Thoughts on the Tech Bubble (or Lack Thereof) Is Network Security Attainable? Supercomputers Hint at Slowing Moore’s Law Does Anyone Really Want Innovation?

Thoughts on the Tech Bubble (or Lack ...

Talk of a bubble in the technology sector has been ongoing for some time. Are these sentiments just unfounded fears based on memories of the ...

Is Network Security Attainable?

In the wake of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach, which exposed sensitive records of more than 20 million government employees and contractors ...

Supercomputers Hint at Slowing Moore’s Law

The performance of the world’s fastest supercomputer (according to the Top500 list) has plateaued in recent years, raising the question of what’s causing the deceleration ...

Does Anyone Really Want Innovation?

Innovation: governments, companies and individuals may talk a good game, but when it really happens, the complainers line up around the block. Consider Uber, for ...

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U.S. data centers consume about 100 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, representing more than 2% of all U.S. electricity use according to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates. With the data explosion apparent in cloud computing, the Internet of Things, digital recordkeeping and the like expected to continue to increase for the foreseeable future, we need a revolutionary change in how data centers consume energy and achieve greater efficiencies. Clearly there is a need for the DOE’s B[...]

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Thoughts on the Tech Bubble (or Lack Thereof)

July 28th, 2015

Talk of a bubble in the technology sector has been ongoing for some time. Are these sentiments just unfounded fears based on memories of the dot-com crash, or do they hold some truth? The answer is multifaceted and unclear with regard to details, but a few things are certain. The Nasdaq Is Not That High The Nasdaq stock index reached a peak of about 5,050 in early 2000 before plunging to about 1,200 during the so-called dot-com[...]

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Is Network Security Attainable?

July 23rd, 2015

In the wake of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach, which exposed sensitive records of more than 20 million government employees and contractors (past, present and prospective), the matter of security has grown even more urgent. But the OPM attack was simply the latest and greatest in a string of high-profile incidents targeting big-name retailers, government agencies and even, ironically, security companies. Even cheaters recently discovered the dangers of two-timing on the Internet,[...]


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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Construction Contracts

July 20th, 2015

Now that you have at least a skeleton data center design in mind and you’ve chosen a general contractor to handle the project, you must address the legal side: the contract. The construction contract is ideally intended to protect both sides of the arrangement from the vagaries of the other a..more...


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NaviSite Expands Relationship With VMware to Accelerate Cloud Adoption Across the Enterprise

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