SDN may increase security: Intel

Although still in a fledgling state, software-defined networks are closer to moving into production in enterprises. With a central controller able to configure switches across the network, it will bring a lot of

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Hewlett-Packard gives peek at upcoming Gen9 servers

We have good news and bad news: First the good news -- a peek at the upcoming Gen9 ProLiant servers Hewlett-Packard will release in less than two weeks. The bad news is we

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Dell’s new client-computing products offer more horsepower

SAN FRANCISCO — The WMworld conference is all about removing the burden of IT operations from hardware and putting it on software. Dell Inc. took advantage of this week's show here to release several new

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Cloud security software provider adds location-based protection

The advantage of virtualization is that it lets administrators put virtual machines anywhere in the cloud. The disadvantage of virtualization is that unless secured they can be copied by anyone and taken anywhere.

Published on: August 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cavium’s 64-bit ARM processors for servers coming in the fall

In an effort to lower data centre energy costs a number of microprocessor manufacturers are creating server chips using architectures from ARM Ltd., whose designs are found in chips powering smart phones and

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Leading from the front: top women in tech

FacebThe IT sector can take credit for including more than its share of the most powerful women in the world. Forbes has released its annual list of the "100 World’s Most Powerful Women,"

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Move Over, Mobile: Time to Upgrade the PC

Back in the day, PC upgrading was a ritual for enthusiasts and even businesses. These days, tablets and smart phones are taking the priority for upgrades. The smart phone upgrade cycle is shorter

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Chris Lau

IBM opens architecture, business model with Power chip strategy

The chip war between Intel and IBM feels like the kind of serious, neck-and-neck corporate combat where the players keep their cards close to their chest. But the key to success may in

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Intel’s Thunderbolt Networking coming for PCs

In the never-ending search for faster connections between devices, people are willing to do all sorts of things. For those who are willing to link two PCs together, Intel has a solution: Thunderbolt

Published on: April 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon