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Content tagged with Interop posted in October 2010
How Google's Street View Saved My Dirty Underwear
Commentary  |  10/22/2010  | 
Prior to the existence of Google's Street View, solving this "killer" problem in the matter of minutes that it was solved would not have been possible. Thank you Google.
Interop: Hybrid Clouds Will Rule
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
Public clouds and private clouds each offer distinct advantages, which is why businesses are likely to embrace both for the foreseeable future.
Interop: Cloud Security Remains A Sticking Point
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
At Interop New York, experts tackle the state of cloud computing security, and hear that IT departments want increased visibility into the capabilities of service providers.
Interop: Is The Cloud The End Of IT?
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
CIOs must accept that line-of-business workers will turn to online apps and services with or without their IT department's approval.
Interop: Social Media Should Be CIO Priority
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
Redefining ROI for social media as "return on influence" is crucial to deriving value for enterprises, according to Bruce Barnes CIO emeritus of Nationwide Financial Services.
Interop: Social Networks A Fact Of Corporate Life
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
IT pros who claim Web 2.0 can't be managed from a security perspective may be putting their careers at risk, expert says.
Interop: Red Hat CEO Says Software Industry Broken
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
Jim Whitehurst believes all vendors, not just Linux distributors, need to embrace open source development methods to improve quality and reduce cycle times.
Google Sees Less Spam, More Viruses
News  |  10/18/2010  | 
Spammers are building up their botnets for the upcoming holiday season.
Adobe Introduces Acrobat X Software
News  |  10/18/2010  | 
Adobe's document and publishing technologies are turning into tools for collaboration and work-flow management.
AT&T, WellDoc Ink Telehealth Partnership
News  |  10/15/2010  | 
The deal marks the telecom's first foray into selling an end-to-end mobile healthcare technology.
Interop New York: Hybrid Clouds In Focus
News  |  10/15/2010  | 
"Public cloud is the promise that raises lots of questions for IT," says Gartner's Dave Cearley. "Private may be the fall-back position. In the middle will be the sweet spot."
Mozilla Announces New CEO
News  |  10/14/2010  | 
Gary Kovacs, a former Sybase and SAP executive, will replace John Lilly.
Oops. They Virtualized It Again.
Commentary  |  10/14/2010  | 
There once was a day when Interop was wall-to-wall hardware. But times-are-a-changing as that hardware gives way to software and that software can be delivered as a pre-configured virtual machine-based appliance.
Facebook, Bing Integration No Game Changer
News  |  10/14/2010  | 
The addition of friends' recommendations to search results is nifty but won't help Microsoft catch Google, according to Gartner.
Interop Preview: Virtualization, Cloud Top Tech Strategies Agenda
News  |  10/14/2010  | 
Data center issues haven’t changed in the last few years, says Forrester infrastructure analyst Doug Washburn says, but the specific technologies have. Two years ago we didn’t talk about converged infrastructure or clouds very much, but now they're big topics.
Sagemcom To Show Virtualized Network Fax Solutions At Interop NYC
News  |  10/13/2010  | 
FoIP (Fax over IP) is the kissing cousin to VoIP and Sagemcom will be at Interop NYC showing off its FoIP-based network fax solution running on Cisco's AXP platform.
EMC Intros Backup-Savvy Greenplum Appliance
News  |  10/13/2010  | 
Vendor claims faster load speeds, lower prices than Oracle, Netezza or Teradata.
EMC Introduces Greenplum Data Appliance
News  |  10/13/2010  | 
Billed as a "big data" appliance, the system supports data loading performance of 10 terabytes an hour and is the foundation of EMC's new Data Computing Products Division.
2011 Spending Rise: Social, Private Cloud, Mobile?
Commentary  |  10/12/2010  | 
IT executives continue to say that IT spending will increase in 2011, but what will they spend their budgets on? What growth initiatives will they look to fund? We've been listening for some hints.
Interop In Advance: HyperCloud Claims To Overcome Server's Natural RAM Limits
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
Although it's relatively uncertified, a new type of RDIMM from Netlist targets memory bottlenecks, particularly in virtual machine-based consolidation exercises where a server's processors can support more VMs than its memory can.
Rackspace Launches Business App Matchmaking Service
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
Similar to an online dating service, AppMatcher recommends business apps based on user profile and application data.

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