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SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Released

Main issue addressed: format problems with SQL Server reporting services.

Cloud Security Services Help SMB Buyers Brook Budget Woes

SMB customers have a growing appetite for cloud-based security services. It isn't likely to be sated anytime soon. Thanks to a perfect storm of economic and technology trends, SMB consumption of cloud security services is expected to increase sharply over the next five years.

How VM Introspection Transforms Honeynets into Lean, Mean, APT-fighting Machines

In the right hands, a honeynet can be a powerful weapon in the war against advanced persistent threats. If you're contemplating adding advanced honeynets to your organization's arsenal, here are five things to consider.

Cloud Computing: Panacea or Power Monger?

Data centers growth has IT looking for alternatives. Is moving our processing and storage chores to the cloud a solution, or does it just shift the problem somewhere else?

Careers: It's a Cruel Summer for IT Job Seekers

U.S. firms are in a holding pattern, at least when it comes to IT hiring -- a departure from the first three months of the year.

Commentary: Survey of Agile in the Real World Confounds

A pair of analysts surveyed how enterprises are using an agile methodology. The facts are interesting; their analysis is downright foolish.

VDI Access Control in the Age of BYOD

VDI deployments offer benefits beyond simply managing the software installed base and lowering operations costs.



How Remote Infrastructure Management Can Improve Processes and Increase Efficiency

These 6 action steps will help you get the most from outsourcing your remote infrastructure management.

Microsoft Offers Sneak Peek at Updated Office 365

Cloud-based application supports features of Office 2013.

Improve New App Implementation Using Your Old Environment

By proactively managing new technology implementations and fully understanding the old IT environment, your organization can meet end-user expectations faster while managing the overall impact to your network.

IAI: Big Data Analytics for Data Security

IAI is a new approach to the problem of identifying unauthorized user behavior that augments other types of security products and processes. Here's how it works.

Q&A: Akka 101

What makes Akka so valuable for building today’s distributed applications?

Q&A: Addressing BYOD with Identity-Based Security

Bring-your-own-device approaches can be a nightmare for security administrators. Identity-based security can help eliminate risks posed by mobile hardware.

Yahoo Confirms E-Mail User Names, Passwords Exposed

Hack reveals lack of basic security standards.

Tape's Diamond Jubilee

In the 1990s, tape fell out of favor, but on the 60th anniversary of this technology, it's finding a reversal of fortune.

The CCO’s Dirty Little Secret

A look at the true cost of compliance failures and how to avoid being buried in trouble.

Q&A: The Evolution of Printing in a Mobile World

Think printing is just for creating hard-copy reports? Think again.

The New VDI-in-a-Box: Simple to Pilot, Seamless to Scale

The market has shown that desktop virtualization needed to be simplified. With the evolution of new VDI-in-a-Box solutions, it will be.

Windows 8, Server 2012 Due in October

RTM in August foretells Fall availability of two key Microsoft products.

Behind IBM's Bifurcated Hybrid Computing Strategy

For most organizations, choosing between Big Blue's two hybrid computing visions is simple, but what about shops that need both? That's where it gets tricky.