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Server Market Data Signals Rebound

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TOP STORY: Server Market Data Signals Rebound
MORE NEWS: Microsoft Decapitates Waledac Botnet

ANALYTIC REPORT: Inside Dell's Enterprise Strategy

WHITEPAPER: Aligning Business Process Management, SOA, and Lean Six Sigma
BLOG: ReviewCam: Survey Analytics Links To SalesForce, Others
WEBCAST: Virtualizing Your Critical Windows And Linux Infrastructure Using KVM
RESOURCES: Attend Our Virtual Event On Advanced Strategies in Virtualization

InformationWeek Daily
 Friday, February 26, 2010 



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Server Market Data Signals Rebound

Data on worldwide server sales indicates that businesses are starting to increase spending on their IT infrastructures.


Servers 2010: Wonky Tech Trumps Hype Cycle

Intel Ships Itanium Server Processor

Server Sales Up 4.5% In 4Q


Microsoft Decapitates Waledac Botnet

A major source of spam and malware has been cut off from its controllers.

Google Culls Gmail Labs

The company is promoting six Gmail Labs experiments and getting rid of five.

Shuttle Discovery Preps For Mission

Flight to the space station is one of just four remaining launches in NASA's shuttle program.

Microsoft Licenses Multimedia File System To Panasonic

Panasonic will license Microsoft's exFAT file system, which makes it easier to exchange multimedia files across devices.

FCC Wants Broadband Public Safety Network

As part of the National Broadband Plan, the FCC wants to make a portion of the 700-mhz spectrum available for a nationwide wireless public safety network.

Palm Sales Lower Than Expected

Tough competition from Android handsets and Apple's iPhone hurt Palm's quarterly revenue forecast.

Senate Considers P2P Security Bill

Legislation would require software developers to tell users when files are being shared via peer-to-peer networks.

"Humility is no substitute for a good personality."
-- Fran Lebowitz 

Intuit Unveils Quicken Essentials For Mac

The software is the first version of Quicken built from the ground up for use on Apple's platform.


Inside Dell's Enterprise Strategy

A critical look at how the formerly hardware-centric powerhouse is going deeper into the enterprise, fielding a data center strategy encompassing server, storage, and networking technologies.

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Featured Report

Data-Centric Security

In this exclusive report, we explore the link between adoption of DLP and data-centric security and reveal what other technology is just as important, detail best practices to become more focused on data, and discuss when IT can help most by keeping its hands off.

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Aligning Business Process Management, SOA, and Lean Six Sigma

This guide is a roadmap for business leaders who need a new edge. It describes key BPM, SOA, and Lean Six Sigma components, the linkages between them, and ways to successfully avoid barriers that have held back others.
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Breakthrough Business Intelligence - For Businesses of Any Size

Oracle's range of offerings to mid-size and emerging companies reflects its vision that BI and EPM solutions can be embraced by companies of all sizes.
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Featured BloggerReviewCam: Survey Analytics Links To SalesForce, Others

Posted by Fritz Nelson

Survey Analytics, a competitor to tools like Survey Monkey, claims to offer more complex survey types, and better integration with third-party reporting tools and CRM systems. We spent some time working through this with the company's CEO and founder, Vivek Bhaskaran.


Palm: 'Slower Than Expected Consumer Adoption' Of WebOS

Posted By Eric Zeman

If things looked bad earlier this week for Palm, they look worse now. Palm updated its guidance for the current quarter and the numbers have been revised downward. The new numbers will be "well below its previously forecasted range of $1.6 billion to $1.8 billion.

What's The Best Cloud Mix?

Posted By Vanessa Alvarez

At TechWeb's Cloud Connect conference in March, I'll be moderating a panel on the value of public, private and hybrid cloud. We'll assess where the value is today and where things are headed. Here's my take: Utilizing the right cloud combination to maximize the resources in your organization for different types of workloads, functions, applications, and business processes will be critical to realizing the true value of cloud computing.

Can Rip And Replacing Storage Solutions Be Good?

Posted By George Crump

When you hear the term "Rip and Replace" it is not typically considered a good feature. In fact most of the time you hear it will be from a vendor stating that their solution is NOT rip and replace. Which of course they expect you to take to be good. Are there times though were rip and replace could be a good thing?

PocketGear Acquires Handango

Posted By Ed Hansberry

If you have had any kind of smartphone in the past decade, you are probably aware of and have even used PocketGear or Handango to purchase your apps. Now these two software retailers are combining their catalogs to go head to head against platform owned stores like Apple's App Store and Microsoft's Marketplace for Windows Mobile. Will it help them survive though?

Virtualizing Your Critical Windows And Linux Infrastructure Using KVM

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Take Our Windows 7 Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch

Now that Windows 7 has been available for about six months, how have your plans evolved? Take our survey on Windows 7 adoption and let us know.

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Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 7

With mobile carriers and smartphone manufacturers in tow, Microsoft took to the stage at Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, Spain to unveil its latest smartphone operating system: Windows Mobile 7. Check out photos of the many devices that were announced simultaneously with the launch of Windows Mobile 7 as well as many images of the operating system's new features in action.

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2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators

Now in its second year, InformationWeek's 2010 Government IT Innovators program will shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative government IT organizations -- at the federal, state, and local levels.

Nominate your agency by submitting an essay on your most innovative IT initiative completed within the past 12 months.

Deadline for Nominations: April 30, 2010.

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