External Data Center News

The latest industry news from external feeds


Tuesday, May 15th


Tue, 5/15/12 @ 14:40 - From ZDNet

NVIDIA leverages the Kepler architecture to take GPU computing into the cloud.

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 14:00 - From ZDNet

A lot of companies have chosen to blacklist certain Apps. The question is, "Does it do any good?"

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 12:07 - From ZDNet

Former SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard makes his pitch that SAP bought a winner that can take the company into a cloud-based future.

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 11:11 - From ZDNet

In a speech last night, co-CEO Bill McDermott sought to preach the word about the company's short-term potential. This morning, counterpart Jim Hagemann Snabe looked beyond the horizon.

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 10:49 - From ZDNet

Red Hat held a press conference today to predict its ascendancy as the top dog in the cloud era, driven by its open source subscription model, open source community driven development model and...

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 10:49 - From ZDNet

Red Hat held a press conference today to predict its ascendancy as the top dog in the cloud era, driven by its open source subscription model, open source community driven development model and...

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 09:49 - From ZDNet

I stalked the Mobile Campus of SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando on Monday, looking to shoot video of some of the most interesting enterprise apps on display.Despite flaky Wi-Fi inside the Orange County...

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 06:18 - From ZDNet

Key differentiators less involve building applications now than in the effective composition of services.

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 04:55 - From ZDNet

Day 1 at SAPPHIRE Now was one of little news but a lot of comforting of the user base. Here's how SAP achieved that goal.

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 03:00 - From ZDNet

Sustainability as a concept is quickly falling out of favor. But sustainability as a strategy couldn't be more important. At Sapphire Now 2012, we sit down with SAP's Peter Graf to talk shop.

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 03:51 - From ZDNet

ADARA Networks appears to be doing its best to do just about everything for everyone, everywhere, always. While an interesting concept, I have to wonder about a company trying to have such a broad...

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Tue, 5/15/12 @ 00:01 - From ZDNet

Can Apple release its own maps app that has more features than Google Maps? Or is it just using maps as a pawn in its jihad against Android?

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Monday, May 14th


Mon, 5/14/12 @ 20:25 - From ZDNet

At SAP Sapphire Now, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, Ace Hardware CEO Ray Griffith and Coinstar CFO Scott Di Valerio discuss how they tackled problems with a platform.

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Mon, 5/14/12 @ 20:36 - From ZDNet

At the closing keynote presentation of Day 1 of SAP's Sapphire Now confab in Orlando, co-CEO Bill McDermott repositions the company as a partner for business innovation.

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Mon, 5/14/12 @ 09:00 - From ZDNet

Want to program your own iOS App? Find out how one developer took a weekend project and made a success story out of it.

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Mon, 5/14/12 @ 09:00 - From ZDNet

Want to program your own iOS App? Find out how one developer took a weekend project and made a success story out of it.

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Mon, 5/14/12 @ 08:47 - From ZDNet

Do you have questions about Facebook's proposed changes to its privacy (aka Data Use) policy? Tune in and watch Facebook Chief Privacy Officer for Policy Erin Egan answer them live.

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Mon, 5/14/12 @ 04:01 - From ZDNet

Today's modern data center is very complex. No supplier offers tools that can directly address everything there. This means that organizations are likely to need a combination of tools from...

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Sunday, May 13th


Sun, 5/13/12 @ 14:24 - From ZDNet

With Facebook preparing for its IPO this week, some major changes are coming for the company. This same changes create competitive opportunities and all new challenges for the company. Here's how...

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Friday, May 11th


Fri, 5/11/12 @ 14:36 - From ZDNet

As social media becomes more strategic to the way organizations operate, does this mean it's time to move the function to the C-suite? Does centralizing make sense, or should responsibility for it...

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Fri, 5/11/12 @ 14:56 - From ZDNet

How one frequent Data Center visitor thinks his visits could be improved. Security, noise reduction and general accessibility are all part of the plan.

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Fri, 5/11/12 @ 12:01 - From ZDNet

When you delve underneath these companies who get such great returns on IT, you find two or three different things that are embodied in what we saw in some of the leaders here. One of them is...

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Fri, 5/11/12 @ 12:48 - From ZDNet

Facebook has outlined significant changes to its privacy (aka Data Use) policy and is asking its users for feedback. The company has also scheduled a live Q&A video for this coming Monday.

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Fri, 5/11/12 @ 10:32 - From ZDNet

Anyone who considers buying a PC on the basis on an upgrade coupon to the next release of Windows needs to see the offer for what it is, which is a lure to get you to spend money on technology...

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Fri, 5/11/12 @ 08:04 - From ZDNet

In this week's Q&A, I chat with Jeffrey Carr, the founder and CEO of Taia Global, and the author of 'Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld', on the current state of the...

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Fri, 5/11/12 @ 08:15 - From ZDNet

ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner answer user questions about the BYOD phenomenon in IT.

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Fri, 5/11/12 @ 06:18 - From ZDNet

This $49 piece of software provides a sync conduit (remember conduits?) from your copy of Palm Desktop to your Android phone.

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Fri, 5/11/12 @ 03:05 - From ZDNet

Despite its location in scorching Phoenix, Ariz., the online marketplace's latest facility can be tuned to operate at a PUE of less than 1.2.

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Thursday, May 10th


Thu, 5/10/12 @ 13:44 - From ZDNet

Is Gen-Y's reliance on mobile technology detrimental to their health?

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Thu, 5/10/12 @ 13:44 - From ZDNet

IT trends are pushing those tasked with supporting their businesses, as never before, to meet and collaborate with their peers and colleagues, and really re-evaluate how IT and business come together.

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Thu, 5/10/12 @ 10:31 - From ZDNet

Modern support services need to be able to empower the workers and IT personnel alike to maintain peak control over data centers, and to keep the systems and processes performing reliably at...

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Thu, 5/10/12 @ 08:33 - From ZDNet

EMC has acquired XtremIO, the Israeli flash storage architecture firm. The goal: speed, performance and flexibility in the datacenter.

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Thu, 5/10/12 @ 06:47 - From ZDNet

Cisco CEO John Chambers and Rob Lloyd, executive VP of worldwide operations, question Huawei's innovation. Huawei said it welcomes the enterprise competition.

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Thu, 5/10/12 @ 04:00 - From ZDNet

Citrix has evolved from humble beginnings into a supplier that really can reduce its customers overall costs, deal with a herd of remote computing devices while making the environment manageable...

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Thu, 5/10/12 @ 02:33 - From ZDNet

Cisco's growth market is servers, but seasonality will kick in. Is enthusiasm for telepresence drying up?

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Thu, 5/10/12 @ 01:00 - From ZDNet

Citrix moved to bolster its mobile and cloud delivery tools at its Synergy conference.

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Thu, 5/10/12 @ 00:16 - From ZDNet

HR/HCM is historically the mature 'social' center of businesses and can either lead digital transformation or be subsumed into a supporting collaborative role

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Wednesday, May 9th


Wed, 5/9/12 @ 14:30 - From ZDNet

Security researchers from AegisLab have spotted numerous fake mobile antivirus scanners, currently available for download at Google's Play marketplace.

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 13:21 - From ZDNet

Cisco holds up well in the third quarter in "a cautious IT spending environment."

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 13:34 - From ZDNet

For fiscal 2012, BMC said it showed momentum in cloud bookings--$100 million for the year---and SaaS. BMC said it had more than 200 SaaS customers.

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 13:47 - From ZDNet

Security researchers from Trusteer have spotted a clever new technique used by cybercriminals interested in optimizing their malicious campaigns in an attempt to earn more revenue.

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 12:16 - From ZDNet

Cyber-criminals are using pop-up warnings on hotel connections to plant malware on computers.

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 10:07 - From ZDNet

We feel that this Ariba Discovery concept is extremely valuable to us as a small organization, as we look to scale as a lead generation opportunity and ultimately, as we’re transacting business.

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 10:31 - From ZDNet

Integration market to keep growing at 5% annual rate, fueled by cloud, virtualization, and government IT streamlining.

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 08:00 - From ZDNet

Young Orangutans make use of iPads for communications. Old ones, not so much. Sound familiar?

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Wed, 5/9/12 @ 07:55 - From ZDNet

Rather than price, I'm going to look purely at features.

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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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