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Get a Grip on Those Gripes

From software packaging to lying users, the world can be an annoying place for IT admins.

Microsoft Pulls Private Folder Tool

Microsoft has abruptly pulled from its Web site a free folder encryption tool it recently released, saying the program's removal came about due to complaints from IT shops.

Microsoft Acquires Winternals, Sysinternals

Microsoft announced this week it has acquired Winternals Software LP, a well-known vendor of enterprise systems recovery and data protection solutions for Windows, along with the company's associated freeware site Sysinternals.

Lucid8 Ships DigiVault Update

Lucid8 LLC announced last week it is shipping the latest update to its DigiVault continuous data protection and disaster recovery package for Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, 2000 and 2003.

EMC Shares Plunge on Word of $2.1B Deal

Data storage provider EMC Corp. saw its stock dive Friday after announcing a $2.1 billion deal for RSA Security Inc. that represented a hefty premium for the computer authentication provider.

Anatomy of the Deal: EMC Buys Interlink, May 11, 2006

Info storage leader goes deep with latest acquisition.

Storage Demands Fuel Hard Drive, Flash Memory Industries

The senior vice president of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. whipped out a tiny hard drive about the size of a Wheat Thin. The drive's label claimed a capacity of 1,000 gigabytes -- more than 100 times greater than today's models that can hold 8,000 photos or 2,000 songs.

Storm Warning

How Jefferson Parish planned for and responded to the worst disaster in U.S. history, and the lessons IT professionals can learn from it.

Entry-Level SAN Tool Bows

DataCore says it is shipping an entry-level version of its enterprise resource analysis, monitoring and reporting tool for Windows and storage area networks (SAN).

IT Weekly Roundup, March 3

From the business wires this week: a file transfer client/server for heterogenous environments, SQL Server and Exchange backup solutions, and a site for SOA resources.

Worst-Case Scenarios: When Disaster Strikes

Leading IT experts help answer the question: What if?

One-Image Network

Universal Imaging Utility's single master image can streamline your imaging process.

All Is Not Lost

Mimosa NearPoint provides e-mail recovery in a matter of minutes—not hours.

Virtuozzo Virtualization Software Upgraded to 3.5

SWsoft this week began shipping version 3.5 of its Virtuozzo server virtualization software for Windows.

Editors' Choice Awards: Thumbs Up!

Redmond's resident critics pick their favorites in this year's Editors' Choice Awards.

Reboot Insurance

BootBack's snapshot images help you keep systems running despite fatal crashes or other interruptions.

All Is Not Lost

When you need to find a long-lost document, dtSearch Desktop delivers quick results.

RX for Windows

The utilities in Winternals Admin Pak can help you get through most of the Windows troubleshooting incidents you'll ever encounter.

The Power Inside

As head of Microsoft Research, Rick Rashid leads a team that remains largely anonymous, but whose work finds its way into nearly every product Redmond ships.

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