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Google quietly publishes new Interactive Events app

Google today launched a new Android app into the Play Store, but strangely, it did so with zero fanfare.<p>The Interactive Events app for Android is now …

7 Green Data Center Metrics You Should Know

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Data centers and IT equipment are just starting to become increasingly energy-efficient, and there are a variety of metrics, …

Working to reduce the environmental impact of the data explosion, Green Data Net

The increase in mobile device use, media streaming and the exponential growth of internet connected devices has all fuelled unparalleled growth in …

Dolfin |

The DOLFIN follows a three levels hierarchical approach for optimizing energy consumption<p><b>Level 1- Optimization inside a Data Centre</b><p>Optimizing the …

New environmental efficiency metrics for data centers

Eight FP7 Projects, being DC4Cities one of them, have combined efforts to form a 50 partner global Cluster aiming to develop new environmental …

A Better Tomato, A Better Tomorrow

Last fall, the Culinary Breeding Network organized the first-ever Variety Showcase in Portland, Oregon, an event that brought together plant …

The 6 Requirements of Enterprise-grade OpenStack, Part 3

In part 1 and part 2 of this series I introduced the core ideas around defining the requirements and then discussed the first four. Today we’ll …

The 6 Requirements of Enterprise-grade OpenStack, Part 2

In part 1 of this series earlier this week, I introduced The 6 Requirements of Enterprise-grade OpenStack. Today, I’m going to dig into the next two …

The 6 Requirements of Enterprise-grade OpenStack, Part 1

<b>Introduction</b><p>OpenStack is an amazing foundation for building an enterprise-grade private cloud. The great OpenStack promise is to be the cloud …

The new Nokia is placing its bets on cloud and CEM

<b>Clare McCarthy, Practice Leader, Telco IT</b><p>Nokia held its fifth analyst event in advance of the TM Forum’s Management World (TMF Live!) in Nice. After …

InkaBinka Moves From Cloud To Moonshot For Launch

The premise behind a new startup called InkaBinka, which launched this month and which is only a year old, is that none of us have the time to keep …

Performance benchmarks: KVM vs. Xen

After having some interesting discussions last week around KVM and Xen performance improvements over the past years, I decided to do a little …

Which Linux Distribution Powers HP Helion Cloud?

HP is now rolling out its new Helion Cloud effort based on the open-source OpenStack cloud platform as part of a $1 billion effort announced at the …

'Any hypervisor, any cloud': Software defined data migrata Zerto cops 25m D-round dollars

Zerto, the hypervisor-based replicant - hey, this is sounding like <i>Blade Runner</i> - has raised $26 million in a funding D-round.<p>The venture capital …

Google’s New Cloud Import Tool Makes Switching From AWS Easier

Google today launched Online Cloud Import, a tool that makes it easier for developers to transfer their data from AWS’s S3 storage service and other HTTP/HTTPS servers to its own Google Cloud Storage. The service is now in limited preview and developers can sign up for it here.<p>The competition …

HP Cloud Investments Could Include Rackspace Deal

Hewlett-Packard has stepped up investments in cloud computing, prompting some analysts to speculate that it could make a big move such as acquiring …

Data Security & Data Encryption Software | Micro Focus

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Horses for Sources research lists IBM, AWS, HP as top IaaS players

Research bods Horses for Sources (HfS) have put 10 companies in its winner’s circle for infrastructure as a service – but Microsoft and Google are …

Is This The Beginning Of Cloud Consolidation? Rackspace Looks At Exit Options

The news today at Bloomberg is that Rackspace has hired Morgan Stanley to look at “strategic options” for the future. Rackspace has long been something of a bridesmaid in the cloud infrastructure space. Previously dwarfed by the number one player, Amazon Web Services, the San Antonio-based company …

How customers are using big data to fight fraud, cheating and enforce compliance

Let’s look at how people are using big data to improve the operations of their enterprises. I think that this breaks down into three areas:<p>Fraud, …

Ubuntu 'highest score' in UK…

<b>Ubuntu scores the highest in a security assessment of end user computer devices by CESG, the UK's government's information security arm, reports</b> …

Team behind webOS releases its abandoned interface redesign to the community

Palm's innovative mobile operating system, webOS, was never a commercial success, but the team behind it certainly had some great ideas. Now, long after HP largely abandoned the operating system, the team is releasing one of its most intriguing user interface ideas to the community for further …

HP Unleashes CloudSystem 8 For Private, Hybrid Clouds

HP's converged cloud system hits general availability to enable private clouds that work with VMware and hybrid clouds that rely on OpenStack.<p>Looks …

Meet the Crazy Camera That Can Make Movies for the Oculus Rift

Gamers love Oculus Rift; the virtual reality system offers a mind-blowingly immersive way to experience digital worlds. Jaunt, a new tech company, …

Virtual Reality

What Is Platform-As-A-Service? Experts Disagree

Is PaaS just a feature of general-purpose infrastructure-as-a-service or a distinct layer of products in the cloud? Experts debate the definition of …

Watch This Video Of How Flies Fly That’s Going To Inspire Better Drone Flight

The only times I’ve ever watched a fly beat its wings were in order to predict the appropriate moment to strike and kill it. But it turns out that flies are actually highly evolved little miracles of nature, at least when it comes to the way they fly. Their “steering muscles,” located in the …

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