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Sep 16 2010   6:15AM GMT

The IT Blog Top 10: September 16, 2010

Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

We’ve compiled the top 10 IT blog stories that you and the rest of the community have kept an eye on this week. Don’t worry, it’s not a PDF, you can read it.

1. Email vulnerability went retro last week with the “Here you have” email worm that spread like wildfire to major companies like Disney and Comcast and through the Twittersphere. Marcia Savage reports the details at Security Bytes.

2. Finally some news from Oracle that doesn’t involve lawsuits or betrayal: Oracle upgrades Solaris with Sun Solaris 10 from Eye on Oracle’s Mark Fontecchio.

3. Don’t worry, you’re not the only one confused by Amazon’s (lack of a) public security policy. Carl Brooks over at The Troposphere has the persistent itch: What does Amazon’s security really do?

4. After the hullabaloo of VMworld 2010 died down, Beth Pariseau revisited and outlined vCloud Director’s fine print over at the Search Server Virtualization blog.

5. Microsoft pulls out the big guns, and they’re aimed at Salesforce. Get the details from Barney Beal at Voices of CRM: Microsoft releases online CRM beta, targets

6. After their spotlight on VMware over at Search Server Virtualization, Colin Steele delves deeper into VMware’s vulnerabilities on Wall Street.

7. Storage Soup’s Dave Raffo reports on the adult, tech version of The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew: The mysterious EMC NX3e.

8. You come for the articles, but stay for the pictures. Check out Beth Pariseau’s VMworld 2010 photo album at the Search Server Virtualization blog.

9. The iSeries blog’s Ryan Arsenault poses a question: IBM user group sees benefits in Power7 machines, but what about former System i users?

10. Oops, they did it again: EMC’s ‘one in a billion’ glitch cripples government agencies by Dave Raffo for Storage Soup.

Melanie Yarbrough is the assistant community editor at Follow her on Twitter or send her an email at

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