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Thursday, August 12, 2010
- Mobile UC with GPS, Wi-Fi and cellular automates presence, status
Mobile UC location-based applications that automatically update presence, status and call routing preferences with Wi-Fi, cellular signals and GPS are making mobile UC mindlessly easy and smoothing the path to adoption.
- PCI Council to address secure coding, key management in PCI DSS 2.0
The PCI Security Standards Council issued a high-level summary document reflecting nine proposed changes to the standard.
- Q&A: What's new with Microsoft identity and access management?
Microsoft's Brjann Brekkan discusses what to expect from identity and access management releases like Forefront Identity Manager 2010 and AD Federation Services 2.0.
- Trials and tribulations of implementing a data management strategy
Even when there is a driving need, launching a new data management strategy can be an uphill battle. As one chief privacy officer learned, getting the right team in place is key.
- Telecom GIS tools assess behavior, demographics for network planning
Legacy telecom geographic information systems (GIS) keep track of operators' physical plant. But smaller, more database-centric telecom network planning tools that evaluate demographics, usage behavior and local bylaws enable carriers to be smarter about their edge network build-out, particularly for rolling out wireless broadband infrastructure.
- Salesforce.com and CVM do supply-chain management in the cloud
Salesforce.com rolled out the red carpet for its collaboration with CVM Technology when it put the company's supply-chain management tool on Force.com.
- Adobe vulnerability: Pen test firm finds ColdFusion admin page flaw
A vulnerability in Adobe's ColdFusion admin page discovered by London-based pen testing firm ProCheckUp Ltd. could leave millions of companies open to attack.
- Jon Koomey: Stopping the runaway train of server energy usage
Despite an expert's prediction in 2007, server energy consumption has not doubled. In this Q&A, Jonathan Koomey says data centers aren't the energy hogs he once predicted.
- i365 adds new features to its EVault Remote Disaster Recovery Service
This week's disaster recovery news in brief: i365 adds new features to its disaster recovery service and Palisade Systems introduces new data loss prevention service.
- Microsoft to address low-level Windows kernel flaw in future update
Microsoft engineers have determined that a new Windows kernel zero-day vulnerability cannot be exploited remotely.
- Cable structuring: Avoiding the warm rat's nest
How to design an efficient and effective cabling approach and why Quocirca firmly advises against using raised floors.
- Time to lay down the cloud computing law for uptime
Experts lament the lack of cloud computing law covering the financial remuneration of unexpected downtime, while some cloud providers innovate with money-back guarantees.
- Medical firm builds private cloud, saves money
Medical services company ExamWorks wanted cheap IT and found private cloud was more affordable than public cloud and much less risky.
- Rackspace launches Cloud Servers for Windows offering
Hosting provider Rackspace has announced its Cloud Servers for Windows offering, featuring various administrator upgrades; plus more daily news.