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Thursday, November 4, 2010
- Avere Systems upgrades tiered storage for NAS appliances; other storage news
Avere Systems improves scalability of FTX Series of tiered storage appliances; Marathon integrates CA ARCserve for replication; Neverfail supports Orion database.
- More PCI encryption, tokenization options emerge for compliance
RSA is the latest vendor to combine encryption and tokens with a server that provides tokenization and key management functionality in one location.
- Microsoft to fix PowerPoint, Forefront vulnerabilities
Microsoft will repair 11 vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Office, Office PowerPoint and Forefront Unified Access Gateway, according to its Advance Notification issued Thursday.
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- VMware to support Hyper-V?
Recently uncovered code in vSphere 4.1 detects third-party guest hypervisors on the network. Is this a signal that VMware plans to support and manage Hyper-V and Xen VMs?
- VARs to vendors: Talk to us!
Some VARs aren't happy with the communication they get from vendors.
- Microsoft Partner Network tools and services altered
Microsoft revamped its Microsoft Partner Network to include its Cloud Essentials Pack, new tools, such as Pinpoint, and additional support for training and social networking.
- How PCI DSS 2.0 affects virtualization compliance
The new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard has been released, and it offers a more guidance on virtualization compliance. But PCI DSS 2.0 still leaves a lot of room for interpretation.
- VMware management software for the cloud: A square peg in round hole
Originally, VMware management software was designed for virtualization. Now VMware is carrying over those principles to cloud management. But will it work or stifle cloud adoption?
- Email attachment viruses: Old tricks meet new sophisticated malware
Recent research reveals that, while email attachment viruses may be using old techniques, the malware they contain is vastly more sophisticated.
- Multipoint HD video conferencing bridges: Capacity vs. quality
Is there a tradeoff between capacity and quality with HD video conferencing bridges? Some vendors say yes, but IT pros must take a broader perspective on multipoint video conferencing.
- New wave of services looks to analyze cloud computing market
New services, such as the CloudSleuth real-time performance map and an offbeat 'cloud price normalization' index, cater to a growing number of buyers interested in real, valuable information on cloud computing.
- Enterprises face integration hurdles to private clouds
Enterprises that want to offer IT as a Service face challenges that include virtualisation stall, bleeding-edge infrastructure automation tools and thorny policy orchestration problems.
- Here's how the cloud will crowd your job
With cloud computing on the rise, many of the IT jobs done manually will fade into the past. Keeping up with products and technology has never been more important.
- Fast Ltd holds Annual Conference for IT managers at Mercedes-Benz World
Fast Ltd held its annual conference, 'The Complexity of Change,' at Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge Surrey yesterday; plus more daily news.