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Arista violated 3 Cisco patents: ITC

Rival plans workarounds in Q2 to keep switches on the market

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SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance

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Microsoft tests underwater data center

Microsoft is testing an underwater data center with an eye to reducing data latency for the many users who live close to the sea and also to enable rapid deployment of a data center in as little as 90 days.

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Microsoft tests underwater data center

Microsoft is testing an underwater data center with an eye to reducing data latency for the many users who live close to the sea and also to enable rapid deployment of a data center in as little as 90 days.

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25 Valentine's Day gifts for your favorite geeks

Check out Valentine's Day gift ideas inspired by tech, science and math

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Facebook to set up second data center in Europe

Facebook is setting up a data center in Clonee, Ireland, which will be its sixth in the world and its second outside the U.S.

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IBM's Power systems business is growing for the first time in years

A few years ago, you wouldn't have bet on IBM Power systems having much of a future. But a new strategy to embrace Linux and open up the platform is starting to pay off.

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Salesforce backs new wind farm in 12-year renewable-energy deal

A few months ago Salesforce committed to a goal of eventually powering its global operations entirely with renewable energy, and on Monday it took a key step in that direction by signing a 12-year agreement to back a brand-new wind...

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Bitcoin miner KnC is planning another four-week datacenter build-out

Four weeks: That's how long Swedish bitcoin mining company KnCMiner takes to build a new datacenter, from breaking ground to beginning operations.

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Dropbox to add European data storage next year

Dropbox on Wednesday became the latest major cloud provider to announce new storage options in the European Union.

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Kalinin nuclear power plant's new neighbor will be a data center

Russian utility RosEnergoAtom is builidng a datacenter next to its Kalinin nuclear power plant to profit from the steady supply of electricity and nearby communications links.

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New Docker tool removes a big barrier for enterprises

Making containers enterprise-ready has been a theme at this week's DockerCon EU conference in Barcelona, and on Tuesday Docker itself launched a new tool with that goal in mind.

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Containers get a fresh business boost from Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise just rolled out an entire portfolio of Docker-focused products.

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Microsoft sets up data centers in Germany amid US surveillance concerns

Microsoft is delivering its cloud services, including Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online from two new datacenters regions in Germany, in a move that aims to deflect customer concerns about access to their data by U.S....

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Review: Cisco ACI shakes up SDN

Hands-on with Cisco’s highly scalable data center network fabric driven by -- surprise -- a completely open API

How to avoid a data center overrun with idle servers

A third of data center servers are not productive. Here's why the problem exists, and what to do about it.

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A look at Outlook's 'extra' attachment bug

We investigate Outlook's ATT00001 attachment bug and discover hidden treasure...

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Robots invade the real world

Innovation in robotics reaches into everyday life.

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