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Thursday, June 10, 2010
- Storage software revenue increase fueled by data backup; and other data storage news
Storage software revenue rebounds due to data backup software growth; Riverbed upgrades RiOS WAN optimization software; Spectra Logic ships LTO-5 tape libraries; America Megatrends launches RAID software.
- Is the data center efficiency crisis over? A Q&A with Christian Belady
In this interview, Christian Belady, the director of hardware architecture in Microsoft's eXtreme Computing Group, discusses power usage effectiveness and data center efficiency.
- Check Point acquires Liquid Machines for enterprise rights management
Check Point said Liquid Machines' ERM capabilities could bolster its data loss prevention (DLP) offering.
- Budding benchmarks in the cloud
CloudHarmony.com has released the first set of comprehensive benchmarks for various cloud computing providers, including VMware. But do fledgling cloud users care yet?
- Management of cloud computing: Woes and the Indian enterprise
Cloud computing still remains nebulous for Indian companies. So what are Indian CIOs' primary challenges when it comes to management of cloud computing?
- Converged data center hardware news
Use this resource to catch up on news and trends in converged data center hardware and unified computing systems where Hewlett-Packard and Cisco Systems are duking it out.
- Bridging the communication chasm between IT and finance teams: Q&A
When IT and finance teams work together, data centres are seen as valuable assets instead of cost drivers, and business productivity increases, according to Lauralee Martin, executive VP and global CFO and COO of Jones Lang LaSalle.
- Second factor authentication on Lakshmi Vilas Bank's online plans
Completes proof of concept for SMS based second factor authentication technology for online transactions; 2FA implementation to go live by end June 2010.
- Citrix vs. VMware -- which is enterprise-ready?
Between VMware View 4 or Citrix XenDesktop 4, one is more fully baked than the other. But both are missing critical capabilities for production environments.
- Industry groups partner with email security service provider
FS-ISAC and BITS aim to combat phishing by making eCert's email certification service available to their memberships.
- Five tips for firing up a BI analytics practice, and some reality checks
Here are five tips for getting a predictive BI analytics practice off the ground.
- HP scoops Google on print cloud
The HP ePrint Center and Google Cloud Print will both allow for remote printing from the cloud.
- Google bug hunter discovers serious Windows XP flaw
Google engineer Tavis Ormandy releases details on a new zero-day vulnerability affecting the Windows Help and Support Center. Microsoft acknowledges the hole.
- Symantec merges SRM products; Dell EqualLogic adds automated tiered storage
Headlines: Symantec set to merge storage resource management (SRM) products and work more closely with VMware; SSDs and SAS drives can now be combined within EqualLogic's PS6000XVS, with greater VMware integration.
- Norman focuses channel partner strategy on U.S., enterprise security
The Norway-based antivirus company Norman ASA hopes to fine-tune its channel strategy to finally get a foothold in the U.S. enterprise security market. That won't be easy, according to one independent analyst.
- Storage networking roadmap takes new paths, say presenters at Storage Decisions
Ethernet will share a starring role with Fibre Channel in converged storage networking; users should plan for their converged networks and 16 Gbps Fibre Channel is coming as a network interface.
- PMP: The project management certification & relevance to data centers
The project management certification is a career boost for many data center professionals. But is PMP relevant for data center job roles?
- Middleware Minute: The benefits of business transaction monitoring
In this episode of the Middleware Minute, dynaTrace technical program manager Ardy Arfaian discusses analyzing business transactions down to the code level to get the most out of APM. As SOA applications grow more complex and distributed, traditional single-tier application monitoring may not provide enough visibility.