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Web 2.0 Expo Coverage; HP's $130-Billion Gamble

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TOP STORY: Web 2.0 Expo: O'Reilly Says Have Fun, Invent

MORE NEWS: Global CIO: HP's $130-Billion Gamble

ANALYTIC REPORT: Beyond Adding Boxes: Smart Strategies For Growth

WHITEPAPER: Buying Storage: Key Criteria Revealed

SLIDESHOW: 15 Budget Busting Technology Projects

VIDEO: Second Shooter: From China: High-Speed Internet? Meh

BLOG: Consumers First For Windows Phone 7, Businesses Later

WEBCAST: CRM Meets BPM: Turning Customers Into Loyal Fans

RESOURCES: Enterprise 2.0 Santa Clara

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Thursday, September 30, 2010


"The winner is the chef who takes the same ingredients as everyone else and produces the best results." -- Edward de Bono



Web 2.0 Expo: O'Reilly Says Have Fun, Invent

Tech prognosticator believes researchers need to get less granular and focus on projects that will inspire them to create the next big thing.


Web 2.0 Expo: Flash, HTML 5 Converging

Web 2.0 Expo: Katie Couric Blends Old And New Media

Web 2.0 Breaches Cost Businesses $1.1 Billion


Global CIO: HP's $130-Billion Gamble

While HP's steeply calculated risk to hold its annual analysts' day without a CEO shows guts, it also lets IBM, Oracle, SAP, and Cisco to continue setting the IT agenda.

Are RIM's New Tools Enough To Spur Developers?

In addition to the PlayBook and BlackBerry Messenger Social network platform, Research In Motion also introduced a host of new developer tools in hopes of boosting developer enthusiasm.

Google Provides Kill Switch For Gmail Threading

Conversation View, a feature that set Gmail apart from Hotmail and Yahoo Mail, soon will be optional.

Microsoft Beefs Up Hotmail Security

Raft of new features aimed at blocking email hijackers and helping users reclaim compromised accounts.

LinkedIn Attack Spreads Zeus Financial Malware

Infection related emails accounted for almost 25% of the world's spam at its peak Monday.

Avaya, Skype Partner On Business Communications

Quieting speculation that Cisco was considering acquiring Skype, the first phase of the partnership will provide a SIP communications channel between Skype and Avaya communications systems.

Nintendo 3DS To Ship In March

The portable 3D gaming device doesn't require us of special glasses and may help reverse a sales slump for the Wii console maker.

CA Technologies To Acquire Hyperformix

Beyond broadening the tools it offers to build and manage internal cloud environments, adding the capacity management software specialist should bolster CA's ability to manage virtualized environments.

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Beyond Adding Boxes: Smart Strategies For Growth

Is your IT group grappling with the cost and complexity of storing data? If you're looking to achieve greater efficiency, consider reservationless storage services, which improves utilization rates while cutting operational expenses. This ESG paper discusses new technologies that enable just-in-time storage provisioning.

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From Disaster Recovery To Continuous Data Protection

Continuous data protection used to be a pipe dream for most outside the financial world because of sky-high cost and complexity. That's changing, creating new options for businesses that require different thinking about disaster recovery.

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Buying Storage: Key Criteria Revealed

Find out the key criteria you need to consider before making your next IT investment and why it's time to modernize your approach to storage.
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Cloud Computing and Storage Multi-Tenancy

This white paper will explain why the recent changes in Microsoft infrastructures, including the introduction of a server operating system and a server virtualization solution (Hyper-V), create a compelling opportunity to improve underlying storage infrastructures right now.
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15 Budget Busting Technology Projects

Large-scale information technology projects can balloon to inconceivable figures very quickly with endless revisions, change orders and delays pushing budgets into the stratosphere. Sometimes the cost of an IT project can be measured simply in dollars, but just as often these projects costly in other ways -- in reputation, for example. Regardless of how you quantify it, check out our slideshow of these 15 projects, which cost their organizations a bundle.   View Now


Top 12 PC Games Of All Time

12 Most Disruptive Enterprise IT Vendors


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Second Shooter: From China: High-Speed Internet? Meh

How is it China doesn't make high-speed Internet a priority?   Watch


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Featured BloggerConsumers First For Windows Phone 7, Businesses Later

By Ed Hansberry

It doesn't take a genius to see that Microsoft designed Windows Phone 7 to initially appeal to consumers, from the finger friendly user interface to the hardware specs that resemble the form factor made popular by the iPhone over three years ago. It doesn't mean that business needs are off the radar though.


Ready For Primary Cloud Storage?

By George Crump

Cloud storage has moved out of the experimental mode and into some form of production for many organizations. To date most of the use cases are either to backup data to the cloud or to archive data to the cloud. Now though the move is on to provide leverage the cloud for primary data storage. If successful it could change the way many businesses buy storage.

Truly Off-The-Shelf Enterprise Applications

By Jim Rapoza

People like things that you can buy and immediately start using with no or very little upfront effort. Lots of things are on this from appliances to gadgets to even prefab homes. But one thing that definitely hasn't been on this list was enterprise applications, until now that is.

Dell Speeds Up SMB Workgroup Printers

By Lamont Wood

Dell has come out with two new low-end workgroup color laser printers for the SMB market with enhanced speeds, duplex options, and new technology.

Google To Warn Admins Of Malware Infestations

By George Hulme

It's been made very clear that one of the greatest threats to Web safety is reputable Web sites getting nailed with malware - and their web masters don't even know it. That malware then infects users - who also go unaware that they've been pwned. This week, Google is taking steps to try to turn that tide.

Dell Unveils Compact SMB LED Color Printers

By Lamont Wood

The new line of desktop color printers work like lasers, but their reliance on LEDs allows them to be smaller than lasers.


CRM Meets BPM: Turning Customers Into Loyal Fans

In this interactive Webcast from Bank Systems & Technology and Wall Street & Technology, you'll learn how to dramatically improve both your operational efficiencies and your agility in responding to constantly changing consumer demands, by cohesively marrying business process management and CRM to attract satisfied, loyal customers.

It happens Oct. 14.

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Enterprise 2.0 Santa Clara

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