Managing data centre power is a critical and increasingly complex responsibility for managers. With increasing demands around power in the data centre, there was no shortage of innovative power solutions at this year’s DCW Singapore. TheStack met up with Clinton Marshall, regional solutions specialist at Legrand to discover its latest data centre power solutions and... Read More
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A surge in cyber crime included a number of high profile victims including British Airways and Dixons Carphone The number of cyber attacks against businesses surged last year, with more than 60 percent of companies reporting at least one attack in 2018, according to a new survey. Around 61 percent of businesses reported one or... Read More
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iPhone maker is spending more than $30 million a month for storage on AWS, according to CNBC In the increasingly broad consumer electronics domain, Apple and Amazon are in fierce competition. While Amazon still trails Apple in tablet sales, it leads the smart home market with its sell-out Alexa devices. In comparison, Apple is sluggish on... Read More
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Last week Google hosted its annual Cloud Next conference in San Francisco. Google used the opportunity to make an aggressive push against the reign of AWS and other cloud giants by outlining products and services that it hopes will catch the eye of enterprises and persuade them to make more use of its (relatively underused)... Read More
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Cache comparison technique could detect and prevent ransomware in its early stages, PayPal says Despite the dramatic plunge in the value of cryptocurrencies, crypto ransomware still remains a popular weapon of choice for hackers around the world, as crypto transactions provide a reliable and secure means for attackers to process payments extorted from unfortunate victims.... Read More
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Social network uploaded 1.5 million users’ email contacts without their permission Facebook harvested the email contacts of more than 1.5 million new users who joined the site since 2016, without their consent. The social network has said it “unintentionally uploaded” the email contacts after asking some users to email passwords when signing up to the... Read More
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At Cloud & Cyber Security Expo 2019, Techerati sat down with John Sherwood, Chief Architect at SABSA Insitute, to discuss zero trust architecture Zero trust architecture is oft-exalted as the answer to protecting your systems from modern cyber threats. But what do we actually mean by zero trust architecture? And which concepts allow us to... Read More
Prescription technologies could become available to dementia patients within the next decade GPs could begin prescribing a raft of new technologies tailored to people living with dementia to help them live at home for longer, researchers say. Scientists at the new £20 million Care Research & Technology Centre at Imperial College London will develop sensors,... Read More
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After hitting 60 percent renewables target ahead of schedule, Microsoft says it’s on track to hit 70 percent by 2023 Microsoft says that 60 percent of the energy used in its data centres will be drawn from renewable sources by the end of 2019, one year ahead of its own targets. In 2016, Microsoft announced... Read More
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Korean chipmaker’s latest EUV innovation promises fresh performance boost and reduction in power consumption and size In an era where Moore’s Law is already being pushed to the limit, the semiconductor industry is still churning out remarkable innovations in chip fabrication. The latest innovation hails from Korean chipmaker Samsung, which this week announced it has... Read More
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AVI Networks talks the latest trends in application delivery and explains why the major cloud provider’s native load balancing services don’t provide the functionality and performance that enterprises are used to from their on-prem counterparts. In today’s multi and hybrid cloud world, environment portability is also non-negotiable. Roberto Casula, senior systems engineer at Avi Networks,... Read More
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As UK firms wrangle with uncertainty caused by Brexit delays, CIOs fear that a dearth of tech talent is on the horizon Over half of UK business leaders are anxious about Brexit’s impact on their IT workforce, according to a report released today by Barclaycard. 51 per cent of UK CIOs are concerned that they... Read More
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Collins Aerospace transports spare parts from its storage centre a couple of fields away using drones when it would take too long to travel by road One of the world’s leading aircraft seats manufacturers is using drones to keep its production line running. Collins Aerospace transports spare parts from its storage centre a couple of... Read More
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Facebook appears to be donning the Siculus mask for a 1m sq. ft extension to its Altoona campus in Iowa A company working behind the name Siculus Inc. is set to construct a 1 million-square-foot data centre directly north of Facebook’s 1 million-square-foot data centre campus in Altoona, Iowa, according to local reports. The massive... Read More
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IoT devices have already radically reduced rhino poaching in South Africa IoT technology that has dramatically reduced rhino poaching in a South African game reserve could be used to help other threatened species across the world, as conservationists look for new ways to stop poachers before they can reach wildlife. Dimension Data and Cisco first... Read More
OS Maker and operator of Outlook, MSN and Hotmail admits the contents of user emails could have been accessed by hackers Microsoft has confirmed that some of its email services have been breached by hackers, with the contents of some user emails exposed by the attack. The technology giant said a “limited” number of accounts... Read More
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In many organisations there is a separate information security team that deals with all things relating to security. This team is responsible for designing and implementing all the controls needed to protect the organization, and for managing all major security incidents. So why does the service desk need to be involved, and what contribution should... Read More
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Microsoft confirms you no longer have to use the safely remove hardware feature when removing USB storage devices from a Windows 10 PC It has long been considered essential to click the safely remove option in the operating system, found by right clicking the USB icon at the bottom of the screen, but since the... Read More
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