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Microsoft's SUSE Linux Deal | VMware Pricing Outrage

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  Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistVMware Pricing Outrage: A Closer Look
By Charles Babcock
Many IT admins want to continue over-provisioning memory to virtual machines. But that's not an efficient way to manage the data center.

Users Outraged Over New VMware Pricing Policy
Licensing Headaches: Is VMware Or Microsoft Worse?

Microsoft Back In Bed With SUSE Linux
In controversial deal extended to the tune of $100 million, Microsoft resells SUSE Linux services and pledges not to sue on patents.

Aruba Brings NSA-Grade Crypto To Wireless Networks
With new Suite B cryptography support, Aruba says it aims to make wireless networks as secure as wired.

When Reboot Has A Silver Lining
The 3 minutes that my netbook takes to restart prove critical to my effectiveness as a CIO. Here's why.

LogMeIn Helps iPads , Work Data Play Safely
Cloud-based service lets IT control corporate data accessed via mobile devices, starting with iPad and iPhone.

Juniper Taps Microsoft's Muglia To Lead Software Strategy
Newly-created role and high-profile hire underscore how much networks are becoming software driven.

Google+ Profiles: Just What Gets You Booted?
Pseudonyms, odd spellings, and branded profiles get users kicked off Google+ without warning, but you can appeal.

DOD Website Sells Public On Cybersecurity Strategy
Department of Defense creates new site that rounds up content related to cybersecurity strategy launched less than two weeks ago.

A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it. -- William Feather


Google+ Profiles: Just What Gets You Booted?
DOD Website Sells Public On Cybersecurity Strategy
State Of The IT Service Desk
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OS X Lion Makes Windows 8 Too Late
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Posted By JeffSaidSo:
"If Cisco can be so easily dismissed as a minor player, why did IDC go back last quarter and re-state their numbers beginning in 2009?"
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Posted By ntomyng:
"Wanna see what Mango will do to WP7's market share? Well just wath as Nokia's old customers (who sync with Outlook) take them home and try to sync, then eventually return them"
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Enterprise App Strategies: IT investment priorities -- in mobile, financial and performance management, and CRM -- dovetail with business relevance and boost IT visibility.

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State Of The IT Service Desk
Incident volume continues to rise, as new services are added and changes are continually made to existing services--infrastructure, apps, mobile devices and virtualization. IT support must better leverage service management frameworks, standards and practices to align its offerings with customer needs and business goals to demonstrate the value the IT service desk provides.
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Social Media and the Contact Center for Dummies
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Data Breaches Demystified: Why Breaches Happen and What to do About Them
In a world where data is everywhere, it has become harder than ever to protect confidential information. While the continuing onslaught of data breaches is well documented, why data breaches happen and what can be done to prevent them is much less understood. Download this white paper to examine the three most common causes of data breaches and learn how to prevent them.
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OS X Lion Makes Windows 8 Too Late
Apple and Microsoft race to '"tablify" their desktop operating systems. Guess who's winning?

US-CERT Director Leaves Abruptly
Randy Vickers, head of the organization responsible for protecting the U.S. against cyber attacks, has resigned effective immediately.

E-Prescribing Doesn't Make The Grade
Outpatient electronic prescribing doesn't cut out the common mistakes made in manual systems, study finds.

Antisec Attacks An Urgent Wake-Up: InformationWeek Now
It's difficult to gauge the ethos of these next generation hackers. If I could summarize, it's this: Punish.

Oracle Mobile App Warms Over Hot BI Suite
The number-two player in business intelligence software upgrades products and applications after racking up significant sales gains in 2010.



Mozilla's Web-Only Operating System Layer
Essentially a stripped-down browser, the Mozilla web-only operating system layer has much in common with Google Chrome.   View Now

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