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Will Android Pass iOS? | Apple App Purchasing For Biz

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InformationWeek Daily  
  Friday, July 15, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistApple Offers App Volume Purchasing To Businesses
By Thomas Claburn
iOS developers now have the opportunity to sell custom business apps to enterprises.

Finding Apps In A Haystack
How To Build Your First iPhone App

iOS 50% Bigger Than Android, For Now
At the current growth rate, Google will activate 65 million Android smartphones in the next 8.5 weeks.

Mobile Workers Spur Demand For Cloud Security Services
Market for cloud security services will double in the next four years, Radicati Group study says.

Mozilla Webian Shell Takes On Google Chrome OS
A prototype release of Webian Shell, a Firefox-based operating system layer, offers a look at the future of low-power browsing.

Mozilla's Web-Only Operating System Layer
Essentially a stripped-down browser, the Mozilla web-only operating system layer has much in common with Google Chrome.

Healthcare Needs Help On Transparency
The industry will need to get over its skittishness about sharing electronic health records with patients. Because patients will demand full access to their digital records, plain and simple.

Virtualization's Urgent Next Step: OpenFlow Networks
Networking needs its own version of VMware, and the OpenFlow protocol is the leading candidate to eliminate a network's hard-wired characteristics.

Court Case Tests Right To Withhold Passwords
The Department of Justice is attempting to compel a defendant to share her hard drive encryption key, which might violate her Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination.

All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. -- Joseph Conrad


Virtualization's Urgent Next Step: OpenFlow Networks
Court Case Tests Right To Withhold Passwords
Design On A Dime: Upgrading Storage
Orchestrated Application Delivery
Langa Letter: XP's No-Reformat, Nondestructive Total-Rebuild Option
Virtualize Without Compromise
Get Ready For Interop New York

Posted By kool1:
"If the QNX phones are not ready then what is the point of halting the OS7 upgrades? With a freshened OS and harware upgrades these will keep things rolling for the fall."
In reply to: RIM's BlackBerry 7 Smartphones Will Likely Fail
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Posted By theblackandwhiteagency:
"There's a real mixture of commercial apps, fun apps and just plain nonsense. Blackberry (RIM) just needs to open up the way that Andriod has."
In reply to: iOS 50% Bigger Than Android, For Now
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Design On A Dime: Upgrading Storage
We analyze SME responses to our 2011 State of Enterprise Storage Survey and discuss which techs will best serve these businesses.
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Bending The 80/20 Barrier: Automation Is Just the Start
IT is caught in a squeeze between requests for new applications, services, and device support and demands from upper management to keep budgets lean, staffing light, and operations tight. These are irreconcilable objectives as long as we spend the vast majority of our resources on legacy services. services and applications.
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Orchestrated Application Delivery
We live in an app driven world. And data centers are being virtualized and then out-sourced to the cloud, turning run-time environments into commodity services capable of yielding little or no differentiation. Discover how to orchestrate apps-that-matter to run in these commoditized data centers and gain the competitive advantage.
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Top Three reasons ITIL is essential to the cloud
Cloud computing and hybrid delivery models promise to help IT seamlessly integrate services. But when services are both in- and out-sourced, the emphasis on service levels, trust, security, and the user experience becomes critical. Discover how, in hybrid environments, ITIL v3 and service lifecycle management help avoid cloud sprawl and chaos, minimize the risk of service disruption, and maximize user satisfaction.
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Langa Letter: XP's No-Reformat, Nondestructive Total-Rebuild Option
Fred Langa shows you how to completely rebuild, repair, or refresh an existing XP installation without losing data, and without having to reinstall user software, reformat, or otherwise destructively alter the setup.

Zeus Banking Trojan Hits Android Phones
Zeus crimeware creators adapt Zitmo malware, disguised as a banking activation application, to steal financial details from Android users.

Users Outraged Over New VMware Pricing Policy
Licensing costs will skyrocket to indefensible levels under new method of charging for memory usage.

Bridgestor Launches Symantec Backup Exec Appliance
The backup and storage device is aimed primarily at midsize businesses and combines Symantec's data deduplication and Bridgestor's hardware-based thin provisioning and data compression capabilities.



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My Mistake: 10 CIOs Share Do-Over Worthy Moments
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10 Hot iPad Apps For Summer Summertime--and the tablet apps are everywhere. With the recent launch of the Apple iPad 2, application developers just keep on finding new ways to exploit the tablet's portability and beautiful display. Check out these free and low-cost tools for planning summer fun, or just kicking back during your vacation time.   View Now

HP TouchPad Tablet: Visual Tour
14 Cool Mobile Apps From Uncle Sam



Virtualize Without Compromise
Attend this webcast to learn how to avoid the common pitfalls of virtual machine data protection and how you can prepare yourself for a successful virtualization project. It happens Thursday, July 26, 2011 -- Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET More Information & Registration

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Get Ready For Interop New York
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Take Our Federal Government IT Priorities Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!
We are conducting a survey to determine what federal government IT organizations are doing to tackle diverse challenges and make tough decisions. Respond to the survey and be eligible to win an iPod Touch.
Survey ends July 15

Virtual Event: Business Mobility Unleashed
Zero in on the top mobile technologies and techniques to ensure your organization thrives in the wireless world. Attend this virtual event and learn about strategies and products that offer remote user applications support, Wi-Fi management, security features, and device management.
It happens Thursday, July 14 -- Register Today!

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