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Why E-Commerce Needs A New Vision Of The Cloud

11 hours 45 min ago
For larger e-commerce merchants to embrace the cloud, we need a new vision of what an e-commerce cloud can be.
Categories: Network News

WHIR Networking Event New York City Recap

2017, May 20 - 5:09am
The WHIR hosted its second networking event in as many weeks last night in New York City at 40/40 Club.
Categories: Network News

Planes, Trains, and Cloud: Bombardier Signs $700M Deal with IBM Cloud

2017, May 20 - 3:25am
The partnership with Bombardier will be one of IBM's largest cloud partnerships in Canada.
Categories: Network News

Wix Works with Google to Help Users Get Found Online

2017, May 20 - 1:16am
For Wix users, a new tool offers personalized SEO plans that will help them get found on Google.
Categories: Network News

Report: AI Tells AWS How Many Servers to Buy and When

2017, May 19 - 11:18pm
AWS uses Machine Learning to forecast cloud data center capacity demand and to figure out where on the planet to store additional data center components.
Categories: Network News

FCC Vote First Step in Net Neutrality Repeal Process

2017, May 19 - 2:16am
The FCC voted 2-1 along party lines in favor of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) toward "Restoring Internet Freedom" at its May Open Commission Meeting on Thursday, officially opening the debate on how to repeal the FCC's 2015 decision to regulate broadband service as a utility.
Categories: Network News

Fasthosts Moves to New Backup Platform Amid Worldwide WannaCry Meltdown

2017, May 19 - 1:03am
U.K. web hosting provider Fasthosts has restored customer access to backups after it was disrupted by the company's efforts to prevent infection by the WannaCry ransomware.
Categories: Network News

Report: Global Appetite for Gigabit Internet Not Slowing Down

2017, May 18 - 11:44pm
Gigabit internet implementations have jumped 72 percent since June 2016, with more than 219 million people around the world accessing a gigabit internet service.
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Microsoft to Open Africa Data Centers to Seek Edge in Cloud Push

2017, May 18 - 11:07pm
The software maker said Thursday it plans to open two data centers in Johannesburg and Cape Town as part of an expansion that stretches across 40 regions globally.
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SolarWinds Closes Acquisition of Scout Server Monitoring

2017, May 18 - 3:16am
Pingdom Server Monitor, formerly Scout Server Monitoring, will join Pingdom website uptime and performance monitoring products.
Categories: Network News

British Cyber Cops Face Biggest Test After Worldwide Cyberattack

2017, May 17 - 11:53pm
As security experts gain the upper hand in containing the infection, police have begun the hunt for its creators.
Categories: Network News

Cisco, Emory, Texas A&M, Back $140 Million European Tech Fund

2017, May 17 - 10:49pm
London venture capital firm Notion Capital has closed a new $140 million fund to back European enterprise software and cloud-computing companies.
Categories: Network News

Global Cloud Infrastructure Services Market Up 42 Percent YoY: Report

2017, May 17 - 10:41pm
The global cloud infrastructure services market grew by 42 percent year-over-year in Q1 2017 to $11.4 billion, according to new research by Canalys.
Categories: Network News

Rackspace Launches Application Operations Service

2017, May 17 - 10:00pm
Rackspace has launched a new Application Operations service to provide expertise, performance insights, and optimization for customers' websites and applications, the company announced Tuesday.
Categories: Network News

Montreal WHIR Networking Event Recap

2017, May 17 - 6:07am
The WHIR was in Montreal, Quebec last week to host a networking event for a great group of folks in the industry.
Categories: Network News

Report: Mirai Remains Threat as Hackers Repurpose Botnets

2017, May 17 - 2:12am
Use cases for botnets like Mirai have continued to advance and change, Akamai says.
Categories: Network News

Cyberattacks Are Certain; Cybersecurity Business Is Not

2017, May 16 - 11:37pm
Even as computer attacks become more prevalent and damaging, they haven't been a universal triumph for the cybersecurity industry.
Categories: Network News

NVIDIA CEO: AI Workloads Will "Flood" Data Centers

2017, May 16 - 9:54pm
During a keynote at his company's big annual conference in Silicon Valley last week, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang took several hours to announce the chipmaker's latest products and innovations.
Categories: Network News

Microsoft Faulted Over Ransomware While Shifting Blame to NSA

2017, May 16 - 9:35pm
Microsoft Corp. is pointing its finger at the U.S. government, while some experts say the software giant is accountable too.
Categories: Network News