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Red Hat Launches Enterprise Linux 6 Beta

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TOP STORY: Red Hat Launches Enterprise Linux 6.0 Beta

MORE NEWS: To Acquire Data Provider Jigsaw

ANALYTIC REPORT: Strategy: State Data Protection Laws

WHITEPAPER: Plotting the Future of Client Virtualization

BLOG: Trio Of Leaked Dell Android Phones Impress

WEBCAST: Enterprise 2.0: Transforming Your Business With Enterprise Social Networks

RESOURCES: Government IT Leadership Forum

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 Friday, April 23, 2010 



Outsourcing: Why Aren't We Better At This?

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Red Hat Launches Enterprise Linux 6.0 Beta

New features in the distro's latest version will make it possible to run heavy I/O servers, such as database servers, in a virtual machine under Linux, company says.


Red Hat CEO On Recession, Virtualization, Ballmer

ALSO SEE To Acquire Data Provider Jigsaw

CRM partner uses crowd sourcing to deliver accurate, up-to-date business contact information.

Windows 7 Touch Pack Goes Public

Consumers can now download the suite of interactive games and utilities directly from Microsoft.

Microsoft Posts Record Quarterly Sales

Redmond reports strong Windows revenue in third quarter and solid performance across other lines.

McAfee Bug Forces Massive PC Cleanup

A flawed antivirus software update misclassified a critical Windows XP file as a malicious program, sending PCs into endless reboot cycles.

FAA Air Traffic Control Plan At Risk

Poor leadership and funding make it unlikely modernization of the air traffic control system will meet its 2025 deadline, officials told Congress.

White House Donates Drupal Code

Technology used for the Drupal-based site is now part of the open source project.

Global CIO: EMC Embraces Cloud And Says It Loud With Huge Q1

EMC says its biggest-ever first quarter proves "there is no doubt" that the private cloud is "exactly where customers are heading."

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."
-- Robert Louis Stevenson 

Can Cloud Computing Save San Jose?

The city runs seven-year-old software on aging PCs, and its CIO says the setup feels too risky. He's evaluating cloud services as a better, but not necessarily cheaper, alternative.

Garmin, T-Mobile Releasing Android Phone

The navigation-focused smartphone will be the successor to Garmin's Nuvifone A50.


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Strategy: State Data Protection Laws

The new Massachusetts data security law underscores the increasingly aggressive role states are taking in protecting consumer information and raises the stakes in terms of enforcement -- and potential penalties in the event of a data breach. Other statutes are on the books, and on the horizon. Are you ready to comply?

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Featured Report

Cloud Contracts and SLAs

Cloud computing is approximately where the Internet was more than a decade ago: full of both promise and hype, and constantly changing. As companies evaluate cloud services, CIOs must help them reach business objectives and save money, while also serving in a stewardship role.

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Plotting the Future of Client Virtualization

Client virtualization could be the latest trend in IT delivering centralized control, greater flexibility and potentially reducing TCO . But because client virtualization comes in many flavors, it can be difficult to choose the right pathfor your organization. This white paper discusses the various types of client virtualization technologies, including virtual containers and OS/application streaming, and their benefits.
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Sorting Out App Mobilization Challenges

This whitepaper reveals a number of guiding principles that will help you manage your app mobilization strategy as well as the plethora of multiple smartphones in the enterprise.
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Featured BloggerTrio Of Leaked Dell Android Phones Impress

By Eric Zeman

Dell has been holding back on us. It showed off its first Android smartphone -- the Mini 3 -- several months ago. It is meant for China, however, and not the U.S. Now, three more Android phones have made an appearance and they indicate that Dell is taking the smartphone game seriously.


Leaked iPhone Likely Final Version

By Eric Zeman

When Gizmodo published a report on a leaked iPhone earlier this week, it was unclear just how far along in the design process the handset was. According to new information, the answer to that is "pretty far along." In fact, it is probably the next-gen iPhone in its final form.

Mobile Apps For SAP Help Drive Sybase's Record Q1

By Bob Evans

Riding strong demand for mobile deployment of enterprise apps and data, Sybase posted record first-quarter revenue and earnings and highlighted two of its new mobile apps for SAP as key drivers of that growth.

Google Nexus One 3G To Remain Unfixed

By Eric Zeman

Despite persistant complaints by end users who are experiencing poor 3G performance with the Nexus One Android phone, Google has ceased to investigate the matter. No fix.


Enterprise 2.0: Transforming Your Business With Enterprise Social Networks

Join a panel of industry experts and learn how companies are using enterprise social networks to engage employees, drive innovation, increase business agility, and improve operational efficiencies.

It happens April 28.

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Government IT Leadership Forum

Join this exclusive gathering of government technology executives to hear first-hand how they're driving change and innovation in federal IT services and operations. Prominent CIOs from civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies will engage an audience of their peers in an open discussion of intelligence gathering and sharing, cybersecurity, open government, cloud computing, and much more.

It happens June 15, 2010 in Washington, DC

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Image Gallery: NASA's Nebula Cloud Container

The space agency's cloud computing initiative, which started as a research project, has become a cornerstone of the federal government's cloud strategy.

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Take Our Data Sharing Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on data sharing practices in the enterprise. 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 April 23

InformationWeek 500 2010 Registration Ends Soon

Time's running out to nominate your company for the 2010 InformationWeek 500 -- our 22nd annual ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators. Organizations with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now.

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