Tech Sanity Check
TechRepublic Member | July 31, 2012
Goodbye, Hotmail. Hello, Outlook.com
Microsoft's flagship mail service for consumers gets a new name and a "modern" Metro-style interface. Here's how to sign up for a preview and what to expect. Read more
First look: Microsoft's newest email client Outlook.com
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Shorten release cycles
Cloud, mobile delivery and service-based composite applications are bringing complexity to the application development process. Read how application lifecycle management (ALM) can energize application lifecycle processes.
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Live webcast: Steps to Move into a Virtualized Environment (VMware)
Security in Cloud Computing (Intel Corporation)
Shorten release cycles (Hewlett-Packard (HP))
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