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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DDoS-style attacks have been on the rise in the last year, although recent studies have suggested enterprise IT departments have been shoring up security infrastructures finally.
Kaspersky reports that brute force attacks against RDP servers are on the rise. But they don't work unless you have done a poor job securing your server.
Microsoft has rolled out BizTalk Server 2013 R2 enterprise-integration server, along with a preview of its new BizTalk Services Hybrid Connections service.
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.
Microsoft is making Service Pack 1 for Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013 available for immediate download.
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.
HP server customers are about to get an unwelcome surprise when they need to update firmware or apply a service pack. Effective later this month, those downloads, which often fix critical bugs, will require either a current warranty or an extended support agreement.
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.
Social business intranets enable collaboration, knowledge sharing and the breaking down of organisational siloes. But are they sometimes too complicated for users to bother with?
A service which boots websites offline for payment is legitimate, says the owner. But why a backdoor monitored by the FBI?
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.
After seeing its value increase exponentially during the first quarter of 2013, Bitcoin's growth spurt appears to be stumbling amid news of denial-of-service attacks and a breach at Instawallet.
A 300Gbps distributed denial-of-service attack thought to be the largest in the world has put key internet infrastructure to the test, and, so far, the attack has failed.
Forrester's James Staten offers insight into VMware's newly announced public cloud offering and what it means for the channel, infrastructure and operations pros, and the corporate data center.
A security analyst has stumbled across an amateur botnet, and while taking it apart has discovered the command and control server it connects to, the number of other drones in the network, and a reference to dildos.
GitHub has been targeted by another DDoS attack that has been successful in causing major disruptions for the code sharing site.
If we're able to get data analysis into the hands of clinical professionals, we open the door to very exciting avenues of on-demand data-based research.
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