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Friday, March 16, 2012
- Azure outage may have cost Microsoft some public cloud customers
Microsoft's Windows Azure outage wasn't as bad as it could have been, but the company's post mortem should have come out quicker, Azure customers say.
- Higher education SaaS provider relies on F5 Big-IP for app delivery
Hobsons uses F5 Big-IP application delivery controllers to accelerate apps to users for reliable Web experiences.
- Attack code surfaces for Microsoft RDP vulnerabilities
Antimalware vendors say proof-of-concept exploit code has surfaced on several Chinese websites. Experts recommend patching Windows systems now.
- Office 365 price cuts -- Power play or passing savings onto customers?
Microsoft recently announced major price cuts to certain Office 365 pricing plans. Are they a reaction to slow adoption rates, a pure money grab or something else?
- IDC Directions spotlights ‘third platform’ enterprise IT trends
At IDC Directions 2012, analysts explain why the “third platform” -- cloud, mobile, social, and “big data” -- has officially arrived, and what to do about it.
- Excellence.gov proves innovation and compliance not mutually exclusive
The annual Excellence.gov Awards recognize the best service-enhancing government IT programs -- and the winners prove that innovation does not have to come at the expense of compliance.
- 'Big data' management debate: Buy tools now or fix data issues first?
Is now a good time to invest in “big data” management technologies? IT professionals and consultants weigh in.