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  • Real examples of Big Data benefits

    There is big hype being generating around the topic of Big Data, but there is no doubt that data volumes across global enterprises are ramping up exponentially.

  • Microsoft releases service packs galore

    In the past few weeks, Microsoft has released a slew of service packs for SQL Server 2008, as well as SP2 for its firewall, Forefront Threat Management Gateway. It also promised the third-and-final service pack for its Office 2007 wares.

  • Five top open source group collaboration suites

    Messaging and groupware is at the heart of business and applications most people use everyday. While the big names like Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes and Google Apps are increasing their influence, enterprises have several viable open source options.

  • Get smart with intelligent data storage

    Storage that knows about the applications that use it can run much more efficiently, but at the the cost of increased complexity

  • Seven reasons to care about SQL Server 2008 R2

    New BI and reporting features in SQL Server 2008 R2 hit the mark, but other additions leave SQL Server shops wanting more.

  • 35 years of Microsoft

    The year is 1975. Gerald Ford is in the White House, South Vietnam falls, Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in the "Thrilla in Manila" world championship boxing match, the late-night comedy show NBC's Saturday Night (later called Saturday Night Live) debuts, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest sweeps the Oscars, and Captain & Tennille's "Love Will Keep Us Together" and Glenn Campbell's "Rhinestone Cowboy" top the music charts.

  • Eight things you should know about Windows Phone 7

    Details of Windows Phone 7 and the development environment are coming to light at Microsoft's MIX10 web developer conference.

  • Companies overlook application security

    Corporations appear to be much slower in patching their applications than their operating systems, even though attackers are mainly targeting vulnerabilities in applications, according to a new report.

  • Oracle ignores data migration worries claims rival

    EntepriseDB takes the opportunity provided by the recent release of 11G to have a dig at Oracle's data migration, its licensing costs, and its green claims about 11G.

  • FalconStor rules the virtual tape market

    FalconStor has gained EMC's Symmetrix-based virtual tape library (VTL) as the biggest VTL available in single system form.





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