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Content tagged with Cloud posted in October 2008
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Financial Fallout May Mean Fewer, But Better, Startups
Commentary  |  10/3/2008  | 
Technology startups could be in for a bumpy ride as the financial crisis hits them from both sides. Venture funding could get -- almost certainly will get -- harder to come by, just as IT departments tighten spending. Here's how some startups will find their way through the mess.
Maine To Skip Vista, Go Directly To Windows 7
News  |  10/3/2008  | 
A document obtained by InformationWeek reveals that the state is the latest organization to shun the most current version of Microsoft's flagship operating system.
Cisco, Microsoft Unveil Windows Server Appliance
News  |  10/2/2008  | 
In marketing the appliance, "Windows Server on WAAS" targets companies looking to avoid a full-blown deployment of the software, which is more than is needed in most branch offices.
Nintendo Unveils DSi Gaming Portable, But Not For U.S.
News  |  10/2/2008  | 
The revamped device, which features a built-in Web browser, larger screen, and two integrated cameras, will launch in Japan on Nov. 1.
Oracle To Buy Advanced Visual Technology
News  |  10/1/2008  | 
The retail software maker's products help store owners decide how to arrange stores and manage retail space for best product placement.
IBM Launches Blade Storage System For SMBs
News  |  10/1/2008  | 
The BladeCenter S also can be used by large organizations looking to consolidate storage among branch offices.
Microsoft Launches SearchPerks Rewards Program
News  |  10/1/2008  | 
The company will award tickets, redeemable for prizes, to frequent Live Search users.
Startup Puts Microsoft Windows In Amazon's Clouds
News  |  10/1/2008  | 
Until 3Tera came along, EC2 customers could only choose among Unix-based operating systems, but couldn't run Windows or SQL Server applications.
HP Offers $360 Million For Storage Player LeftHand Networks
News  |  10/1/2008  | 
LeftHand's iSCSI SAN software can play nicely with virtual servers, because the product can be packaged with a virtual machine and used as a virtual storage appliance.
Wal-Mart Rolls Out E-Health Records To All Employees
News  |  10/1/2008  | 
The retailer is the first Dossia employer coalition member to offer the consortium's personal health record system in volume to employees.
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