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TOP STORY: Interop New York: Spotlight On Cloud Computing, Networking, Virtualization

MORE NEWS: Web 2.0 Expo: The Power Of Less

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

WHITEPAPER: Overview of the Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Server and Database Machine

BLOG: Amazon Data Center Project To Restart

WEBCAST: Secure Data Floating in the Cloud

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

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

 
DOWNLOAD NWC'S DIGITAL ISSUE

In our second all-digital issue of Network Computing, we offer hands-on reviews and in-depth analysis of unified computing platforms, energy efficient data centers and more. It's all part of our Green Initiative to reduce our carbon footprint.

  DOWNLOAD NOW (registration required)

 

Interop New York: Spotlight On Cloud Computing, Networking, Virtualization


The networking techfest, Nov. 16-20, will illuminate today's most important IT trends and technologies.

RELATED INSIGHTS

Cisco Announces Borderless Networks

Juniper, Dell Partner On Networking Gear

HP ProCurve Chief Technology Officer Paul Congdon Interviewed

ALSO SEE

Web 2.0 Expo: The Power Of Less


The industry's premier event will explore opportunities for innovation in a time of uncertainty, amid the entrepreneurial spirit of New York's Web community.

Ericsson Completes Nortel Acquisition

The $1.3 billion purchase of Nortel's CDMA/LTE unit makes North America the largest region in Ericsson's global reach.

Senate Bill Would Help Family Doctors Fund EHRs

The bill, introduced by Sen. John Kerry, would make small healthcare practices eligible for federal loans.

IBM Offers Security Software For Virtualization

The product secures each layer of the infrastructure of a VMware vSphere virtual server.

RFID Makes Slow And Steady Progress

RFID isn't changing the world, but it's being used strategically in government and business to track animals, stock products, and tag documents.

 
QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster."
-- Andy Grove 
 

Execs Want Focus On Goals, Not Just Metrics

They're still using analyitc dashboards, but tying the data to strategic goals.

Code, Networks Are Key To Smarter Cars

Technology will increasingly be what makes vehicles unique.

Farmers Try Smart Tech To Save Water

Wireless sensors and GPS-guided irrigation are helping early adopters cut use. But there are barriers to widespread use.

Data-Driven Crime Fighting

Law enforcement agencies adopt new tools in an effort to be more proactive in getting resources where they're most needed.



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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Featured Report

Alternative IT: Software's New Reality

CIOs are more receptive than ever to new software models -- and not because they're trendy.

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Featured Report

MORE ANALYTICS

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FEATURED WHITEPAPERS

Overview of the Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Server and Database Machine


Whether supporting an OLTP, data warehousing or mixed workload, a common infrastructure delivers efficiencies. Learn how Oracle Exadata and the Sun Oracle Database Machine can help.
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Understanding the Importance of a Disaster Recovery Strategy


What can companies do to prepare for disaster recovery effectively? How have companies successfully made the case for adequate funding?
Find out by downloading this interview with CDW's Moosa Matariyeh.
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TODAY AT THE BLOG


FEATURED BLOG
Featured BloggerAmazon Data Center Project To Restart


Posted by John Foley

If all goes as planned, construction on Amazon.com's now-boarded-up data center in Boardman, Oregon will be completed in the third quarter of 2010.

ALSO SEE

Windows Mobile Upgrades Not Always Pleasant Process


Posted by Ed Hansberry

Even when you have an upgrade available for your Windows Mobile phone, it may not be the most pleasant device upgrade you've ever done. In fact, it can be one of the worst. There is speculation that the WinMo 7 upgrade story will be vastly improved, but for now, we don't have that.

Garbage In, Garbage Out In Washington

Posted By J. Nicholas Hoover


Problems abound with data about stimulus spending being reported on the federal government's stimulus-tracking Website, recovery.gov, as a cursory search for "stimulus" and "errors" on your favorite news search engine should tell you. While many of the numbers have been, quite simply, incorrectly reported by recipients, others are a symptom of greater problems in government IT.

Communities Vs. Teams: Open Source Needs Both

Posted By Serdar Yegulalp


A curious insight has come from all the recent talk about MySQL / Sun / Oracle. People talk about a community around a given open source product, but there's at least as much talk about a team within it. Let's not neglect the importance of either of those things.

AT&T 'Sets The Record Straight' Regarding Verizon Ads

Posted By Eric Zeman


Today AT&T took the unusual step to publish a public letter openly refuting the advertisements that have been run by top competitor Verizon Wireless. In the letter, AT&T calls Verizon's claims "blatantly false."

YouTube Goes High-Def With 1080p Support

Posted By Eric Zeman


Starting next week, YouTube users will be able to upload and watch high-definition videos in full 1080p resolution. Have a high-def video camera? Now you can put it to good use.


WEBCASTS

Secure Data Floating in the Cloud


Attend this webinar to learn about the security challenges that cloud computing presents, discuss steps suppliers are taking to address them, identify weak and strong security areas, and outline the steps companies should take to ensure that their data is safe. Receive a free tee-shirt from the Internet Evolution Security Clan just for showing up! It happens on 12/1 at 2pm ET
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