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Tuesday, May 24, 2011
- Angel Broking outsources DR system to cloud service providers
Cloud-based DR system at Angel Broking to avert dangers arising from a single point of failure, following consolidation of its multiple data centers.
- Oracle senior VP gives cloud computing keynote at Collaborate
In this video, Oracle SVP Steve Miranda gives a keynote on cloud computing and Oracle applications from the Collaborate 2011 conference earlier this year.
- LinkedIn SSL cookies leave users vulnerable, says researcher
Professional networking website LinkedIn found to have security holes in the way it handles authentication cookies, says Indian researcher.
- Salesforce?s cloud computing strategy pushes forward
Salesforce.com keeps adding to its open and social cloud computing strategy through acquisitions and internal development, while some observers wonder if the company isn?t spreading itself too thin.
- Personal health records not dead yet, experts say
Are patients not using personal health records because they don't need them, or because they don't trust vendors with their privacy? Physician encouragement may be the key.
- Is OpenFlow networking bunk? What vendors don't want to discuss
OpenFlow networking may offer programmable switching in distributed networks, but there are drawbacks, including the fact that someone has to develop using the specification.
- In-memory and with cloud in mind in the Software AG acquisition of Terracotta
Software AG acquires Terracotta, a company that claims more than 500,000 deployments of its open source technology, including an in-memory technology for high performance applications and cloud services.
- Citrix automates DaaS to make VDI more accessible
Citrix says its Service Provider Automation Pack will make VDI more feasible for SMBs, but partners see bigger opportunities in health care and education.
- Getting the green light for Web content management software projects
Growing support for marketing and customer engagement efforts appears to be driving investments in new or upgraded Web content management systems.
- Wells Fargo and Wachovia: The technology integration of two giants
Post-Wells Fargo and Wachovia merger, the CIOs offer a look inside a technology integration strategy driven by the need to convert 70 million customers within three years.
- Yahoo shares new BI strategy for optimizing banner advertisements
Yahoo, a Gartner BI Excellence Award finalist, has developed a system targeted at optimizing banner advertisements through data management and analytics.
- OMG DDS wire-protocol interoperability demonstrated
An OMG-backed data distribution service (DDS) has entered the unique world of ultrafast embedded middleware. Wire-protocol interop was recently demonstrated between such systems.
- Smartphone theft, loss outweighs malware risk, McAfee report finds
Lost and stolen devices are seen as the greatest security concern for IT professionals, according to a new report by McAfee and Carnegie Mellon University.
- Cisco and AT&T partner to sell Cius tablet: Small VARs beware?
Cisco and AT&T have partnered up to sell the Cius tablet in the enterprise business space. Will this partnership risk the chance of smaller VARs selling the Cius tablet?
- Open source solutions offer agility and collaborative development
Midmarket firms save money while avoiding vendor lock-in with open source solutions that range from operating systems to middleware and applications.
- Tapping new revenue opportunities with IP management software
Manufacturers can gain new profits and mitigate risks by implementing a better rights management process.
- No dark art: Crowd computing drives value, so why aren't you doing it?
Tapping collective intelligence, or crowd computing, can yield big value for businesses, but it also challenges the status quo -- one reason it's yet to catch fire.