External Data Center News

The latest industry news from external feeds


Thursday, April 26th


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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Fri, 4/20/12 @ 09:32 - From ZDNet

Last week's reports of a sharp decline in infections by the Flashback malware may have been premature. A new report by Dr. Web says 566,000 Macs are still infected, with new infections appearing...

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Fri, 4/20/12 @ 09:53 - From ZDNet

If you wanted to see the full spectrum of cloud choices that are coming to market today you only have to look at these two efforts as they are starting to evolve.

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Fri, 4/20/12 @ 08:30 - From ZDNet

Micrsoft looks at waste gas powered fuel cells as a potential green future for datacenter power

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Fri, 4/20/12 @ 07:16 - From ZDNet

Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division saw revenue fall by 16 percent to $1.62 billion, with the company placing much of the blame on a "soft gaming console market."

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Fri, 4/20/12 @ 06:05 - From ZDNet

Sandisk is being squeezed by Intel on the solid state drive market in the data center and Samsung and Toshiba for ultrabook designs.

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Fri, 4/20/12 @ 03:00 - From ZDNet

Howard Schmidt, the man in charge of modernizing and guarding the nation's cyberspace, talks shop at Bloomberg's 2012 Cybersecurity Conference.

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Thursday, April 19th


Thu, 4/19/12 @ 15:49 - From ZDNet

Facebook has opened its second US data center, in Forest City, North Carolina. The first one is in Prineville, Oregon. Both are touted by the company as among the most energy efficient in the world.

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Thu, 4/19/12 @ 14:39 - From ZDNet

Riverbed falls below revenue expectations, even after the company lowered its outlook for 2012.

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Thu, 4/19/12 @ 11:52 - From ZDNet

The Electronic Privacy Information Center wants to see the full, unedited report the Federal Communications Commission published on its investigation of Google and possible violations of wiretap laws.

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Thu, 4/19/12 @ 11:00 - From ZDNet

You know what sucks worse than Java alternatives? Java patent infringement lawsuits.

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Thu, 4/19/12 @ 09:52 - From ZDNet

The Consumer Electronics Association reports 53 percent year-over-year growth in its collection of gadgets; mobile phone trade-ins also increase.

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Thu, 4/19/12 @ 08:43 - From ZDNet

A Forrester analyst warns that enterprises must evolve their IT systems of record into systems of engagement which allow customers, partners, suppliers and machines to engage seamlessly with...

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Thu, 4/19/12 @ 03:00 - From ZDNet

Microsoft's announcement that Windows 8 will ship in only two retail versions cleared up some uncertainty. But it left a handful of interesting questions unanswered.

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Thu, 4/19/12 @ 02:00 - From ZDNet

Setting up a business for the cloud might not get much easier than Amazon's new, all-in-one AWS Marketplace.

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Wednesday, April 18th


Wed, 4/18/12 @ 16:15 - From ZDNet

GOP chair says Google helped with unprecedented snooping bill CISPA, widely opposed by organizations and individuals alike.

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Wed, 4/18/12 @ 14:00 - From ZDNet

T-Mobile is the first carrier to secure one of the new HTC One series devices with the One S. It is a beautiful device that will appeal to many consumers.

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Wed, 4/18/12 @ 01:34 - From ZDNet

Since Google is the oracle of all information, it seems strange that it can't tell you who owns a given phone number.

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Tuesday, April 17th


Tue, 4/17/12 @ 20:28 - From ZDNet

Windows 8 will come in only two retail flavors. One is the base edition, with no fancy marketing label, nothing to say it's a home or consumer edition. So what do you get with the Pro edition? The...

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Tue, 4/17/12 @ 18:24 - From ZDNet

This time, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft bear the brunt of the environmental group's criticism about data center electricity choices.

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Tue, 4/17/12 @ 14:13 - From ZDNet

Intel's smartphone strategy is being closely watched since it represents future growth for the company.

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Tue, 4/17/12 @ 13:13 - From ZDNet

By business unit, Intel's results were mixed. PC client, data center and other products all fell compared to a year ago.

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Tue, 4/17/12 @ 09:35 - From ZDNet

Google is betting on an open source network management architecture and its own routers.

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Tue, 4/17/12 @ 08:33 - From ZDNet

It's a big week on the Windows branding front, with Microsoft officially releasing the final names for Windows 8 client and Windows 8 Server.

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