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posted in November 2008
Except for some critical teams like technical assistance, channel partner, and customer product ordering, Cisco will close shop later this year.
Search results on the social networking site can now be refined by several categories, including name, company, school, and language.
The management company claims mainframes can represent only half the cost of distributed client-server architecture for light workloads.
The company also launched a new group, the Cloud Computing Center of Excellence, that will help businesses evaluate and implement cloud services and offer cloud consulting.
More than 7,000 companies and organizations signed up to participate in the multitenant beta for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online.
CA unveiled Monday a cloud computing strategy that includes management as a service and management of third party cloud computing environments such as Amazon's EC2.
Groupwise 8, introduced Monday, introduces third-party editing support, so users can compose e-mail messages from Word or OpenOffice.org.
The DirectAccess features lets employees connect automatically to the network without having to use a VPN client or enter any user name or password.
Could it be worthwhile for businesses to tie their virtualized data centers with one another to create a pooled set of resources that acts like some sort of community cloud? The logistics need working out, but it could be a new way to get more capacity without massive build-out while avoiding painful subscription fees.
In addition to Hyper-V, Terminal Services, the company's presentation virtualization technology, gets a significant boost and a new name.