SMBs Stymied By Virtualization Backup
Virtual environments may cause disaster recovery headaches for smaller companies if not handled with same urgency as physical systems, says Acronis.
Intel's Thunderbolt Speeds Connections
Debuting in Apple's MacBook Pros, the high-speed PC connection technology, previously codenamed Light Peak, provides data transfer speeds much faster than USB 3.0 and FireWire.
Watson's Jeopardy Win A Victory For Mankind
The IBM supercomputer not only beat the quiz show's most successful human contestants, but also showed what skilled researchers will be able to do as they tackle big problems in the future.
SMB Cloud Market Worth $8.6 Billion
Hosted infrastructure and services for U.S. smaller companies have an additional $13 billion of room to grow, according to a Parallels report.
SSDs Prove Tough To Erase
Techniques that reliably erase hard disk drives don't produce the same results for solid state drives, warn University of California at San Diego researchers.
Promise Adds SMB Storage Devices
RAID manufacturer steps up to small business market with two NAS units targeted to companies dissatisfied with consumer or SOHO options.
The $1 Trillion Federal IT Challenge
The CEOs of IBM, Dell, and other tech companies say the U.S. government can reap huge savings from IT-driven initiatives, but their ambitious plan has virtually no chance of success.
What If Storage Hardware Mattered?
It seems like every week I speak to a storage hardware company that informs me that they are really a software company. What they typically mean by this is that they are trying to differentiate themselves by the software capabilities that they put on top of the storage hardware more so than the actual hardware itself. This means that the hardware is basic. The reality is we need great hardware manufacturers more than ever.
Dell Introduces PowerEdge Server With Latest Opteron Processor
The "hyperscale-inspired server," intended for high-performance computing applications such as video rendering, virtualization, and electronic design automation, uses AMD 12-core chips and can deliver can deliver a maximum of 96 cores in a 2U rack.
White House Issues Federal Cloud Strategy
The Federal Cloud Computing Strategy seeks to accelerate federal cloud adoption by detailing benefits, outlining a deployment framework, and describing agencies' roles and responsibilities.