Servers are the workhorses of business IT, but what are their most important features?
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The Fritz!Box 7590's ease of use places it at or near the top of the list of broadband routers for anyone seeking a fully-featured home/small office networking device.
This well-featured wireless router continues AVM's tradition of high-quality hardware and usable software.
Few devices make it easier to share data on USB-connected drives over the internet, or offer as much functionality for the price. The Pogoplug is also highly extensible, thanks to its open-source software.
This neat 4-drive NAS box will fit in pretty much anywhere and, if you need the added enterprise-level features, is good value for money.
There's nothing not to like about the ProCurve 1410-24G, which will prove a highly useful addition to any SME network that requires a zero-admin device.
It may not surprise you to know that Apple plays hardball when it negotiates with service providers over the iPhone. It may surprise you to know that Apple doesn't negotiate at all, at least according to an informal discussion I recently had with a representative from a mobile comms provider.
Is there a shift towards parallelism going on? You could fairly argue that, obviously, with multi-core CPUs and GPUs now standard fare on desktops and in servers, the answer is yes.
In blog last year, I had a bit of a pop at SSDs following a failure. I do not as a rule draw general conclusions from specific cases so I didn't assume that SSDs were bad, although there's certainly a warning to be gleaned from the sudden failure I experienced.
Big data is back on the agenda of enterprises, according to a new survey released by Oracle, the eponymous database company. The survey of 949 datacentre managers in Europe and the Middle East was commissioned from analyst firm Quocirca and suggests that datacentres are running out of space for data -- fast.