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Monday, September 20, 2010
- STEC adds DRAM SSD for appliances; Violin launches MLC device for capacity
STEC and Violin Memory add to their solid state drive (SSD) offerings; STEC brings out ZeusRAM with DRAM and Violin launches 3140 Capacity Flash Memory Array with multi-level cell (MLC) technology.
- Adobe fixes Flash Player zero-day vulnerability
The critical Flash Player flaw is being actively exploited in the wild on Windows systems.
- University data breach stats show more data losses
With data losses mounting, universities are paying a big price for stolen information, according to a new report. A more proactive approach to security can mitigate the problem.
- Channel hopes to profit in WAN optimization makeover
WAN optimization, an old standby, is getting a makeover that could boost channel opportunities.
- Enabling User Manager in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
User Manager in Red Hat Enterprise Linux helps solution providers add, delete and modify system users and groups. Find out what the useradd and groupadd utilities can offer.
- Tape storage technology guide
Tape storage will be here for years to come, especially in the role of tape archive. We've compiled all you need to know about tape to help you buy the hardware you need.
- Continuous data protection backup tutorial on CDP tools
In this continuous data protection backup tutorial, learn about how CDP tools are being used, what you need in a CDP tool, and near-CDP vs. real-CDP.
- Criteria for staffing a disaster recovery site
Who should be staffing your disaster recovery site isn't always clear. Find out what you need to know about staffing your DR site in this Q&A.
- IBM set to buy Netezza for $1.7 billion
IBM will buy data analytics company Netezza for $1.7 billion; Yahoo opens new energy-efficient data centre with 'chicken coop' design; plus more daily news.
- Oracle announces Exalogic Elastic Cloud at OpenWorld 2010
The Exalogic Elastic Cloud from Oracle is the company's cloud-in-a-box offering, designed to run any and all Oracle applications.
- RAID data storage for beginners: A RAID quiz
Think you know everything about RAID data storage? Take our quiz and find out.
- Phishers turn to smishing and vishing scams to trick bank customers
Fraudsters are increasingly targeting bank customers via voice and text message phishing scams.
- PCI DSS: UK companies can help shape the standard, says EU director
Jeremy King, recently appointed European director for PCI DSS, said UK and European companies can have greater influence on the future of the credit card security standard, and offered an early assessment of PCI DSS 2.0.
- IBM to buy Netezza in billion-dollar deal
IBM-Netezza acquisition in the works; Microsoft presses Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 .
- Microsoft issues security advisory on ASP.NET encryption flaw
A flaw in the way ASP.NET framework implements AES encryption can be exploited by an attacker to view data inside cookies or on the Web server.
- SSD technology helps reduce server sprawl
Solid-state drives are still more expensive than spinning disks, but SSD technology can improve I/O performance, reducing the number of servers and storage arrays you need.
- Oracle Enterprise Unbreakable Linux forks over Red Hat
New Oracle Linux distro, optimized for Oracle software and hardware, may include Solaris features like dtrace.
- NASA cut eyes power management to cut data center energy consumption
By aggregrating data from disparate meters and monitors across its data centers, NASA hopes to meet an aggressive mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in federal facilities.