The rapid growth of cloud services like AWS will have a big impact on hardware, in particular on servers and other gear in data centers, but also on how we use PCs and mobile devices. Here are my takeaways from re:Invent.
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The chipmaker said the new suite of services orchestrates the full stack — from physical, virtual servers, networks, storage and databases, to the middleware and the application layer.
There's some optimism around HP's services and printer businesses, but analysts aren't thinking that highly of servers and PC revenue right now.
VMware extends the software-defined concept to enterprise storage, touting its Virtual SAN offering as a new way of using servers to provide storage services.
A popular Windows downloader contains a DDOS program that is silently controlled by the company's web servers to conduct attacks on 3rd party URLs.
Servers are big boxes of stuff just waiting to break. Over the weekend I got to play network administrator, and the experience has convinced me it's time to get rid of my dedicated server and move everything to hosted services.
The big web services datacenters of the world are becoming the de facto 'servers' for today's enterprises, usurping on-premises enterprise datacenters, says one leading tech investor.
The next version of Microsoft Office client, servers and services will be rolling out to select customers before the end of the year.
Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, and now the owners are reportedly under criminal investigation in Mexico.
Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, apparently to show the U.S. it is taking intellectual property rights seriously.
Google has been notifying users of its services about suspected phishing attempts, and it's also notified webmasters of hacked servers. Now the company has begun alerting Gmail customers who may be victims of a "state-sponsored" cyberattack.
The London-based hosting company has introduced two services to its cloud for small businesses that want to provision servers or host simple websites, going up against Amazon with bundled support
Despite popular reports, the hacktivist group Anonymous is not hacking, killing, or taking down the Internet today via DDoS attacks on root DNS servers. The Internet will remain completely functional.
What would you say if you were offered hosting or cloud services by a company which not only built its own datacentres but whose datacentres are water-cooled using its own proprietary cooling systems, and its own servers and storage systems? In other words, a much more vertically integrated provider than the ones you're used to.
The Anonymous hacktivist movement is planning to launch a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on the Internet's root DNS servers, using a Reflective DNS Amplification DDoS tool.
IT services giant offers cloud-hosted servers, backup and disaster recovery services through its army of business partners and VARs.
When a Sydney financial-services business was hit with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, they learned the hard way that not all internet-hosting providers can deliver when it really counts.
Virtualisation has revolutionised the way organisations run server applications in the data centre. It allows organisations to migrate dozens of servers from a physical environment to a virtual private cloud to boost business continuity, for example, or to support disaster recovery, in the case of the emergency services.
Amazon Web Services has released a product that separates its rentable servers — 'instances' — from their IP addresses.The Elastic Network Interface (ENI) product was released by Amazon on Wednesday.
Akamai, a content-delivery network provider with over 100,000 servers across the world, has released a product to mitigate and defend against DDoS attacks and other web threats
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