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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
- Should there be PCI security requirements for bank account data?
Gartner analyst wonders why no PCI-like standard exists for bank account information, which online criminals are targeting.
- Report: Symantec set to buy VeriSign security unit
Symantec close to acquiring VeriSign's authentication business, according to Wall Street Journal.
- Reporter's notebook -- Citrix Synergy 2010
One intrepid editor joined the crowd at Citrix Synergy. He found IT folks ready to go from virtual desktop pilots to production, but hurdles remain.
- Amazon's cloud database service adds high availability failover option
The Multi-AZ Deployments option allows Relational Database Service users to write to primary and hot standby databases located in different availability zones.
- Neuxpower launches NXPowerLite for File Servers for primary storage data reduction
Neuxpower Solutions' NXPowerLite for File Servers and balesio's FILEminimizer Suite use primary storage data reduction technologies such as lossy compression and data deduplication.
- Bottom-up ESB management meets top-down SOA governance?
Some players contend a bottom-up approach focusing on service integration makes an enterprise realize SOA benefits faster. Others say a top-down SOA governance strategy will help avoid redundancy and extra service orchestration. Which governance approach is right for your enterprise?
- SSD firmware, performance measurements for Windows 7
When moving clients from conventional hard drives to solid-state drives, it's vital to have the latest SSD firmware version and to compare performance before and after implementation.
- Hyper-V vs. VMware: VARs guide customer choice
With Microsoft Hyper-V R2 gaining credibility, VMware still leads but is no longer the no-brainer server virtualization option.
- EMC MozyPro 2.0 adds local backup, remote data backup performance improvements
Customers say the performance of MozyHome and MozyPro backups and restores has improved in the last two years, but some still won't depend on it for primary backup.
- Citrix, VMware and the race for a type 1 hypervisor
VMware and Citrix are both attempting to release a useful type 1 hypervisor, but their race is proving to be more of a marathon than a sprint.
- Cloud computing adoption on the rise in India.Org, claims survey
Just when we thought that the confusion surrounding cloud computing adoption was at its peak in India, a Springboard Research survey suggests otherwise.
- Putting applications into the cloud not so clear-cut a process
Putting some applications into the cloud is a no-brainer; others may never be the right fit, experts say.
- Windows 7 SSD optimization tools and benefits
For Windows 7 solid-state drive optimization, you must have extensive knowledge of SSD tools, including SSD Tweaker. Find out about other useful tools and the benefits of SSD.
- Juniper Project Stratus: The flat data center network gospel
Juniper's David Yen preaches flat data center networks for ease of automation and flexibility in cloud computing networks.
- What are 'zero clients,' and how are they different from thin clients?
At Citrix Synergy 2010, Wyse unveiled the Wyse Xenith, a "zero client" device. Find out how this stateless technology works and how can help with device management.
- New tool enables botnet command and control via Twitter
A new tool simplifies the process of using Twitter for command and control, but experts doubt its viability. Still, attackers are using social networks to send out orders to bots.
- Sapphire: Users like SAP's push on mobile, on-demand and in-memory, but aren't ready
In this morning's Sapphire Now keynote, the co-CEOs reiterated SAP's focus on delivering software on-demand, on-premise and on-device. And while attendees are all ears, reality is different.