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WHITEPAPER: Cloud Performance Management Tips

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: Network-Attached Storage

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BLOG: The Failure Of The Digital Cafe

WEBCAST: A Brief History of Malware

RESOURCES: Take Our Survey On Social Networking In The Enterprise: Win An iPod Touch!

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010


"Technology... the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it." -- Max Frisch



Top 15 Google Apps For Business

The Google Apps Marketplace is a gold mine for businesses offering dozens, if not hundreds, of generally inexpensive, cloud-based software solutions for everything from project planning to invoicing. Here are 15 of the best.


Google For Government Signals Long Cloud March Ahead

In Government, Private Clouds May Trump Google Apps

Google Gets Green Light In Maryland Schools


Hurd Fired For Quickie Harassment Settlement?

Report says HP decided to let CEO go after he reached an out-of-court accord with Jodie Fisher without board authorization.

NASA Aims To Be Government's 'Best IT Organization'

Agency administrator Charles Bolden said innovation will come only through partnering with and following the example of the private sector.

Security Software Market Expected To Grow

A report from Gartner sees proliferating malware driving revenue growth in the security software market.

Gun Loco For Xbox 360 Unveiled

Third-person shooter features heavily stylized characters blasting their way around an extraterrestrial penal colony.

Dell To Acquire 3PAR For $1.15 Billion

EMC's status as Dell's longtime storage partner is unclear, but adding 3PAR's high-end data storage offering may boost the PC maker's moves into IT services and cloud computing.

HTC EVO 4G Users Report Power Button Cracks

More than 30% of users in an online forum poll indicated they have cracks near the power button on the handset that was released by Sprint in June.

NASA In Position To Foster Global Cybersecurity

Symantec's CTO, speaking at the first-ever NASA IT Summit, said the U.S. needs to collaborate more closely with other nations to protect critical infrastructure worldwide.

Asus To Launch Android Eee Tablet

CEO Jerry Shen's post-earnings call comments indicate that several tablet computers will be released by the computer maker, including a 10-inch Android tablet and a 12-inch touchscreen model.

  Digital Issue  


Call it one of the smartest bets in IT: Virtual desktop infrastructure technology can help most companies do business more securely and efficiently. Sure there are exceptions, but you need to at least evaluate the benefits of VDI.

So why are some CIOs hesitating?

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WAN Optimization: Adoption Holds Steady

Converged services, distributed workforces, and private clouds and data center consolidation are stressing many WANs. Are optimization appliances -- physical and virtual -- the answer? Nearly 600 business technology professionals weigh in.

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Cloud Implementer's Checklist

As federal agencies move forward with their cloud computing strategies, there are many steps to manage. This report, the last in a four-part series on government clouds, guides government IT pros through the early stages of implementation.

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Cloud Performance Management Tips

The only way to effectively satisfy customer requirements is to provide a single integrated dashboard that monitors and manages application performance from the only perspective which really matters: the end user's. This whitepaper reveals a solution that boosts client satisfaction while creating competitive advantage.
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Cloud Integration Strategy

In order to evolve SaaS usage from meeting purpose-built point requirements to integration into mission-critical business processes, companies will need scalable, cost-effective connection strategies. Explore best-of-breed integration approaches.
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Slideshow: Network-Attached Storage
NAS products from QNAP, Buffalo Technology, Apple, Iomega, and Seagate, in this image gallery to accompany our article "Network-Attached Storage User's Guide."   View Now


Computer History Museum Tour

Slideshow: Top 10 Tech Newsmakers Of 2010


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Enterprise 2.0: Launchpad MindQuilt

Launchpad 2010 - Finalist Presentation by MindQuilt   Watch


Enterprise 2.0: Launchpad Baydin Inc.

Enterprise 2.0: Launchpad Doodle




Featured BloggerThe Failure Of The Digital Cafe

By Jim Rapoza

As human beings we are social creatures, most people find it enjoyable to be out in social situations with groups of friends. But are modern technologies destroying the "social" aspect of social situations?


Viacom Appeals YouTube Copyright Ruling

By Thomas Claburn

Viacom last week fulfilled its promise and appealed the summary judgment granted to YouTube in June. If Viacom wins, companies allowing users to submit content could be forced to take a more active role in watching out for copyright infringement.

Close Security Holes When Summer Workers Return To School

By Keith Ferrell

As your summer help heads back to class, take the time to make sure that they're not taking your business's security secrets with them

7 Things You Need To Know About Prospects

By Michele Pepe-Warren

If you're a business owner, you probably know by now that selling your product or service requires more than giving prospective customers a laundry list of features. These folks want the nitty-gritty: They want to know how your product is going to make their lives easier, how it will make them more likable (i.e., more popular), how it will make them more productive and happier.

Is Dell Set To Become A Storage Juggernaut?

By George Crump

Dell today announced its intention to buy 3PAR. Assuming for a moment that everything goes through and Dell is successful at the integration strategy they suddenly become a force to be reckoned with in the storage industry. The combination of 3PAR, EqualLogic, Ocarina Networks all supported by Perot Services makes for a compelling combination.


A Brief History of Malware

In this special presentation Dr. Thomas Chimento, Director of Product Management for Webroot's Web Security Service will discuss the current and future trends in malware development from an evolutionary perspective, with specific emphasis on the directions that malware is likely to take over the next few years.

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Take Our Survey On Social Networking In The Enterprise: Win An iPod Touch!

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