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WHITEPAPER: How to Increase Mainframe Availability with Batch Optimization

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: Disney Cancer Center Offers High Tech Care

VIDEO: The Promise Of Cloud Comes To Life (Whiteboard)

BLOG: Social Networking: Keeping It Real

WEBCAST: Cloud Implementer's Checklist

RESOURCES: Take Our WAN Security Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

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Monday, July 12, 2010


"The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense." --Thomas Edison



NSA Launches Infrastructure Cybersecurity Program

The "Perfect Citizen" program will seek to help mitigate cyber attacks on critical infrastructure like power plants, air traffic control systems and the electrical grid.


White House Releases Draft Digital Identity Strategy

There's No (New) Internet Kill Switch

Slideshow: 12 Worst Government Websites


ReviewCam: Service-now's IT Management In The Cloud has a SaaS model for IT Service Management, and it's aiming at some pretty big players. The company is growing its customer list fast, and it's not hard to see why.

Google Street View Cars Return Next Week

There will be no more WiFi data collection, but watch out for the lasers.

Seven Questions For Oracle On Exadata

Oracle and IBM trade claims while independents lead the big-data revolution.

Bing Search Share Up 88% Since Launch

Microsoft slowly but surely starting to eat into Google's dominant position in U.S. search market.

Phishing, Spam Containing Malware Increase

Spammers seeking to rebuild botnets after legal actions shut down several zombie networks are driving a surge in malware-containing spam according toe Symantec.

Five Friday Phone Features

American Eagle is giving away smartphones, Trillian aims for Android, T-Mobile drops the Garminphone's price, Motorola's BackFlip gets an update, and living wallpaper goes digital.

iPad, Tablet To Cannibalize Notebook, Netbook Sales

HP may emerge as the number two player behind Apple in the rapidly accelerating tablet computer market, according to Barclays Capital.

iPhone iBreathe App Helps Military Personnel Relax

The Department of Defense created app will guide users through a deep-breathing exercise to cope with stress.

Google's Internet License Renewed In China

China and Google appear to be headed toward a rapprochement.



Squeeze Play: 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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End-To-End Application Performance Management

This report explains how end-to-end application performance management (APM) helps companies achieve performance objectives through intelligent use of data discovered in servers, networks, and other components. It also covers APM use for application development and measuring cloud services.

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How to Increase Mainframe Availability with Batch Optimization

This white paper covers best practices for optimizing batch workloads and makes the case for using software to automate optimization tasks.
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Building the Efficient Data Center

Add intelligence and simplified management to the infrastructure, while streamlining and automating application, workload and intelligent data management, to bring the efficient data center to life.
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Slideshow: Disney Cancer Center Offers High Tech Care

The latest medical technologies, health IT, and other innovations to provide care and comfort to cancer patients are deployed at the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center.   View Now


Slideshow: 12 Worst Government Websites

Slideshow: Note Taker HD Puts The "Pad" in iPad


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The Promise Of Cloud Comes To Life (Whiteboard)
InformationWeek Analyst Jonathan Feldman provides a visual case study comparing a five-year cost projection for on-premise vs. co-location vs. cloud for an e-learning company.   Watch


How To Calculate Cloud ROI: Whiteboard Tutorial

Smarter Health Plans




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Social Networking: Keeping It Real

By George Hulme

Another demonstration on the security and privacy implications of using social networking sites reveals their real weakness. And I say: so what.


Windows Phone 7 Coming Sooner Rather Than Later?

By Ed Hansberry

Microsoft has announced that their new mobile platform will be in consumer's hands by the holiday season. There are some speculating that the holiday might be as soon as Labor Day, or even sooner.

Just Make It Sound Good

By Dave Methvin

People love a good rumor. Since we're in the technology business, juicy stories about Lindsay Lohan, LeBron James, or Lady Ga Ga don't quite fit in. That doesn't stop some tech stories from repeating things that seem just as crazy, and are totally unsupported by any facts.

UK National Health Service Sees Savings In The Cloud

By Charles Babcock

The National Health Service in Britain isn't universally admired for its IT efficiency. But Miles Gray, the urbane hardware solutions architect for the NHS, said at the Cloud Computing World Forum in London that if carefully implemented, the cloud can help the service gain effectiveness and save expenses.

Connection Manager Helps Find Inexpensive 3G

By Jake Widman

Nova Media's Launch2Net Premium helps the Mac-using business traveler find a prepaid 3G connection in other countries, which can save lots of money over roaming fees.


Cloud Implementer's Checklist

Once your agency has completed the business case for deploying a private cloud, how do you actually move ahead with your data center transformation? In this InformationWeek Government Webcast, we'll explore steps to get you there, including a to-do list that will be helpful to anyone involved in the project.

It happens Aug. 11.

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Take Our WAN Security Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

We are conducting a survey examining WAN security concerns and the measures organizations take to protect data and information traveling across their networks.

Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Survey ends July 23

Interop New York is Coming!

See all the latest IT solutions at Interop New York's comprehensive conference and expo. IT and business leaders attend Interop to learn about cloud computing, virtualization, networking and other innovations that drive productivity and cut costs. Don't miss the leading business technology event, Oct. 18-22.

Register with priority code CNSCNY05 for a free expo pass.

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