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Between The Lines Columnist Amazon Defended After June 14 Cloud Outage
By Charles Babcock
Latest Amazon Web Services outage prompts complaints from critics, customers. But Amazon supporters say incident simply shows need to use multiple availability zones.

Amazon Web Services Hit By Power Outage
Amazon's 7 Cloud Promises: Hype Vs. Reality

Microsoft To Unveil Xbox Media Tablet?
Microsoft's super-secret media event Monday prompts speculation that Redmond plans to take on Apple and Amazon with its own, branded tablet. Upgrade Boosts Mobile, Social App Development
Salesforce Summer '12 platform upgrade adds geolocation data, drag-and-drop schema builder, and streaming data for real-time apps.

Samsung CEO: Software Key To Device Wars
New CEO of Samsung says the company needs to customize its software better if it wants to stay ahead of competitors such as Apple.

Accused LulzSec Hacker Fights Extradition To U.S.
Alleged LulzSec participant Ryan Cleary indicted by Los Angeles federal grand jury on charges of renting botnets and launching attacks against PBS, Sony, and others.

Enterprise Social Networks Need Open Standards
True interoperability is the key to unlocking the potential of collaboration to make work more efficient.

Root Causes Of Today's Storage Problem
You hear plenty of hype about why enterprise storage needs continue to be challenging. What is needed is storage that has more automation, flexibility, application- and business- linkages, resource utilization, and management ease.

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied. -- Arnold H. Glasow


Enterprise Social Networks Need Open Standards
Root Causes Of Today's Storage Problem
Windows 8 Vs. The World
How Blade Servers Impact Datacenter Management and Agility
10 Handy Mobile Apps From Uncle Sam
Strategies for Managing Distributed IT Environments
Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics

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Windows 8 Vs. The World
Microsoft's ambitious new OS tackles servers, PCs, and mobile devices. On the server side, we dig into the latest offering: Microsoft has boosted the capabilities of Hyper-V, streamlined management, and made other changes that IT will appreciate.
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Understanding Private Cloud Stacks
Private clouds are more than a trendy buzzword--they represent Virtualization 2.0. For IT organizations willing to dispense with traditional application hosting models, a plethora of pure cloud software options beckons. Our report explains what's available.
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How Blade Servers Impact Datacenter Management and Agility
Are you looking for help evaluating your next purchases to accelerate the business value of IT as your datacenter continues to evolve. Download this Forrester white paper to learn more about how blade servers are impacting data centers and making them more agile.
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The Fast Track to a Hyperscale Cloud: How to Get There Now
Enterprises want a private cloud that lets them adaptively allocate resources to whatever the business needs, whenever it needs it. Service providers want a shared cloud infrastructure that can reliably meet customer demand on any given day. Download this report to learn how fast-tracking your hyperscale cloud plans can answer your big data, streaming media and visualization questions.
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10 Handy Mobile Apps From Uncle Sam
Take a look at federal agencies' newest iPhone, Android, and mobile applications, ranging from a Smokey Bear wildfire-tracking app to an app that advises you how long it will take to clear customs at the airport.

8 Things Tablets Still Can't Do
Have we really entered a post-PC world? The new Apple iPad and its tablet rivals still come up short on a few important measures.

10 iPad Cases Fit For Summer
Taking your iPad along on vacation this year? Then you will want a special case to protect against sand, surf, and other tablet enemies.

SAP Swallows Sybase, CEO John Chen's Role Uncertain
Sybase will be an SAP brand, not a separate subsidiary, in an integration that eliminates the longtime Sybase CEO's current role.

Cloud Pricing: Amazon, Microsoft Keep Cutting
Look for cloud computing prices to continue falling as vendors compete for enterprise IT workloads. Second in our series on cloud computing pricing.


10 Windows Ultrabooks: Not Just For SMBs
Can an ultrabook offer your small- to medium-size business more than a MacBook Air or a tablet can? Take a look at the slim new laptops coming from Lenovo, Sony, Asus, and others   View Now

10 Handy Mobile Apps From Uncle Sam
Windows 8 Tablets: Computex Sneak Peek


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Zynga Masters The Hybrid Cloud, Turns It Into A Service
Zynga, one of the most popular developers of games in the universe went from relying on the public cloud, to developing a private cloud (Z-Cloud), which it now offers as a service. CTO Allan Leinwand discusses how it came about, and talks big data.   Watch

Arista Puts Real-Time Apps On New Switch
McAfee Adds Scale, VMWare Support To Security Platform



Strategies for Managing Distributed IT Environments
Are you responsible for branch IT environments? Are you challenged with maintaining access for remote users? Are you deploying IT equipment in the cloud or at a co-location facility? Join us as we discuss the importance of managing these distributed IT spaces including strategies for maintaining availability, energy cost savings opportunities and dealing with a lack of onsite technical resources. It happens Wednesday, June 27, 2012 More Information & Registration

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Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics
At our interactive InformationWeek Virtual Event, experts and solution providers will offer detailed insight into how to put big data to use in ad hoc analyses, what-if scenario planning, customer sentiment analysis, and the building of highly accurate data models to drive better predictions about fraud, risk, and customer behavior.
It happens June 28

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