Industry Outlook: The State of Privacy Four Questions About Women and Men in Technology Peter Thiel’s Interesting Take on Tech New Material Holds Promise for Solar Power

Industry Outlook: The State of Privacy

Industry Outlook is a regular Data Center Journal Q&A series that presents expert views on market trends, technologies and other issues relevant to data centers ...

Four Questions About Women and Men in ...

Many major technology companies (e.g., Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo and so on) have at some point been lambasted in the media—whether by reporters or themselves—about ...

Peter Thiel’s Interesting Take on Tech

At the recent Gartner Symposium ITxpo, PayPal cofounder and billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel offered his view on a number of technology-related areas, according to ...

New Material Holds Promise for Solar Power

Because of its abundance and easy availability, solar energy has a strong draw for both consumers and data center operators. The problem—and there always is ...

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When Urban Legends Lead to Danger: Keeping Your Data Center Safe With the Truth About DDoS Attacks

October 16th, 2014

The SANS 2014 DDoS Survey is quite telling. It reports that almost 40% of enterprises are completely or mostly unprepared for DDoS attacks. Although 23% of respondents indicated they did not have a plan for DDoS mitigation, another 16% were unaware of any such plans. In addition, 50% have never tested their DDoS capabilities. These numbers clearly demonstrate that many organizations do not see DDoS attacks as harmful—certainly not worth their attention. That’s because organizations are und[...]

Industry Outlook: The State of Privacy

October 15th, 2014

Industry Outlook is a regular Data Center Journal Q&A series that presents expert views on market trends, technologies and other issues relevant to data centers and IT. This week, Industry Outlook asks Private.me Chief Operating Officer (COO) Robert Neivert about the prospects for privacy on the Internet today. Robert has over 15 years of experience transforming software technologies and innovations into great companies. He has been CEO for two venture-funded startups, and before that he led startups in the mo[...]

Four Questions About Women and Men in Technology

October 14th, 2014

Many major technology companies (e.g., Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo and so on) have at some point been lambasted in the media—whether by reporters or themselves—about how many women they employ. This quasi-religious ritual typically involves expressing regret (repentance) for corporate sins and then announcing some new program to correct the problem (penance). But the focus on technology in particular raises a number of questions about consistency and equity, especially since appeals for more women in the[...]

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October 13th, 2014

Virtualization has provided IT with huge benefits, from saving on capital expenses and energy to faster application deployment and workload agility. It also introduces a multitude of process changes and complexity, and mastering a virtual data center requires comprehending a dizzying array of software and hardware configurations, settings and workflows. A good IT pro can generally make a virtualized data center run, but only a great IT pro can deliver extraordinary performance and availability while minimizing[...]

Peter Thiel’s Interesting Take on Tech

October 9th, 2014

At the recent Gartner Symposium ITxpo, PayPal cofounder and billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel offered his view on a number of technology-related areas, according to a recap at ZDNet. Here’s a look at some of Thiel’s main points that intersect with topics the Data Center Journal has covered. Quantum Computing Quantum computing is often viewed as the heir apparent in the processing world—Moore’s Law is too often treated implicitly as a law of nature rather than a histori[...]


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Is the Enterprise Data Center Dying?

October 10th, 2014

Growth in the cloud and in various IT outsourcing options could lead the casual observer to think that the enterprise data center is an endangered species. Then again, a casual observer might also buy into the informal notion that the cloud is some truly incorporeal entity that stores and processes..more...


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Intel Betting on Workload-Optimized Hardware

Intel Betting on Workload-Optimized Hardware

October 16, 2014, No Comments

Although highly programmable processors give designers and developers greater flexibility, they consume more power than ...

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Uptime Institute and CNet Training Form a Global Educational Alliance

October 16th, 2014

Uptime Institute and CNet Training announced today that they are working together to transform education throughout the global data center industry.  Through a Global Educational Alliance they are providing vision, ..more...

RF Code Underpins Leading Gartner DCIM Magic Quadrant Vendors

October 13th, 2014

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ARMA International Endorses Information Governance Principles for Healthcare

October 7th, 2014

ARMA International, the authority on information governance, announced its support of the American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) Information Governance Principles for Healthcare (IGPHC). AHIMA has convened healthcare industry stakeholders and l..more...


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