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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
- IT user survey on Oracle Itanium announcement
Gabriel Consulting Group recently asked 450 IT personnel, almost 95% of which are Oracle customers, what they thought about Oracle's announcement to drop development for Intel's Itanium chip.
- Do Oracle users believe Intel's Itanium roadmap?
A recent survey by Gabriel Consulting Group asked 450 IT users, 95% of them Oracle users, whether they believed Intel's own roadmap for its Itanium processor.
- Will Oracle reduce how many platforms it supports?
In a recent survey of 450 IT users, 95% of which were Oracle customers, it's obvious that users feel Oracle's recent Itanium support announcement isn't an isolated incident.
- Is Oracle looking to kill HP-UX and HP NonStop?
A recent survey of 450 IT users, almost 95% of them Oracle customers, largely agree that Oracle's announcement to drop development for Intel Itanium was a shot across the bow of HP, one of its main competitors.
- Will Oracle now hike support costs for Itanium customers?
In a recent survey of 450 IT pros, 95% of them Oracle customers, nearly two-thirds said Oracle will now jack up support costs for Itanium customers now that it will no longer support development for the platform.
- Is Oracle pushing customers to adopt Oracle hardware?
In a recent survey of 450 IT pros, 95% of which were Oracle customers, almost four-fifths felt that Oracle's announcement to drop development support of Intel Itanium was a first step in pushing customers toward Oracle hardware.
- Pundit Clay Shirky: Social media analysis adds BI benefits, challenges
Author and consultant Clay Shirky says social media data has lots of value, but exploiting it will require new business intelligence tools and cultural changes in organizations.
- Common traps in Oracle licensing audits
Oracle license audits are a great opportunity for a company like Oracle to charge you more money. But knowing exactly what happens during an Oracle license audit can help in avoiding those extra fines.
- Clear plans crucial to SAP data archiving, Gartner says
While many balk at data archiving, analysts say companies can save themselves a lot of hassle by taking a methodical, step-by-step approach.
- Software remediation can get caught in organizational issues
Running an application security program requires more than a solid budget. It needs a person with deep knowledge of the organization and its engineering processes.
- Force10 creates distributed core for new data center network fabric
A new data center network fabric from Force10 Networks offers a 2 RU switch that customers can deploy in large numbers as a "distributed core."
- IBM promises Windows on mainframe: News in brief
IBM will support Microsoft Windows and Linux running in its zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension this calendar year.
- CIOs scrambling to adapt mobile device management to a BYOD era
The astonishing incursion of personal devices into the enterprise requires a new look at mobile device management. It's time to put the horse back before the cart.
- Paradise deploys Actifio virtualized management product
This week?s disaster recovery news in brief: Paradise deploys Actifio virtualized management product; NextEx HyperIP improves DR for Decision Lens; and more.
- Hybrid cloud model saves university money on a data centre upgrade
Loughborough University implemented a hybrid cloud model and saved money on upgrading its data centre infrastructure, networks and collaborative applications.
- Cloud users need a backup and recovery plan for service failures
The lesson from Amazon's EC2 outage is that midmarket CIOs need to develop a backup and recovery plan for when the cloud goes down.
- Virtualization demands a full IT infrastructure audit
In order to implement virtualization, enterprises must go beyond old-school network documentation for a full IT infrastructure audit that shows resources across silos.