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TOP STORY: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 RC Arrives

MORE NEWS: Security Costs SMBs 16 Days Per Month

ANALYTIC REPORT: 8 Bank Technology Leaders Who Are Changing The Game

WHITEPAPER: How Bar Codes and RFID Deliver Value to Manufacturing and Distribution

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: HP Tablet Announced

VIDEO: Exchange Merger Frenzy

BLOG: Does Scale Out Storage Have A Dark Future?

WEBCAST: Beyond Deduplication -- Rethinking Data Protection

RESOURCES: Please Take Our Federal Government And Cloud Computing

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Friday, February 11, 2011

"Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually" -- Stephen Covey




Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 RC Arrives

Despite talk about using IE9 to appreciate the beauty of the Web, Microsoft is wielding IE9 to defend the Windows empire.


Microsoft Security Fixes Arrive With More Vulnerabilities

Internet Explorer Dethroned In Europe


Security Costs SMBs 16 Days Per Month

Managing on-site security systems takes up more than 120 hours of IT staff time each month, according to Webroot.

Under the Radar Conference To Prove (Again) Why CIOs Must Work With Startups

If you think it's too risky to do business with startups, think again. Some of the biggest brands in the world are placing their IT bets with startups and the Under the Radar conference is where they get to find and vet them.

Global CIO: Oracle's Mark Hurd Calls Out Deadly IT Strategies

Hurd outlined several world-shaking trends while speaking with some of Oracle's largest financial-services customers and prospects.

Gartner Ranks Data Warehousing Leaders

Magic Quadrant puts Teradata in the top spot with Oracle and IBM close behind. Report sees growing interest in column-store, in-memory and cloud-based technologies.

National Weather Service Buying New Forecasting Supercomputers

The Weather and Climate Operational Supercomputing System, which could cost up to $502 million over 10 years, should help improve forecasts and climate modeling.

Symantec Teams With Intel On Authentication Security

Intel's Identity Protection Technology makes it possible to embed Symantec's VeriSign Identity Protection credentials in the chipset.

Microsoft Loses Windows Azure Architect

Amitabh Srivastava is the latest to exit following shakeup of server division.

WebOS Plans Put HP On Collision Course With Microsoft

Hewlett-Packard is taking aim at its longtime partner as it extends its Palm operating system beyond smartphones and tablets to PCs. And yes, you can blame Vista.

HP Goes All-In With WebOS

It's putting all of its mobile development into the Palm operating system, even beyond the smartphone and its just announced tablet. Our analysis and video demo size up what HP is up to.

Yammer Beefs Up Executive Suite

Enterprise social networking software developer hires leaders from Alcatel-Lucent and CouchOne, promotes communications director.

  Digital Issue  

Our latest storage survey shows the pain caused by double-digit data growth rates. Kurt Marko's analysis includes a six-step plan to keep your storage network up to speed.

ALSO -- Read about best practices to protect your virtual machine disk files from system failure.

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8 Bank Technology Leaders Who Are Changing The Game

Change is a constant in the business technology world, but one thing never changes--the challenge of being a successful leader. Even as the economy stabilizes and signs of growth return to the business world, life remains uncertain and risky at the C level. Rather than being intimidated, however, Bank Systems & Technology's Elite 8 2010 technology leaders are newly energized by the opportunities ahead for their organizations.

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Unified Communications: Charting A Rational Path

Unified communications isn't just for the big guys; it can be extremely useful for smaller companies looking to streamline operations and improve productivity. How can UC be made affordable? What about security, integration, and SaaS options? What are the tangible and intangible benefits? How can I cost justify a UC system? Here's how.

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How Bar Codes and RFID Deliver Value to Manufacturing and Distribution

This paper shows how advanced bar code and RFID technologies can create sustainable advantages by providing the accurate information required for modern business practices. By implementing bar coding and RFID, companies can realize significant return on investment (ROI).

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Microsoft SQL Server Databases Thrive in the Cloud

This white paper demonstrates how companies that have moved their SQL databases to the cloud have overcome past performance and security concerns to increase operational efficiency, improve availability and scalability, reduce costs, gain a faster-time to-market, and achieve a better return on investment.
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Slideshow: HP Tablet Announced

To accompany our live blogging of HP's press conference, check out our image gallery, chock full of pics of HPs new Touchpad tablet as well as their new smartphone, HP Veer   View Now

10 Tenets Of Enterprise Data Management



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Exchange Merger Frenzy
The LSE has just announced that it is buying the Toronto Stock Exchange. Meanwhile, NYSE is in advanced talks to merge with Deutsche Borse. Greg MacSweeney discusses the exchange merger frenzy with Larry Tabb, founder and CEO of TABB Group.   Watch

HP TouchPad Tablet & WebOS Demo

HP Announces TouchPad Tablet And New Pre3 Smartphone




Featured BloggerDoes Scale Out Storage Have A Dark Future?

By George Crump

Scale Out Storage, also called Clustered Storage or Grid Storage, are storage systems that claim to achieve near limitless scale and performance by adding nodes to a storage platform when you need more performance or capacity. The storage industry, not necessarily the user community, is stumbling over itself to have a product offering in this space. There is a lot to like about the scale out storage model but it does have its downsides.


Opera Bringing Browser To iPad

By Eric Zeman

Opera Software said that it is working to bring a version of its browser to Apple's iPad.

A Web App For Very Small Businesses

By Michele Pepe-Warren

Freelancers and very small businesses, I'd like you to meet Milton. He could be your next hire, and he won't demand nearly the salary of his less...uh, human...cohorts. Think Milton's a robot? Guess again.

HP Keeps WebOS Smartphones Alive

By Ed Hansberry

HP had their big news event today surrounding webOS and fans of the Pre can breathe a sigh of relief. Yes, the tablet was the most anticipated news from HP, but they haven't turned their backs on smartphones. Will it appeal to iPhone or Android users?

HP Blew It With The Pre3 And Veer

By Eric Zeman

HP announced two new smartphones -- the Pre3 and the Veer -- at its webOS event today in San Francisco. The Pre3 and Veer are two formidable devices, but they're not going to put a dent in Android and iOS's domination.

Beyond Deduplication -- Rethinking Data Protection

Join this webinar to learn how to move beyond deduplication to technology that solves backup problems at the source with simple, integrated and proven data protection from NetApp and Syncsort.
It happens Thursday, February, 17, 2011 Time: 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET
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