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Pity poor EMC. It never rains but it pours! First, IDC releases its quarterly Storage Software Report, showing that Symantec was the only company to grow during Q109, narrowing EMC’s market share lead in Overall Storage Software. IDC also shows that Symantec extended its market share lead over EMC in ... ... (more)

Harry Potter Not So Magical for Spammers

A bit of good news it seems as it appears spammers have failed to capitalise on the worldwide release of the blockbuster movie “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” on 15 July.  Symantec Security Response is detecting very few spam messages on this topic, a hopeful indication that consumers are starting ... ... (more)

Wikipedia - A Sign of the Times...

... Or something more disturbing? So, Wikipedia is finally closing its doors to unrestricted editing, why? Well because it was being abused - and the reputation of the site was falling. When the Internet first came on the scene, the data was 'good', because the people who used it, wanted ... ... (more)

Will Cloud Computing Lead to IT Chaos?

Guy Bunker's Blog In the last couple of weeks of 2008, IT departments and CIOs need to think carefully about the cloud and how it can be used within their organizations - ahead of the business units. Develop, distribute and educate staff on policies around Information Protection and data loss prevention. Put a process together to rapidly respond to requests for new services which live in the cloud. We live in uncertain economic times where money is tough… but the cloud and more importantly, services within the cloud appears to offer value for money. You pay for what you use and s... (more)

See You In Prague…

Just a quick reminder that it's the Cloud Computing Expo next week in Prague and my session is on The Darker Sides of Cloud Computing: Security and Availability. Cloud computing is definitely the buzzword for 2009 and so it will be great to hear other peoples' opinions along with some ... ... (more)