What the Paris Attacks Mean for Encryption Industry Outlook: The State of DCIM Growing Scope of Ransomware Why IT Should Oppose Daylight-Saving Time

What the Paris Attacks Mean for Encryption

Erosion is the slow but inevitable process by which the constant forces of nature wear away a structure of some sort—be it a mountain, a ...

Industry Outlook: The State of DCIM

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 ...

Growing Scope of Ransomware

Time was when websites were a tacky mishmash of flashing text, animated GIFs, the requisite visit counter and a horrifying background that made text virtually ...

Why IT Should Oppose Daylight-Saving Time

Twice yearly, we go through a ritual in which we change our clocks, causing many of us to be miserable for several days (or weeks ...

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Getting the Network Up to Speed: The State of Network Appliances Today

November 24th, 2015

Big data has left the realm of catchphrase and entered the realm of stark reality for communications-service providers (CSPs) and network-equipment providers (NEPs), which must devise strategies to manage it. Not only is this data—generated by the billions of smartphones, mobile devices and sensors connected to the Internet—being generated in history-making quantities, but it is also coming in at network speeds of up to 100Gbps. Heavy Reading recently conducted a survey of these providers to eva[...]

Managing Insider Threats With Active Directory Security

November 23rd, 2015

“You mean this was an inside job?” It may seem like a scenario straight out of the movies, but insider threats to business data are real, frightening and costly. Whether caused by negligence or malicious intent, employees, service providers and business partners are in an unparalleled position to compromise data and cost companies an estimated $5 million from a single data breach, according to the SANS Institute. Perhaps no single system is as popular a target for ins[...]

What the Paris Attacks Mean for Encryption

November 19th, 2015

Erosion is the slow but inevitable process by which the constant forces of nature wear away a structure of some sort—be it a mountain, a building or an institution. The recent attacks in Paris are just the latest in a series of events that have eroded the framework of law and liberty that were some of the hallmarks of western civilization. But whatever one might think of the societal effects, the technology side is also s[...]

Industry Outlook: The State of DCIM

November 18th, 2015

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 Jeff Klaus about data center infrastructure management (DCIM), including a recent Intel survey about the state of the industry. As General Manager of Intel Data Center Solutions, Jeff leads a global team that designs, builds, sells and supports data center software products. His group[...]

Containers Enable DevOps and Hybrid Clouds, but Sandboxes Are Also Critical for IT Success

November 17th, 2015

Gartner predicts that by 2016, nearly 25% of the Global 2000 IT organizations will be mainstreaming DevOps methodologies for bringing applications into production IT. A recent 451 Research survey of enterprises found that 56% of application workloads will be in private or hybrid cloud environments within the next two years. These shifts are driving the adoption of a number of technologies and tools, including containers, which are garnering big attention from investors. In this article we’ll l[...]


Three Questions About Technology Outsourcing

November 19th, 2015

With the race for the U.S. presidency heating up, the matter of outsourcing will become an issue of note, particularly as it relates to the technology world. But this issue, thanks in part to jingoistic mantras and emotionalism, is rife with fuzzy thinking. Every consumer and every company outsources something, whether it’s production of a raw..more...

Press Releases

Cologix Completes Acquisition of New Jersey Data Center Company Net Access

November 23rd, 2015

Cologix, a network neutral interconnection and data center company, today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Net Access, LLC, a colocation and workspace recovery provider with over..more...

Radware's Attack-Mitigation System Helps Protect QuadraNet, Colocation Data Center and Internet Services Provider

November 16th, 2015

Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions ensuring optimal service level for applications in virtual, cloud and software defined data centers, announced that QuadraNet, a ..more...

Silicon Valley and Washington DC Are the Highest-Growth U.S. Colocation Markets

November 9th, 2015

New data from Synergy Research Group shows that six metro areas account for 59% of US retail and wholesale colocation revenues, with New York and Washington DC alone accounting for..more...

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