OpenStack cloud technology is getting very popular, but how should your business use it: By deploying an OpenStack distribution in your servers or data center, or by using it as a service from a service provider?
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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.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
Microsoft is urging admins running Exchange 2013 to deploy an update for the email platform which fixes a bug that caused backups to fail.
The platform builds on technology used for Backupify's backup and recovery services for Google Apps, Salesforce.com.
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Nothin' says lovin' like encryption on your servers, and that means Google must love us a lot. Read on to find out about how Google plans on encrypting data, a recap of a fascinating exclusive interview, government technology news from around the world, and the never-ending-ever saga of the NSA.
Malaysian shariah-compliant insurance company saw cost savings and greater efficiency after consolidating three separate backup products in its servers, which it believes is the first step of the virtualization journey.
As more technologies become available, they become more accessible and cheaper for small and medium-sized businesses to obtain, as evidenced by a TechRepublic survey.
Here's my latest attempt to read the tea leaves about some recent Microsoft organizational moves.
UEFI — the BIOS replacement that bought the Secure Boot technology to Windows 8 PCs — is set to appear in a wide range of devices, from smartphones to servers.
The amount of time it takes to recover a datacentre has increased and CIOs are concerned that their backup and recovery tools won't be able to cope with increasing volumes of data.
The technology giant has released a software update for iPhone and iPad users, following reports of an Exchange Server calendar related bug that would overload servers.
Cloud computing is a powerful technology for renting servers and storage, but if you work with big data, the costs of going outside your own datacentre could be prohibitive.
Idera sets its sights on addressing server sprawl by allowing enterprises to back up all their servers, easily and economically.
Hekaton, Microsoft's coming in-memory database engine, will be built into the next version of SQL Server. Meanwhile, SQL Server 2012 SP1 is now generally available.
In preparation for taking on Intel in servers and storage ARM has developed a new networking technology for its chips that lets them reach higher core counts than before while being able to effectively pass information across the chip.
AMD has introduced new gear based on technology picked up in its SeaMicro acquisition, which lets high-density servers manage vast quantities of storage, potentially transforming the cloud datacentre.
Stratus Technologies just launched a new version of its Avance high availability platform that supports Intel Xeon E5 “Sandy Bridge” processor-powered servers, such as those offered by HP, IBM, Dell and Intel. This technology is designed to make it possible for customers to know that their applications will operate without interruption. The problem? Stratus is known and loved by only a small circle of friends.
During its earnings presentation Cambridge chip designer ARM expressed confidence in future servers based on its technology, alluding to new designs that will be integrated
If an educational institution or company is examining how to create and implement an effective disaster recovery plan, the use of disk-based data replication to an off-site location should be considered.
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