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Between The Lines Columnist VMware's New Bid To Simplify Desktop Virtualization
By Charles Babcock
VMware Wednesday launched VMware View 5.1, designed to ease storage requirements, speed desktop provisioning.

How Virtualization Increased IT's Value At One SMB
Amazon's 7 Cloud Promises: Hype Vs. Reality

Skype Bug Divulges IP Addresses
Microsoft investigating feature that lets attacker identify the internal and external IP addresses of anyone who's logged into Skype.

Hana and Exalytics: SAP's Hype Versus Oracle's FUD
Getting to the facts in the war of words surrounding SAP's Hana and Oracle's Exalytics platforms.

Windows 7, Xbox May Be Banned In Germany
German court sides with Motorola in patent dispute with Microsoft, but judge tells Motorola not to ask for ban until related case in U.S. is resolved.

Google Launches BigQuery Analytics Service
Google's cloud-based analytics service lets advertisers and other external users store, query, and explore big data in a hurry.

Interior Department Chooses Gmail Over Microsoft Cloud
Two-year battle comes to an end with a $34.9 million contract to bring Gmail to the Department of the Interior's 90,000 email users.

Jive First Launches Next Generation Platform In Cloud
Embedded applications in the comment stream and Jive Anywhere integration with other cloud applications lead the list of new features; 30-day free trial available.

RIM BlackBerry 10 Devs Get $10,000 Promise
Research In Motion is so confident in its BlackBerry 10 platform that it promised developers they will earn at least $10,000 during the first year an app is available.

"Perfectionists are their own devils." -- Jack Kirby


Jive First Launches Next Generation Platform In Cloud
RIM BlackBerry 10 Devs Get $10,000 Promise
Research: 2012 IT Salary Survey: Executives
The Logic and Value of a Tiered Archive
Oracle And The End Of Programming As We Know It
B2B Integration on the Cloud
InformationWeek IPv6 Survey

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Research: 2012 IT Salary Survey: Executives
Salaries for most of the 1,097 IT executives we surveyed are lower than they were in the previous two years: Median total compensation for CTOs fell to $129,000 from $140,000 in 2011. The exception? Those holding the chief information officer title got a $4,000 bump.
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Strategy: Storage Virtualization Guide
Virtualized pools of storage can increase disk utilization, give storage administrators more flexibility, and improve disasterrecovery and business continuity. From thin provisioning to replication to federation, virtualization options can make your storage more supple and responsive-and free you from vendor lock-in. Our guide tells you how.
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The Logic and Value of a Tiered Archive
A tiered archive allows dynamic control over how your data is accessed, ensuring the right data is available in the right place at the right time. Learn how a tiered storage solution can help your business realize excellent reliability, protection and compliance in the face of extreme data growth.
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Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL to Establish Trust
The online world can be a scary place as the integration of the Internet into everyone's lives has also brought with it an ever-increasing trend towards malicious activity. Download this white paper to learn how online businesses can instill trust and confidence in their web sites, protect valuable brands, and safeguard customers' sensitive information. environment.
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Oracle And The End Of Programming As We Know It
If Oracle prevails in its claim that APIs can be copyrighted, nearly every aspect of programming will be changed for the worse.

Amazon's 7 Cloud Promises: Hype Vs. Reality
Amazon says cloud computing is an indispensable enabler of seven important computing transformations. We hype-test the promises with a few reality checks.

Barnes & Noble Deal Shows Microsoft's Patent Power
Bookseller could have continued expensive court battle with Microsoft over Android-based Nook, or cut Redmond a sweetheart deal. It chose the latter.

Google Wardriving: How Engineering Trumped Privacy
Blame the Street View data collection practices on a "more is more" engineering mindset. And rethink your notions about privacy for unencrypted Wi-Fi data.

10 App Stars For New iPad Screen
Apple optimized its core tablet apps, including iMovie and iPhoto, for the new iPad. But look what else you can do with the gorgeous new Retina display.


Amazon's 7 Cloud Promises: Hype Vs. Reality
Amazon says cloud computing is an indispensable enabler of seven important computing transformations. We hype-test the promises with a few reality checks.   View Now

Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
Oracle Vs. Google: Tour The Evidence


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Pyramid Preview: How Mobile Operators in Europe Monetize Consumer Cloud Computing Services   Watch

Zynga Masters The Hybrid Cloud, Turns It Into A Service
Startup DataSift's Big Data Platform



B2B Integration on the Cloud
Watch this webcast to learn about the rapidly advancing capabilities and strategic direction for B2B Integration on Cloud. It happens Tuesday, May 15, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek IPv6 Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey to get a baseline look at where enterprises stand on their IPv6 deployments, with a focus on problem areas, including security, training, budget, and readiness. Upon completion of our survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an 16-GB Apple iPad.
Take our Survey now through May 11

Virtual Event: Enterprise Mobility: New Devices, Applications, Platforms, And Priorities
At this interactive event, experts and solution providers will offer detailed insight into how to bring some order to the mobile industry innovation chaos. When you register, you will gain access to live webcast presentations and virtual booths packed with free resources.
It happens May 17

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