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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
- Exchange Server 2010 SP2 RU 2 contains 43 more fixes
Another rollup update for Exchange 2010 SP2 and once again admins get a slew of new fixes. Is this cause for concern or is the Exchange team simply exterminating a lot of little bugs?
- Silver Peak attacks big data WAN latency with new EMC collaboration
Decreasing WAN latency for big-data replication and file sharing is key for large enterprises with multiple locations. Silver Peak helps speed data replication for EMC Isilon customers.
- Probing Anonymous hacktivists a serious challenge for researchers
Security researchers try to get a better understanding of their adversary, but probing Anonymous is proving to be a difficult challenge.
- Arista FPGA switch could revolutionize Layer 4-7 network services
With its embedded field-programmable gate array, Arista's new switch may resonate beyond the latency-phobic government and financial sectors and transform Layer 4-7 services.
- Anonymous hacking group member pleads ‘not guilty’ in police website attack
An Ohio man reportedly associated with Anonymous pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of hacking two Utah police websites.
- New HR system starts with persuasive business case
To convince the CFO about a new HR technology investment, industry observers say, present a business case that includes the costs of the project plus the TCO of current and planned HR systems.
- Gartner explains how to reach the next level of MDM maturity
Gartner MDM Summit attendees received several pieces of advice on how to reinvigorate their master data management programs.
- Microsoft’s SQL Server 2012 has muscle, but database battle is fierce
One of the strongest versions Microsoft has put out in years, SQL Server 2012 first needs to accomplish a monumental task -- overcome database inertia, industry watchers say.
- Faster data delivery livens BI performance, user satisfaction
With business users looking to get their hands on business intelligence data more quickly, making BI systems more flexible and responsive is becoming a priority in many organizations.
- Mobile application development: MIT panelists say HTML5 will lag native approaches
There are hopes that HTML5 will ease mobile device development soon. But at the 2012 MIT Hi-Tech Conference, game developers said it will take time.
- Company trades SAP systems integrator Capgemini for niche firm
Florida Crystals’ decision to leave Capgemini came down to finding a niche provider that could provide specialized cloud skills and a closer, more strategic business relationship.
- Open Networking Summit: NEC waits for no one; SDN 'ready to go'
While other vendors move cautiously into OpenFlow and software-defined networking, NEC continues to release actual product with v2 of its ProgrammableFlow ecosystem.
- All-flash storage helps credit union speed core banking apps
Violin Memory’s all-flash storage array significantly speeds processing and reduces spending for North Island Credit Union.
- Deploying supply chain management software hinges on breadth, depth, integration
Choosing between on-premises and SaaS delivery models or niche and integrated SCM suites eventually boils down to what’s best for the business, industry watchers say.
- HP study finds widespread custom Web application flaws
A review of hundreds of unique custom Web applications found more than half are vulnerable to cross-site scripting and more than 86% contain injection flaws.
- OwnCloud provides on-premise file-sharing software alternative
OwnCloud began as an open source community project and now offers a commercial version of its file-sharing software to compete with enterprise Dropbox, but for on-premise use.
- Windows Intune goes mobile with iOS, Android management
It’s Apple and Android’s world, and Microsoft’s just managing it. Admins can use the new Windows Intune to manage iPhones, iPads and Android devices.
- HP Blue Carpet program rewards individual reps for training, product sales
HP Blue Carpet partner portal rewards sales reps who get more training and sell across the suite of HP products.