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Microsoft Plans Emergency Patch Tuesday Two out-of-band security bulletins will be issued tomorrow to fix a critical flaw in Internet Explorer and a related issue in Visual Studio. Microsoft is withholding details until the patches are released.
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FEATURED BLOG Cardinal Health CIO Davids Replaced By Ex-Motorola CIO Posted by Bob Evans Cardinal Health CIO Jody Davids is stepping down from the $91 billion company according to her own plan and will be replaced next week by former Motorola CIO Patty Morrison. Two interesting details around this transition: Morrison will not inherit the other half of Davids' former job -- EVP of corporate shared services -- and will report to the CEO, which was not the case for Davids.
What Not To Be: "Black Hole Cost Center" Posted By Chris Murphy
As the CFO office's liaison for IT--associate VP of IT finance, to be exact--Bill Miller of Nationwide Insurance sees one of his jobs as making sure IT isn"t seen as a "black hole cost center."
Verizon's FiOS Customers Get Free Access To Wi-Fi Posted By Eric Zeman
If you are a customer of Verizon's fiber-to-the-home FiOS Internet service, you'll soon be able to access a number of public Wi-Fi hot spots for free. Too bad smartphones aren't supported.
Unifying The Infrastructure Posted By George Crump
We've spent the last several entries discussing the unification of storage and there is one aspect of unification that I have not discussed; unifying the infrastructure. I do currently have a series of videos currently running with Information Week on FCoE so in this entry I'll just touch on the high points.
Google Apps Dashboard Gets RSS Feed Posted By Thomas Claburn
Google's online services, like those offered by Amazon, Microsoft, or any other company, sometimes fail. Hopefully, failures don't happen often. But when they do, it's helpful to have information about what's going on.
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