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Wednesday, June 9, 2010
- MED-V deployment planning and requirements
Read this chapter excerpt on Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) and learn how to plan for a MED-V deployment by assessing customers' environments and requirements.
- Data backup software products: Features to look for when purchasing data backup software
When purchasing data backup software products you need to consider your company's needs, support from backup product vendors and if you need a backup reporting add-on.
- Backup software products evolve as backup process grows in complexity
Backup software products are evolving to meet user needs stemming from ever-increasing data stores, and greater complexity in virtualised server environments.
- Data backup software: A guide to new data backup features
Data backup software doesn't just do backup anymore. Now features include data deduplication, continuous data protection, data protection management and synthetic backups.
- MED-V: Creating and deploying images, workspaces
In this chapter excerpt, you will learn the necessary steps to prepare, deploy and create MED-V images and workspaces in your customers' environments.
- Clustered NAS from BlueArc supplants Isilon at film effects firm
BlueArc Mercury 100 clustered NAS replaces Isilon at Cinesite as visual effects company boosts storage capacity threefold to cope with random access demands.
- Microsoft issues 10 security patches, including three 'critical' ones
Microsoft's latest Patch Tuesday security bulletins affect all of its operating systems, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office and more. Three are rated "critical."
- ESBs in the cloud: Tricky in the early going
Some organizations are turning to cloud-based ESB implementations to bridge siloed departments and enhance B2B integration. But cloud architectures can make ESB implementation complicated. Connectivity, operational support and security are common trouble areas say some architects and consultants.
- Gartner: IT security spending to remain steady, but not a top CIO priority
The research giant's latest data points suggest IT security spending will be stable in the near term, led by identity management, but most CIOs value other initiatives ahead of security.
- Oracle holds back Sun hardware rebates
VARs say Oracle is months late with Sun hardware rebates needed to fund their businesses.
- Disties vow to support VARs in the cloud; Azure pricing questioned
Arrow and Ingram Micro launch cloud support for VARs; Microsoft Azure price model debated.
- Cisco launches NSS 300 Series SMB multiprotocol storage platform
Cisco's multiprotocol NSS 300 Series Smart Storage line replaces the NSS 2000 and 3000 NAS boxes launched last year; product launch raises questions about Cisco's long-range storage plans.
- New releases take center stage at Microsoft TechEd 2010
IT author Paul Ferrill offers his take on some of the Microsoft technologies making news this week, both in and out of the cloud.
- Dell EqualLogic PS6000XVS adds automated tiered storage
Customers can mix and match SSDs and SAS drives within EqualLogic's new PS6000XVS; Dell adds greater VMware integration and automated tiered storage software.
- 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.
- The CISA program preparation 101
With the CISA program, you can explore several careers including audit & risk advisory manager, and information security risk analyst. Here are the basics.
- Cloud collaboration tools cut costs at the U.S. Golf Association
Cloud collaboration tools were the start of the USGA's cloud migration strategy -- bringing cost savings, business continuity and customizable CRM to the association.
- A preview of BriForum 2010 Chicago
Brian Madden looks ahead to BriForum 2010 in Chicago, a vendor-neutral conference where IT workers can compare notes on desktop virtualization technologies and best practices.
- Data center consolidation demands WAN upgrade and optimization
One law firm's data center consolidation project leads to an MPLS migration and the adoption of WAN optimization. Sidley Austin consolidated its seven U.S. data centers down to one primary data center and a backup and connected all of its locations with Riverbed Steelhead appliances.
- 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.
- Key backup and disaster recovery strategies for flood disaster management
Due to widespread flooding across parts of the U.S., many companies have had to rethink their disaster recovery strategies to keep their data safe and secure.
- Data backup software product options
Find out how data backup software products are evolving to deliver advanced capabilities and features driven by data growth and rise of virtualised servers.
- MED-V: Installing server and client components
Learn the steps for installing and configuring the Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) server and client components and check out MED-V's system requirements.
- MED-V Workspace: Testing, deployment and management
Take a look at this chapter excerpt and find out the steps to test, deploy and manage a Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization Workspace.
- VMware to standardize on Novell SUSE Linux
Thanks to a new pact between VMware and Novell, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is now VMware's Linux of choice for virtual appliances.
- Microsoft Azure adds VS 2010 and .NET 4 support at Tech-Ed
Cloud computing took center stage this week when Microsoft announced support for .NET 4 and Visual Studio 2010 at Tech-Ed in New Orleans. Parallel libraries are one of several new features now supported in the Azure cloud platform, said Microsoft developer Scott Densmore.
- Ingram Micro to mix cloud, metaphors in new distribution channel
The technology distributor partners with Salesforce.com, Amazon and Rackspace on a distribution channel called the Cloud Conduit.