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WHITEPAPER: Simplifying Data Center Through Virtualization: Strategy Revealed

SLIDESHOW: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 Beta Revealed

VIDEO: The New Economics of IT in a Virtualized World

BLOG: Only One Third Of Adults Have Apps

WEBCAST: Delivering a Smarter Data Warehouse By Designing the Tooling Around It

RESOURCES: Take Our 2010 Virtualization Security Survey -- Win An iPod Touch!

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Friday, September 17, 2010


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Review: IE9 May Be Best Version Yet

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9, now in public beta, improves on previous versions of the browser, but most of the new features simply catch up to Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.


Slideshow: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 Beta Revealed

Can IE9 Halt Explorer's Decline?

Microsoft Unleashes Windows Internet Explorer 9 Beta


Novell Launches Cross Hypervisor Cloud Manager

System declutters private cloud resources and generates workloads on virtual machines from multiple vendors.

Apple Adds Wireless Printing To iPad, iPhone, iPod

iOS 4.2 brings new AirPrint technology to Steve Jobs' full lineup of portable devices.

Halo Reach Gets Price Cut

Gamers can save a couple of bucks if they purchase the hottest title on the market at a certain online retailer.

Craigslist Says Adult Services 'Terminated'

Spokesman tells a congressional hearing that the controversial section will not be reopened in the U.S.

Global CIO: Larry Ellison's Top 10 Priorities At Oracle Open World

New Exadata machines, Mark Hurd's new role, the status of MySQL and Java, and more will be on Larry Ellison's mind at Oracle Open World this coming week.

Microsoft Tells Devs To Rev Windows Phone Engines

Microsoft on Thursday published the final set of Windows Phone 7 tools for developers. With the Marketplace for Mobile opening for submissions in early October, Microsoft wants to kick-start the app certification process.

Acer, HTC, Avaya Joining Tablet Race

The iPad's success is driving many companies, including RIM, Nokia, and Samsung, to launch versions of the mobile device over the next six months.

White House Financial System Review Saves Millions

Three federal agencies will save an estimated $327 million by scrapping or cutting back planned financial system modernization efforts, White House says.



InformationWeek 500 2010

This year's InformationWeek 500 companies are refocusing their IT efforts on innovation and growth, often after deep cuts during the downturn. Find all charts and stats on the top 500 IT organizations in the nation.

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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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Simplifying Data Center Through Virtualization: Strategy Revealed

By making infrastructure and data centers more efficient, IT departments free up money for innovation. Virtualization is a vital tool for implementing a data center efficiency strategy, as illustrated by the tips in this comprehensive report.
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Defining Data Center Efficiency: Taking Virtualization to the Next Level with Automation

Virtualization without automation leads to missed opportunities. Next-gen data centers must respond with lightning speed to business needs. Wait days or weeks between the time demand is created and the time the solution becomes available is no longer acceptable. Find out how companies are automating on standardized, open x86 platforms to prepare for growth-without ripping and replace existing infrastructure.
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Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 Beta Revealed
The latest version of Explorer, now available in public beta, is the company's attempt to get back into the web browser race and its success will determine if users look to Microsoft or elsewhere for their window to the web. Peek in on the beta launch event and the new features in this slideshow.   View Now


InformationWeek 500: Government Innovators

2010 InformationWeek 500 Top 10


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The New Economics of IT in a Virtualized World

Peter Hinssen, Managing Director, Across Group, describes how IT is evolving in the "New Normal" world of virtualization.   Watch


New Role of IT

Interacting with ASIMO




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Only One Third Of Adults Have Apps

By Ed Hansberry

A recent study of nearly 2,000 adults with cell phones were asked a number of questions about their usage of applications on the phone. Only 35 percent of adults have applications on their phone.


Dell, CommVault Add Cloud Power To Backup Appliance

By Daniel Dern

The new Dell PowerVault DL Backup to Disk Appliance sets up in thirty minutes, can replace old disk-to-tape backups with disk-to-disk, as well as disk-to-cloud for archiving and disaster recovery.

SAP Sales Surge 300% In Latin America

By Bob Evans

SAP is experiencing soaring demand for its products and services among large businesses and government agencies in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Argentina, according to an article quoting an SAP executive. One of his comments: "We are going from a focus on cutting costs to a focus on growth."

My1voice Adds Voicemail Transcription

By Jake Widman

The SMB-oriented "phone service as a service" provider can now send transcribed voicemails via text message or e-mail.

Jive Enhances Facebook And Mobile Device Integration

By Paul Korzeniowski

Increasingly, small and medium businesses are examining using social media tools to enhance their marketing efforts. Jive Software has enhanced its solution so it offers more robust integration with Facebook and smartphones.


Delivering a Smarter Data Warehouse By Designing the Tooling Around It

Learn how IBM InfoSphere Foundation Tools and Information Server can help you build a better data warehousing solution that can increase your business agility. Most of the session will be dedicated to a customer success story: Astellas Pharma Inc. We hope to see you there!

It happens on Thursday, September 23, 2010-Time: 9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET

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Take Our 2010 Virtualization Security Survey -- Win An iPod Touch!

This fall, the leaders of the public and private sectors will convene at Gov 2.0 Summit in Washington, D.C., to discuss government's critical challenges. Request an invitation to join this unparalleled group of influencers and help shape the future of health care delivery, cybersecurity, financial regulation, and education.

Survey ends September 17th, 2010

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