Firm promises new take on containerized data centers

I/o Data Centers hopes to leapfrog the competition by developing what it claims will be a new, more integrated type of containerized data centre the company said on Friday.I/o is best known for

Published on: July 19th, 2010 James Niccolai

IT should pay the power bill, reasons eBay exec

While not a common practice in most organizations, having IT departments pay their power bills would lead to far more efficient data centers, argued Dean Nelson, senior director of global data centre services

Published on: May 21st, 2010 joab jackson

Q&A with the man who helped raise server temperatures

Next month is the one year anniversary of a guideline by the American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) that recommend increasing (PDF document) the temperature of air entering servers and

Published on: July 6th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau

What you can learn from a UBC class trip

No business should expose a single asset that hasn’t had a data wipe performed on it, according to an Info-Tech Research Group Ltd. analyst. The warning comes after a group of University of

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Small ISPs face new pressures under Tory bill

The Conservative government is trying to give police better access to online communications, introducing a new bill Thursday that will force ISPs to hand over subscriber data without a warrant and implement intercept-capable

Published on: June 18th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Ericsson Canada demos video apps on LTE

Wireless networks using Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technology could theoretically allow users to download at 100 Megabits per second (Mbps) but the technology may not actually be used in cellphones, according to an engineer

Published on: May 28th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Cisco unveils 802.11n controller, OfficeExtend

Cisco Systems Inc. this week unveiled its Collaboration in Motion set of products and services, which include controller hardware for wireless networks using the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11n draft

Published on: May 19th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Sun introduces open cloud amid IBM takeover talk

Sun Microsystems Inc. announced today its new open cloud initiative, the Sun Open Cloud Platform, an open cloud computing infrastructure based on Sun’s Java, MySQL, OpenSolaris, and Open Storage. The initiative will include

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Briony Smith

Web turns 20

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) is celebrating as the 20th anniversary of the Web on Saturday. Looking forwardThe Web and FacebookThere are various opinions as to when the Web was actually

Published on: March 12th, 2009 Carrie-Ann Skinner