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Between The Lines Columnist Maritz's VMware Legacy Defies Doubters
By Charles Babcock
Maritz's competitive style led VMware to dominance in virtualization. You can bet that his new role as EMC chief strategy officer won't be a ceremonial one.

VMware Says Spin-Off Rumors 'Unfounded'
VMware, EMC Shakeup Hints At Data Center's Future

Nokia's Ugly Lumia Truth In $1 Billion Loss
Nokia recorded a loss of $1 billion on combined smartphone sales of 10.2 million--only 600,000 of which were shipped in the U.S.

Windows 8 Launch Date Revealed
Microsoft announces a definitive date for the arrival of tablets and PCs running its new, touch-friendly OS.

Windows 8 In Enterprises: Seeking Killer Apps
Microsoft must come up with killer apps that take advantage of the potential of Window 8, Dynamics, Azure, and the rest of its stack.

IBM Q2 Profits Increase, Sales Falter
Big Blue also wins lawsuit against Indiana welfare agency, will collect $52 million from state.

Oracle Buys Skire Assets For Cloud Foothold
Skire's cloud services will complement Oracle Primavera project portfolio management software for capital planning, construction, and maintenance.

Radian6 Adds Partners To Broaden Social Analytics's Radian6 social media monitoring service will market add-ons from specialists like Clarabridge, Klout, Solariat, and others to provide powerful analytics.

"In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take." -- Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965)


Oracle Buys Skire Assets For Cloud Foothold
Radian6 Adds Partners To Broaden Social Analytics
Alert: Google Shakes Up IaaS Market
5 Simple Steps to Take Control of SSL Across the Enterprise
Secret Spy Satellite Takes Off: Stunning Images
Introduction to Hybrid Cloud File Sharing
InformationWeek 2012 State of IT Staffing Survey

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Alert: Google Shakes Up IaaS Market
Building on its platform-as-a-service success, the company takes aim at Amazon with its Google Compute Engine, but privacy concerns, Microsoft's infrastructure-as-a-service initiative and Google's own inertia could derail its plans. We take a closer look and provide a hands-on review.
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5 Simple Steps to Take Control of SSL Across the Enterprise
The need for SSL Certificates has moved well beyond the "buy" page to core functions of the enterprise. SSL Certificates are used to protect remote employee and partner communications via webmail, chat and IM. This guide provides five simple steps for IT professionals to take control of SSL across the enterprise.
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The Importance of Managing Privileged Accounts
Privileged accounts - those people with greater access and rights - are a necessary part of IT. However, privileged accounts carry implicit security risks, so the importance of managing them while preserving access and ease of use is vital. Download this white paper to gain a deeper understanding of the dangers and benefits of privileged account management.
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Secret Spy Satellite Takes Off: Stunning Images
The National Reconnaissance Office provides satellite imagery for intelligence operations and national defense. Here's a look at the agency's most recent rocket launches.

Curiosity Reboots In Preparation For Mars Landing
Reset of primary and backup systems to default state is the first step in "hardest mission in history of robotic planetary exploration."

One Secret That Stops Hackers: Girlfriends
The majority of hackers "age out" of hacking as they get older and find girlfriends, families, and other responsibilities. Why not invest in educating young hackers sooner, instead of locking them up later?

AT&T's Shared Data Not For The Enterprise
AT&T's new Mobile Share plans offer buckets of data that can be accessed by a number of devices on a single account. They might work for consumers and small businesses, but they're not for large enterprises.

Office 2013 Won't Run On Windows XP, Vista
Microsoft's upcoming Office productivity suite is limited to systems running Windows 7, Windows 8, or latest versions of Windows Server.


Microsoft Office 2013: 10 Best Features
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Python For iOS Brings Coding To iPad, iPhone
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Highlights: Microsoft Introduces New Office and Windows 8
During Monday's exclusive press event, Microsoft previewed Office's new social features as well as the new Windows App Store.   Watch

Windows 8, Microsoft Parties Like It's 1995
SAS CEO Dr. Jim Goodnight



Introduction to Hybrid Cloud File Sharing
Public Cloud solutions are good for consumers but do they adequately address enterprise needs? Our experts will help you understand the landscape and effective strategies for implementing a Hybrid Cloud solution. It happens on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 2012 State of IT Staffing Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey to determine where companies are seeing increased demand for IT staff and how they are meeting that demand. Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive Apple 16GB iPad (This survey sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Apple).
Survey Ends July 20th, 2012

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