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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
- Virtualization capacity management: The right tools rule
A strong capacity management plan for virtualized data centers comes down to the right mix of resource provisioning tools for both IT and employees.
- State HIT coordinators turn to cloud HIE models
In the face of budgetary crises and a cloudy political climate, two state HIT coordinators eschew traditional HIE infrastructure.
- EMC launches NetWorker 8 with Client Direct, multi-tenancy
EMC NetWorker 8 arrives nearly a decade after NetWorker 7; enhancements include a way to bypass the media server and multi-tenancy for cloud backup.
- How much are users to blame for their AWS outage woes?
Many customers were left frustrated in the wake of Amazon's most recent outage, but that number may have been less had they applied best practices to their IT setup.
- Oracle Support ditching Flash interface for HTML
Oracle will retire the Flash of its support portal, which had caused many Oracle pros problems, in favor of the more standard HTML version.
- Talend: Guerrilla marketing can add momentum to data management plans
Talend product marketing exec and book author Steve Sarsfield offers tips on how to build a convincing business case for data management projects.
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 removes licensing option for Hyper-V
When Microsoft’s Windows Server 2012 ships, Hyper-V shops will have fewer licensing options. Some IT pros say that’s a good thing.
- The culture behind Agile practices
Lean and Agile practices are all the rage at companies of all sizes, but culture is king when it comes to Agile project management success.
- Wireless network problems: Five questions answered
Enterprise mobility and BYOD can create wireless network problems for customers and end users. Wireless expert Lisa Phifer answers five questions about wireless network problems.
- Microsoft repairs dangerous XML Core Services zero-day flaw
The Microsoft XML Core Services vulnerability is being actively targeted by cybercriminals. In addition, Microsoft issued a critical update to Internet Explorer 9.
- Cisco's Connect Cloud goof-up underscores IT cloud security concerns
IT raises fresh concerns around data privacy and security in cloud services after Cisco’s auto updates for Linksys routers forced users to sign up to the service and its terms.
- How to prevent cloud system outages
Amazon Web Services' outages last month underline some users' and experts' beliefs that cloud deployments can help prevent system downtime.
- Microsoft patches MSXML, IE, hardens Windows Update
July's Patch Tuesday update fixes vulnerabilities in IE and MSXML. Plus, Microsoft hardened Windows Update certificates.