Heartbleed: The Most Important Lesson Industry Outlook: The Future of the Enterprise Cloud Will Slowing Moore’s Law Boost Hardware Modularity? A New Tech Bubble or Just Hot Air?

Heartbleed: The Most Important Lesson

The revelation of the OpenSSL vulnerability “Heartbleed” has shaken the Internet, but beyond simply being a major security flaw, it has shown once again that ...

Industry Outlook: The Future of the Enterprise ...

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 ...

Will Slowing Moore’s Law Boost Hardware Modularity?

As silicon manufacturers begin to fall short of the pace set by Moore’s Law, the incentive for alternative methods of hardware innovation will increase. A ...

A New Tech Bubble or Just Hot ...

The psychological aspect of markets makes it difficult to predict bubbles and busts, let alone identify bubbles as they inflate. The technology sector has come ...

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How Big Data Means Big Security Changes: Effective Identity Management in a Data-Driven World

April 17th, 2014

Data is growing at an exponential rate. As one expert recently put it, its growth rate is equivalent to placing a single grain of rice on the first square of a chess board, two grains on the second square and so on. At number 64, the final square would hold a mound of rice equaling a thousand times the annual rice production of the entire world. As companies in all sectors—including health care, finance, retail and g[...]

Heartbleed: The Most Important Lesson

April 15th, 2014

The revelation of the OpenSSL vulnerability “Heartbleed” has shaken the Internet, but beyond simply being a major security flaw, it has shown once again that the government is no friend of IT. NSA Involvement? Although no allegations have surfaced implying that the NSA was responsible for the Heartbleed flaw, a Bloomberg report suggests that the voyeuristic agency nevertheless was aware of it and even exploited it for years before it was exposed. The report only identified the sou[...]

Quick as a Flash: How to Implement a Successful All-Flash Data Center

April 14th, 2014

A long time ago—at least in technology terms—disk storage was the new kid on the block. In 1980, Seagate introduced groundbreaking technology with the hard-disk drive. The first version of the hard-disk drive (HDD) was capable of storing a mere five megabytes of data and sold for $1,500. Thankfully, the technology quickly evolved and in the process overtook tape storage because of its higher efficiency and lower cost. “Flash” Forward Many years later came the introduction of flash s[...]

Industry Outlook: The Future of the Enterprise Cloud

April 10th, 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 Markley Group CTO Patrick Gilmore about cloud computing in the enterprise and where it might be headed. As Markley Group’s CTO, Patrick is responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of the company’s state-of-the-art technology foundation, while working to ensure that the company remains a l[...]

Tackling the Hurdles of the Software-Defined Data Center

April 9th, 2014

In the evolving IT landscape where technology is moving at an incredible pace, IT departments have been tasked with keeping their infrastructures up and running 24/7 while also managing increasing complexities, as the needs of business users are quickly surpassing the capacity IT has to support them. In fact, according to a recent SolarWinds survey on the evolving role of the modern IT pro, nearly all IT pros surveyed—94 percent—have been affected by rising infrastructure com[...]


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Designing a Multi-Tier Data Center

April 11th, 2014

With the increasing focus on controlling capital and operating expenses (capex and opex) while enabling data center growth that fits the immediate business needs (“right-sizing”), modularity has become a hot design trend. But modularity can, and in many cases should, extend beyond simply replicating only the same elements (power-distribution units, rac..more...


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Banks Are Trusted Most to Protect Data, Poll Finds

April 17th, 2014

People are more likely to trust banks to protect their data than politicians, security agencies, mobile phone companies or online and social media providers, according to the findings of a..more...

Nova Corporation Solidifies Plan to Open Large Data Center in Albuquerque

April 17th, 2014

Nova Corporation, an award-winning Information Technology (IT) company owned by the Navajo Nation, is one big step closer to opening a large data center in Albuquerque.  Nova has signed an ..more...

Splunk App for VMware Delivers Insights Beyond Virtualization

April 17th, 2014

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced the general availability of version 3.1 of the Splunk App for VMware, which provides comprehensive ..more...


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