What a week: Top stories you may have missed

Editor's Highlights

Santander ‘to surpass’ merger IT savings targets

Microsoft patches cause holiday headache for IT departments

Beyond the perimeter bog:
Why do so many companies fail at basic patch management?

Fixing the world's biggest data breach

CIOs fail to measure financial effect of outsourcing

Reader's choice

Accenture SI blog:
Commercial open source is essential to enterprise IT

Windows 7 massive memory leak could delay release

HMRC denies offshore tax processing plans

Forrester blog:
Complex Event Processing Is Cool - And Very Hot!

From our Blogs

Burton blog:

Gartner wakes out of an EA induced coma...

Open enterprise:
Oh My Word – How Patently Stupid

Enterprise OS:
UK Government ditches Microsoft's Cloud in favour of Open Source?

Hart of outsourcing:
British Council takes the leap

Forrester security blog:
DoS attacks have the Internets all a Twitter

Digging Deeper: Business briefing

CIOs fail to measure financial effect of outsourcing

IBM layoffs could hit 16,000 by year's end, says union

British Airports Authority boosts IT overhaul with £10m services framework

Tips for a successful IT outsourcing contract

VMware buys Java firm SpringSource for £220m

Digging Deeper: Microsoft update

Microsoft continues Word sales despite US injunction

Microsoft, Nokia cement Office apps on mobiles move

Microsoft unveils SQL Server preview code

Chrome, Opera not supported by Microsoft Office Web Apps

Microsoft, Nokia deal undermines Windows Mobile, say analysts

Digging Deeper: Security spotlight

UPS encrypts laptops and smart phones after data loss

Here come the smartphone hackers, Google warns

City University to develop anti-fraud mobile banking

Twitter's Biz Stone: Lessons learned from crippling DDoS attack

Councils and police make 1,500 snoop attempts daily


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