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Cisco patches critical exposure in management software

Cisco UCS Performance Manager versions 2.0.0 and prior are affected and the problem is resolved in Cisco UCS Performance Manager versions 2.0.1 and later. UCS Performance Manager collects information about UCS servers, network,...

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Microsoft, IBM tout cloud services as key drivers of earnings strength

It is earnings season, which for publicly-traded technology vendors in the cloud market means it’s time to update investors on the momentum of emerging products helping to displace eroding revenue from legacy offerings. For two...

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Facebook reveals elaborate phone-testing process for thousands of weekly code updates

Facebook unveiled insights into how it tests new code on thousands of mobile devices at an until-now secret lab in its Prineville, Ore., data center.

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40% off APC Performance SurgeArrest Outlet with Phone Splitter and Coax Protection - Deal Alert

This 11 outlet heavy duty 3020 Joules surge protector from APC provides the highest level of power surge protection for your professional computers, electronics and connected devices. It's currently discounted by 40%.

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Microsoft delays its Azure Stack software until mid-2017

Azure Stack, Microsoft's private cloud operating system, will be launching first through a set of integrated hardware and software systems from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Dell and Lenovo.


New products of the week 7.11.16

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as NetMotion and Stratus.

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Private jets, personal security and more pricey CEO perks

12 biggest CEO perks packages in tech


New products of the week 7.4.16

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as CA and IBM

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America’s data centers are getting a lot more efficient

U.S. data centers have used about the same amount of energy annually over the past five years or so, despite substantial growth in the sector, according to a new report published by scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory....


Read Arista’s CEO customer letter on Cisco patent infringement verdict

Arista’s President & CEO Jayshree Ullal issued a letter to customers who may have been worried over the impact of last week’s US International Trade Commission ruling that the company had infringed on three Cisco patents. The ITC on...

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Cloud computing slows energy demand, U.S. says

In recent years, power usage at data centers grew at an unsustainable rate, soaring 24% from 2005 to 2010. But a shift to virtualization, cloud computing and improved data center management is reducing energy demand.

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NASA’s hot Juno Jupiter mission

NASA’s Juno spacecraft, once described as a flying armored tank, has almost reached its destination: Jupiter. Check out the images from the mission.

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Arista infringes on Cisco networking patents, trade agency says

In a move that could lead to a ban on selling its products in the United States, the US International Trade Commission has ruled that Arista does in fact infringe on a number of Cisco’s technology patents. Arista now must decide if...


Cloud or on-prem? This big-data service now swings both ways

There are countless "as-a-Service" offerings on the market today, and typically they live in the cloud. Back in 2014, startup BlueData blazed a different trail by launching its EPIC Enterprise big-data-as-a-service offering...

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Is Apstra SDN? Same idea, different angle

One of the main goals of SDN (software-defined networking) is to make networks more agile to meet the changing demands of applications. A new Silicon Valley startup, Apstra, says it has an easier way to do the same thing.

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Tech's biggest CEO raises and pay cuts

Half of the CEO pay packages we analyzed grew in value from 2014 to 2015.

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20 highest paid tech CEOs

Oracle's two CEOs share the top spot in our ranking of tech CEO pay. See who else made the top 20.

U.S. to have 200-petaflop supercomputer by early 2018

The Department of Energy is gearing up for an IBM system, named Summit, in its Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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