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Tuesday, April 18, 2006

TechTarget News Roundup -- April 18th, 2006

Outsourcing on verge of cultural evolution
A growing number of CIOs are placing a higher importance on cultural fit when exploring offshore outsourcing possibilities. But some experts warn far too many still focus on only short-term cost savings.

CA acquires workload automation provider Cybermation
The acquisition of Cybermation eliminates a competitor for CA. But the deal also offers some opportunities for customers of both companies.

Location intelligence puts BI in its place
Location intelligence software users say that the new technology takes business intelligence up a notch by using location-specific data to provide new insights into business.

Spectrum analyzer hunts wireless VoIP interference
Wi-Fi is prone to interference. So is wireless VoIP. Cognio has updated its Spectrum Expert to track down interference and give managers a detailed view of the network.

News briefs: WildPackets, Cisco, FreeWave, and Trapeze in the news
WildPackets’ Apdex rates the quality of user experience; Cisco released a multi-service module for Catalyst 6500 switches; FreeWave 900MHz radio provides a range of more than 60 miles; and Trapeze demos seamless mobility.

SAP addresses midmarket challenges
SAP’s revamped partner reseller program and hybrid sales model is translating into big wins, according to Michael Sotnick, SAP’s senior vice president of small and midsize businesses.

Microsoft confirms Windows patch glitch
The software giant corroborates glitches with one of last week's Windows patches, but explains how affected users can implement workarounds.

Companies in Bay Area brace for another 'big one'
It's only a matter of time before another earthquake like the one in San Francisco in 1906 hits again, meaning users in the Bay Area have to do more DR planning than most.

EMC adds backup app awareness to VTL
EMC announced a new version of its Clariion Disk Library that allows Networker 7.3 to control writes to tape will be available this June.


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