MC Systems Insight
MC Power Technology Manager
MC RPG Developer
MC Power Developer
MC TNT Tips 'n Techniques
MC AIX Expert
MC Linux Expert
MC Mobile on Power
This Week @ the MC Press Bookstore

December 12, 2011 | Volume 6 Issue 23


TOP STORY: New Developer-Centric Tools in MS Visual Studio 2011 and .NET 4.5
FEATURED ARTICLE: The Hidden Cost of Security Compliance
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Gartner: Worldwide Server Shipments Up 7 Percent
WHITE PAPER: The Hidden Cost of Compliance  
Manage Subscription | Contact Us

Feature Article - Microsoft
New Developer-Centric Tools in MS Visual Studio 2011 and .NET 4.5

It's that time again! Microsoft has a new version of the .NET framework and Visual Studio. In this article, the most promising features and tools of Visual Studio 2011 are described.

Written by Chris Peters

In September, the good folks at Microsoft released an evaluation version of Visual Studio 2011, called Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview, together with .NET Framework 4.5. It appears that this release of Microsoft's flagship development environment is moving toward a somewhat revised and smarter model. The recently released VS platform indicates Microsoft has plans to provide Windows applications that are more touch-centric, intuitive, and device-aware.


Feature Article - Security
The Hidden Cost of Security Compliance

Most companies tend to look at security compliance as an event and think that if they can make it through an audit just one time, they will be OK.

john_vanderwallWritten by John Vanderwall

Editor's Note: This article is an extract of the white paper "The Hidden Cost of Compliance" available for free download from the MC White Paper Center.


I found myself in an interesting conversation with a friend of mine recently. He's in IT management for a division of a large storage area network (SAN) provider. When I asked about his job, he quickly lamented that he didn't like his job at the moment because he was too often caught up doing "busy" work and wasn't able to take on projects that would have the potential to affect his company's bottom line.


In the News

Support MC Press - Visit Our Sponsors

Forums Sponsor



Search Sponsor