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Thursday, September 27, 2012
- STORServer announces updates to backup appliance lineup
Backup storage vendor STORServer announced a series of updates to its backup appliance lineup this week.
- Silver Peak offers replication acceleration for storage traffic
Storage optimization is needed as traffic is replicated over the WAN to data centers and DR sites. Silver Peak Velocity offers replication acceleration.
- Exchange Server and Office 365 insight: Top quotes from MEC 2012
Upset you missed MEC? Don’t worry, there’s always next year. Catch up on important happenings as we highlight some of the juiciest quotes.
- AWS reserved instances marketplace: The Craigslist of the cloud?
Cloud providers could benefit from emulating Amazon's marketplace for AWS reserved instances, which allows customers to buy and sell idle capacity.
- AC&NC unveils new JetStor RAID arrays; Infortrend offers new NAS
AC&NC announced new JetStor arrays, and Infortrend showed off new EonNAS 1000 models this month, as both companies offer new products for SMBs.
- Survey: Expect records management challenges, focus to continue
Records management challenges and implementation are a pressing concern at many organizations, a Forrester Research/ARMA International survey found.
- 'Big data' management? More like 'big decisions' management
'Big data' management worries CIOs, who want to be sure that business intelligence efforts are worth it. To start, make smart big decisions first.
- Questioning 99.999% uptime: When are four nines enough?
In some super-important industries, 99.999% uptime should be the goal. But most companies can tolerate a little more downtime.
- Health care economist: Time studies could make ACO implementation tick
Finding new efficiencies for ACO implementation might involve software-aided analysis of who's doing what for which patients, and how long it takes.
- Some activist DDoS attacks growing in sophistication, expert says
Most distributed denial-of-service attacks are easily filtered out, but individuals with the technical skills can mirror legitimate traffic.
- The death of competitive advantage: How Apple Maps drove off the road
Apple's decision to include homegrown Apple Maps in its latest iPhone offering demonstrates a huge process-fail lesson for CIOs.
- In 'big data' visualization, seeing is believing -- but is that good?
To understand "big data," engaging our visual sense is critical; but getting the art and science right in big data visualization is tough.
- Oracle and CedarCrestone: The third-party support battle continues
Why is third-party support popular with Oracle users? Analysts and consumers tell us why. What to take away from the Oracle-CedarCrestone case.
- Adobe to revoke certificate following fraudulent use
Malicious utilities were created using the fraudulent certificates to appear to be valid Adobe products running on Windows systems.