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Healthcare.gov’s New Woe: Datacenter Failure

The current issues affect not only the Website run by the federal government, but also the state-based online exchanges. continue…

Is Citrix the Best Remote Server?

Virtual Machines
This is the first in a series comparing the strengths and weaknesses of virtualized desktops. The three main players in virtual desktop integration (VDI) are Citrix, VMWare and Microsoft. Because it was first in the game, Citrix is often cited as the main player. I’m first reviewing Citrix XEN Desktop, then VMWare’s Horizon View and finally Microsoft’s VDI. Citrix is often the first name invoked when someone’s considering a virtualized desktop solution. Though the company’s been around since 1989, the… continue…

Think Server-Based VDI Keeps Your Data Secure? Think Again.

Debunking the VDI security myth. continue…

Huawei Market Share Grows Following U.S. Ban

Posted In DataCenter
Fears of cyber-espionage prompted restrictions on the Chinese networking vendor’s sales in the U.S., but haven’t hurt it globally. continue…

Intel to Let Servers Trade Data at 1.6Tbit/sec

Posted In DataCenter
Intel’s silicon photonics and bendable fiber, and IEEE’s fastest protocol, will still require a big cable. continue…

Enterprise Networks Shift Toward Extremes at Edge and Core

Posted In DataCenter
Weight of corporate nets shifts toward edge, connected via bigger and bigger pipes at the core. continue…

ONUG to Test Existence of SDN, Not Just Performance

Posted In DataCenter
A test bed designed to separate real technology from slideware in a market drowning in hype. continue…

Sabre Downtime Nightmare Rippled Around World

Posted In DataCenter
Impact of one little datacenter glitch goes global. continue…

Tools for Heavy-Duty Attacks Get a Little Too Easy

Posted In DataCenter
One security tool leverages AWS to crack passwords; another builds ‘bot armies. continue…

The Easy Way to Eavesdrop on Smartphones

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Black Hat demo shows how hacking femtocells can lead to all sorts of eavesdropping. continue…