT: Virtualization Management: Time To Get Serious

WHITEPAPER: Plotting the Future of Client Virtualization

BLOG: Cheaper Windows Phone 7 Devices Not Likely

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

RESOURCES: Government IT Leadership Forum

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 Monday, April 26, 2010 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"Fill what's empty, empty what's full, and scratch where it itches."
-- Alice Roosevelt Longworth 
 


TODAY'S TOP STORY

Interop: 50 Product Launches Planned

Storage, virtualization, cloud computing, security, and other hot sectors of the IT market will be showcased April 25-29 in Las Vegas.

RELATED INSIGHTS

Interop: First Look At IT's Next Wave

ALSO SEE

Oracle's Phillips: Standardizing On Oracle Is IT Cure

President Charles Phillips says the mix-and-match approach is killing IT organizations, and the only salvation is standardization (on Oracle, of course).

Gallery: iPad Apps For Roambi, Citrix, Rackspace

It's possible to run more enterprise-class apps on the iPad, including some that allow data visualization, running Windows apps, and provisioning servers in the cloud.

AT&T, Verizon Subscriber Growth Falling

Valued wireless contract subscribers are petering out while pre-paid consumers are gaining.

Blippy Leaks Four Credit Card Numbers

Social exhibitionism meets Google Search and learns that one can share too much information.

100 Million Windows 7 Licenses Sold

Microsoft's newest operating system now installed on more than 10% of PCs worldwide.

Image Gallery: E-Book Readers

Electronic book readers are closely related to multi-touch tablet PCs in design, and to a lesser degree in function. Amazon's Kindle dominates the market, but competition is blazing.

Oracle Launches Enterprise Manager 11g

Comprehensive systems management software covers the full Oracle stack from applications to disk drives, company says.

Top Secret U.S. Space Plane Launched

The Air Force will say only that the shuttle-style X-37B is "a flexible space test platform."



ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS

Virtualization Management: Time To Get Serious

IT teams are in for trouble if they don't focus more on managing virtual environments, especially as virtualization moves beyond servers.

Download Now (Registration Required)

Featured Report

Strategy Session: Energy-Efficient Government Data Centers

Government agencies face new requirements for increasing energy efficiency and lowering their carbon footprints. The path to success involves a combination of virtualization, server consolidation, cooling systems and other technologies that provide fine-grained control over data center resources.

Download Now (Registration Required)

Featured Report

MORE ANALYTICS

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FEATURED WHITEPAPERS

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.
Download Now

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.
Download Now

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TODAY AT THE BLOG


FEATURED BLOG
Featured Blogger

Cheaper Windows Phone 7 Devices Not Likely

By Ed Hansberry


Rumors have been floating around this week that Microsoft would be offering cheaper Windows Phone 7 devices primarily targeted at developing nations. Microsoft has stepped up though and said that this is not correct. There is one spec for WinPho 7 right now and that isn't changing anytime soon. I think that is a good thing.

ALSO SEE

Three Things Android Needs To Improve


By Eric Zeman

Android has seen some solid success and growth since its debut in October 2008. The platform has progressed from 1.0 to 2.1, and high-end Android handsets have been all the rage in recent months. For all its successes, there are still some major failings of the platform. Here are three of them.

HTC Bows Out Of Palm Buy-Out

By Eric Zeman


After taking a look at Palm's books, HTC doesn't like what it sees. The company is no longer interested in purchasing Palm. Who is left to buy the ailing smartphone maker? Lenovo is still interested, though Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein still believes the company can go it alone.

Google Backtracks On Free iPhone Navigation

By Eric Zeman


After what appeared to be a confirmation from Google employees that free navigation was headed to the iPhone, it now says that's not the case. Were Google to offer free navigation for the iPhone (and other platforms), Google could seriously threaten dedicated GPS and navigation providers.

IBM Is Hiring In U.S.: 100 Vermont Manufacturing Jobs

By Bob Evans


IBM says it is hiring 100 full-time, long-term manufacturing jobs at its semiconductor plant in Essex Junction, Vermont. While most people will consider this to be good news, I'm betting the anti-IBM screecher groups will find some way to turn this into another chapter in their fictional class-warfare saga of IBM versus the little man.


WEBCASTS

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.

More Information & Registration


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This issue sponsored by: Cloudswitch
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White Paper: Making Cloud Computing Secure for the Enterprise


RESOURCES AND EVENTS


Government IT Leadership Forum


Join this exclusive gathering of government technology executives to hear first-hand how they're driving change and innovation in federal IT services and operations. Prominent CIOs from civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies will engage an audience of their peers in an open discussion of intelligence gathering and sharing, cybersecurity, open government, cloud computing, and much more.

It happens June 15, 2010 in Washington, DC

Get More Details And Register Today!

Image Gallery: iPad Apps for Roambi, Citrix and Rackspace


It's possible to run more enterprise-class apps on the iPad, including some that allow data visualization, running Windows apps, and provisioning servers in the cloud.


View It Now

Take Our Survey On Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery


InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on business continuity/disaster recovery. The results of the survey will appear in an upcoming issue as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report.

Upon completing the survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Survey ends April 30

Last Chance To Be Part Of The 2010 IW 500!


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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