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8 Things Tablets Still Can't Do
By Jeff Bertolucci
Have we really entered a post-PC world? The new Apple iPad and its tablet rivals still come up short on a few important measures.

New iPad: Charging Problem Worse Than Heat Problem
New iPad: Simply Better, But Not Must-Have

270,000 More IT Jobs Headed Offshore
Offshore outsourcing will continue at brisk pace for next four years, then ease up as automation replaces offshoring as a way for companies to save money, a new study says.

5 Ways To Land A Hot Programming Job
As more and more large enterprises outsource their IT jobs, here's how you can jostle for a programming position at a killer startup.

When Hackers Want Much More Than Money
Insider attack data breaches are down in 2011, but hacktivist attacks, with motives beyond money, are up, reports Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report.

Apple TV, Google TV Reliability Worse Than Rivals
Apple and Google generate more complaints with their TV boxes than scrappy consumer electronics start-ups like Boxee and Roku do, says help site FixYa.

How To Navigate Intersection Of MDM, Cloud Email
As mobile workforces meet cloud software, IT leaders may get confused about where to go with mobile device management tools.

6 Pros And 3 Cons Of Microsoft's Cloud Strategy
Options to deploy CRM and ERP in the cloud or on-premises deserves praise, but will Microsoft move fast enough and give Apple and Android platforms sufficient support?

"In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends" -- John Churton Collins


How To Navigate Intersection Of MDM, Cloud Email
6 Pros And 3 Cons Of Microsoft's Cloud Strategy
Research: Cloud ROI
Planning Security Budgets: Quantify the Financial Risk of DDoS
Why The iPad 3 Regressed In Battery Life
The Cloud is Real: Are You Ready?
InformationWeek 500 2012: Call For Nominations!

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Posted By jzbak:
"Tablets, in my opinion, are an extension of a PC, making these points moot. People will always have some type of laptop or PC."
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Research: Cloud ROI
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Planning Security Budgets: Quantify the Financial Risk of DDoS
Size, frequency and complexity of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are all on the rise, making data center security and availability a top concern for most enterprises. IT security managers have the difficult task of assessing the threat landscape and allocating limited funds to minimize their exposure to DDoS attacks. This paper offers guidelines for setting security budget priorities, based on risk and consequences of an attack on your business operations.
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Break the "Add More Nodes" Cycle
In today's challenging and fast-paced economy, time is of the essence: organizations need answers immediately and can not wait for deep analytic queries to run in hours. This whitepaper explores why customers are incorporating IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances into their existing infrastructures and the performance and scalability benefits this approach has provided.
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Why The iPad 3 Regressed In Battery Life
Apple's new iPad is pushing technology boundaries to the limit with its ultra high-resolution screen. The result is some uncomfortable trade-offs in heat and power consumption.

New iPad Teardown: Inside Apple's Tablet
The new iPad isn't just beautiful on the outside. Check out the inside view of how Apple made this tablet's power and design click.

6 Pros And 3 Cons Of Microsoft's Cloud Strategy
Options to deploy CRM and ERP in the cloud or on-premises deserve praise, but will Microsoft move fast enough and give Apple and Android platforms sufficient support?

Why Hadoop Crowd Is Hearing Much About Hortonworks
Hadoop super-influencer Hortonworks stacks up big data deals with Microsoft, Teradata, and Talend.

How One SMB Went Green With iPads
West Paw Design discovered that Apple's tablets let the pet supply company save money, improve productivity, and reduce its environmental impact.


Inside Red Cross Social Media Command Center
New Digital Operations Center will help the American Red Cross respond better to disasters. Dell's social command center served as the model.   View Now

New iPad Teardown: Inside Apple's Tablet
6 Social Sites Sitting On The Cutting Edge


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March Madness And Social Networking
March Madness and pro sports hold many lessons for social network marketing. In this exclusive interview Eric Lundquist interviews sports broadcaster Butch Stearns on what social network marketing can learn from how sports teams social network   Watch

Social Media Lessons From The Rush Imbroglio
Reach Active Buyers at Interop New York



The Cloud is Real: Are You Ready?
Join our discussion with AMD and HP as they address and tackle some of the very questions IT decision makers and technologist grapple with as they look to the cloud computing frontier. It happens Tuesday, March 27, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 500 2012: Call For Nominations!
We've started accepting nominations for this year's InformationWeek 500 -- our 24th annual ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators. Orgs with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now!
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