External Data Center News

The latest industry news from external feeds


Wednesday, May 9th


Wed, 5/9/12 @ 05:55 - From ZDNet

By making business divisions responsible for their carbon costs, the software giant sets a precedent that is likely to be followed by other high-tech companies.

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 02:52 - From ZDNet

Cisco's rivals have stumbled with their quarterly financials, but the networking giant appears to be safe with its quarter.

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Tuesday, May 8th


Tue, 5/8/12 @ 22:37 - From ZDNet

Cisco plans to debut in June a new product called Cloud Connect which will enable secure connectivity between virtualized data centers and across cloud environments. Cisco is working with VMware,...

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Tue, 5/8/12 @ 16:00 - From ZDNet

Security researchers have intercepted multiple localized ransomware variants currently circulating in the wild.

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Tue, 5/8/12 @ 16:43 - From ZDNet

Microsoft just released seven security updates to fix 23 vulnerabilities in Windows and other products. In February, Apple released a massive update that covered 51 vulnerabilities and also...

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Tue, 5/8/12 @ 13:00 - From ZDNet

In a matter of a few hours, iOS 5.1.1 already has more than double the market share of Android 4.0.3 and 4.0.4.

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Tue, 5/8/12 @ 12:37 - From ZDNet

Prior to virtualization, we were spending a lot of time managing our infrastructure, with all those physical servers. Once we virtualized everything, we spent way less time managing the...

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Tue, 5/8/12 @ 12:42 - From ZDNet

I said last year that this would happen sometime in the first half of this year, but for some reason my colleagues and clients have kept asking me exactly when we would see a real ARM server...

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Tue, 5/8/12 @ 12:37 - From ZDNet

Prior to virtualization, we were spending a lot of time managing our infrastructure, with all those physical servers. Once we virtualized everything, we spent way less time managing the...

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Tue, 5/8/12 @ 10:54 - From ZDNet

Cleveland-based Safeguard Properties inspects and maintains more than a million foreclosed homes per month across the United States. It does so on behalf of their owners, primarily large banks and...

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Monday, May 7th


Mon, 5/7/12 @ 13:28 - From ZDNet

The company's hosting revenue was $236.6 million with public cloud sales of $64.75 million.

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Mon, 5/7/12 @ 13:30 - From ZDNet

Find out about QR Codes and the company that brings them to life on your camera phones with their ScanLife products and services. Podcast Interview. 24 minutes. MP3.

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Mon, 5/7/12 @ 12:23 - From ZDNet

No mention of a fix for the iPad 3 'Batterygate' issue.

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Mon, 5/7/12 @ 09:33 - From ZDNet

If the cloud computing platform is not continuously available, then the business justification as to why you went there in the first place is significantly mooted.

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Mon, 5/7/12 @ 05:21 - From ZDNet

IDC put the Hadoop-MapReduce ecosystem market at $77 million in 2011. That'll change in a hurry.

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Mon, 5/7/12 @ 04:00 - From ZDNet

Lithium is becoming a major player, even beyond its size, and will become even more important as the days go on. Here's a look at the conference, the product and the company.

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Mon, 5/7/12 @ 03:39 - From ZDNet

Although suppliers of midrange machines would have us believe that the mainframe is dead, IBM's System z continues to grow.

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Sunday, May 6th


Sun, 5/6/12 @ 20:02 - From ZDNet

An Apple developer enabled a debug log file in OS X 10.7.3 that stores user passwords in clear-text -- and a user posted the flaw on Apple's Support Communities over three months ago.

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Sun, 5/6/12 @ 19:23 - From ZDNet

New forms of customer relationship management are moving to the forefront of enterprise capabilities as companies begin a new era of investment in the function, says new data. But are companies...

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Sun, 5/6/12 @ 09:32 - From ZDNet

New research provided by Pew explores how the younger generation are using online networks, video and media.

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Saturday, May 5th


Sat, 5/5/12 @ 16:25 - From ZDNet

Even though the media industry is being profoundly impacted by the rise of new forms of digital and social media, that doesn't mean they can't use these technologies effectively. As we continue...

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Sat, 5/5/12 @ 15:06 - From ZDNet

Security researchers from Trusteer have intercepted a ransomware variant being pushed using the Citadel crimeware platform.

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Sat, 5/5/12 @ 12:47 - From ZDNet

Security researchers from TrendMicro have intercepted a currently circulating 2012 Olympics themed emails containing malicious attachments.

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Sat, 5/5/12 @ 11:56 - From ZDNet

Meet the RedKit, a recently spotted private web malware exploitation kit, exploiting popular and already patched vulnerabilities.

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Sat, 5/5/12 @ 02:14 - From ZDNet

Dot-XXX is a flop, religious websites riskier than porn for viruses, porn cases tossed as judge rules on IP filesharing prosecutions, Japanese porn star is sued for no Twitter follow-back.

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Friday, May 4th


Fri, 5/4/12 @ 16:00 - From ZDNet

Mobile Device Management needs to be in the hands of the people supporting the end user not in the tight fists of ivory tower dwellers.

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Fri, 5/4/12 @ 14:42 - From ZDNet

Security firm ESET today released a $10 Android app. ESET Mobile Security for Android works on both smartphones and tablets and features a slew of security features. Too bad it's so expensive.

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Fri, 5/4/12 @ 11:30 - From ZDNet

The FBI is asking Internet companies not to oppose a proposal that would require them to to build in backdoors for government surveillance.

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Fri, 5/4/12 @ 10:04 - From ZDNet

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) have confirmed they were recently hacked. The hacking group The Unknowns says most of the 10 companies it attacked have patched their systems.

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Fri, 5/4/12 @ 09:34 - From ZDNet

New details have emerged in a massive lawsuit by Microsoft and the banking industry to take down a global botnet based on the Zeus Trojan. Ironically, the leak occurred when Google exercised its...

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Fri, 5/4/12 @ 05:45 - From ZDNet

For those looking to have a device that tracks workout details and serves multiple key functions, then the Motorola MOTOACTV is a device to consider.

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Thursday, May 3rd


Thu, 5/3/12 @ 21:22 - From ZDNet

Microsoft has discovered a new piece of Mac malware that exploits a three-year-old flaw in old versions of Office for Mac. The company recommends Mac users to keep installed software updated.

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 20:32 - From ZDNet

Two IT executive surveys find a bullish attitude toward IT operations and corporate growth.

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 15:35 - From ZDNet

Yahoo has warned Facebook that the social networking giant allegedly infringes on 16 more patents. This time, the patents are about open source technology used in Facebook data centers and servers.

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 13:22 - From ZDNet

We knew it was time to make that change. Where we were in the economy, everyone was looking at the most logical places to save time and money and to become more efficient. Obviously, procurement...

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 12:30 - From ZDNet

Cisco plans to acquire real-time network analytics firm Truviso, but financial terms were not disclosed.

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 11:06 - From ZDNet

Security researchers from StopMalvertising have spotted a rogue Firefox extension, capable of hijacking browser sessions and posting content on Facebook.

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 11:25 - From ZDNet

A currently spamvertised malicious campaign is impersonating PayPal in an attempt to trick end and corporate users into clicking on exploits-serving links.

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 10:43 - From ZDNet

In an attempt to slow down drive-by malware attacks, Mozilla plans to introduce 'click-to-play' feature in upcoming versions of its flagship Firefox browser.

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Thu, 5/3/12 @ 08:34 - From ZDNet

Symantec's flat fourth quarter earnings demonstrate a company in transition, switching business models from licenses to subscriptions. But to turn a corner, you've got to slow down.

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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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