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Between The Lines Columnist EMC's Gelsinger Talks Cloud Storage, Pricing Pressure
By Charles Babcock
Before kicking off this week's EMC World conference, EMC president and chief operating officer Pat Gelsinger spoke with InformationWeek on automation, the roles EMC will and won't play in cloud storage, and more.

VMware's Vision For Next-Generation Applications
IBM SmartCloud: As Much Cloud As You Want

Sailing Mystery Unsolved: Court Declares Jim Gray Dead
Highly respected researcher Jim Gray contributed to relational database development and early big data projects. More than five years ago, he and his sailboat disappeared near the Farallon Islands.

Open Source: Why Are You Still Waiting?
Open source technology has pervaded government IT. The private sector must follow, because of cloud, agility, mobility, and the wild card: teenagers.

SAP Swallows Sybase, CEO John Chen's Role Uncertain
Sybase will be an SAP brand, not a separate subsidiary, in an integration that eliminates the longtime Sybase CEO's current role.

Social Collaboration: A Work In Progress
Improving collaboration continues to top executive priority lists, so let's revisit whether they're "teasing out" the right tools and techniques.

Next Valley View: Cloud, Baseball IT, And More
Tune in May 23 for the next episode of our live Web TV series, including chats with execs from Framehawk and Cloudability, plus Bill Schlough, CIO of the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants.

5 IT Budget Presentation Do's And Don'ts
Strong presentation skills can be an important advantage when negotiating projects with your company's senior execs. But leave the Mr. Cool act at home.

"The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made." -- Groucho Marx


Strategy: Threat Intelligence: What You Need to Know
2012 Strategic Security Survey: Pick The Right Battles
Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
Does America's Next "Road to Prosperity" lie in Rural Sourcing?
InformationWeek 2012 Network IDPS Vendor Evaluation Survey

Valley View
Don't miss our next jam-packed edition of Valley View -- our live Web TV show.
Our lineup includes:
• Bill Schlough, the CIO of the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants
• Cloudability (cloud management)
• Framehawk (enterprise mobility)
• Neurosky (brain computer interface technology)
• Spigit (big data/game mechanics)
• Prize giveaways and much more!

It happens May 23, 4 pm PT / 7 pm EST
Register to win prizes and watch the show live; or if you're in the area Contact us to be part of the live audience

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Get the new, all-digital issue of InformationWeek Healthcare featuring the InformationWeek Healthcare CIO 25. It's our second annual honor roll of the health IT leaders driving healthcare's transformation.

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Strategy: Threat Intelligence: What You Need to Know
In this report, we will examine the drivers for implementing threat intelligence programs, the issues around staffing and costs, and the tools necessary to do the job effectively.
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Featured Report
Research: IT Pro Ranking: Midrange Storage Arrays
IBM and Dell/Compellent are overall leaders in midrange storage, according to IT pros who use or evaluate these products. Find out how 399 IT pros compare vendors on features, price and more.
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2012 Strategic Security Survey: Pick The Right Battles
When it comes to security and risk management, don't try to address every possible threat. Instead, pick your battles. Download this report to learn how to implement better access control, vet cloud providers, safeguard mobile devices, educate users and build more secure software, for starters.
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Agile and Less Expensive? You Can Bet On It
Cloud computing can make computing and IT service delivery less expensive while simultaneously helping provide technology that can optimize business agility in a dynamic business world. One key to success is choosing the right hardware platform to strike the balance between cost savings and business agility.
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Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
Department of Defense technologies under development, from brainy microchips to battlefield transformer vehicles, promise to make the U.S. military more nimble. Here's a visual tour of 20 breakthrough ideas.

10 Wearable Devices To Keep Patients Healthy
Wearable devices equipped with sensors, Web connections, or both, help consumers and healthcare providers track health and fitness. Take a look at what's possible now.

Why Google's Nexus Plan Makes Sense
Google is preparing to revamp how "pure Android" smartphones are sold in a move that will surely appeal to diehard Android users.

Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
Dropbox, Box, iCloud, and now, Google Drive, have the most familiar names. But many alternative services satisfy a variety of storage, backup, and file-sharing needs.


Facebook's History: From Dorm To IPO Darling
Facebook's IPO brings the world's most popular social network into Wall Street's big league. After a wild ride, Facebook's future depends on profiting from an increasingly mobile user base.   View Now

Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
Amazon's 7 Cloud Promises: Hype Vs. Reality


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Startup DataSift's Big Data Platform
DataSift CEO Rob Bailey talks about the growth in big data, and his company's platform to ingest, manage and provide that data from social networks. He also provides a quick demonstration of the product.   Watch

ARM Puts Virtualization In Hardware For BYOD World
Zynga Masters The Hybrid Cloud, Turns It Into A Service



Does America's Next "Road to Prosperity" lie in Rural Sourcing?
The global economy has driven business out of America with small towns greatly impacted. At the same time, companies are finding that the quality of outsourcing their IT and development to other countries is lacking. A solution has emerged that solves both issues: rural sourcing. We discuss this trend and its benefits. It happens Tuesday, May 22, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 2012 Network IDPS Vendor Evaluation Survey
We are conducting a survey to determine what's important to you when you're choosing intrusion detection and prevention systems vendors as well as how the vendors are actually doing Upon completion of our survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an 16-GB Apple iPad.
Survey ends June 1

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