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iPad Meets Cloud

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TOP STORY: Rackspace Unveils iPad Cloud App

MORE NEWS: Comcast's FCC Win Threatens Net Neutrality

ANALYTIC REPORT: The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

WHITEPAPER: Infrastructures for Innovation

BLOG: Schumer Wants Piece Of FCC Broadband Action

WEBCAST: A New Way of Working: Insights from Global Leaders

RESOURCES: Take Our Enterprise Data Management Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

InformationWeek Daily
 Thursday, April 8, 2010 


"it's simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do."
- John R. Amos 


Rackspace Unveils iPad Cloud App

Subscribers to the company's hosting service can manage their remote infratructure through Apple's new tablet computer.


Review: Apple iPad Delivers Basic Office Tools

Apple Offers iPad Tours

iPad To Boost Mobile PC Sales


Comcast's FCC Win Threatens Net Neutrality

Web site operators who stream high volumes of data over the Internet, including Google and Microsoft, could face higher charges from ISPs as a result of court decision.

Global CIO: Top 10 Most Strategic Vendors’ #1 Challenges

Ten of the market's leaders made a colleague's "Most Strategic" list, and here are the single biggest challenges each one is facing.

Global CIO: IT Jobs Claw Back From Crushing Recession

U.S. market shows glimpse of growth in the first quarter, but also a huge number of unemployed IT pros.

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 May Bring Ad API

Developers are hoping to see support for XMPP, an iTunes Sales Data API, and improved Parental Controls.

Government Social Media Restrictions Eased

The guidance makes it easier for agencies to use social media and requires steps to ensure better rule-making and spending transparency.

CA To Cut 1,000 Jobs, Restructure

New CEO McCracken puts stamp on software vendor with acquisitions and global shakeup.

HHS Expands Health IT Centers

Funds totaling $267 million will be given by the Department of Health and Human Services to develop the health IT industry and help local providers adopt electronic health records.

NASA Awards Raytheon $250M

The firm will manage data from satellites that researchers use to observe the effects of climate change on Earth.

NHL Launches iPad Site

National Hockey league looks to Apple's new tablet to extend its digital reach.


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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IP Telephony In Healthcare Settings

Unified communications systems can solve some of the unique challenges faced by medical centers. In this report, we identify best practices for selecting and implementing voice over IP and unified messaging systems while helping CIOs make the business case.

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Featured Report




Infrastructures for Innovation

In today's challenging economic climate, your IT investments need to drive business value. Modern voice, data and network infrastructures support innovation and enable companies to roll out new products and services faster while cutting operating expenses. Check out this white paper to learn how senior IT execs are upgrading their infrastructure to enable remote access to critical applications, enhance customer service and improve productivity and collaboration.
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Modeling the Virtual Data Center

Control who manages your infrastructure, what systems are being provisioned, how applications are designed and configured, and where and when they are deployed.
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Featured Blogger

Schumer Wants Piece Of FCC Broadband Action

By Rob Preston

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D.-N.Y.) announced yesterday that he's calling on the FCC to "examine the success of Ontario County's Regional Fiber Network and consider it as a model as they begin their push to bring ultra-high-speed broadband into 100 million homes by 2020." Schumer is asking federal agencies for financial support to extend the upstate New York county's fiber network into surrounding areas, emphasizing the importance of broadband in attracting businesses and driving economic development.


Google Giving Up On 'Revolutionary' Android Sales Model?

By Eric Zeman

Accessories for the HTC-made Nexus One have begun appearing in T-Mobile retail stores. Is T-Mobile preparing to stock the Nexus One? If so, does that mean Google is giving up on its plans to sell Android devices directly to consumers? Also, an "Incredible" device is preparing to launch with Verizon Wireless.

RIM's 'Magnum' To Be Holy Grail Of BlackBerries?

By Eric Zeman

One reason Research In Motion's BlackBerry devices have been so successful with business users is because they have great keyboards. That hasn't stopped business users from moving over the iPhone in droves, in part, because of its touch interface. BlackBerry hopes to hold onto its customers with the Magnum, which features both a touch screen and a keyboard.

Apple's Next Big Thing - Mobile Advertising

By Ed Hansberry

Less than a week after the iPad was launched, Apple is ready to announce its next product. Consumer's won't buy it, but just about everyone with an Apple device will be exposed to it and make use of it. Get ready for a whole new advertising campaign on your iPhone or iPad.

Eucalyptus, GroundWork As Allies: Cloud Stack Coming?

By Charles Babcock

An important alignment occurs April 7 that will probably win little fanfare. Eucalyptus Systems, the supplier of open source APIs that are Amazon EC2 compatible, has teamed up with GroundWork, a supplier of data center systems management. GroundWork wants to gaze into the private cloud, which in the future, may often be a Eucalyptus-based stack.

A New Way of Working: Insights from Global Leaders

What can nearly 300 senior executives teach you about the work practices that separate outperforming organizations from their peers? Join us for this webcast where we discuss this study -- packed with facts from the front lines of innovation and rich evidence pointing to the emergence of a smarter way of working built on greater agility among people and the processes that guide their work.
It happens Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM PT /11:00 AM ET
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Take Our Enterprise Data Management Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on enterprise data management. The results of the survey will appear in an upcoming issue as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report.

This survey will take about 5 minutes to complete. Upon completing the survey, you'll be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Suvey ends April 9

Photo Gallery: Large Hadron Collider Sets Record

The world's biggest machine is expected to produce 15 million GB of data annually for analysis by scientists eager to learn about subatomic particles and their role in the universe.

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2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators

For the past 21 years, InformationWeek has honored the country's most
technologically innovative companies with its prestigious InformationWeek
500 ranking. Now in its second year, InformationWeek's 2010 Government IT
Innovators program will shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative
government IT organizations -- at the federal, state, and local levels.
Nominate your agency by submitting an essay on your most innovative IT
initiative completed within the past 12 months.

The deadline for submitting nominations is April 30, 2010.

Live Event: Virtualization for the Next-Generation of the Efficient Data Center

Join us in NYC on April 27, where you'll exchange valuable best-practices and pitfalls with peers to help develop a better data-center transformation for your own company's enterprise. Executives from Dell and Intel will provide expert insight and customer perspectives for getting to the next level of virtualization for the efficient data center.

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