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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
- Microsoft prepares to tackle 15 flaws in September Patch Tuesday
Planned updates affect Microsoft Office, Excel and SharePoint Workspace 2010.
- Extending virtual networks over WANs: What a WAN manager needs to know
Kumar Reddy, author of ?Network Virtualization,? discusses extending virtual networks over the WAN, providing necessary knowledge to a WAN manager.
- Oracle Sparc T4 policy has licensees scratching their heads
Oracle has added the upcoming Sparc T4 chip to its processor core factor table, and what it says has some wondering whether Oracle is playing games to get people to adopt Sun hardware.
- Role of the CIO survey shows change driven by technology, business
The change driving the new role of the CIO and the IT department is a response to technology innovation and business requirements.
- HP TouchPad, PC mess and Steve Jobs head August 2011 blogs
The fallout from HP's TouchPad and PC decisions were huge news in August 2011, as was the departure of Steve Jobs from his CEO role at Apple.
- Health care supply company prescribes itself mobile BI software
Realizing ubiquity of mobile devices, a large health care supply contracting company plunged into the mobile BI movement.
- Typosquatters continue to plague enterprises, trap victims
Cybercriminals are using the old technique to lure victims into giving up personal information and potentially infect their systems with malware.
- ITIL chief architect: How to build an IT Service Management strategy
Choosing the right IT services to deliver is the foundation of a winning IT Service Management strategy. ITIL chief architect Sharon Taylor explains.
- IT pros unsure of PacketMotion's role
Experts are still curious to see whether VMware Inc.'s PacketMotion appeals to larger or SMB business; Partners will now be able to offer HP-branded managed print services.
- Microsoft SQL Server, PDW reach out to Hadoop for big data processing
In this Q&A, Microsoft?s Mark Kromer discusses the company?s preview of SQL Server connectors for Hadoop and the shift to the Open Database Connectivity interface for data access.
- Transport police get Dell Compellent SAN storage tiering
Storage roundup: The British Transport Police has implemented Compellent SANs with storage tiering as part of a VMware virtualisation project; university boots Buffalo for Overland NAS; and more news.
- Users to VMware: 'Stick to your knitting'
VMware keeps making acquisitions, but some users wish the company would get back to developing the hypervisor and virtualization management tools.
- Microsoft patches 15 flaws, blacklists additional DigiNotar certificates
Microsoft has issued five ?important? security bulletins that address 15 flaws in Windows and Office and adds six more DigiNotar root certificates to the Windows Untrusted Certificate Store.
- Microsoft pre-release Windows 8 now open to scrutiny
Many IT shops are just installing Windows 7, but like it or not, it's time to start talking about Windows 8. This OS lets many apps work across a wide range of end-user devices.
- Bill Inmon: Kimball methodology ignores the value of textual data
Bill Inmon talks about DW 2.0, the latest iteration of his pioneering data warehouse architecture.