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BlueCoat: Creating an economic advantage for users in 2009?

Last week, BlueCoat gathered analysts in New York City for its Application Delivery Network Briefing Event to showcase its newest offerings, some of which are not yet released, and give the analyst community an update on where things stand following the company’s acquisition of Packeteer, completed in June of 2008.Long story short?

February 9, 2009 by Chris Silva

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Google tests an offline email client

This has been long rumoured by Google Apps watchers, but we get confirmation today: Google is testing an offline email client. This is a Google Gmail Labs feature, which means that it's really test code for the brave.

January 28, 2009 by Ted Schadler


Knowing isn't hot but it should be

Last week Jason Newton at HP blogged about what his company thinks (or at least wants you to think) are the hot trends in the data center for 2009. He provides a good list that's less a reflection of what enterprise customers are necessarily doing but certainly what they should be thinking.

January 26, 2009 by James Staten

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Adaptive infrastructure no longer vision

At the beginning of this decade HP put forth a vision for the future data center that they have now fulfilled with both products and services offerings. Viewed by some at the time as a reaction to IBM Applications on Demand, HP coined Adaptive Infrastructure as its vision for a "composable" data center that let resources  be quickly and easily assigned to business services based on their needs and for IT Ops to achieve and maintain high utilization of their data center resources.

January 21, 2009 by James Staten

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Google Apps shows some commercial clout with a reseller program

I spoke recently with Stephen Cho, the product manager for the new Google Apps Reseller Program. It's quite clear that Google has learned from its Postini reseller program, from partners like Appirio and Cap Gemini, and from Microsoft's Exchange Online reseller program.

January 20, 2009 by Ted Schadler


Should your email live in the cloud?

Should your email live in the cloud?Colleague Chris Voce and I have written a pair of reports to answer that question from the perspectives of an information and knowledge management professional and an infrastructure and operations professional.

January 12, 2009 by Ted Schadler

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Wi-Fi: the only network you need?

CES, the showcase of all tech that is likely to make a splash over the next year, is upon us. While reserved primarily for, as the name implies, consumer technology, there are fundamental tools and technologies that will impact businesses as well.

January 7, 2009 by Chris Silva