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Wednesday, May 26, 2010
- Managing applications with Windows 7's AppLocker
Manage your applications -- and keep your Windows 7 systems safe -- with AppLocker. Our expert explores how this new feature improves on software restriction policies.
- Pillar Axiom disk arrays support construction equipment company's private cloud
Citing flexible provisioning and quality of service (QoS), construction firm Simpson Strong-Tie uses Pillar Axiom disk arrays for private cloud environment.
- Clustered NAS from Sun supports solar imaging project; and other data storage news
UCLan uses Sun Thumper NAs to store NASA images; Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 compatible with Citrix XenServer server virtualization; Atempo offers Novell deduplication; BakBone and BlueArc boost the channel.
- McAfee promises antivirus awareness for virtual desktops
As tempting as it is to just skip antivirus altogether in your VDI environment, that's just not realistic. Virtual machine security products are coming.
- Storage encryption: A look at encryption key management and storage encryption products
Learn about the various storage encryption products available, encryption key management best practices and why using encryption technology for data backups is just as crucial as primary storage encryption.
- Wireshark filter tutorial: A Wireshark guide from Laura Chappell
This Wireshark guide from Laura Chappell examines the open source network monitoring tool and its many uses. Use this Wireshark filter tutorial to find out what the network analyzer can do for your network.
- Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS) option for public cloud storage
Customers of Amazon's Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) cloud storage service are keen on a new Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS) option, though it's unclear exactly how much they'll save.
- Establishing a private wireless WAN with microwave wireless backhaul
Wireless backhaul offers an alternative that goes the distance for organizations that can't trench their own fiber or add T1 lines, or want to avoid doing so.
- Microsoft brings cloud computing to Malaysia
Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer spent two days in the Asian country in an attempt to convince the government that cloud computing was in their IT future.
- Exploring ALM's future: The impact of Agile, interoperability and price
Customers want tools that comply with increasing agile adoption, market pricing and interface simplicity, according to analysts. Automation and improved project management techniques are also helping to drive the ALM market
- Business users can no longer ignore the integration demands of SaaS
Business users, who for years used SaaS applications as a way to sidestep IT, had better start paying attention to integration if they want to get more from their tools.
- Cloud computing basics: Planning and understanding a cloud strategy
Cloud computing has generated a lot of buzz (and noise) over the years -- but what is it, really? Learn some of the basics and how to plan a cloud strategy for midmarket IT.
- Five questions: What works and what doesn't in a green IT strategy
Four IT pros talk about how their companies are pursuing a green IT strategy, and offer plenty of tips and advice about what works and what doesn't.
- Novell sell-off talk riles SUSE Linux fans; IBM snarfs up Sterling Commerce
Novell puts itself on the block and hits a nerve in SUSE Linux shops. In other news, IBM grabs Sterling Commerce.
- iSCSI SAN storage will remain popular with SMBs: An iSCSI tutorial
This tutorial looks at the factors driving adoption of iSCSI SANs today and what to consider before deploying iSCSI.
- Violin aims for FC SAN price parity with SSD appliance; Amazon offers lower-redundancy option for S3
Headlines: Violin launches a solid-state storage appliance that it claims could hit a cost-per-gigabyte price similar to high-end FC SAN technology; Amazon S3 cloud customers laud the low-cost RRS option, but it's not clear if RRS will draw a wider audience to public cloud storage.
- Dean Nelson brings power to the people: Five data center game changers
Dean Nelson, Ebay's data center chief, is one of five data center professionals changing the industry. In this first nterview in a series on data center game changers, he describes how end users can flip the industry on its head.
- VMware cloud computing product plans leak
In a confidential document, VMware outlined its plans for vCloud Service Director, formerly known as 'Project Redwood', a set of technologies to enable true private clouds and—the holy grail-- a seamless connection to public clouds.
- Uptime Institute unveils data center Operational Sustainability standard
The Uptime Institute's new metric measures the effect of data center staffing, processes and more on reliability; the standard may fill a gap but also spur controversy.