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Thursday, May 19, 2011
- Open source business intelligence: The next big thing?
Open source business intelligence gains credence as more companies adopt BI and large vendors partner with open source players in an evolving BI ecosystem.
- Cloud insurance and secure identity management alleviate SLA concerns
Following outages and breaches at major cloud service providers, IT executives ponder new priorities: cloud insurance and secure identity management.
- Application transformation necessitates strategic SaaS vendor review
If your organization is considering an application-transformation strategy, do your homework on Software as a Service products before you commit to a vendor.
- SAP: In-memory now 'a reality'
HANA and the in-memory technology promised at last year?s conference is now an intractable part of the IT landscape, senior SAP executives argued at the annual Sapphire conference.
- PCI DSS survey finds need for credit card tokenization guidance
Companies are considering tokenization as an alternative or in addition to encryption, a recent survey found.
- Microsoft fortifies Exchange Server 2010 with new service pack
Due out later this year, Exchange Server 2010 SP2 includes Outlook Web Access "Mini" and GAL segmentation.
- Meaningful use attestation requires organization, focus
Like Boy Scouts, providers conducting meaningful use attestation all say the same thing: be prepared. Here, two practices discuss what it takes to complete the process.
- Police use outdoor wireless mesh network for IP surveillance
With a pair of grants, the Seattle Police Department plans to upgrade its outdoor wireless mesh network to 802.11n for IP video surveillance.
- SQL Server BI performance for the uninitiated
Maintaining a SQL Server business intelligence (BI) system may be challenging for many database administrators, but there?s a lot you can do to ensure top SQL Server BI performance.
- Autodesk ups ante with partner specializations, software suites
Eyeing the new Platinum tier, Autodesk VARs fear the price is too high.
- Texas Memory Systems, GridIron launch solid-state storage devices
The market is expanding for solid-state storage devices used to accelerate SAN traffic by boosting application performance.
- Carriers unsure when telecom cloud services investment will pay off
Service providers at the TIA 2011: Inside the Network show are daunted by the billions they're investing in telecom cloud services, but they cannot afford to be left behind.
- Data off premise no longer taboo for change averse Microsoft shops
With a growing number of Microsoft shops taking their first steps toward the cloud, many feel more comfortable putting business critical data in the hands of third party providers.
- European Commission Digital Agenda seeks input on EU cloud computing
The European Commission's Digital Agenda is inviting organisations to complete an online cloud questionnaire as it considers creating cloud standards.
- IPv6 connectivity: Innovations address IPv6 security concerns
Researchers at Virginia Tech have created a tool called Moving Target IPv6 Defense in order to address looming IPv6 security issues.
- Silver Peak integrates with EMC VPLEX Geo for private clouds
Silver Peak has integrated its wide area network (WAN) optimization technology with EMC VPLEX Geo products to optimize traffic between virtual data centers.
- Attachmate sets SUSE course, but Linux faithful still worry about support
New SUSE Linux chief pledges continuity and customer care but users wonder how SUSE can compete with Red Hat and what will happen next.