External Data Center News

The latest industry news from external feeds


Sunday, May 6th


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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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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