Docker, a new container technology, is hotter than hot because it makes it possible to get far more apps running on the same old servers and it also makes it very easy to package and ship programs. Here's what you need to know about it.
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Microsoft is developing a set of cloud-based tools for managing and deploying session virtualisation servers, allowing you to publish and share apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OS X and (soon) Windows Phone devices. We take the beta for a test drive.
Enterprise users looking for ways to connect their iOS devices to Exchange servers have more choices than ever. Apple's Mail, Contacts, and Calendar apps aren't the only options any more.
HP's Moonshot servers went into production with Intel's Atom processor first, but expect a fast follow with an ARM system powered by Calxeda.
Canonical has enhanced the systems management tool for Ubuntu desktop, servers and cloud instances. Landscape is available as part of Ubuntu Advantage subscription and has been updated with roles-based access control, better compliance reporting, a robust API, bare metal provisioning and enhanced integration with Ubuntu 12.04, the company said.
RadarScope is also the only iOS app backed by a complementary commercial data feed, and the only iOS app to display super resolution data. Other iPhone apps use the public NOAA servers, which aren't always the most reliable or timely.
General-purpose servers based on the Calxeda ARM CPU nodes are making their way on to the market
By demonstrating Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin running on an ARM-based server, Calxeda has taken an important step in bringing the low-power RISC-architecture chips to the server market
Canonical has brought techniques used to manage virtual instances to physical 'bare metal' servers in Ubuntu 12.04.
CEO Michael Dell discusses Dell server, storage and networking technologies as well as Dell’s end-to-end application solutions strategy.
The recent disclosure that iOS allows apps to send personal contact lists to the developer's servers without permission created a justified uproar. Unfortunately users are the real culprits.
Google has persuaded Spanish bank BBVA to migrate its 110,000 strong workforce to cloud-based Google Apps by the end of 2012. Bank data will be held in the public cloud on Google servers.
HP plans to sell servers based on ARM's low-powered chips with help from Calxeda, a move that is likely to put stress on its relationship with x86 chipmaker Intel
There's been a lot of buzz about Calxeda and its ARM servers. Rich Fichera believes it's justified. Here's why.
A technology expert has highlighted the risk posed by app servers, as the use of apps on mobile phones increases
Application servers are in the firing line as the technology behind them become more complex and more users access apps with mobile devices, security professionals say.
Compared with Web servers, systems used to run mobile apps require more compute power and give users more access to previously off-limits data, notes security expert, who warns these developments open up more security vulnerabilities.
Google has launched new admin controls to manage Android through Google Apps and a browser without dedicated servers.
As we approach the June WWDC event and the expectation that Apple will roll out iPhone OS 3.0 along with some possible new hardware, the rumors of what else may be in the OS update heat up. The latest speculation is that Apple will allow one or two 3rd party apps to run in the background. Currently, Apple lets you run the iPod music functions in the background, but no 3rd party apps have this capability. The servers side notification support coming in iPhone 3.0 may address the needs for some apps, such as IM apps, but there are still some others that would benefit from running in the background on the iPhone.
In another step towards becoming a viable alternative to enterprise software like Microsoft Exchange, Google today announced the Google Apps Connector for BES.The product is still being tested, but Google says that the new software integrates directly into Blackberry Enterprise Servers.
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