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April 23, 2013 11:29 AMCloud providers are racing to offer the best value and availability to customers, spurring over a million square feet of new data center development in the U.S.
March 18, 2013 11:19 AMFacebook's Open Compute Project aims to make data center elements, including server components, easily interchangeable. But tech and market barriers stand in the way.
February 06, 2013 09:14 AMOpen Compute's goal of open source hardware sounds democratic, but the initiative targets big-budget service providers and Web brands whose needs are different from everyday enterprises. The greatest impact of Open Compute will be felt by the leading server manufacturers--and it won't be good.
January 24, 2013 03:28 PMFacebook and Google are rolling out services that rival enterprise unified communications platforms. Vendors should beware.
October 29, 2012 03:29 PMInternet addiction isn’t an official diagnosis yet, but always-on mobile devices and ever-updating social sites can lead to obsessive behavior.
October 23, 2012 06:49 PMThe Open Compute Project seeks to turn server racks into giant blade systems and preserve the modularity and convenience of blades without the proprietary lock-in.
June 25, 2012 11:13 AMThe Open Compute Project from Facebook may serve as a framework that could lead to cheaper, more efficient data center resources. But will we use Open Compute racks?
June 11, 2012 12:05 PMIn the wake of last week's World IPv6 Launch, Google's chief Internet evangelist says it's time to deploy IPv6--laggards will start catching up due to embarrassment.
April 27, 2012 11:00 AMThe concept of network virtualization seems to be gaining a lot of momentum across an industry that has virtualized most anything to do with IT. Can the same successes be applied to the networking market, transforming how systems communicate and revolutionizing infrastructure by abstracting the physical network from the demands of applications?
April 26, 2012 09:00 AMWhen I first heard that Backupify had developed a backup service for cloud applications like Facebook, I must admit I snickered a little at the thought of someone thinking that Facebook data was worth backing up to anyone but Facebook. When they called again and said they could now back up Google Apps, they got my attention.
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