Like most new technologies, the enthusiasm for new developments usually outpaces the revolution. Microservers will play out the same way, but ultimately have a big impact on the data center.
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Yeah, this is still happening.
The technology is interesting, but the novelty will eventually wear off.
But 300 million is not nearly enough for LinkedIn as the professional social network sets its eyes on the entire global workforce.
It's fast, it has a super-strong signal and it's blue and black like Linksys devices from the old days. Unfortunately the software hasn't advanced as quickly as the hardware.
AMD's chief information officer tells ZDNet how his company's efforts to compete amid financial downturn rest on its innovation efforts, because the chipmaker can't innovate without a solid internal IT system.
The company said in January it learned of the breach and hired security firms to investigate. Michaels also said that it has contained the incident and the malware isn't a threat.
The company launched Salesforce Developers, which aims to make it easier to find documentation, peer help, and other resources.
AMD has been making strides to cut down on costs, investing now in a datacenter consolidation with the objectives to be more nimble, effective, and dish out products faster.
While Dropbox has been giving its business arm some more attention, the cloud storage service is becoming more of a one-stop shop for all things cloud for consumers.