Latest Technology News from the TechTarget NetworkMonday, April 12, 2010
- Microsoft Windows drops Intel Itanium
First Red Hat dropped support for Intel's Itanium chip, and now Microsoft has done the same. But does the second shoe to drop really matter?
- Kishore Testing for Generic type
Kishore Testing for Generic type - Updated by kishoreeee
- Windows, Red Hat Linux dominate operating systems in the data center
Data center administrators will need to keep their eyes on only two non-mainframe server operating systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows. RHEL and Windows have a stranglehold on the market, and Red Hat is capitalizing on Novell's decline in revenue and a larger Linux installed base to become the Linux of choice.
- EMC Data Domain unveils Global Deduplication Array
Data Domain's first release of global data deduplication, a two-node cluster of DD880s, will require Symantec's NetBackup OST, with NetWorker integration to follow.
- Symantec to fold planned S4 object storage software into FileStore
Amid reports of layoffs and professional services restructuring, Symantec will fold its Symantec Secure Scalable Storage (S4) object storage into FileStore.
- TDWI: Reach business goals with a unified data management strategy
Organizations should implement a unified data management approach to better support business goals, according to TDWI's Philip Russom.
- Microsoft makes Windows HPC Server more Linux friendly
Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Beta 2 will work with Linux, but is this capability enough for Microsoft to gain ground in supercomputing?
- Google Apps chief promises security through scale
The director of security for Google Apps says its distributed architecture and independent certifications prove the safety of Google's cloud.
- Security-related social networking issues abound in organisations
Security-related social networking issues are commonplace now among individual users and organisations alike. According to two new reports, as social networking usage increases, so do social networking security challenges.
- Storage roundup: IBM powers Iridis III HPC environment; Drobo NAS targets SOHO market; and more
IBM powers university's Iridis III HPC environment; Drobo FS NAS devices targets SOHO market; LTO-5 Ultrium tape capability available in HP StorageWorks MSL; and more.
- Cloud computing risks outweigh benefits, survey finds
The risks of cloud computing outweigh the benefits according to a survey of more than 1,800 U.S.-based IT professionals who are members of the ISACA organization.
- Secure software development lifecycle still lacking at dev firms
Survey finds more firms adding security into the software development lifecycle, still many fail to use a formal methodology.
- SNIA releases cloud standard for storage
The Storage Network Industry Association's new cloud storage standard attempts to regulate data storage and transfer through a REST interface.
- Is IBM considering an OS/2 redo?
IBM insiders want to relaunch the venerable OS/2 operating system, sources say. The question is whether it's a solution in search of a problem.
- Outsourced security extends to wealth of services, study finds
Firms are outsourcing security services to gain a trusted partner and 24x7 coverage, not necessarily to cut costs, Forrester study finds.
- Microsoft to repair 25 flaws in Windows, Office and Exchange
Eleven bulletins, five critical, will be issued by Microsoft next week.
- OS/2 redo on tap?; Microsoft bolsters Windows HPC
OS/2 revival in the works?; Microsoft makes Windows HPC more Linux aware; other news.