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Thursday, August 2, 2012
- Best of VMworld Europe 2012 Awards criteria and information
The Best of VMworld Europe 2012 Awards will take place at VMworld Europe 2012 in Barcelona. Here’s info on the deadlines, categories and rules. To enter, use the nomination form.
- New Oracle Java modularity method, or trying to do this Jigsaw puzzle
Recent machinations around Jigsaw will make it new and more modular, its advocates say. But the fact is, it's not ready for prime time just yet.
- Rackspace spins up OpenStack -- will other cloud vendors follow?
Rackspace will offer a public cloud based on the OpenStack cloud software. Whether anyone follows suit remains to be seen.
- Apple enhances enterprise mobile device security with biometrics
Apple's acquisition of AuthenTec takes away Samsung's Android security tool and gives Apple a way to offer secure iPads and iPhones to enterprises.
- Parts of Dell cloud services plans delayed
As Dell Inc. tries to convert itself into a cloud services leader, the server maker is finding it hard to stay on schedule.
- Video as a Service: Users want video conferencing freedom
Enterprises want greater video flexibility, and Video as a Service allows users to conduct ad hoc video conferencing, regardless of the endpoint.
- Attunity, EMC team up to bring 'big data' replication to the enterprise
Attunity and EMC want to make it easier for organizations to replicate "big data" sets, and more big data news from around the Web.
- Hyper-V 3.0 tools won't emerge until System Center 2012 SP1
Windows Server 2012 becomes available on Sept. 4, but the software necessary to manage the newest version of Hyper-V remains at the pre-beta stage.
- Dropbox hacked! Safe passwords stop hackers in their tracks
Dropbox's been hacked. CIOs can stop hackers by ensuring users have safe passwords, but it only works when users practice secure password management.
- University deploys Violin flash storage array
Storage roundup: Anglia Ruskin University gets Violin's 3000 Series flash storage array; media firm dumps Veeam for Acronis; health firm deploys Coraid flash array; and more news.