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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
- Microsoft SQL Server 2012 goes big -- data, that is
Microsoft database platform specialist Mark Kromer talks in this Q&A about Microsoft SQL Server 2012 ?big data? capabilities, as well as what SQL Server has in store for open source and cloud computing this year.
- Infosec certifications valuable in security job market, (ISC)2 finds
Survey of more than 2,000 IT security pros finds many getting raises and promotions despite lagging economy and tighter IT budgets.
- Cisco UCS partners see growing cloud opportunities
Cisco?s Unified Computing System has helped some integrators become cloud providers. Now it drives more virtualization business for other Cisco UCS partners.
- Not all providers will reap cloud image storage savings
While small health care providers may save money by using a cloud storage provider, larger facilities may be better off managing their own data centers. One CIO explains why here.
- Know when it?s time for ERP upgrade, migration
Red flags include insupportable maintenance costs, inability to meet users? needs and the imminent loss of vendor support.
- Technology leaders of the future embedded in a business near you
Future technology leaders could come from the non-IT ranks. A drive for business value gained from data and industry experience are making it happen.
- Startup Tegile launches with unified storage on hybrid SSD arrays
Newcomer Tegile Systems brings out hybrid SSD arrays to provide unified storage aimed at virtual environments.
- Riverbed Granite enables branch infrastructure consolidation
Riverbed Granite enables branch infrastructure consolidation with its edge-VSI architecture. You can finally eliminate those last branch-based servers.
- Virtualized desktops and DR virtualization for quick ROI
CIO Tom Gainer found that deploying virtualized desktops and disaster recovery was the quicker path to cost savings and recovery times. Server virtualization, not so much.
- New MDM service ties Apple, Android devices to Active Directory
Centrify mobile security supports Apple iOS and Google Android devices and can connect them to Microsoft Active Directory, but it lacks the robust management features found in major MDM suites, analyst says.
- February 2012 Patch Tuesday: Critical IE, Windows kernel flaws fixed
Flaws in Internet Explorer and the Windows C Runtime library could be used to gain access to system files and download additional malware onto a victim?s machine.
- Microsoft issues 21 fixes in February Patch Tuesday bulletin
Microsoft sent admins a Valentine's bouquet of fixes for 21 vulnerabilities this month, with a focus on Windows Server 2008 R2 and desktop Windows.
- Appliances increasingly finding homes in data warehouse architectures
Analysts say a growing number of organizations are adopting data warehouse appliances, primarily to supplement existing platforms. But users like Catalina Marketing have gone all in on appliances.