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Rackspace Launches New Professional Services for AWS

17 hours 28 min ago
Rackspace launched on Thursday its new portfolio of Professional Services for Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer what the company calls deep, customized expertise for AWS.
Categories: Network News

250 Verizon Data Center Employees to Join Equinix

18 hours 9 min ago
Equinix is planning to bring on more than 250 Verizon employees once its blockbuster $3.6 billion acquisition of 29 Verizon data centers is closed.
Categories: Network News

Fighting the DIY Mentality in the Managed Services Market

20 hours 33 min ago
Twenty-five years ago, before open source became widespread, it was not possible for most organizations to use in-house resources to create the services that they needed to operate.
Categories: Network News

FCC Chief Sparks Clash With Call to Repeal Net Neutrality

2017, April 27 - 11:43pm
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would ask the agency next month to begin considering removing the strong legal authority that underpins the rules, and to take suggestions for replacement regulations.
Categories: Network News

Tencent Opens Cloud Data Center in Silicon Valley

2017, April 27 - 10:53pm
Silicon Valley rolled out the welcome wagon for the country's internet behemoth Tencent, which just announced the opening of its first data center in the US.
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IBM Launches Four Cloud Data Centers in US

2017, April 27 - 3:01am
IBM is continuing to expand its global network of cloud data centers, the latest addition being four data centers in the US.
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QuadraNet Opens New Los Angeles Data Center

2017, April 27 - 1:32am
QuadraNet has opened a new 80,000 square foot data center near Los Angeles International Airport.
Categories: Network News

How to Help Your Customers Combat Public Cloud Bill Shock

2017, April 26 - 11:58pm
HotLink CEO Lynn LeBlanc on her experience in helping customers manage cloud costs.
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New Guidelines: End Frequent Password Changes

2017, April 26 - 3:07am
Direction from the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is only binding on federal agencies but the guidelines are frequently looked to by private-sector security professionals as best practices for creating information security policies.
Categories: Network News

SpamExperts Releases Open Source Anti-Spam Framework OrangeAssassin

2017, April 26 - 1:35am
Dreas van Donselaar, CTO of SpamExperts, talks its recent release of open source anti-spam framework OrangeAssassin, and why open source can be good for commercial vendors.
Categories: Network News

Google Cloud Has ‘Good Shot' at Topping AWS by 2022, SVP Greene Says

2017, April 25 - 10:30pm
The head of Google Cloud suggested the tech giant is poised to leapfrog competitors AWS, Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud - all of which currently have larger market shares.
Categories: Network News

IBM Says CEO Pay Is $33 Million. Others Say It Is Far Higher.

2017, April 25 - 3:22am
This disparity -- between what companies say they pay and what CEOs actually get -- reflects the imprecise art of valuing stock options, which involves a complex, and at times opaque, numbers game.
Categories: Network News

Jack Ma Sees Decades of Pain as Internet Upends Old Economy

2017, April 25 - 2:46am
The world must change education systems and establish how to work with robots to help soften the blow caused by automation and the internet economy, Alibaba founder Jack Ma said in a speech.
Categories: Network News

How AI and Cognitive Systems Will Impact Your Business and Your Cloud

2017, April 24 - 10:42pm
New technologies around cognitive systems and artificial intelligence (AI) are already impacting organizations in a variety of industries. Here's how AI could impact your business.
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Why One Firm Thinks Dark Web Monitoring is a Must for SMBs, MSPs

2017, April 22 - 5:22am
SaaS vendor ID Agent says it's found a way to make Dark Web monitoring affordable enough for managed services providers (MSPs) to resell as part of their security offerings.
Categories: Network News

IaaS Consolidation Won't Curb Oracle Cloud Plans, VP Says

2017, April 22 - 1:18am
At Oracle Code in Toronto, VP of development Deepak Patil talks cloud momentum.
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Dell EMC Sells SaaS Backup Firm Spanning to Private Equity

2017, April 22 - 12:17am
SaaS data protection provider Spanning Cloud Apps announced on Thursday that it has been acquired by affiliates of Insight Venture Partners from Dell EMC.
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Yahoo Small Business Customers Take Web Host to Court

2017, April 21 - 11:50pm
A class-action suit has been filed against Yahoo Small Business and its parent company Aabaco by a customer who alleges that the company took down his website, which it hosted, without notice or warning, while continuing to charge him for hosting it.
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