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How much can a fiber carry? Facebook and Nokia are pushing...

Facebook and Nokia have found a way to push a lot more data through a submarine cable across the Atlantic, which could help the...

Google announces three new cloud regions, contract discounts

Google's cloud regions are going places. The company announced Thursday that it's launching three new data centers in California, Canada, and the Netherlands, in...

Facebook, Microsoft target faster services with new AI server designs

Facebook on Wednesday rolled out some staggering statistics related to its social networks.Each day, users watch 100 million hours of video, 400 million people...

Microsoft’s latest open source servers shown off with Intel, AMD, and...

Qualcomm Centriq 2400 server for Project Olympus. (credit: Microsoft) At the Open Compute Summit in Santa Clara, California, today, Microsoft showed off the...

Amazon pledges to cover 15 massive warehouse rooftops with solar panels

Enlarge / Amazon solar rooftop. (credit: Amazon) On Tuesday, Amazon said that it would install solar panels on 15 of its fulfillment and...

Apple deleted server supplier after finding infected firmware in Siri servers

Racks of servers that populate Apple's $1 billion data center in Maiden, North Carolina. (credit: Image courtesy of Apple Inc.) A mid-2016 security...

Do Software-Defined Data Centers Pose Security Concerns?

SDDC adoption is likely to trigger widespread data security governance programs, with 20 percent of organizations considering them necessary to prevent data breaches.

Did Facebook steal the design for its data center in Sweden?

Inside Facebook's data center in Luleå, Sweden. (credit: Facebook) Despite Facebook's best efforts to get a trade-secrets theft lawsuit tossed, a federal judge...

Testing out snapshots in Apple’s next-generation APFS file system

Enlarge / We’re not saying that APFS snapshots will be used in a future revision of Time Machine, but if you’re a betting person,...

Bored with ho-hum cloud backups? Use Usenet (yes, Usenet!) instead

Stay with us, but we've got an idea so crazy it just might work(s). (credit: 20th Century Fox) Cloud backups these days are...

IDG Contributor Network: How SUSE is becoming a key player in...

According to the most recent Gartner forecast, there will be more than 8.4 billion internet connected things in use worldwide in 2017, with total...

HP patents, sold off to a troll, are used to sue...

Enlarge / A wall of user photos form a Facebook logo at the company's data center in Lulea, Sweden.The switches used in Facebook's data...