New entrant in enterprise SSD market

After four years of development a California maker of solid state drives for the military and industrial customers is releasing an enterprise SSD. BitMicro Networks said this week its MAXio E-series cards which

Published on: August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Controversy over upcoming Web protocol change

Developers never tire of finding ways to add more objects to Web pages in hopes of beating -- or at least keeping up with -- the apparently limitless increases in server power and bandwidth. However, this

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

New SQL Server could help ‘pull’ cloud into the enterprise

With the release of SQL Server 2014 earlier this year, Microsoft Corp. marked another milestone in its vaunted plan to plunge into cloud computing. SQL Server 2014 found a favourable response in early

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

HP says it has “breakthrough” vision of future computing

LAS VEGAS -- In the movies, there's no shortage of imagination for what computers with unlimited power can do -- run time machines, star ships or let people virtually walk through data. Hewlett-Packard

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP makes supercomputer for enterprises

LAS VEGAS –Cloud computing may be on every CIOs lips but Hewlett-Packard Co. believes there’s lots of life left in data centres. To prove it, the company announced a new supercomputing system called

Published on: June 10th, 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

Oracle releases MySQL Fabric web database utility

As the cloud and Big Data continue to take over enterprise computing, the challenges to database management are keeping pace. In particular, administrators are expected to deliver high levels of database availability and

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

HP to cut 11,000 to 16,000 more jobs

Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to axe between 11,000 and 16,000 positions from its operations worldwide by October 2015, adding to some 34,000 positions it was already in the process of eliminating. The new cuts,

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Canadian security company server used for massive DDoS attack

A high-power server used by a Canadian security company was hijacked in a massive distributed denial of service "DNS flood" attack against an online gaming web site earlier this month. The attack, as

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks