External Data Center News

The latest industry news from external feeds


Thursday, May 3rd


Thu, 5/3/12 @ 08:11 - From ZDNet

Osama bin Laden didn't use encryption to protect the thousands of files stored in the Pakistani compound where he was killed. 17 of the 6,000 documents have now been publicly released.

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 07:19 - From ZDNet

It's only 2" but the Open Rack standard has the potential to change the future design of datacenters

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Wednesday, May 2nd


Wed, 5/2/12 @ 23:02 - From ZDNet

Over the last year, Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) has seen dozens of companies join, new projects proposed, and overall many are thinking about the industry in completely new ways.

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Wed, 5/2/12 @ 19:55 - From ZDNet

The Unknowns says it has hacked ESA, NASA, US military, US Air Force, Thai Royal Navy, Harvard, Renault, French ministry of Defense, Bahrain Ministry of Defense, and Jordanian Yellow Pages.

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Wed, 5/2/12 @ 05:00 - From ZDNet

The company revamped its end-user product portfolio including tools for centralized management and an effort called "Project Octopus" that aims to challenge Dropbox.

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Tuesday, May 1st


Tue, 5/1/12 @ 20:00 - From ZDNet

Marlena Clark wants to help other young women overcome the challenges ahead by being a strong role model.

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Tue, 5/1/12 @ 15:00 - From ZDNet

HTC is focusing on quality instead of quantity this year with the HTC One series their premier launch device line. The HTC One X is fantastic and I have never used a better HTC device.

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Tue, 5/1/12 @ 14:24 - From ZDNet

McAfee helps Facebook in four ways: scanning and cleaning up malware, scanning and cleaning up adware, offering its security software for six months free, and scanning links on the social network.

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Tue, 5/1/12 @ 06:07 - From ZDNet

Motorola Solutions' Gary Schluckbier explains why consumer mobile devices are, from a security standpoint, not fit for the enterprise -- and why Android is a particular threat.

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Tue, 5/1/12 @ 06:15 - From ZDNet

Apple's due to announce its plans for the next major version of iOS at WWDC in June. Here are some features that Apple needs to add to iOS if it's going to stay competitive with Android.

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Tue, 5/1/12 @ 04:00 - From ZDNet

I continue to be impressed with SugarCRM, year after year, time after time.

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Tue, 5/1/12 @ 03:56 - From ZDNet

Heightened criticism of cloud power consumption prompts debate on data center design and electricity sourcing decisions.

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Monday, April 30th


Mon, 4/30/12 @ 14:44 - From ZDNet

Office Live Small Business users hustling to move your e-mail before Microsoft starts shutting down the service on May 1: Your calls for help aren't falling on totally deaf ears.

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Mon, 4/30/12 @ 03:20 - From ZDNet

One Call Medical discusses why they selected Egenera's PAN Manager as their converged infrastructure solution.

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Mon, 4/30/12 @ 03:44 - From ZDNet

Green Revolution Cooling is attracting attention for CarnotJet, a submersion system that can help reduce data center power usage by 40 percent.

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Sunday, April 29th


Sun, 4/29/12 @ 23:37 - From ZDNet

Finally a thoughtful, hype free book worth reading about digital marketing, the relationships we have with vendors and a vision for a better future where we have greater control of our personal data

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Sun, 4/29/12 @ 15:43 - From ZDNet

Concepts from the gaming industry have become increasingly useful as a way of improving and optimizing how we get work accomplished for our businesses. While many in the enterprise world may not...

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Sun, 4/29/12 @ 14:45 - From ZDNet

Widespread corporate product buy-in isn't easy to accomplish. In fact, it's almost impossible to do so unless you have excellent products. Apple does.

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Sun, 4/29/12 @ 12:45 - From ZDNet

My week long VMware 5.0 training experience is complete. Glean from my five days at the screen.

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Friday, April 27th


Fri, 4/27/12 @ 08:30 - From ZDNet

VMware 5.0's Hump Day and Final Turn chronicled in living color. Grab some caffeine and focus.

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Fri, 4/27/12 @ 08:18 - From ZDNet

Not only can the right ITSM tool pay for itself in less than a year or two, it can drive down costs in other areas of your organization.

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Thursday, April 26th


Thu, 4/26/12 @ 19:56 - From ZDNet

CISPA authors and supporters have tried everything they can to avoid another SOPA protest - except tell the truth about their bill.

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 10:16 - From ZDNet

Dell's cloud services make an early play on Internet2

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 09:27 - From ZDNet

Driven by cloud computing, finance and IT departments are now set on an unprecedented 'course of collaboration.' What does this mean for CIOs?

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 08:59 - From ZDNet

Disaster recovery is critical for us. Our publishing business feels that their website needs to be available 99.999%. When we showed them what DR is capable of doing, they really jumped on board...

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 08:09 - From ZDNet

I'm tired of businesses and organizations expecting their employees to be faceless workers online. You can't scrub human behavior from the Internet. It's time to get real.

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 08:35 - From ZDNet

What's driving Citrix's results? The enterprise is on the desktop virtualization bandwagon.

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 06:00 - From ZDNet

IBM has a new partnership with Cloudera, and it's hardly the Palo Alto startup's first such deal. Is Cloudera becoming the de facto arbiter of Big Data credibility?

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 03:07 - From ZDNet

Data center investments and redesigns meant to save on energy costs could help reduce anticipated greenhouse gas emissions for the sector 13 percent.

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 03:53 - From ZDNet

A hacker, who this month accessed a Beijing-based electronics import and export corporation, has released code fragments of VMware's ESX virtualisation software.

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Thu, 4/26/12 @ 02:14 - From ZDNet

The real world runs on real computers doing real work and those computers run Windows. Microsoft needs to remember that as they introduce Windows 8 to the real world.

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Wednesday, April 25th


Wed, 4/25/12 @ 13:45 - From ZDNet

It will be at least a few weeks before the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) finds out if the FCC wants to provide an unedited copy of its report in the Google's Street View investigation.

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Wed, 4/25/12 @ 12:54 - From ZDNet

The decision of why Java and its APIs were used for the development Android continues to come under fire during the Oracle-Google trial.

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Wed, 4/25/12 @ 11:52 - From ZDNet

I recommend three ways of erasing a hard disk drive.

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Wed, 4/25/12 @ 07:30 - From ZDNet

The new vSphere 5.0 virtualization software and underlying technology are available as training. Take it but be ready for it.

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Wed, 4/25/12 @ 05:02 - From ZDNet

Apple sold an incredible 645,000 devices on average each and every day over the 91 days of the financial quarter.

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Wed, 4/25/12 @ 03:52 - From ZDNet

If your company wants to write a smartphone or tablet application, it should consider these do-ti-yourself options notable for their simplicity.

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Tuesday, April 24th


Tue, 4/24/12 @ 15:07 - From ZDNet

Google's free cloud storage is finally here, and it looks pretty darn good. But, Google Drive is far, far, more than just storage. It's combines free storage and Google Docs into a nearly seamless...

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Tue, 4/24/12 @ 10:34 - From ZDNet

Just as with Dropbox, SkyDrive, or any other cloud service provider, if you have something to hide from the government, don't put it in the cloud. Here's why.

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Tue, 4/24/12 @ 09:02 - From ZDNet

Google's new cloud-storage service is here. The Google Drive comes with 5GBs of free storage and up to 16 Terabytes of storage for paying customers.

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Tue, 4/24/12 @ 08:54 - From ZDNet

Efficient IT management? Workload intelligence? Dell keeps chipping away at the datacenter market with its latest batch of tools.

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Tue, 4/24/12 @ 07:43 - From ZDNet

Ubuntu captain Mark Shuttleworth said the next cycle of Ubuntu releases, code named Quantal Quetzal, will incorporate new font and icon innovations to further dazzle the Linux client as well as...

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Tue, 4/24/12 @ 00:01 - From ZDNet

The Nike+ FuelBand is a wearable fitness product that tracks your activity throughout the day and records your progress over time.

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Monday, April 23rd


Mon, 4/23/12 @ 16:49 - From ZDNet

On June 6, many major Web sites and Internet providers will start supporting IPv6 full time. But, worry not, the IPv4 Internet you've used for years will still be fine.

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Mon, 4/23/12 @ 05:00 - From ZDNet

Dell is relying on the feedback of its customer base to secure the lead in the enterprise workstation PC market.

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Mon, 4/23/12 @ 03:16 - From ZDNet

Appliance for processing unstructured data is aimed at data centers seeking to make the most out of storage density despite power limitations.

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Sunday, April 22nd


Sun, 4/22/12 @ 10:08 - From ZDNet

Facebook will pay the city of Menlo Park millions of dollars for at least the next decade so the company can conduct a smooth expansion of its headquarters and house thousands more employees.

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Sun, 4/22/12 @ 08:12 - From ZDNet

Ever since a hacker was arrested for stealing 10,000 database records from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), the abortion clinic is now seeing thousands of copycat hacking attempts.

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Sun, 4/22/12 @ 04:44 - From ZDNet

Cisco's track record with software tells us the company will not survive the shift to software-defined networking

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Friday, April 20th


Fri, 4/20/12 @ 10:03 - From ZDNet

Do you really care what Microsoft names its new operating system? I don't either.

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