As part of its FutureScape prediction series for 2015, IDC looked at the impending IoT space from a broad spectrum of angles, including network capacity, security and cloud.
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A network bottleneck prompts Australian consultancy Terra Firma to shift its virtual desktop servers back in-house.
IT administrators have many challenges simply monitoring and managing today's complex web of workloads, servers and clients. What happens when vehicles, copiers, security devices, smartphones, tablets and who knows what else appear on the network?
iiNet's engineers have launched an investigation following an attack on servers in the TransACT network yesterday.
No, it's not just you. Apple's Mavericks is having trouble connecting to some network-attached storage and file servers. Fortunately, there are ways to fix it.
Government subsidies and policy changes cannot be depended on to drive down data roaming tariffs, says Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre, which adds that restrictive regulations can lead to Internet fragmentation.
Server, storage, network, desktop and application virtualization allows the creation of flexible, scalable, manageable and secure IT infrastructure that utilises the underlying hardware to maximum efficiency. Some of these technologies are in the early stages of development while others are mature and widely deployed.
Wireless technology is evolving on all fronts — in personal, local and wide area networks — and in some surprising directions. Here are the latest developments in Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, white space radio and more.
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.
Facebook and friends' Open Compute Project has made servers, motherboards, and power supplies more affordable for datacenters. Now it tackles perhaps its biggest challenge to date: High-end network switches.
After discovering and blocking an attack on one of its customers' accounts, Linode has issued a password reset to all of its customers.
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 issue is that developers will have to code their apps to work with four major versions of OS X to be compatible with the largest number of Mac users.
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.
HP's new hardware additions land as the company's global partner conference kicks off.
EMC and Lenovo execs provide an update to their recently-announced joint venture into network storage and servers for small business to enterprise customers.
A number of stumbling blocks are still to be overcome before white-space spectrum can be used to deliver a viable Wi-Fi service.
Ofcom has launched a consultation on the use of white-space that could see the reuse of TV spectrum to provide connectivity for a range of uses and devices before the end of next year.
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.
A look behind the scenes of Facebook's hardware lab, the spiritual home of the Open Compute datacentre hardware movement, which may radically change the type of IT enterprises use, and who they buy it from.
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