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Thursday, April 06, 2006

TechTarget IT News Roundup -- April 5,2006
Champy: The perils and perks of going paperless,294698,sid19_gci1177920,00.html?id=blogspot
There are many benefits -- in addition to saving trees -- to moving toward a paperless environment. In his monthly column, James Champy offers advice on how to achieve a fully paperless atmosphere and take advantage of the many efficiencies technology offers.
Aspect records quality monitoring buy,289142,sid11_gci1178704,00.html?id=blogspot
With the purchase of SophistiCom, Aspect adds quality monitoring to its performance management suite
Building a CDI business case takes careful planning,289142,sid91_gci1178737,00.html?id=blogspot
Customer data integration has enterprise-wide benefits, but finding funding and executive support can be a challenge.
Network tool stops security threats dead in their tracks,289142,sid7_gci1178746,00.html?id=blogspot
Mu Security’s new security analyzer tool puts developing products through a vulnerability torture chamber to identify zero-day threats.
OSDL’s Cherry: Toppling Linux desktop app development barriers,289142,sid39_gci1178547,00.html?id=blogspot
The biggest barrier to Linux business desktop adoption is Linux itself, as too many distributions make it harder for developers to port to or create applications for Linux, according to John Cherry initiative manager for Desktop Linux (DTL) at Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), in an interview at LinuxWorld Boston.

Open source rating system streamlined and ready for primetime,289142,sid39_gci1178811,00.html?id=blogspot
After months of tweaking, the model framework for the Business Readiness Rating has been released and includes software taxonomies provided by IDC.
Scam artists flocking to MySpace,289142,sid14_gci1178653,00.html?id=blogspot
The Internet’s most popular social networking site is all the rage in phishing circles, as crooks are using MySpace profiles to figure out users' enterprise passwords.

Survey exposes lax mobile security,289142,sid14_gci1178468,00.html?id=blogspot
Executives say they worry about smartphone security, but according to a survey from The Economist and Symantec, their approach to the problem is often inadequate.
Portable storage devices invite big trouble,289142,sid44_gci1178350,00.html?id=blogspot
As mobile devices become smaller, cheaper and more portable, the dangers of portable storage threats increase.
Pixar switches gears on NetApp,289142,sid5_gci1178630,00.html?id=blogspot
Pixar switched out NetApp NAS filers for a Pixar parallel file system for the making of Cars.

EMC strikes global OEM deal with Intel,289142,sid5_gci1178638,00.html?id=blogspot
Extending its channel strategy away from relying too heavily on Dell, EMC signs a global OEM deal with Intel.

Brocade sheds light on NuView plans,289142,sid5_gci1178648,00.html?id=blogspot
Brocade talked with SearchStorage at SNW about its integration plans for NuView, managing its OEM partners and its new direction beyond FC switches.
IT contracting can be a good career move,289142,sid1_gci1176748,00.html?id=blogspot
Can't find a permanent IT job? Consider temporary work or self employment. The rewards can be substantial for those who can stomach the costs and take on the responsibility for arranging their work and cash flows.


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