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March 6, 2013
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  Cloud Computing 
  • EMC debuts SSD array built on XtremIO technology
    EMC has introduced an all-solid-state-drive array with a clustered architecture that it says will boost performance and capacity. The launch comes a year after it acquired XtremIO. EMC also released software to let enterprises centrally identify and manage all of a data center's server flash memory. Computerworld (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Selling your business? Here are 7 things you should do now.
If you're considering selling your business, you should be doing everything you can to get the best possible price. In just 7 simple steps you can improve your chances of attracting buyers and getting big bucks for your business. Read the article and learn the 7 steps.

  Mobile & Wireless 
 
  • EU penalizes Microsoft for dropping browser-choice option
    The European Commission has imposed a $731 million fine on Microsoft for dropping a browser-choice feature from Windows 7, which made Internet Explorer the default browser for European users. "We take full responsibility for the technical error that caused this problem and have apologized for it," a Microsoft spokesman said. Tony Woodgate of Simmons & Simmons says the fine is a sign that the EU "will not tolerate failure by a company to comply with the commitments it gave to settle an antitrust infringement procedure." BBC (3/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Tumblr adds mobile ads, says it expects a profit
    Tumblr says it expects to turn a profit for the first time this year after expanding its advertising service to include mobile ads. Officials said the company will avoid launching a standard ad network and will instead focus on providing brands with tools for creative promotional work. "We're not bringing them a template or format to complete," says Lee Brown, sales head. "We're giving them a canvas. That takes a lot of time and a lot of thought." Bloomberg (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  Security & Privacy 
 
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Combating Identity Theft in a Mobile, Social World
Mobile connectivity threats extend from consumers to the business environment. But who is really responsible for securing sensitive information? Smart business leaders are becoming proactive on the matter. Learn how to get protected in this white paper. Download the white paper now.

  Government IT 
 
The IDC Market Spotlight on Network Automation and Agility
The arrival of virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility has strained data center networks—and IT staff—like never before. This Market Spotlight explains how data center network fabrics provide a foundation for automated provisioning, configuration, and management of network-based services in a new era of IT agility. Download now.

  SIIA News 
  • Register for the industry's leading ISV conference, AATC13
     
    Join us May 7 to 9 in San Francisco for SIIA's All About the Cloud conference. Your success in today's ever-changing world of technological innovation around the cloud, mobile and social media can depend on the strength of your relationships with the right strategic partners and vendors. So our primary focus for AATC 2013 is to help you make contacts, form partnerships and close deals. Take advantage of early-bird pricing by registering today or considering a sponsorship. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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