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Jim Rapoza is Senior Research Analyst at the Aberdeen Group and Editorial Director for Tech Pro Essentials. For over 20 years he has been using, testing, and writing about the newest technologies in software, enterprise hardware, and the Internet. He previously served as the director of an award-winning technology testing lab based in Massachusetts and California. Rapoza is also the winner of five awards of excellence in technology journalism, and co-chaired a summit on technology industry security practices. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and expositions and has been regularly interviewed as a technology expert by national and local media outlets including CNN, ABC, NPR, and the Associated Press.

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posted in October 2011

Facebook's Open Compute Summit Pushes Open Hardware For The High End

10/28/2011
At the Open Compute Summit this week in New York, Frank Frankovsky, Facebook’s director of hardware design and supply chain, opened the proceedings by saying, "Open source is not just something that you can use to describe software, but also to describe the hardware space." That is the goal for the Open Compute Project, which aims to spur the development of cheaper servers and more efficient data centers.

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Infoblox Aims To Ease Growing IP Address Management Headaches

10/14/2011
As more and more Internet-enabled devices find their way onto company networks, the task of managing IP addresses and DNS requests for these devices becomes harder and harder. Network infrastructure vendor Infoblox has released the Trinzic Multi-Grid Manager, a new appliance designed to handle large amounts of DNS and DHCP traffic.

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InteropNet's IPv6 Network Evolves For Interop New York

10/4/2011
Some of the most interesting technology to be seen at this week's Interop will be running inside of the show’s InteropNet network. That’s because, as was the case at the spring Interop show in Las Vegas, IPv6 will be a big part of InteropNet, serving as both a demonstration of the technology that will run the Internet in the near future and, at the same time, providing a good set of lessons learned for businesses deploying IPv6.

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