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Monday, July 2, 2012
- Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V: What features get users' thumbs up
Admins who have downloaded Windows Server 2012 RC give thumbs up to the new version of Hyper-V, inclusion of high-end features in free Hyper-V, and shared nothing live migration.
- Google delivers IaaS cloud without Windows support
Google's IaaS platform will compete with Windows Azure and AWS, but a major limitation may prevent enterprises from adopting Google Compute Engine.
- Dell buys Quest Software for $2.4bn: News roundup
Dell’s Quest Software acquisition, VMware’s collaboration with Nimble Software for mobile VDI and Red Hat -SAP’s virtualisation deal are this week’s highlights.
- 911 software maker integrates Salesforce.com CRM with GP accounting
An emergency response software seller needed a little help tying a new CRM platform to its inventory and back end systems.
- Botnet infections in the enterprise have experts advocating less automation
Having skilled IT pros closely monitoring intrusion prevention systems to investigate network traffic anomalies can reduce infections, experts say.
- Founder Hitz talks NetApp strategy for clustering, convergence
NetApp founder and EVP Dave Hitz discusses the NetApp strategy toward hot technologies and the vendor’s plan for battling market leader EMC.
- DDoS mitigation a key component in network security
With DDoS attacks increasing in frequency, size and complexity, it’s time for online businesses to start protecting themselves.
- SafeNet provides cloud encryption for Pitney Bowes digital mailbox
Pitney Bowes has beefed up security in its new digital mailbox platform Volly by adding cloud encryption from SafeNet.
- Don’t count on BYOD cost savings, experts say
BYOD cost savings aren’t impossible to achieve, but it takes a lot of planning and a little luck. It’s better to focus on BYOD’s other benefits, such as increased productivity.
- Dell wins bidding war for Quest Software
Headlines: Dell snatches Quest Software for $2.4 billion, winning its weeks-long battle with Insight Venture Partners to grab Quest.
- SaaS ERP gains may ease fears of moving core financials to the cloud
Three surveys show CFOs are comfortable with “edge” applications that benefit most from cloud deployments, such as T&E and SEC reporting.
- Proceed with caution: Multi-hypervisor management tools
If you’re considering a heterogeneous virtualization shop, don’t count on multi-hypervisor management tools to solve all of your administration woes.
- Quest Software, its Toad tool leaping over to Dell
Dell plans to acquire Quest Software, maker of the Oracle Database development tool Toad. End users said Dell could improve Toad and adapt it for larger tech trends like “big data.”
- Quest acquisition bolsters Dell backup software portfolio
Dell backup plans receive a jolt from $2.4 billion acquisition of Quest Software and its physical and virtual machine data protection.
- Mobility certification program helps partners sell BYOD services
Aruba's new mobility certification includes training that covers everything from wireless LAN design and management to mobile device troubleshooting and access control.
- Dell acquires Quest, offers VDI shops 'one throat to choke'
Dell will pay $2.4 billion for Quest Software and get much more than desktop virtualization software. Long-term, it could lower the cost of VDI.
- Cloud service brokers must differentiate as cloud market matures
The role of the cloud service broker is changing. Brokers must work closely with cloud providers, while also differentiating their services to appeal to customers.