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Monday, July 26, 2010
- Chinese city selects CDC to build cloud computing center
CDC Global Services has been chosen to build a cloud computing center in Foshan, a Chinese city near Guangzhou.
- Opinion: Welcome, Apple users, to your new miserable experience
Opinion: Apple security is perceived to be very good, but as the popularity of Apple technologies increases, so too are the dangers for Apple users and the companies charged with securing Apple products.
- In any given app for smartphone, security risks are being neglected
With the proliferation of so many smartphone apps, several researchers believe developers are neglecting to take the time necessary to sufficiently secure them. Ron Condon reports.
- Who's actually spending on cloud computing?
Cloud computing hype currently revolves around the enterprise and private cloud, but the real adoption is among service providers and hosters.
- How the Vblock message could rebound on EMC
EMC's VCE Vblock pushes the message of the integrated hardware stack, but this can help EMC's rivals that truly are integrated.
- Free data center disaster recovery plan template and guide
Read our guide on data center disaster recovery planning, and then download our free data center disaster recovery plan template.
- Black Hat 2010: Complacency over VPN security and management unacceptable
New research from NCP Engineering points out that companies are complacent about VPN security configurations, and poorly managed VPNs are often at the heart of large data breaches.
- VAR guide: Wireshark, the open source network monitoring tool
Your customers rely on you to monitor their networks to keep them safe and efficient. This VAR guide with Richard Bejtlich outlines the importance of Wireshark, the open source network monitoring tool, and why networking service providers that offer network monitoring services should know it.
- Latest UK information security salary survey notes sharp pay increases
Both information security recruitment and salaries were up in Q2 2010, notes the most recent information security salary survey data from SearchSecurity.co.UK and Acumin Ltd.
- 8 Gbps Fibre Channel storage: Use arrays, switches and server for gradual move to 8 Gbps
Learn why upgrading your fabric switch and core switch, server, host bus adapter and cables can help you gradually move toward 8 Gbps Fibre Channel storage.
- Dell-Ocarina deal will alter landscape of primary storage deduplication
Dell's acquisition of Ocarina Networks will bring responses from other storage vendors looking to incorporate primary storage deduplication, as well as companies looking to supply that technology to major vendors.
- Citi releases iPhone banking app security fix
Flaw in mobile banking application mistakenly saved customer account data on iPhone.
- RSA study: Enterprises should embrace end user influence on technology
Employee use of personal smartphones and web-based technologies should be embraced by enterprises to reduce costs and boost productivity, according to two new reports.
- Security issues in cloud computing
Cloud computing is flexible and cost-efficient. But without proven data safeguards for public clouds, tools for thwarting outside threats and trusted compliance standards, security remains cloud's largest hurdle.
- Disaster recovery replication essential guide: A look at data replication tools
Learn everything about disaster recovery replication in this free essential guide. Learn about data replication tools, the best data replication strategy and more.
- VMware previews new vShield security features
VMware gave user-group attendees a sneak peak of vShield App and Edge, upcoming virtualization security products that may ease security tasks and boost existing security.
- Savvis' net loss widens for Q2
Cloud services provider Savvis has announced a net loss of $13.9 million for its second quarter results, widening from $6.17 million when compared to Q2 2009; plus more daily news.
- Why you need a formal data governance program, and how to get started
Formal data governance programs are still the exception rather than the rule. Learn why your organization needs one, plus five preconditions necessary to ensure success.
- Shortcut worm affects all versions of Windows
Critical zero-day vulnerability looms large; no "shortcut" as yet for Windows XP SP2 machines.
- NAS clustering: What it is and how it's being used
Find out about the different meanings of the term NAS clustering, how it's being used for scalability, its limitations and how it differs from file virtualization.
- EMC sales up; vendor will add new midrange storage array
EMC sees signs of an IT spending recovery, albeit a "choppy" one; promises new lower-end midtier storage array platform and management features previewed in May
- Infortrend adds SSDs from STEC; and other data storage news
Infortrend adds STEC ZeusIOPS SSDs; LaCie upgrades 8 Gbps Fibre Channel storage; Tandberg Data ships 1 TB RDX removable disk; Iron Mountain offers service to convert files into EMR system; and other data storage news.
- Open vSwitch: Can you use an open source distributed virtual switch?
The Open vSwitch Project offers downloadable code for an open source virtual switch that matches the Cisco Nexus 1000v in distributed virtual switch functionality, including granular traffic and policy control and remote management of virtual network resources. But it doesn't work with VMware.