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Tuesday, June 8, 2010
- Data backup application choices for backing up virtual server environments
Backing up virtual storage environments often require non-traditional backup approaches. Learn about the best way to back up virtual storage and virtual machines.
- Pillars of cloud provisioning: Self-service, automation and policy
CIOs can control cloud provisioning with governance around self-service and automation, while embracing an on-demand, "business technology" approach.
- Hyper-V to gain dynamic memory allocation: News in brief
The next version of Hyper-V will feature dynamic memory and USB device support, Microsoft revealed at TechEd; and other news in brief.
- Top Channel Marker blogs for May 2010
IT Channel Marker blog readers had a thirst for variety in May, with most-read posts including news from big vendors like Microsoft to smaller-sized companies, such as Webiplex.
- What will IPv4 address exhaustion mean for your network?
Are you in denial about IPv6? Find out what IPv4 address exhaustion will mean for you, your network and the Internet, in this Q&A with IPv6 expert Scott Hogg.
- Microsoft, Citrix, VMware and the client hypervisor
Our expert continues to clear up rumours surfacing over VMware View 4.5, the virtual desktop and the race between IT giants for a client hypervisor.
- Does your business network need an IPv6 transition? Who needs IPv6?
What factors can help you determine whether your business needs to start an IPv6 transition today? This Q&A explains who is most affected by IPv4 address depletion.
- Why your business process change management model needs to change
Business process change management itself is changing, because of the rise of social media, the consumerization of IT and the pace of change. Learn what you need to do to keep up.
- SGI unveils Copan 400 MAID disk array; claims to have boosted performance of disk spin-down system
SGI claims it has improved performance of Copan MAID disk array it bought the IP for in February; takes no responsibility for support contracts of former Copan customers.
- RainStor 4 data archiving adds record-level management and legal hold capabilities
RainStor releases Version 4 of its OEM structured data archiving product. Adds record-level management and deletion, expiry and legal hold capabilities; increased data ingestion and retrieval performance; and IBM AIX and Microsoft Windows x86 support.
- Engineer's view: Wireless LAN performance and Wi-Fi client variation
Wi-Fi client variation affects wireless LAN performance and end user experience. The industry needs to resolve this problem.
- Does tiered pricing require more visibility into mobile data usage?
AT&T's tiered pricing plan offers operators a way to monetize surging mobile data usage, but carriers must balance the promise of increasing ARPU with the need to give subscribers visibility into their data usage.
- As Microsoft Azure matures, pricing remains a problem
Even Microsoft proponents are blasting Azure's pricing model as too expensive and opaque. They're also wondering about tech underpinnings: What's the virtualization foundation?
- Microsoft guns for Google Apps, signs up Kentucky
Microsoft challenges Google Apps by giving the entire state of Kentucky free hosted email via its Live@edu service.
- State of SOA Survey 2010 - Executive Summary: SOA is entrenched
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) has come a long way since it came to industry attention in 2002 as a cure for proliferating, incompatible Web Services. Recently TechTarget and Forrester Research team members collaborated on this report to determine the state of SOA in the year 2010.
- Making USB thumb drives secure enough for government work
The security risks associated with the use of removable storage devices -- especially USB thumb drives -- keep government IT managers up at night. Get tips on mitigating these risks.
- The biggest issue with SOA isn't really about SOA
Forrester Research and TechTarget's SOA Survey for 2010 indicates excellent growth for the SOA industry trend that some said was dead.
- Apple's consumer-driven network again leads AMR's Top 25 supply chains
AMR Research sees a trend toward vertically integrated "value chains" as Apple again heads the firm's ranking of the top 25 supply chains.
- Microsoft emphasizes three critical updates on patch-heavy Tuesday
During a Patch Tuesday full of almost a dozen bulletins and 34 vulnerabilities, Microsoft told customers to focus especially on three critical updates.