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A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part ...

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 ...

A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part ...

This article is part 1 of a series looking at the issue of net neutrality as it relates to a free market. Net neutrality is ...

Is Fusion Power Right Around the Corner?

Long a (distant) holy grail of scientists and engineers, fusion power made headlines when Lockheed Martin announced that its Skunk Works research division may be ...

Election Day Technology News Roundup

They’re back: elections. And despite all the moralizing about civic duty, you-can’t-complain-if-you-don’t-vote and other bloviation, the outcome is guaranteed to yield no substantial change in ...

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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 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 the validity of a[...]

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. 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 selecting or honing a position. Looking Past the Language Words like neutrality, o[...]

Stopping Cybercrime in Its Tracks

November 17th, 2014

Global business-to-consumer e-commerce sales are expected to reach $1.47 trillion in 2014, a rise of nearly 20% from last year, according to eMarketer. That’s good news for companies that offer products and services online—but it’s only half of the equation. The other half is the fact that fraudsters are lined up to exploit this growing market. Identity theft is now the fastest-growing type of crime. Surprisingly, despite constant threats from malicious actors, current online security measures are o[...]

As Enterprise WAN Edge Mobilizes Workforce, 4G-LTE Backup Becomes Critical

November 12th, 2014

With the spread of WAN-edge devices for enterprise networks, the day is fast approaching when most workers will be mobile and physical location will no longer limit employee productivity. Technology analysts see the trends coming: IDC predicts 1.3 billion mobile workers worldwide by 2015, and Gartner forecasts that 40% of the workforce will be mobile by 2016. Additionally, although choosing between investments in core data center or edge infrastructure was once a principal challenge to[...]


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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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Detekt Tool Targets Government Spyware

Detekt Tool Targets Government Spyware

November 20, 2014, No Comments

Aiming to counter the influence of government surveillance on journalism and human-rights advocacy, Amnesty International ...

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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...

IHS Estimates Global DCIM Suite Revenue of $280 Million in 2014

November 17th, 2014

Global revenue from Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) suite products is estimated to reach $280 million by the end of 2014 and is forecast to grow 30.6% percent in 2015..more...


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