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TOP STORY: VMware Builds Cloud For App Developers

MORE NEWS: Life As Google's CIO

ANALYTIC REPORT: Cybersecurity: Continuous Monitoring Action Plans

WHITEPAPER: The Time is Right to Transform the Data Center

SLIDESHOW: Firefox 4 Is Faster, Cleaner, More Secure

VIDEO: Sprint and HTC Go EVO 3D and EVO View Tablet

BLOG: Microsoft Warns Against Windows Phone Update Shortcuts

WEBCAST: Combining OLTP and Extreme Data Warehouse Performance

RESOURCES: InformationWeek Government IT Leadership Forum 2011

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VMware Builds Cloud For App Developers

Developers using Microsoft's Azure cloud and Goggle's App Engine cloud are the main target of VMware's Cloud Foundry platform as a service.

RELATED INSIGHTS

VMware Moves Into Hybrid Cloud Management

VMware Offers Hybrid Cloud Management Console

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Life As Google's CIO


Ben Fried explains the unique experience of running Google's corporate IT, from constant online software upgrades to a homegrown videoconferencing system.

Adobe Flash Attacks Exploit Zero-Day Vulnerability


No patch is yet available against threat targeting government workers that uses malicious Flash inserted into Microsoft Word documents.

Convofy Private Social Network Plugs Into Geoscience Software


Adobe-backed startup enterprise collaboration product will be integrated into software for oil and gas exploration scientists.

Microsoft Dynamics Makes Manufacturing A Game, Sort Of

Betting on sell-through synergies between enterprise apps and the rest of the company, Microsoft shows that shop floors can benefit from consumer tech.

Is IBM's Pre-Engineered Platform Right For SMBs?

IBM's standardized IT services can reduce costs and project timelines for some companies, but that alone doesn't necessarily make Big Blue a match for small and midsize businesses.

Gartner Predicts iPad Dominance

Apple's tablet holds almost 70% market share today, but the research firm predicts that supremacy will wane by 2015 as Android-powered tablets approach 40% share.

ONC Employs Social Media For Input On Strategy

The Federal Health IT Strategic Plan proposed revisions are available for public comment on the Health IT Buzz blog maintained by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

Doctor Practice Uses BI Tools To Improve Care

Southeast Texas Medical Associates has employed IBM business intelligence software to analyze patient care and reduce hospital readmissions.

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Cybersecurity: Continuous Monitoring Action Plans

Federal agencies must transition from static cybersecurity defenses to automated, real-time monitoring and response. Here's how IT security teams can get started.

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Networking In A Virtualized World

Virtualization is rapidly evolving into a core element of next-generation data centers. This expanded role places new strains on the network. This report explores the technical issues exposed by virtualized infrastructure and looks at standards, technologies, and best practices that can make your network ready to support virtualization.

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The Time is Right to Transform the Data Center


What would you like your data center to look like a few years down the road?
If you're like most IT professionals, a few thoughts are probably popping into your head: Let it be flexible and efficient, let it take up less space and less power, and, please let it be easier to manage, expand and scale and not be such a hassle when we have to roll out new applications or respond to changing business needs.
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SLIDESHOWS


Firefox 4 Is Faster, Cleaner, More Secure

The latest version includes a revamped look and feel, faster performance, strong standards support, and enhanced privacy controls. Firefox 4 compares well with browsers such as Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 and Google's Chrome, and the large library of extensions and add-ons for Firefox make it the most extendable and customizable of modern Web browsers.   View Now

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Top 15 Cloud Collaboration Apps

Healthcare IT Vendor Directory

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VIDEOS


Sprint and HTC Go EVO 3D and EVO View Tablet

Sprint announced its 21st and 22nd 4G devices: the HTC EVO 3D, a 4.3-inch, stereoscopic display phone with dual core 1.2 GHz processors; and the HTC EVO View, a 7-inch tablet with a 1.5 GHz processor. Both offer hot spots that support 8 devices.   Watch

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Samsung Announces Two Super Thin Galaxy Tablets

03.22.11 Is OTC Derivatives Reform In Jeopardy?

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Featured BloggerMicrosoft Warns Against Windows Phone Update Shortcuts


By Ed Hansberry

Skipping steps in the popular copy and paste upgrade, may affect futures updates.

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Application Security: Much More Than Secure Development Frameworks

By George Hulme

If your organization is considering putting a secure application development initiative in place, you need to look beyond all of the technicalities and dig into the organizational challenges first.


WEBCASTS

Combining OLTP and Extreme Data Warehouse Performance


This live webcast will discuss market trends that are driving new technological solutions for managing data warehouse growth.

It happens Thursday, April 14, 2011 -- Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET

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