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  Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistGoogle Unveils Google+ Social Networking Project
By Thomas Claburn
To compete with Facebook, Google aims to provide intimacy rather than scale, at least initially. Will users like Google's privacy options?

Wildfire Spreads Into Facebook Page Management
5 Myths About Enterprise Social Networks, Busted

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Office 365: 7 Missing Features
With its new cloud-based suite, Microsoft is striking back at Google Apps. But consider these shortcomings in key areas.

Microsoft Wins Patent For Internet Spying Technology
The company has patented a method for intercepting Web-based communications so they can silently be recorded.

DotCloud: The Cloud's New Developer Hotshot?
What does the winner of Structure 2011's startup competition have that Google App Engine,, and Heroku don't?

Verizon's LTE 4G Galaxy Tab Priced At $529
You can now order the 4G version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, which will ship in four to six weeks and cost only a few dollars more than the...

Hadoop Big Data Startup Spins Out Of Yahoo
Startup Hortonworks will bring developers, plus a capital infusion from Yahoo, to speed up development of the open source code for big data analysis.

Enterprise, Consumer Video Conferencing Converge
Skype, Google Talk, and other consumer systems can connect with corporate-grade video conferencing systems from Cisco, Polycom, and others via...

Fring Tops Facetime On iPad
Fring's free video chatting software lets iPad users to chat with up to four different people at once.

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. -- Arnold H. Glasow


Hadoop Big Data Startup Spins Out Of Yahoo
Hadoop Big Data Startup Spins Out Of Yahoo
2011 State Of The Data Center
A Virtualization Roadmap
Office 365 Vs. Google Apps: Top 10 Enterprise Concerns
Find an Assured Unix Platform For Oracle Applications with SPARC and Solaris
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2011 State Of The Data Center
Data centers face increased resource demands and flat budgets. IT can do more to boost efficiency, but now is also the time to rethink the assumptions that go into traditional data center designs. We show you steps you can take today to squeeze more from what you have, and also provide guidance on building a next-generation data center.
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A Virtualization Roadmap
Virtualization addresses the real business drivers of cost, time and quality, but attaining the full benefits of virtualization requires more than purchasing hypervisors and changing software licenses. Enterprises must take a complete lifecycle approach to hardware, application and data management. Download this white paper and learn how to reap all of the benefits of virtualization.
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Office 365 Vs. Google Apps: Top 10 Enterprise Concerns
Is Microsoft Office 365 ready to rumble with the ease of use and lower cost of archrival Google Apps? Consider this point-by-point comparison for enterprises.

LulzSec Members Apparently Outed
An anonymous post claims to put names to four of the group's six members, leading security experts to predict imminent arrests.

14 Cool Mobile Apps From Uncle Sam
From a NASA app that keeps you up to date on space news to a Smithsonian app that shows what you'd look like as a caveman, federal agencies have cooked up innovative mobile apps for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry users. Here are 14 of the most popular.

Why One SMB Uses Google And Microsoft Apps
Model Metrics has some good reasons for keeping Microsoft Office licenses, even though it dumped hosted Exchange in favor of Gmail and it uses other Google Apps.

Office 365: Microsoft Pitches Cloud, Eyes Profit
CEO Ballmer talks up advantages for small and midsize companies at Office 365's launch--not the cloud threat to Microsoft's lucrative on-premises enterprise software.



8 Great Collaboration Tools For HR In the era of the "social enterprise," collaborative activities can make a big difference not only in HR efficiency but in employee satisfaction. Take a look at these eight leading HR platforms and examples of what their collaboration features have done for other companies.   View Now

Office 365 Vs. Google Apps: Top 10 Enterprise Concerns
14 Cool Mobile Apps From Uncle Sam


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Extrahop Tackles Application Performance Management
Extrahop's appliance captures full transactions for detailed, real-time performance analysis.   Watch

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