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Oracle Accused Of Extortion | IBM Buys Analytics Specialist

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  Friday, December 16, 2011
Between The Lines Columnist IBM Acquires Analytics Specialist Emptoris
By Paul McDougall
Big Blue continues to bet big on the business analytics and intelligence markets.

IBM Expands Cloud App Portfolio With DemandTec Buy
5 Resolutions For Better BI in 2012

Oracle Accused Of Lies, Extortion By N.J. University
Montclair State University lawsuit claims Oracle purposely over-promised off-the-shelf ERP functionality it couldn't deliver.

Top 10 Tech Acquisitions Of 2011
Among the trends that drove the biggest M&A deals: software as a service, mobility, big data, and social networking.

Security Researcher Details New SCADA Bugs
Supervisory control and data acquisition systems' programmable logic controllers could be remotely accessed and loaded with trojanized firmware.

Google Apps Loses L.A. Law Enforcement Deal
Security concerns mean Los Angeles Police Department and other law enforcement agencies won't move to Google's cloud-based e-mail suite.

Ice Cream Sandwich's Facial Unlock: Security Theater, Not Security-Conscious
Don't rely on unproven biometrics in a bring-your-own-device world.

Mobile Devices Distract Doctors. So What?
Cell phones and tablets can improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare--but do they exacerbate "distracted doctoring"? Some think so.

Pentagon Unveils Enterprise IT Strategy
Department of Defense looks to save up to $5.2 billion through IT consolidation and enterprise-wide adoption of shared platforms and services.

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? -- Confucius


Mobile Devices Distract Doctors. So What?
Pentagon Unveils Enterprise IT Strategy
Managed Services Deliver Cost Savings And Control
7 Best Practices for Building Applications that Meet Business Requirements
10 Essential Cloud Apps For SMBs
Federal Desktop Management Imperatives
InformationWeek 2012 Big Data Survey

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  Digital Issue  
This Edition: The Disaster Recovery Disaster: IT's spending as much as ever on DR, despite advances in virtualization and cloud techniques. It's time to break free.

Also: DR in the cloud? First, lose the tape.

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Managed Services Deliver Cost Savings And Control
Companies that have implemented or are evaluating managed print services look to the model for its ability to reduce costs and increase end user productivity. However, IT teams need to be aware of security and scalability when selecting a partner. Here's how two large companies in diverse industries got a handle on printing.
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Featured Report
Database Breaches: Lessons Learned From Real-World Attacks
In this new Tech Center report, we profile five database breaches--and extract the lessons to be learned from each. Plus: A rundown of six technologies to reduce your risk.
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7 Best Practices for Building Applications that Meet Business Requirements
One of the biggest barriers in building applications that meet business needs is the inability to capture well‑defined business requirements. Improving requirements definition and management processes helps reduce the time required to deliver software projects and increases the likelihood of their success. This paper explores best practices—both at the enterprise and project level—to capture and manage well-defined application requirements.
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The State of Community Management
The State of Community Management documents a comprehensive set of lessons learned to help define this emerging role and give you the tools to be successful in your social initiatives.
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10 Essential Cloud Apps For SMBs
Online tools let you get going fast and pay as you go, two factors that appeal especially to SMBs. From productivity to analytics, these 10 apps deserve your attention.

Microsoft Office 365 Vs. Google Apps: Compliance Clash
Microsoft dials up the rhetoric and says take that, unidentified competitor whose name begins with the letters "Google."

5 Moves Microsoft Must Make In 2012
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's to-do list for 2012 should include acquisitions, a strong tablet launch, and a move into services.

Apple Grand Central Store: Quick Tour
Apple's latest retail outlet will pitch products like the iPad 2, iPhone 4S, and MacBook Air to commuters at one of the world's busiest transportation hubs. Check out our visual tour.

10 Epic iPad Apps
Apple's iPad completely changed the way people think about tablets and mobile computing. These 10 must-have iPad apps will help you understand why.


Business-Worthy Consumer Tech Gifts
The team at BYTE had the unique challenge of finding the top business-worthy consumer tech gifts for the holidays. There are lots of top 10 lists out there, but our challenge was finding cool consumer stuff that will also work well in the enterprise. Of course, many consumer products can be brought into the enterprise--that's the raison d'etre for BYTE--but there aren't a lot of them that also make great gifts. We skipped the obvious--the iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire--because we bet whoever wants those gadgets has them already. Our goal: gifts that would surprise, yet also function at work.   View Now

Apple's Year In Review, 2011
10 Cool iPad Apps From Uncle Sam


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Federal Desktop Management Imperatives
Join us for an in-depth look at the state of Windows 7 migration plans in government agencies today, including tips and advice for making the migration a success. More Information & Registration


InformationWeek 2012 Big Data Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey on big data and the strategies used to manage the challenges large data stores present. Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an Apple 32-GB iPod Touch. Survey ends Dec. 16.
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Cloud Connect Workshops Launched
Meet top cloud computing technology companies in Cloud Connect's ever-growing Expo Hall, and learn about the latest cloud services, applications and platforms. It happens in Santa Clara, Calif., Feb. 13-16.
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