IT Pro Show #19: 11.22.2010

Same3Guys IT Pro Show

Tech News:

  • Attachmate acquires Novell for $2.2B.
  • But Microsoft is spending $450M to get 882 Novell patents
  • Despite EqualLogic success, Dell still losing ground in storage. (A byproduct of a fractured relationship w/EMC)
  • Job hunters are busy Indeed.
  • Nov 17 was the launch of Microsoft Lync, the next gen Voice and chat platform. (For some humor we can all relate to, check out this video of every conference call you’ve ever been on.)
  • Oracle attorney David Boies asks jury for $1.7 billion in damages.
  • DHS’s Tech Worker Visa, with 29 months following graduation, an extension to the H-1B.

Tech Bookshelf:

  • The Lync launch info and keynote.

Tech History: