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A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part 3)

November 26th, 2014

This article is part 3 of a series looking at the issue of net neutrality as it relates to a free market. Also see part 1 and part 2 of this series. The contentious issue of net neutrality revolves around how Internet service providers (ISPs) treat the data they route through their infrastructure equipment. The previous articles in this series aimed to clarify the issue and present a view on the issue that emphasizes free-market principles[...]

5 Unexpected Ways Businesses Can Use Smartphones to Drive Profit

November 24th, 2014

No matter the product, service or industry, mission or corporate philosophy, nearly every business is bottom-line driven. And there is no shortage of ingenuity as to how companies try to glean more profit out of existing processes. Every so often, a new technology emerges that radically changes the productivity landscape and industry’s related profitability potential in kind. Some notable advancements, of course, have included assembly lines, telephones, fax machines and the Internet. Today, there is a[...]

A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part 2)

November 20th, 2014

This article is part 2 of a series looking at the issue of net neutrality as it relates to a free market. Also see part 1 and part 3 of this series. Net neutrality is a contentious issue that seems to muddle usual political divisions. The previous article in this series aimed to lay some ground rules for a discussion of net neutrality—in particular, the need for clarity of language and the irrelevance of motive to t[...]

Energy Procurement: The New Data Center Power Model

November 19th, 2014

Today, many companies are reaching a crossroads. Volatile energy prices that can change fast and frequently (varying by geographic region and even time of day) combined with a still-recovering economy have led many organizations to choose predictability and budget certainty over beating market price. Despite the assumed benefits of buying energy in bulk and locking prices in for extended lengths of time, this approach is often more expensive, especially in situations where data centers have[...]

A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part 1)

November 18th, 2014

This article is part 1 of a series looking at the issue of net neutrality as it relates to a free market. See also part 2 and part 3 of this series. Net neutrality is an issue that is surrounded by confusion and propaganda, and it’s one that has seen perennially opposed political groups take similar stances. As with any contentious issue, however, looking past the euphemistic language and returning to fundamental principles is necessary to s[...]


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Is it Time to Modernize Your Data Center Power Infrastructure?

November 17th, 2014

During the high-growth years of 2003–2008, many organizations scrambled to keep up with capacity demands, rapidly adding new power equipment and putting in place the power infrastructure that would provide enough power capacity for a 10- to 15-year planning cycle. Many of today’s data centers are still supported by the equ..more...


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SanDisk Helps Accelerate High Energy Physics Research

November 24th, 2014

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that the University of Michigan and University of Victoria (CA) are utilizing SanDisk’s Fusion ioMemory solutions to fuel their multi-site supercomputing project, which helps them dramatically reduce the..more...

Carpathia Helps StarCompliance Achieve Highest Levels of Security and Compliance

November 20th, 2014

Carpathia, a trusted cloud operator and leading provider of compliant cloud services and managed hosting, today announced that StarCompliance, the leading provider of employee conflicts of interest compliance solutions for..more...

Cisco SP Routing Market Share Bounces Back Thanks to APAC & EMEA

November 20th, 2014

New Q3 data from Synergy Research Group shows that Cisco’s share of the service provider router and carrier Ethernet market bounced back strongly after an unusually weak Q2, thanks primarily t..more...


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