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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
- OPINION: RSA hack shows all high-value targets are under attack
The attack on RSA and its SecurID product is conclusive proof, as if we needed it, that high-value assets are under high-class attack.
- Windows shops wake up to cloud realities and challenges
IT managers are more comfortable with the private cloud options that Microsoft presented at its annual management confab this week than the public cloud options presented last year.
- Survey says cloud DR is viable, but security concerns linger
Nearly half of IT admins believe cloud disaster recovery (DR) services are a viable option, while others cite security concerns, according to a survey of IT professionals.
- Cloud, software push puts HP at odds with Microsoft
HP's new focus on software and cloud computing has VARs worried about the vendor?s relationship with Microsoft, its longtime ally.
- Associa revamps data storage management for virtual server environment
Headlines: Community management association firm switches to Pillar Data SAN, thin provisioning and QoS to cope with storage challenges after rapid growth and server virtualization project.
- Traditional mainframe, meet the x86 "software mainframe"
X86 server virtualization is developing features similar to the traditional mainframe, and the distributed systems and mainframe worlds are drawing closer together in the cloud.
- Not so fast: IBM pushes mainframe toward the cloud
Big Blue moves mainframes forward with cloud technologies and incorporates x86 server compatibility.
- Avaya Aura architecture, SIP trunking help healthcare system scale UC
With the Avaya Aura architecture and SIP trunking, a healthcare system centralizes and distributes UC services that were too expensive for some clinics to deploy on their own.
- Why VARs should get over fear of systems management
Once thought of as a category to avoid, systems management software might be the next wave of opportunity for VARs.
- vCenter Operations: Pricing and evaluation overview
Vmware?s vCenter Operations comes with a lofty aim?automate management of virtual server environments. But where does it stand on features and pricing?
- Remote wireless access for teleworkers: Simpler, safer, more control
WAN managers have had to compromise security, control and support when enabling remote wireless access for teleworkers. But vendors are claiming they can bridge the gap.
- Oracle drops Itanium development
Joining the crowd, Oracle says it will stop software development for flagging Itanium chip.
- IOM report to influence future of EHR safety
An Institute of Medicine report on health IT due in early fall could rewrite the book on EHR safety and trip off FDA rulemaking. A new, free newsletter keeps tabs on the issue.
- Gartner Magic Quadrant ranks data warehouse appliance vendors
EMC-Greenplum is the newest "leader" in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant ranking of data warehouse appliance vendors.
- IBM joins Oracle in OpenJDK 8 effort at EclipseCon 2011
At EclipseCon 2011, Oracle and IBM execs appeared together to announce plans to revive the long-stalled OpenJDK for Java.
- Comodo warns of serious SSL certificate breach
A breach at a registration authority caused Comodo to issue nine fraudulent certificates, enabling an attacker to impersonate some major websites and servers.
- McAfee strikes first deal under Intel for database monitoring software
The security giant is expanding into the database security market, announcing its intention to acquire Sentrigo. The terms of the deal were not released.
- Eye on: PCI DSS compliance
SearchSecurity.com's new "Eye on" series examines a security topic each month. In March, the series explores the role PCI DSS has played in shaping the security industry.