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Lightweight Frankie Perez Retires Immediately After 1st UFC Win

It took Frankie Perez less than one minute to notch his first UFC victory. Five minutes later, he retired from professional MMA.<p>In a surprise announcement, Perez, 26, told broadcaster Jon Anik and a national viewing audience that he was leaving the sport after knocking out Sam Stout in 54 seconds …

UFC

Understanding Software-Defined Storage, Part One

Storage systems are essential to the data center. Given the exponential rate of data growth, it is increasingly becoming more and more challenging to …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Cisco Accelerates SDN Strategy with Dynamic Fabric Automation

<i>Note: The original version of this article indicated that VXLAN was used for tunnelling. As per Cisco's remarks in the comments section, Cisco is</i> …

Virtualization

Swift Identity launches free 2-factor authentication for everyone (yeah, this matters)

Passwords are so passé. At least, on their own, ever since Matt Honan had his “digital life destroyed” last year due to what he called Apple, Google, and Amazon security flaws.<p>But a startup that just graduated from FounderFuel in Montreal might have the answer: free two-factor authentication for …

A private equity firm buys the US west coast’s most important data center for $437.5 million

An innocuous high rise in downtown Los Angeles, California, just sold for a record $437.5 million. That’s 2.5 times the price per square foot of comparable buildings in the area, which might seem surprising, given that there’s nothing special about the building itself. But there is something …

Google and Microsoft spent a combined $3.4B on infrastructure last quarter

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Google and Microsoft both announced their latest quarterly earning on Thursday, and while neither was ideal from an investor …

OwnCloud makes its enterprise file sync service even more enterprise-y

OpenStack Cloud Builder Mirantis Raises $10M In Second A Round From Red Hat, Ericsson And SAP Ventures

Mirantis has raised another $10 million from Red Hat, Ericsson and SAP Ventures to fuel the growing demand for the build out of OpenStack systems for private and public cloud environments. The financing came in a second round of Series A funding.<p>Mirantis raised $10 million in December from Dell …

Twitter reportedly plans to expand Sacramento data center space

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Twitter is leasing more data center space at RagingWire’s 500,000-square-foot campus in Sacramento, Data Center Knowledge …