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Monday, February 21, 2011
- Citrix XenClient with AMD support coming midyear
IT pros who have tested XenClient have their complaints, but Citrix promises to deliver a production-level version this year with an HCL that extends beyond Intel vPro chips.
- Virtual server deployment improves app response times for GE Shipping
GE Shipping with a 40 ship fleet sailing across the world got rid of degraded app performance and infrastructure silos with a virtual server deployment.
- HP-Vertica deal raises new questions in data warehouse database market
Hewlett-Packard?s planned acquisition of analytical database developer Vertica adds to the uncertainties for vendors and users in the data warehouse database market, including HP.
- New SMB vulnerability identified in Windows XP and Server 2003
A new SMB vulnerability discovered in Windows could open systems to DoS attacks and remote access. The vulnerability, tagged as CVE-2011-0654, has been rated "critical" and confirmed on Windows Server 2003 SP2 and Microsoft Windows XP SP3.
- Column: Video -- the front-office star turn
Some CRM vendors have quantified their return on online videos and are using it effectively as a sales tool. It?s something others can learn from, according to Denis Pombriant.
- Storage cloud reduces costs for advertising firm's content delivery
The Aura Group moved rich media files off a dedicated storage network to Zetta storage cloud to cut costs, add flexibility and provide a backup alternative.
- Sales management tool on public cloud at Kotak Mahindra Bank
Institutional Equities Unit of Kotak Mahindra Bank deploys Oracle CRM on Demand, a sales management tool on public cloud. Project yields benefits galore.
- Technology usability must improve for health care to embrace IT
Information technology might be a driving factor of change in health care, but IT needs to work with users to create improvements. Follow these ideas when implementing systems.
- Tablet security calls for mobile policy, controlling mobile apps
Tablet PCs are taking IT departments by storm, and security is top of mind. In this Q&A with industry expert Nick Arvanitis, you'll learn the importance of having a mobile policy and how to approach tablet and mobile security from the top down.
- SAP virtualization requires specialized skills, experts say
Running a virtual SAP landscape requires a solid understanding of how physical environments work but also demands other skills specific to virtualization, according to experts.
- Early adopters sing self-service provisioning praises
Self-service provisioning, a key feature of private cloud computing and IT as a Service, can help IT pros save time and regain control of their data centers.
- Tablet PCs refuel mobile security services for solution providers
Enterprises may be clamoring for mobile security services this year to handle the influx of tablets and smartphones, so you should be prepared to deliver them. But Nick Arvanitis of Dimension Data , advises there is much more a solution provider can offer to clients in terms of mobility.
- NetApp, Accenture combine for cloud storage, data center optimization
NetApp and Accenture to jointly develop cloud storage and data center optimization solutions; Quantum aims StorNext at Apple; Vision upgrades Double-Take DR software; more news.
- Storage management requires better collaboration in virtual world
The rise of server virtualization in the data center impacts storage management, and requires greater cooperation between storage and server teams; it also raises the issue of who is responsible for controlling storage allocation.
- Clustered NAS picked to store petabytes of digital moon images
Arizona State University SESE team sets up a multi-petabyte Isilon clustered NAS for petabytes of data expected from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
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