IT Pro Show #20: 11.29.2010

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Tech News: Has Microsoft ruined Windows Home Server? In the name of data corruption. Win32k.sys kernel exploit, requires local system access, is a nightmare MS Office can be a front-end to Google Docs with Google Cloud Connect UNIX rights stay with Novell/Attachmate, not to Microsoft Microsoft in talks to launch …

IT Pro Show #19: 11.22.2010

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Tech News: Attachmate acquires Novell for $2.2B. But Microsoft is spending $450M to get 882 Novell patents Despite EqualLogic success, Dell still losing ground in storage. (A byproduct of a fractured relationship w/EMC) Job hunters are busy Indeed. Nov 17 was the launch of Microsoft Lync, the next gen Voice …

IT Pro Show #18: 11.15.2010

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Tech News: Cisco drops 16% share in one day. CEO Chambers tries to do damage control. EMC acquires Isilon for $2.25B, adding it to Atmos product family. But what of their surprising move to dump Atmos Online back in June? Out of stock on Supply Chain talent How significant to it’s …

IT Pro Show #17: 11.08.2010

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Tech News: Why IBM is buying back $10B in stock Ballmer sells $1.3B in Microsoft stock Cloud and chargeback Do you need a full computer if you are in-the-cloud? Coders decry Silverlight change. Really? Windows Phone 7 launches in the US. Microsoft sues Motorola over licensing fees IT interest in …

IT Pro Show #16: 11.01.2010

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Tech News: Microsoft Lync released to manufacturing Jurors in Oracle-SAP case warned against posting case details on social media Google acquired 40 companies in 9 months Chip giants investigating more power efficient chip design Microsoft loses $2B for online services Silverlight is not hot: HTML5 is! Tech Bookshelf: Microsoft’s data …

IT Pro Show #15: 10.25.2010

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Tech News: Ozzie’s farewell note a warning to Microsoft? Windows 8 is only two years away? Cisco’s plan for business video PWC lowers carbon footprint 20% in two years Is this the end for SATA flash drives? Apple joins FaceBook, Google and others in lawsuit response to Paul Allen Tech …

IT Pro Show #14: 10.18.2010

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Tech News: In a not-too-surprising move, Oracle tells the LibreOffice people still on the OpenOffice group to leave IBM and Oracle join to invest in Java’s direction Ray Ozzie to leave Microsoft Gartner warns of emerging ‘Super Vendors’ Microsoft and Office365 Tech Bookshelf: Enterprise Architecture As Strategy by Jeanne W. …

IT Pro Show #13: 10.11.2010

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Recorded at Storage Networking World in Dallas, Texas… This week Tom and Mike were in Dallas (on unrelated business trips), but met up to record this week’s edition of the podcast. Our focus is on enterprise storage trends and strategies. Mike attended SNW and shares what he heard from presenters …