Hardware

Bad Taxes May Slow Datacenter Power Efficiency, But Not in the U.S.

Posted In DataCenter
In the United States, tax breaks have made datacenter construction a growth industry. continue…

Former Spy Chief Accuses Huawei of Espionage

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Michael Hayden’s accusations lack evidence, but larger investigations have failed to clear the Chinese IT giant. continue…

Converged Datacenter Market Shows Few Signs of Slowing Down

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Extreme Networks is the latest to focus on a packaged, integrated but multivendor converged system. continue…

Intel Takes Earnings Hit, Thanks to Changing Markets

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Intel’s new CEO pledged to catch up in tablets, but didn’t really comment on the future. continue…

Facebook’s Datacenter Evolution Continues

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The social network has increasingly embraced an “everything custom” approach to its data facilities. continue…

Oracle’s Exalytics Release Hints at Continuing Hardware Dilemma

Even as other vendors push out cloud-analytics platforms, Oracle needs to maintain its hardware legacy business. continue…

Miracle Graphene May Save the IT World… or Poison Everyone In It

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Graphene could become an incredibly important metal for computing tech, and perhaps one of the most toxic. continue…

Employees Remain Top IT Security Risk

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Bosses are making little effort to supervise or enforce security policies, according to a new study. continue…

IT Wants SDN… But Many Don’t Know What It Is

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Surveys show big gaps between the desire for SDN and the understanding to implement it. continue…

Intel to Launch Super-Virtualized, Fabric-Based Datacenter

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An upcoming strategy announcement will likely confirm details of a plan Intel execs have been outlining since April. continue…