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Wednesday, November 30, 2011
- Launchpad6 leverages AWS to build video CMS platform
Launchpad6 needed to deploy a flexible storage infrastructure to serve video for its customers. AWS answered their storage problems.
- IT as a Service leader Shoppers Stop shares its success story
Shoppers Stop moves to the IT as a Service model and enjoys cost savings, rapid deployment capabilities and super efficiency with server virtualization.
- IT infrastructure outsourcing: Group CTO-CFO synergy at Shoppers Stop
A look at how Shoppers Stop?s CFO and group CTO went about crafting the strategy that led to its IT infrastructure outsourcing deal spread over 10 years.
- HP turns to cloud computing, but can it execute?
The latest updates to HP's cloud options show the tech giant has read the memo on cloud computing but still has to deliver.
- Union Solutions adopts Caringo?s object-based storage for cloud storage
Storage roundup: Union adopts Caringo?s object-based storage; Crossroads ships LTFS box; Infortrend adds tiering and QLogic hardware; NetApp customer win; NovaStor?s NAS backup; and more news.
- New Photoshop image deblurring feature could change radiology
More radiologists could become Adobe Photoshop experts if its 'unblur' feature proves practical for medical image editing, one RSNA speaker posits. Rescanning costs should drop.
- Expert sees benefits of using Siri for patient education
A radiology professor and Siri early adopter sees the voice-activated personal assistant as a way to find information fast -- and to give quadriplegic patients peace of mind.
- Gartner AADI 2011: Cloud, mobile, CEP are shaping trends for application development and integration
Application development is about to undergo a number of major shifts, Gartner's Jeff Schulman told Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2011 attendees.
- Fuel cell technology pitched as data center power source
An Oregon startup is positioning fuel cell technology for targeted use in data center environments.
- A new wrinkle on IT and business alignment: Employee 'line of sight'
For some CIOs, IT and business alignment has gotten personal. The alignment that matters is between individual employees and strategic business goals.
- HTML 5 security issues pose challenges for enterprises, experts say
While the Adobe Flash replacement packages browser data more efficiently, HTML 5 security issues present holes that could be targeted by attackers.
- Shell enterprise MDM foundation proof of concept disturbs rulebook
Shell has laid a foundation for enterprise master data management, choosing SAP MDM over Microsoft. The major lesson was that IT can build an enterprise MDM system to which the business will come.
- Privacy group reports alarming data breach statistics in public sector
Big Brother Watch reported alarming data breach statistics at local councils, which may be just the tip of the iceberg.
- ?Tis the season for network disaster preparedness
To create a network disaster preparedness plan, IT shops may need to bring in an expert and then detail responses that can be practiced repeatedly before execution.
- From the Editors: Overcoming fears about predictive analytics software
Predictive analytics programs can be hampered by a lack of trust in predictive models among business users and cost concerns. Get expert advice on how to deal with those and other issues.
- Salesforce unveils Radian6 Social Marketing Cloud
Salesforce.com is continuing to deliver its social enterprise message with the unveiling of the Radian6 Social Marketing Cloud, a social marketing service that lets enterprises interact with customers.
- NetApp eyeing CommVault or Quantum acquisition?
Headlines: After NetApp?s failure to acquire Data Domain in 2009 and consequent smaller deals, there is renewed hype around backup vendors CommVault or Quantum as NetApp?s next potential acquisitions.
- Keeping devices, apps under close watch key to mobile ERP security
Mobile ERP networks are creating new security concerns for IT. Experts says keeping a close eye on employee devices is the first step in alleviating these concerns.
- HP printer vulnerabilities leave millions of printers susceptible to attack
Researchers at Columbia University have discovered a vulnerability in HP?s LaserJet printers that could allow attackers to gain complete remote control.
- Corporate adoption of SaaS BI tools growing -- slowly
Software as a Service business intelligence technology is making some headway with BI users, analysts say. But SaaS offerings are still just a small slice of the overall BI market.
- Decisions on cloud BI tools require an accounting of SaaS pros, cons
Software as a Service business intelligence technology offers some inherent advantages over on-premises BI systems. But there are potential disadvantages to be aware of as well.