Siemens EC mulls U.S. IPO; McAfee says businesses have weak knowledge of security threats

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> A McAfee study says that 33 percent of companies don't have security tools to fight security threats despite all of the awareness around spyware, malware and viruses. Article

> Siemens Enterprise Communications, according to a Dow Jones News report, is mulling an initial public offering in the United States by the end of 2012. Article

> A study in Telemedicine and e-Health says that there are three major benefits to implementing an effective telemedicine program. Article

> Telefonica, via a partnership with Cisco and VCE, has introduced its 'Virtual Hosting 2.0' cloud-based hosting service in Latin America targeting large enterprise clients. Article

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