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Thursday, October 27, 2011
- Big governance impact expected from data virtualization
Data virtualization is the wave of the future, analyst Rick van der Lans will tell a forthcoming data management conference in London. Its essential point, he said, is agility.
- VMware-based server consolidation yields long-term savings
Avis achieved long-term cost savings and efficiencies with a VMware-based server consolidation. Its transformation won the Best Virtualisation and Server Consolidation Project award at VMworld Europe.
- Maine HIE sets national example for patient, provider participation
As U.S. states struggle to build health information exchange, Maine's got a federal-funding jump start. Its leader shared trials and tribulations at the AHIMA 2011 meeting.
- Popular Linux automation tools embrace Windows
CFengine now natively supports Windows, and Opscode Chef does too. But will Windows shops accept their advances?
- New Duqu Trojan analysis questions Stuxnet connection
Despite striking similarities in the Duqu kernel driver, the ultimate payloads of Duqu and Stuxnet are significantly different and unrelated, according to a report from Dell SecureWorks researchers.
- Airline?s disaster recovery strategy boosts data centre efficiency
Flybe uses data backup and replication software in a disaster recovery project that improved data centre efficiency and won Best Virtualisation for Disaster Recovery Project award.
- Crafting a virtual DR plan that actually works
Implementing a virtual DR plan is a cost-effective and efficient way to keep business up and running after a disaster.
- Predictive analytics strategy grounded in proper training and planning
Eric King of The Modeling Agency discusses the need for predictive analytics and how to create a strategy that will reduce the risk of failure and maximize the results.
- Manufacturers using real-time location systems to track work in process
Cheaper active RFID and a plethora of wireless networking and sensor choices are driving RTLS adoption, analysts say.
- OpenFlow and software-defined networking take shape
OpenFlow and software-defined networking are going from theory to use case scenarios, according to speakers from Google and Yahoo at this week's OpenFlow Symposium.
- Facebook Open Compute Foundation to speed hardware innovation
In phase two of Facebook?s Open Compute Project, speakers at today?s Open Compute Summit imagined a world with greater hardware innovation and more interoperability.
- VPN security breaches: How to avoid them
Learn how to avoid virtual private network (VPN) security breaches in this Q&A with VPN expert Rainer Enders.
- Composite Software CTO identifies big trends in data management
The changing role of the data warehouse and other trends in data management are shaping the future of data virtualization technology, according to Composite Software CTO David Besemer.