Tuesday, September 4th, 2007
Your weekly connection to the new and most popular entries from the Networking community.
**** CONTENTS ****
Blogs: Old New Server (+5)
White Papers: Best Practices for IM Archiving & Compliance (+4)
Groups: Trying to set up a network using a HyperEdge... (+3)
Wiki: Operating System
Jobs: IT Security Architecture Manager Needed (+5)
Documents: Evolution of Computer Networks (+1)
Events: Women and Technology Summit (+3)
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**** DECISION MAKER BLOGS ****
Most Popular New Blog Entry
OLD NEW SERVER
Well, I picked up an older model Dell Poweredge for my home network. I had a friend who is the IT manager at a local business who just replaced several out of date servers and he called me to see if maybe I wanted one...
Recent Blog Entries
ON THE MEAN STREETS OF LIFE
Two weeks, nine interviews later, and my head is swimming. I've noticed a few things that are just maddening to me. 1. Recruiters. There are some good ones and bad ones, but in reality they all do the same thing: Place humans.
MEASURING SUCCESS IN SECURITY
By Security Monkey
If you've been reading my blog for some time, you know that I have a serious issue with the proper way of measuring the success of security programs in organizations. Executives will rant and rave over the "dashboard" concept. They want numbers, percentages, deltas...
IS IT JUST ME, OR DOES THE NEW PROPOSED FAA PLANE TRACKING SYSTEM...
Sound a lot like APRS? The system described here and here sounds alot like what I have in my car for storm watching and ARES use, plus to be honest it was a bit of geek bling. There are some differences, but there are too...
OPEN SOURCE CATALOGUE 2007
From the Introduction: The objective of Optaros' Open Source Catalogue 2007 is to give IT decision makers navigation support by listing the most relevant, useful and enterprise-ready open source platforms, components, frameworks and solutions in an easy-to-read overview.
PAYPAL CISO WEIGHS IN ON PCI
By Mark Tordoff
In a recent eWeek.com article by Evan Schuman, Paypal CISO Michael Barrett shared the following thoughts regarding the PCI Data Security Standard: "it's both too specific and too vague. It needs to be specific about what needs to be done, but not specific...
WIKI TOP CONTRIBUTOR: BLUEKNIGHT
Edited: Z/OSContents: "The following is the IBM definition for z/OS: z/OS is a robust operating system based on the 64-bit z/Architecture..."...Continued at ITtoolbox Wiki.Become a top contributor as you share and learn with the community at ITtoolbox Wiki.
**** DECISION MAKER WHITE PAPERS ****
Recent White Papers
BEST PRACTICES FOR IM ARCHIVING & COMPLIANCE
By Symantec Corporation
This white paper provides an overview of what Symantec believes to be the best practices in managing IM as a record of business.
ROI, PERFORMANCE AND AFFORDABILITY IN A SAN? THE EQUALLOGIC PS SERIES
By EqualLogic, Inc.
Organizations of all sizes are faced with the same challenges when it comes to managing their storage. Learn how cost effective, high performance iSCSI SANs can help you effectively manage storage needs.
PLANNING FOR BUSINESS RESILIENCE
By Bill Hammond, Lakeview Technology
Business resilience is all about harnessing multiple complex, often competing, initiatives into a larger, strategic vision for IT that supports the business. To achieve true business resilience, you need resilient information and applications that can support the business wherever the future leads. This chapter explores...
2007 ITTOOLBOX SURVEY: OPERATING SERVER TRENDS SURVEY (Survey)
In this survey, the ITtoolbox community provided specific information pertaining to the deployment of operating server(s), as well as what hardware and software the industry is currently running their systems on. Based on the survey results, these choices have a significant impact on success.
DETERMINING TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP FOR DATA CENTER AND NETWORK ROOM INFRASTRUCTURE
An improved method for measuring Total Cost of Ownership of data center and network room physical infrastructure and relating these costs to the overall Information Technology infrastructure is described, with examples. The cost drivers of TCO are quantified. The largest cost driver is shown to...
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**** DECISION MAKER GROUPS ****
Most Popular Thread
TRYING TO SET UP A NETWORK USING A HYPEREDGE 528-04
By pallenw, member since 8/28/2007, Group: networkadmin-select
I am trying to set up a network using a HyperEdge 528-04. Our small business shares a location space with another company, and have agreed to hook up and share there high speed network system. They use a HyperEdge 528-04.
MAINFRAME SHARK TO EMC OR HDS STORAGE MIGRATION
By sion126, member since 3/27/2007, Group: storage-select
BEST "STORAGE VIRTUALISATION" PRODUCT?
By Johnny_DSA, member since 8/28/2007, Group: storage-select
LOOKING FOR BEST "SRM" FOR COMPLEX SAN ENVIRONMENT
By Johnny_DSA, member since 8/28/2007, Group: storage-select
**** DECISION MAKER WIKI ****
Most Popular New Wiki Contribution
The operating system (OS) is the program that acts as the manager of a computers functionality. These tasks include starting the computer, running application programs, as well as receiving input from and sending information to the various peripheral devices (screens, printers etc.), keeping track of...
TAKE THE ITTOOLBOX SURVEY: INTRUSION DETECTION & PREVENTION
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**** JOB POSTINGS ****
Most Popular New Job Posting
IT SECURITY ARCHITECTURE MANAGER NEEDED
Company: TJX Companies
Location: Framingham, MA
TJX Companies is seeking an IT Security Architecture Manager who has at least 6 years experience in Information Technology and certification related to the security profession (CISSP, CISA...
Recent Job Postings
WEBMETHODS ADMINISTRATOR NEEDED
Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Covington, Kentucky
Fidelity Investments is seeking a WebMethods Administrator who has at least 3 years of experience with proven WebMethods Administration skills in a UNIX environment. Description: If you're...
ERP PRINCIPLE SECURITY ARCHITECT NEEDED
Location: Overland Park, KS
Accenture is seeking an ERP Principle Security Architect who has at least five years of security architecture experience within an SAP environment - Five years of SAP development experience...
COMPUTER OPERATOR NEEDED
Company: Global Technical Talent
Location: Piscataway, NJ
Global Technical Talent is currently recruiting for a contract opportunity in Piscataway, NJ for a Computer Operator. Run and monitor job streams, trouble shoot routine Windows and UNIX...
SR. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR NEEDED
Location: Milpitas, CA
Bristlecone is seeking a Sr. System Administrator who has at least 8 years overall IT experience, preferably in a software or consulting environment. Job Detail:Provide 24 x...
CYBER INFRASTRUCTURE - SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER NEEDED
Company: Northwestern University
Location: Evanston, IL
Northwestern University is seeking a Cyber Infrastructure-Senior Project Manager who has at least 4-year degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Science or related technical discipline along...
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**** DECISION MAKER PEER PUBLISHING ****
Most Popular New Peer Publishing
EVOLUTION OF COMPUTER NETWORKS
By Jayanthy Natrajan
This paper provides background on the evolution of computer networks, as well as a forecast of what the author believes the future will hold for the global Internet infrastructure.
Recent Peer Publishing
SOA IN TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
By Jayanthy Natrajan
The telecommunications industry is entering a new era of opportunity, driven by advancements outside its own realm. One of the most significant is the general adoption of Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs) and the Web services that enable them. The power of these advancements lies in...
**** NEW EVENTS & WEBCASTS ****
WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT
9/27/2007 by WITI
Date: September 26-29, 2007 Location: Santa Clara, CA Venue: Hyatt Regency WITI's Women and Technology Summit is Returning to the Silicon Valley! Including the 12th Annual WITI Hall of Fame Awards! Innovation will lead the topics at WITI's 2007 Women and Technology...
**** UPCOMING EVENTS & WEBCASTS ****
THE SECURITY STANDARD
9/10/2007 by IDG
Date: September 10-11, 2007 Location: Chicage, IL Venue: The Fairmont Hotel Security today isn't just a matter of new technology and new threats. Security is about doing business in new ways that reflect the emerging dangers in our world, the evolving concerns of...
THE 3RD ANNUAL LEAN SIX SIGMA SUMMIT
9/18/2007 by IQPC
Date: September 18-21, 2007 Location: Las Vegas, NV Venue: The Venetian Lean Six Sigma is delivering millions of dollars worth of financial benefit to over 80% of the USA's top-100 companies - how does the dollar margin on your Lean Six Sigma Improvement...
INTEROP NEW YORK
10/22/2007 by CMP Media
Date: October 22-26, 2007 Location: New York, NY Venue: Javits Center, NY See all of the latest technologies in action at Interop New York, October 22-26, 2007. Visit 200+ exhibitors, attend 100+ sessions, and check out live demos of practical business solutions.
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