Monthly Archives: March 2012

Join HP security expert Tari Schreider for a deep-dive live chat on cloud protection

Business leaders want to exploit cloud computing values fast, but they also fear the security risks in moving to cloud models too quickly. Just at the time that companies want to leverage cloud, they know that security threats are growing. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Gigaom:
Whether you think cloud computing creates or kills jobs depends on what jobs you’re talking about and how companies will use any IT savings they reap. I had my doubts about the findings of a Microsoft-funded(s…

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HP announces first servers in the Gen8 family for improving management, ROI, and energy conservation in the data center

HP today announced general availability of the first batch of servers in its ProLiant Gen8 series, which the company unveiled last month. The new generation of servers, part of a two-year, $300-million effort, benefit from ProActive Insight archtecture, including lifecycle … Continue reading

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Open Group’s OTTF ‘snapshot’ addresses risks from counterfeit and tainted products

The Open Group has announced the publication of the Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS) Snapshot, a preview of what is intended to become the first standard developed by The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum (OTTF). Geared toward global providers … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Gigaom:
Boston has some pretty good database DNA dating back to Digital Equipment Corp.’s venerable Rdb and a raft of small object-oriented database firms that popped up 20 years ago. Those good genes are showing up again…

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Originally posted on Gigaom:
Updated: Microsoft Azure¬†went down Monday night and stayed down for hours. That news comes as Microsoft(s MSFT) is trying to pitch two-year-old Azure as a safe and reliable platform for consumer and business applications. As first…

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Originally posted on Gigaom:
AWS CTO Werner Vogels The more features that¬†Amazon Web Services(s amzn) adds, the more nervous its partners — and even some of its customers — get. AWS is the go-to public cloud infrastructure for many businesses.…

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