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Friday, July 15, 2011
- Was Citrix's acquisition of Cloud.com a defensive move?
There's a lot of speculation in the cloud market about why Citrix purchased Cloud.com this week, including talk of Citrix trying to edge out VMware.
- Concern follows police convictions for Data Protection Act violations
A Freedom of Information request reveals that 243 police officers were convicted of Data Protection Act violations in the last three years.
- EMC adds ProSphere SRM application, and other data storage news
EMC builds a new storage resource management (SRM) application called ProSphere to replace its ControlCenter product; Dell resells Kaminario SSD appliance; more storage news.
- Application acceleration starts with best practices
Application acceleration, though maturing at a rapid clip, is still getting its share of buzzword hype. SearchNetworking.com recently sat down with Ray Nahorniak, director of network solutions services delivery for Forsythe Solutions Group, an IT infrastructure integrator, to discuss who needs application acceleration and what benefits it can bring to the table. Nahorniak also touched on what expectations companies should have when evaluating different application acceleration solutions.
- VMWare vSphere 5 - 5 things CIOs need to know
5 things CIOs need to know about VMWare vSphere 5
- Microsoft fixes Bluetooth vulnerability, Windows kernel flaws ahead of Black Hat 2011
Microsoft repaired a critical Bluetooth vulnerability and fixed more than 20 other flaws as part of its July security updates.
- IPv4 to IPv6 shift: Should you be concerned?
The IPv4 to IPv6 shift seems inevitable and may not be ignored. Ovum offers insights into this shift but specifies why enterprises need to tread with caution.
- Microsoft: Security issues in cloud computing lead to partner revenue
At WPC 2011, Microsoft revealed how channel partners can cash in on cloud security problems with Redmond?s new modules and value-added services.
- Large-scale Agile product management with Alan Shalloway
Learn more about the struggles large organizations face when transitioning to Agile, and how to address these issues, in SSQ contributor Matt Heusser?s interview with Agile 2011 presenter Alan Shalloway.
- VMware vCloud Director 1.5: Small but definitive step forward
vCloud Director 1.5 is a baby step toward the private cloud utopia for VMware customers. Here's what you need to know and how users are reacting to the new product.
- IBM adapts mainframe for Linux, Red Hat bolsters Express: News in brief
IBM tweaks mainframe for Linux, Red Hat updates OpenShift Express and other Linux news in brief.
- Q&A: Exploratory testing, regression testing and automation
Find out Elisabeth Hendrickson's thoughts on exploratory testing and take a look at how it compares to regression testing, both manual and automated, in Agile environments.
- Developers testing software: Q&A with an Agile guru
Agile guru Elisabeth Hendrickson explains her thoughts on programmers who test their own code and also explains more about her roles on Entaggle and the Agile Alliance Functional Test Tools efforts.
- Companies ponder role of enterprise social networks in workflows
As social media tools elbow their way into enterprises, IT is struggling to figure out where they?ll do the most good -- and the least harm.
- Business intelligence tools analyzed
Business intelligence tools must be evaluated for their analytical abilities. Here are four types of analyzes your business intelligence tool should have.
- RIM patches BES, BES Express for DoS, data leakage vulnerability
Releases interim software patches to fix security flaws in the BlackBerry Admin API component that affect the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) platform.
- VMware VDI strategy includes bargain prices and new vSphere desktop
VMware's plan for VDI adoption is to sell View for cheap or give it away. The company now offers vSphere 5 Desktop to make its new licensing policy affordable for VDI.
- Server consolidation: Protect WAN performance with WAN optimization
WAN optimization hasn't improved application response time for one IT pro, but it ensured that WAN performance was unaffected by a recent server consolidation initiative.
- Scrum in sales: Q&A with Scrum founding father Jeff Sutherland
As Scrum grows as a software development methodology, it also has expanded to business areas including marketing, management, operations and sales. Learn more in this interview with one of Scrum's founding fathers, Jeff Sutherland.