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IT News and Views – the Friday Collection

CommVault Simpana 9 Named Deduplication Product of the Year in Storage Magazine’s Eighth Annual ‘Storries’ Awards
Our partner, CommVault’s, Simpana 9 software has been named the winner of the Deduplication Product of the Year in Storage Magazine’s 2011 Storage Awards. This niche publication managed to generate an impressive 32,000 votes from 6,500 readers. See more, here.

IBM beats Microsoft in tech giants ranking
IBM’s market value jumps above Microsoft’s for the first time since 1996. However, I suspect that rumours of an imminent demise are somewhat exaggerated (and fabricated by me). Read the story, here.

Gartner: Cutting IT costs by 25 per cent can be done in 10 steps
Analyst recommends 10 steps to take to reduce the cost of enterprise IT. Rather than being 10 isolated steps, they form a web; by more effective use of technology, operating costs are reduced. Read them, here.

Ten developments that will transform IT outsourcing
Another list but this time Gartner have identified 10 things that will change the way IT is delivered. It features all the usual suspect but has some interesting additions. Read more, here.

And finally…
Virtual monkeys, typewriters and Shakespeare
A programmer has sought to test out the famous maxim. I, too, have participated in the project to test literary competence beyond the human by having a team of whelks write this blog for months; can you tell? Find out more, here.

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