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Every like and comment and photo shared on Facebook has some ecological cost. The machines that process and store them use power, which still mostly comes from coal; and they need to be cooled.
Fusion-io, a leader in solid-state storage devices for high-volume datacenters, has acquired ID7, a maker of an open-source software-defined storage subsystem.
Microsoft and Symantec shut down servers at two data centers today, pulling a botnet that could be up to 900,000 infected computers strong offline.
When competitors become collaborators in an open-source race to the ecological top, everyone wins.
Flash storage business Fusion-io has launched its new ioScale product line, which promises to make all-flash-memory data centers a more feasible proposition for companies.
Google is telling Asian users to expect Google services to run up to 30 percent faster once a trio of new data centers come online.
Network virtualization company Pluribus Networks received a $23M holiday investment from Menlo Ventures and NEA.
IBM says the technology is ready for commercialization, just in time for the era of Big Data.
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Facebook's data center in North Carolina saw record temperatures this year. How did its open-source efficiency scheme work?
After having its data center taken out by Hurricane Sandy, Gawker's network of sites decided to invade Tumblr to continue posting its engaging, irreverent content.
Dell showed off its latest line-up of enterprise products in San Francisco.
Google calls it "where the Internet lives." Now we can see inside.
The New York Times has published an in-depth piece today that purports to document how wasteful the Internet industry is, but some critics say the report is misleading. The issue is important, because no doubt, there's a lot of waste, but here's an analysis of where critics think the Times falls short.
For every 120 tablets sold, a server has to handle the web traffic they generate.
While companies like Amazon and Rackspace mightily tout the power of the public cloud, some large enterprises still aren’t sold. These enterprises like the option of an on-premise private cloud that gives them a bit more control and security.
VMware announced on Monday a big, $1.05 billion acquisition of software-defined networking company Nicira.
While VMware is a major player in data center virtualization, its purchase of Nicira is meant to make it a similarly large presence in software-defined networking …
Amazon has released a detailed explanation of its massive EC2 outage this past Friday and Saturday. But even with all the new info, services that went down, including Netflix, Instagram, and Pinterest, have yet to fill in some crucial blanks.…
After collecting millions of dollars in tax breaks from having a small office in Nevada, Apple plans to give back to the state with new facilities that could cost up to $1 billion.
Apple’s plans, which were first reported by …