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Issue Highlights: InformationWeek Daily Newsletter • TOP STORY: Beware Hijacked Social Networking Accounts, FBI Warns • MORE NEWS: IBM To La...

Issue Highlights:
InformationWeek Daily Newsletter

TOP STORY: Beware Hijacked Social Networking Accounts, FBI Warns

MORE NEWS: IBM To Launch Web-Based E-Mail Service

ANALYTIC REPORT: Dell's $3.9 Billion Perot Gamble

WHITEPAPER: Mission-Critical Workloads for Windows Servers

BLOG: Selecting A Storage Foundation for Virtualized Servers

WEBCAST: Mitigate Sun's Cost & Viability Threat: Explore the Alternative

RESOURCES: Virtual Event: Business Case For Windows 7

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 Monday, Oct 5, 2009 



'"A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere"

-- Charles Kettering 



Beware Hijacked Social Networking Accounts, FBI Warns
Social networking sites are becoming a more popular attack vector for cybercriminals because people trust those they believe to be friends. RELATED INSIGHTS

Defense Department Loves Social Networking Again, RightNow Embrace Social Networking

IBM To Launch Web-Based E-Mail Service

LotusLive iNotes puts Big Blue into competition with Google's Gmail service.

AT&T Buys VeriSign Security Consulting Unit

The deal could boost AT&T's network-based security offering to enterprise customers.

Xerox-ACS Deal Faces Legal Challenge

Proposed class-action suit says merger agreement undervalues ACS and dissuades other bidders.

Global CIO: The Difference Between Strategy And Tactics

So you want to look like a genius? Most often, we stumble our way into the greatest of breakthroughs.

Nortel To Sell GSM Business

The company's GSM and GSM-R operations are not expected to draw as much as the $1.13 billion Ericsson paid for Nortel's CDMA, LTE units.

Microsoft Touts Hyper-V Live Migration

Virtual machine live migration is the top new feature of Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft says.

BlackBerry Gets Mac Syncing Software

The software enables BlackBerry users to sync their calendars, contacts, applications, and media with Macintosh computers.

Feds Award $27.8M For Rural E-Health

Department of Health and Human Services funding will go to implement electronic health records and other health IT initiatives.



Dell's $3.9 Billion Perot Gamble
Dell faces numerous obstacles, including integration challenges and wary customers, as it looks to become a player in the tech services market. But it's on the right track.
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Ten Government Technology Innovators
Cheaper, faster, better isn't just the rallying cry of the private sector. For these government agencies, it's all about innovation.
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Mission-Critical Workloads for Windows Servers
Within the typical enterprise-class datacenter, delivering mission-critical workloads with predictable levels of scale and reliability and supporting high levels of application performance that meet SLAs are all in a days work for many IT professionals. See how NEC can help. Download Now

Convergence Emergence
Over the last decade, voice and data networks have moved to the center of business. Managing them together increases efficiency. Download Now



Featured Blogger Selecting A Storage Foundation for Virtualized Servers
Posted by George Crump
The challenge for virtual infrastructure administrators is that there are so many options that it can be confusing. There are several steps to take when selecting a storage foundation for virtualized servers and our next series of entries will cover these steps.


Compliance & Security Often Forgotten w/ UC
Posted By Fritz Nelson
One of the big hurdles in deploying unified communications, especially where it includes Web-based technology (think Skype, Instant Messaging, even texting), is how to tie all of that rogue communication into your compliance and security policies. That's the topic of our Whiteboard Tutorial today.

Man Threatens His Own iPhone With Gun In An Apple Store
Posted By Eric Zeman
You just can't make this stuff up. Apparently a man brought his iPhone to the Genius Bar at an Apple Store. He also brought his 9mm piece, which he brandished and pointed at his iPhone, threatening to shoot it.

Is Apple Getting Ready To Re-Invent The Mouse?
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Apple is the company that introduced the world to mouse computing; could it now be planning to re-invent the mouse, maybe introducing a new kind of input device that combines the mouse and keyboard? That's the speculation buzzing on the Apple blogs today, fueled by a patent out of Cupertino.

Android Army Gains A Soldier Of ONE
Posted By Eric Zeman
An unknown company hailing from Spain has released information about a brand new Android device. The Geeks'Phone ONE boasts some impressive specs, and the company expects to be able to sell it unlocked for about $375.


Mitigate Sun's Cost & Viability Threat: Explore the Alternative
Government agencies are faced with shrinking IT budgets and constrained resources. In the wake of IT industry consolidation, there are also understandable concerns about the future of many legacy environments. Together, IBM and Red Hat offer innovative solutions to customers with business critical workloads. Learn more about successful ways to migrate to the next generation of technology solutions. In addition, all registrants will receive 2 complimentary InformationWeek reports. More Information & Registration

The IT Guide to E-Discovery
Attend a free Webcast on e-discovery best practices. It happens Sept. 30. Time: 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET. More Information & Registration

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