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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
- Shops seeking VMware alternatives face management problems
As the search for cost savings leads more VMware shops to Hyper-V and XenServer, IT pros learn that multi-hypervisor management is a tough nut to crack.
- Moving from in-house IT to third-party hosting services: Case study
A civil engineering company moved its IT infrastructure to a third-party data centre to resolve its in-house IT problems, including cooling and flooding issues.
- Contact centers improving customer service by expanding agents? role
Contact centers are giving agents more decision-making power to help improve customer service and boost emotional connections.
- McDonald?s maps out business roles for Oracle E-Business Suite users
The fast-food giant wanted make sure there weren?t any glaring separation-of-duties conflicts with its E-Business Suite implementation it had to fix.
- IBM adds Storwize V7000 Unified array for multiprotocol storage
With the Storwize V7000 Unified array, IBM enters the multiprotocol storage market; Big Blue also improves its auto-tiering software capabilities across arrays and data centers.
- Symantec outlines potential smartphone fraud schemes targeting Android users
Malware and other attack techniques targeting Google Android smartphones are unlikely until cybercriminals figure out how to monetize attacks, according to Symantec.
- Wireless health care technology: Opportunities?and challenges
WLAN in healthcare requires partners to tackle complex cellular and Wi-Fi networking architectures, as well as very long sales cycles with complicated user education efforts.
- Nevex adds flash caching software, Overland revamps RAID for SnapServer
SNW Fall 2011 opens with startup Nevex adding flash caching software to eliminate I/O bottlenecks, and Overland Storage introducing SnapDragon with DynamicRAID.
- Open source hypervisors on VMware shops? radars
Respondents in our 2011 Virtualization Decisions survey gave Citrix XenServer and Red Hat KVM a new look.
- HP CEO Meg Whitman and Google Apps resellers top September stories
The hottest stories on SearchITChannel.com in September were Meg Whitman being named HP CEO, which garnered different reactions from partners, and Google Apps resellers finding success.
- Tackling big problems with free business intelligence tools
Data scientist Brand Niemann recreated large government databases in days using free business intelligence tools and advises other users to ?do your own IT.?
- Microsoft?s October 2011 Patch Tuesday fixes 23 flaws, releases SIRv11
Microsoft has issued eight security bulletins, two rated ?critical,? for its October 2011 Patch Tuesday. It also released its 11th volume of its Security Intelligence Report.