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TechTarget News Roundup -- March 7, 2006
Readers respond to iSeries hiring trends,289142,sid3_gci1171343,00.html
Over the past weeks, has been watching the iSeries job market. This week we asked if readers were seeing the same hiring trends. This is a selection of the responses.
Identity management tool minimizes threat of insider attacks,289142,sid92_gci1171158,00.html
IBM has introduced a new component to its Identity Management Services that monitors employees' online behavior and flags suspicious activity.
Mainframers battle bugs in new virtualization,289142,sid80_gci1171324,00.html
Early adopters offered strong support on the latest mainframe virtualization release z/VM 5.2, but some shops had an easier implementation than others.

Server Specs: User groups cheer Oracle, Itanium alliance,289142,sid80_gci1171109,00.html
User groups cheer Oracle, Itanium alliance; AMD rolls out new Opterons; Sun proposes combined Unix.
Gartner sees BI, CPM together for the long haul,289142,sid91_gci1171372,00.html
Gartner analyst warned that integration of BI and performance management is a strategic imperative, as they opened their annual BI summit with a look into the future of the market.
VoIP products and partnerships debut at this week’s VoiceCon,289142,sid66_gci1171360,00.html
Management, security, converged networks and collaboration take center stage at IP telephony show, VoiceCon.
Public security slip forces Georgia Capitol to lock down WLAN,289142,sid7_gci1171316,00.html
More than three years after a TV news crew exposed security flaws in the WLAN at the Georgia State Capitol building, the governor’s office is trying again to go wireless.
Linux, virtualization help bank tackle downtime issues,289142,sid39_gci1171290,00.html
A healthy dose of Linux and VMware virtualization was all Stonebridge Bank needed to eliminate the downtime issues that plagued its older Windows-only architecture.
Attacks driven by love of money,289142,sid14_gci1171160,00.html
Symantec's latest threat report shows digital desperadoes are exploiting Web application flaws and using “modular” malcode to launch lucrative attacks.

Security Bytes: Mac patch falls short of expectations,289142,sid14_gci1171303,00.html
In other news, one hacker gains root access to a Mac while another shows how to compromise Microsoft Fingerprint Reader.
Brocade spreads its wings, acquires NuView,289142,sid5_gci1171291,00.html
Extending itself way out of its comfort zone, SAN equipment maker Brocade has acquired file virtualization software vendor NuView for approximately $60M in cash.
Microsoft test takers get second shot,289142,sid1_gci1171335,00.html
Like last year, Microsoft is giving those seeking to pass the certification exam two chances for the price of one to pass.


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