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Wednesday, October 6, 2010
- Network automation tools: Should you build or buy?
Network automation and network change and configuration management are crucial, but there are many methods to consider. Administrators can create their own scripting skills, rely on open source options, or pay for commercial support from their vendors.
- Following Stuxnet Trojan, NERC security chief calls for rugged software
The Stuxnet malware has highlighted the need for software with fewer defects and is an "indictment on the IT business in general," according to the security chief at NERC.
- Adobe fix plugs dangerous attack holes in Reader, Acrobat
Adobe fixed 23 holes, including a critical zero-day vulnerability in Flash Player, which affects Flash components in Reader and Acrobat.
- Marathon beats VMware to fault tolerance for SMP
In the event of an outage, Marathon's everRun MX now keeps applications that use symmetric multiprocessing in sync for failover. But like VMware's FT, enterprises may approach it cautiously at first.
- AMD enfolds disties in Fusion; XenServer gets virtual switching
Distributors gain entry to AMD Fusion; Citrix tests virtual switching; other news.
- HR outsourcer switches from LeftHand to Compellent for SSDs; plus, the role of VTLs
Headlines: HR outsourcer switches from HP Co. LeftHand iSCSI SAN to Compellent's Storage Center. The company also adds SSDs to prevent latency problems.
- FAQ: Using Resource Governor in SQL Server 2008 R2 to allocate resources
Ensure your customer's SQL Server 2008 R2 environment has the proper resources by determining workload group requirements with Resource Governor and classifying server requests.
- FAQ: Building a VMware home lab
A VMware lab gives you great hands-on experience with virtualization. You can use VMware Workstation to run ESX or ESXi as a VM in a home lab without a dedicated host.
- Tape encryption lightens backup loads
Tape encryption leaves processing-heavy encryption tasks until the backup processed has finished and can be the best choice when system scalability is required.
- Online data storage and backup options for the midmarket
An effective online data storage and backup strategy is vital for all SMBs. Learn about the latest strategies, as well as disaster recovery solutions, in this guide.
- Marathon expands everRun fault tolerant software for high availability
Marathon Technologies expands its fault tolerant software lineup with everRun MX to provide high availability for applications running on Windows by synchronizing disk systems.
- Citrix advances management simplicity with XenDesktop 5
Citrix XenDesktop 5.0 gets early raves from IT pros, many of whom claim virtual desktop tools are still too complicated. But XenClient 1.0 gets only raspberries.
- Why companies can't ignore 'bring your own PC'
Whether users own their devices or merely use virtual desktops on corporate machines, BYOPC will soon become mandatory in the enterprise.
- Managing and monitoring cloud computing services
Ensure that your cloud services operate at optimal levels of performance with this collection of cloud management and monitoring resources.
- Apple buys prospective data centre land from elderly couple for $1.7 million
Apple has reportedly splashed out $1.7 million to acquire one acre of the 225-acre strip of land that will eventually contain its North Carolina data centre; plus more daily news.
- Using network automation to make your network more cost-effective,reliable, and flexible
In this video presentation, networking consultant and popular speaker Brent Chapman discusses the many benefits of automating the mind-numbing task of configuring network devices and services.