Tag: Data centers

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing: Now even more of your apps are about to make the jump

November 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Cloud computing will account for an even bigger chunk of enterprise tech spending over the next few years, as businesses decide it’s time to migrate even more applications and services. Spending on public cloud services is expected to grow 18.4% […]


Info of 27.7 million Texas drivers exposed in Vertafore data breach

November 13, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Vertafore, a provider of insurance software, has disclosed this week a data breach, admitting that a third-party accessed the details of 27.7 million Texas drivers. The incident took place on March 11 and happened as a result of human error […]

Cloud Computing

AWS is opening yet another cloud computing region

November 2, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Amazon’s AWS is once more increasing its presence in Europe with a new cloud computing region expected to open in Switzerland in the second half of 2022. The move will further expand the company’s large footprint on the continent, with […]

Cloud Computing

VMware rolls out new cloud services for automation, security

August 27, 2018

Via: ZDnet

VMware on Monday is rolling out a series of new cloud services designed to facilitate the management of costs, operations, security and compliance — across multiple clouds. The new services were announced at the VMworld conference, a day after VMware […]

Cloud Computing

Azure’s availability zones are now generally available

March 30, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

No matter what cloud you build on, if you want to build something that’s highly available, you’re always going to opt to put your applications and data in at least two physically separated regions. Otherwise, if a region goes down, […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

Gaps in software slowing down security professionals

December 26, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Gaps in software systems are slowing down security teams who are estimated to spend 10 hours a week dealing with the inefficiencies. More a third of IT decision-makers estimated that their security staff spent at least three hours daily on […]

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing: Getting bigger but more complicated too

December 15, 2017

Via: ZDnet

One of the fundamental concepts underpinning cloud computing is that the location of the servers and other physical infrastructure running the software and storing the data is entirely irrelevant. That’s why it borrowed the metaphor of the cloud from old […]


Why tracking data centers is so hard

September 6, 2017

Via: FCW

The Office of Management and Budget recently reported that the government has closed about 1,900 data centers since the launch of the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative in 2010, saving almost $1 billion. It also lists the remaining data center […]


Cisco revs up storage connections for data centers and WANs

October 19, 2016

Via: CIO

Data is piling up, and storage keeps getting faster thanks to flash, so the networks that link it all together need to keep up, too. Both traditional Fibre Channel and more general-use protocols used in storage keep steadily ratcheting up […]


Maryland school district uses texting service to cut down on bullying

September 2, 2015

Via: Corinne Lestch

In one Maryland school district, students are encouraged to text on their cell phones — to report instances of bullying. Queen Anne’s County Public Schools, one of the state’s top-ranking school districts according to, has instituted an anonymous, online […]

State & Local

Future of North Carolina IT office rests with Legislature

July 22, 2015

Via: Jake Williams

The North Carolina Capitol in Raleigh. (Jake Williams/StateScoop) RALEIGH, N.C. — In a year, North Carolina’s information technology agency could look a lot different. The Office of Information Technology Services, which currently sits within the governor’s office, could become a cabinet-level department, […]