Economy puts squeeze on DR budgets
It's often hard to justify IT disaster recovery (DR) spending, but the recession
IBM to end Domino 7X support
Talk about your early warnings: IBM will end support for its Notes/Domino 7.X product line in April 2011. IBM announced the end of life earlier this month, so that gives recalcitrant users more than a year and a half to make their move, according to SearchDomino.com. The current release is Notes/Domino 8.5.
What the heck is a UCS anyway?
Unified Computing Systems are all the rage since Cisco Systems Inc.'s much ballyhooed UCS announcement earlier this year. But, do the advantages of a UCS, which integrates computing power, storage and networking capabilities once packaged separately, outweigh the risk of vendor lock-in?
Microsoft updates Windows Software Update Services
IT managers said the most important aspect added to Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 Service Pack 2 is its interoperability with the upcoming Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
"Feature-wise, the biggest, and probably the only thing for me, is full support for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2," Julian Harper, an IT Manager for U.K.-based online wine retailer, The Jeroboams Group, told SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com.
Also in the new WSUS is improved handling of language selection for downstream servers with a new warning dialog, new update and computer status reports, and auto-approval rules that now include the ability to specify the installation deadline date and time for all computers or specific computer groups.
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