This Week In IT: 11/2/12

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Tom's IT ProTom's IT ProThis Week On Tom's IT Pro: Email Security, Intel Motherboard, Cloud Services and Infrastructures, Split-Key Encryption, Data Marketplaces, HP Printers, AMD's ARM Gamble, Virtualization, Data Center Disasters, Hadoop, Big Data,  and more. 

Some things to keep in mind as you evaluate your email security options.

A 3D fly-through of Intel's S2600CP motherboard.

Straight talk about cloud services. 

VMware cloud adoption survey suggest cloud adoption among IaaS customers moving out of beta and testing phases. 

Cloud security software start up Porticor improves Virtual Private Data environment to support encrypted cloud and protect the encryption keys of data while being used. 

Online marketplaces—such as Infochimps, Windows Azure Marketplace and Amazon’s Public Data Sets—provide access to data sets in a wide range of areas. 

Unveils major update to its printer portfolio with a range of new Officejet Pro, LaserJet and multifunction printers. 

Everything you need to know about the new data center. 

AMD is designing ARMv8 64-bit processors to complement x86 processor portfolio and immerse itself ultra-dense microservers. 

There are several reasons why you should try virtualization. 

Big data easily makes the ranks one of the worst buzzwords of the decade. 

What you are about to see is not meant for squeamish or sensitive types. Prepare to be horrified by images of flooded and burning datacenters, and other unthinkable situations. Seen worse? Tell us in the comments. 

Mobile Virtualization Platform on near horizon! 

Weighty silverbacks and others responsible for certifying tens of millions of IT Professionals. 

Database company releases numerous product enhancements and feature additions to its product portfolio. 

Dell Adds Calxeda Servers, Penguin Launches ARM Server, Teradata Simplifies Database Capabilities, and Cisco Predicts Explosive Cloud Data Growth. 

Forecasts total data center traffic volume of 6.6 zettabytes by 2016, with cloud traffic alone reaching 4.3 zettabytes by that year. 

"Zinc" micro-server based on Calxeda ARM processors now in hands of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). 

Cloudera Launches Real-Time Query Engine for Hadoop, Deutsche Telekom Builds 1.6M Square Feet Cloud Data Center, Microsoft Delivers Preview of Hadoop on Windows Server, Azure, and Dell Donates ARM Server to Apache Software Foundation. 

Releases anticipated Hadoop on Windows solution, which arrives in the form of HDInsight Server and HDInsight Service for Windows Azure.

There’s more than “ordinary networking” involved in all of these credentials, and the technologies they cover

As data grows so must the hardware, software and access tools to give it meaning. 

James Alan MillerJames Alan MillerJames Alan Miller is Managing Editor of Tom's IT Pro. He is a veteran technology journalist with over seventeen years of experience creating and developing magazine and online content. Founding editor of numerous business and enterprise computing sites at the network, James headed up the After Hours section at PC Magazine, as well as hardware and software sections of various Windows publications.

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