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Thursday, May 13, 2010
- Microsoft's virtualisation strategy: A Q&A with David Greschler
David Greschler discusses the direction of Hyper-V and how Microsoft's virtualisation strategy lays the foundation for cloud computing in part one of this interview.
- EMC World 2010 Boston product news: EMC SourceOne adds support for SharePoint
EMC expands SourceOne capability, upgrades Ionix Storage Management and adds 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches from Brocade 2.0; Emulex unveils OneSecure HBA encryption; Seven10 adds public cloud support to tiered storage software; SunGard reports Secure2Disk sale.
- The Daily Cloud repository for May
May's editions of The Daily Cloud include Symantec's new hosted security service, IDC's private cloud predictions and Amazon's Virtual Private Cloud in Europe.
- Citrix stokes battle with VMware for cloud hosting market
New Citrix XenServer-based offerings tempt cloud hosting providers--including Rackspace-- away from VMware or Xen.
- Spectra Logic releases high-performance disk appliance: Data backup and recovery news briefs
This week's data backup and recovery news in brief: Spectra Logic releases high-performance disk appliance; EASEUS offers free data recovery software and more.
- Citrix releases immature version of XenClient hypervisor
Citrix delivered offline virtual desktop support through its XenClient release candidate this week, but quality is still a bit rough.
- Cigital expands software security model, includes data from 30 major firms
The Building Security in Maturity Model is free and includes a framework that outlines the best practices used at major companies.
- Sybase buy lends clarity to SAP's mobile strategy, but fuzziness persists
SAP's Sybase acquisition gives the vendor a solid mobile infrastructure on which to base its mobile strategy. But the future of NetWeaver and partner relationships aren't as clear.
- Symantec partner program update: Acquisitions and specializations
Randy Cochran, vice president of channel sales, talks about what all the recent activity from Symantec means for partners.
- HP boosts midrange ProLiant servers with Westmere
In today's news in brief, Hewlett-Packard midrange ProLiant servers now ship with HP Insight Control and other server management perks.
- Microsoft repairs critical Outlook Express, Visual Basic vulnerabilities
Two flaws can be executed remotely to take control of a victims machine or gain access to sensitive data.
- Amazon Web Services data center bedeviled by gremlins
Amazon's Virginia data center suffered three power outages in a week. Bad luck or something more?
- IT shops push ahead with virtual desktops
Among the Citrix faithful, virtual desktops are finally moving from the pilot stage into production.
- Adobe fixes 21 security flaws, issues updated Shockwave Player
Critical vulnerabilities in Shockwave enable an attacker to run malicious code on a victim's computer.
- EMC World 2010 Boston: Cloud computing, data backup and storage management
EMC World 2010 Boston highlighted cloud computing, data backup and data storage management. Check out our coverage to learn about new product announcements, upgrades to the Clariion and Celerra offerings and EMC's plans around private storage clouds and virtualization.
- M&M's IT roadmap gets boost with new group CIO
New group CIO of Mahindra and Mahindra charts new IT roadmap. Cloud computing, business intelligence and virtualization high on M&M's IT plans for 2010-'11.
- May VMforce be with you, admins?
VMforce, the new Platform as a Service from VMware and Salesforce.com, targets the developer community. But will it affect how admins do their jobs? Our Advisory Board chimes in.
- LSI releases 6 Gbps SAS external storage; and other data storage news
LSI releases its first 6 Gbps SAS storage system; Index Engines upgrades tape indexing; Dell reveals partners for DX Object Storage platform; Neverfail adds SharePoint support.
- Business continuity plans must address massive air travel shutdown
Before the dust settles from an erupting volcano in Iceland, business continuity managers need to take a close look at their business continuity plans, starting with their supply chain.
- Microsoft Office 2010: Better than Google, or just part of the cloud crowd?
Microsoft Office 2010 launches to mixed reactions; will its cloud features overpower Google Apps?
- Citrix closes the gap with XenServer 5.6
Citrix has added a raft of new features to XenServer 5.6 but made no mention of improvements to its XenCenter management console.
- NTT America's IPv6 migration: How it didn't create routing hell
The reckoning day for IPv4 address exhaustion and IPv6 migration is nearing, but wholesale IP transit provider NTT America is breathing easy. It has run IPv6 natively since 2003.
- Can cloud computing be trusted yet?
A Yale computer scientist says that some organizations have an obligation not to use public cloud services.
- Data Domain provides Boost in data dedupe performance
The new version of Data Domain's integration with Symantec data backup software offloads some dedupe processing to the backup server; integration with EMC NetWorker is planned for later this year.
- Quantum releases two new data deduplication appliances for SMBs, remote offices
Quantum launches the DXi4500 disk backup platform with inline data deduplication for smaller business, departments and remote offices.
- A collaboration strategy starts with business objectives, not products
Doing your collaboration strategy backwards -- retrofitting a business case to a technology, rather than choosing a tool to answer a business need -- can spell failure and leave collaborative tools gathering dust on a shelf.
- IBM Impact 2010: Complete conference coverage
Visit this page to find complete coverage of IBM impact 2010. Read about IBM's recent purchase of Cast Iron Systems, updates to DataPower and Cloud Burst, and more.