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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
- Hospital?s private cloud makes strides in patient care
Using private cloud computing, Cambridge University Hospital implemented a private cloud and now provides uninterrupted IT services to doctors.
- OpenFlow controllers could change networking forever?or not
Big Switch says OpenFlow controllers and applications will let users order up networking ports on demand, but will networking vendors give in to software-defined networking?
- Top October stories: HP?s partners grow impatient on PC decision
HP partners were frustrated with the company?s inability to decide what to do with its PC business. Also, VARs are seeking flexible alternatives to SharePoint.
- NetApp adds FAS2240 entry-level unified storage array
NetApp upgrades its entry-level storage platform with the FAS2240 to compete with unified EMC VNX and VNXe platforms and iSCSI SANs from HP and Dell.
- Study: Signature-based antivirus can't stop polymorphic malware, unknown malcode
Palo Alto Networks' data indicates polymorphic malware remains a favorite tool for attackers trying to avoid detection by signature-based antivirus software.
- IT staffing models: Versatility versus specialization
A sea change is coming to IT staffing. Here's how IT executives are matching IT staffing models to business needs and business value.
- VMware vFabric App Performance Manager is GA: News in brief
VMware?s Java application performance management software is now available for purchase, and other virtualization news in brief.
- CRM Idol: An insider?s look at the judging process
Industry consultant and CRM Idol judge Denis Pombriant shares his thoughts on the evaluation process that picked the top new CRM applications in the market.
- When CIOs talk enterprise mobility, costs loom large
Minutes, devices, Microsoft licensing. Listening in on CIOs talk about enterprise mobility, it's quickly evident that questions around cost are uppermost on their minds.
- Oracle content management helps processing of human rights petitions
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights rolled out Oracle content management to manage 1,500 new requests for interventions in human rights violations each year and tripled its capacity.
- Welding equipment maker plans long-needed ERP upgrade
Ten years after its last system literally went up in flames, Uniweld knew it was time for an ERP upgrade, but that has also meant a challenging database migration from Oracle 8i to 11g.
- Microsoft issues four fixes for Windows and Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft took it easy on Windows Server admins this month releasing only four fixes for the two platforms, but it only issued a workaround for the Duqu vulnerability.
- Legacy application migration best practices
Learn about the best practices that simplify the process of maintaining legacy applications and make legacy migration less costly.
- SOA mainframe migration issues in the City of Inglewood, CA
Taking legacy applications off the mainframe and updating them with Java or .NET is tempting idea, but the process may not be as easy as it seems.
- Desktop Virtualisation Success
Creating a business-lead IT transformation rather than an IT-lead business transformation was behind the NSW Ombudman's office success with desktop virtualisation
- One critical bulletin, no Duqu patch, in November 2011 Patch Tuesday updates
Microsoft?s November 2011 Patch Tuesday security update features four bulletins, one critical, but no patch for the kernel-level vulnerability exploited by the Duqu Trojan.
- What is HP doing with personal computing?
Does HP's lack of clarity mean CIOs should be switching vendors?