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Selection Criteria for Choosing Mobile Device Management Software

Selection Criteria for Choosing Mobile Device Management Software

Thanks to the “bring your own device” movement, many organizations now have the need for mobile device management solutions that can manage the employee-owned devices that are accessing their corporate networks. The good news is there are numerous providers in the mobile device management solution arena, many options to choose from, and a known set […]

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Open Source and Cloud

Open Source and Cloud

This week I attended the Open Cloud Conference at Silicon Valley Cloud Center in Sunnyvale. There were a lot of interesting sessions, and one was on the role of open source for cloud. As there was a debate during the conference on the relationship between open source cloud and open cloud, they are not exactly […]

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Virtualization Update for the week of 3/26/12

Virtualization Update for the week of 3/26/12

Virtualization can be a powerful tool to help you cut costs and improve availability and management efficiency, but its impact on surrounding IT resources can cause unexpected problems. Whether you’re just starting a storage or server virtualization project or you’re looking to realize the full benefits of a complete virtual data center, virtualization-ready infrastructure can […]

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Data Security update for the week of March 12

As we all know, data security is the practice of keeping data protected from corruption and unauthorized access. The focus behind data security is to ensure privacy while protecting personal or corporate data. This week, the web has been talking about everything from increased vigilance, to highlighting some easy steps you can take to better […]

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New Generation of CIOs Is Born with Cloud Computing and Consumerization of IT

New Generation of CIOs Is Born with Cloud Computing and Consumerization of IT

This continues the discussion of the interview of Tim Crawford by Andrew Dailey of MGI Research at the recent Teladata Technology Convergence Conference. As before, I have summarized what was discussed and injected my comments and thoughts triggered by their Q&A. It was simple in the enterprise world. There was a main business organization with […]

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Six Fairy Tales of VMware and Hyper-V Backup

Cinderella. Snow White. Hansel and Gretal. VMware host level backup works well with all deduplication strategies. These famous, and not so famous, fairy tales have one thing in common – they are fiction. In this paper we explore six fairy tales of VMware and Hyper-V backup. Like all fairy tales, our virtualization backup fairy tales […]

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Oracle after Acquiring Sun

Like other people, I’ve been wondering how Oracle has integrated many of Sun’s technologies and hardware after buying that company. Oracle has just started a nationwide tour to inform us of just that. The first stop was in their neck of the woods, Palo Alto, California. The free seminar information, titled "Share the Vision: Build […]

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Automating the Virtual Data Center

Virtualization of computing resources in the data center has yielded significant operational efficiency gains for IT administrators. However, it has also brought several challenges along with it. One of those challenges is the persistent assignment and allocation of appropriate network resources as virtual machines are provisioned amongst diverse network locations. Dynamic resource provisioning ensures that […]

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SharePoint Development and Virtualization Challenges – Part 2

In the first part of this series the situation of a SharePoint developer was described needing a recreation of the customer’s environment in order to implement a solution which runs on his staging server as well as on the customer’s production environment. You can create complex environments using a remote environment used by different developers […]

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Tek-Tips of the Week

Top Stories Battle for Open Source’s future got a well deserved nod from our industry’s leader in software integrity, Coverity: "Open source developers are actively improving software.  In 2009, the number of Rung 1 certified projects increased 32 percent from 2008 and doubled on Rung 2 in the same time period. OpenPAM, Ruby, Samba and […]

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