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Thursday, November 17, 2011
- Indian infosec firm wins PCI SIG focus proposal for 2012
Proposal for the PCI special interest group (SIG) focus from SISA information security was among the three winning entries in the PCI SIG 2011 elections.
- Sybase: Data warehousing too slow for ?big data? analytics
Sybase EMEA business development director speaks about ?big data? analytics? need for speed and pronounces traditional data warehousing ?antiquated.?
- SaaS solutions with a vertical slant
A growing segment of SaaS solutions targets industry-specific needs and mission-critical business functions.
- Easing ICD-10 adoption with coding, transcription systems
Transcription helps physicians improve documentation, while computer-assisted coding helps billing get the right ICD-10 code. That chain reaction could make ICD-10 easier to bear.
- National Geographic chooses tape archiving to store PBs of content
National Geographic Global Media turns to Spectra Logic T950 library for tape archiving to hold PBs of data at lower cost and less space than disk.
- Financial impact of ICD-10 transition hard to ignore
Even with the best laid plans, the ICD-10 transition may be rough for providers. To minimize the financial impact in the months after October 2013, place pressure on payers.
- Network upgrade yields facilities automation, active-active data center
With an HP-based network upgrade, the University of North Florida can now support facilities automation and an active-active data center.
- ISC issues temporary patch for zero-day BIND 9 DNS server flaw
A temporary patch has been released for BIND 9 DNS servers, mitigating a zero-day vulnerability causing server crashes. It's unclear if exploits are in the wild.
- AMD Opteron 6200 chip ships: News in brief
Intel rival AMD announced the availability of its Opteron 6200 and 4200 processors this week, and other data center news.
- Tougher data protection rules will push up cost of email marketing
The EU will announce tougher rules for collecting information from consumers. Security pros can plan now for the new rules, expected in January 2012.
- Quest takes aim at VMware with VKernel acquisition
VKernel?s prowess in the capacity planning department will help Quest take on VMware?s vCenter Operations in the virtualization management market, experts say.
- SMBs adopting cloud quicker than many enterprises
Small companies may feel they have less to lose when putting business assets in the cloud than risk-averse enterprises, according to a survey.