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Thursday, October 20, 2011
- Cloud ERP to be adopted by hundreds of Maruti Suzuki suppliers
Maruti Suzuki plans to persuade its tier-2 suppliers to adopt cloud ERP. Learn more about the challenges involved and Maruti's cloud ERP adoption targets.
- Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on vision for the future of IT security
Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee told RSA Europe attendees the future of IT security must include greater simplicity for users.
- Zero-day exploits are low in number, but pose big threat, experts say
A Microsoft analysis found malware targeting zero-day flaws making up only 0.12% of all exploit activity in the first half of 2011, but firms that lack zero-day defenses could be the next target.
- New Duqu malware shares Stuxnet Trojan code similarities
Symantec researchers said an early analysis of Duqu has found that it could be a precursor to a future Stuxnet-like attack.
- Oracle releases 23 patches in Oct CPU; fixes 57 bugs
October?s Oracle update includes 23 critical patches for vulnerabilities across hundreds of Oracle products.
- Winners of 2011 Best of vForum Awards
The 2011 Best of vForum Awards have been run and won. Here's this year's winners list.
- University of Ulster addresses data analytics skills gap with SPSS
Social policy students in the University of Ulster?s distance learning programme are gaining data analytics skills on a course that uses IBM?s SPSS statistics software.
- Private companies can expect more ICO fines, regulator warns
A regulator warned private companies who do not adequately protect data will face ICO fines up to ?500,000.
- To cloud skeptics: Don't diss Dropbox
While many IT departments may try to put a stop to Dropbox because of its cloud storage roots, it still provides useful file-transfer services.
- Top 10 technology trends to watch out for in 2012
Gartner predicts the top ten technology trends for 2012. Check out which technology trends will impact enterprises in the coming years.
- McAfee DeepSAFE technology not yet a game changer, say analysts
Deep Defender examines memory processes, enabling enterprises to block or deny actions to provide rootkit protection. Analysts say there may not be great demand for the protection.
- Windows Server 2008 is future king but Windows Server 2003 rules now
Windows Server 2008 R2 is gaining momentum but eight years after its introduction many IT shops still depend on Windows Server 2003 to run their mission-critical applications.
- Top 5 server virtualisation problems
Server virtualisation offers consolidation and efficiency but not without challenges. Learn about the top 5 virtualisation problems and what to do about them.
- Cisco attacks HP on network hardware total cost of ownership claims
In a new total cost of ownership (TCO) study, Cisco says HP?s lower prices on network hardware don?t matter. Cisco?s superior quality and features pays you back, it says.
- Should providers emulate Amazon, Google cloud business models? Nope
Cloud providers say a successful cloud business model hinges on differentiation from -- not imitation of -- Amazon and Google's raw compute and storage businesses.
- Microsoft StreamInsight charts course in unfamiliar waters
Microsoft StreamInsight, a complex event processing product, is a stab at a whole new space for the company, and not a bad one at that, experts say.
- Bank of America exec touts the value of real-time data processing
Businesses need to lose the "batch mentality" and focus instead on real-time data processing, according to one Bank of America IT executive.
- Oracle, Salesforce spar over cloud, multi-tenancy
Oracle?s latest public cloud offering came with jabs at Salesforce.com and multi-tenancy, a concept crucial to cloud computing.