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Heartbleed vulnerability linked to breach of Canadian tax data
In a statement on Monday, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Canada's tax-collection agency, confirmed that the Heartbleed vulnerability was to...
LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer
Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow...
VMware launches virtual SAN software
VMware has introduced software designed to make it much easier for its customers to store large numbers of virtual machines (VMs) created with the...
A CIO who masters disasters
John Halamka, the CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, doesn't let any crisis go unused as either a teachable moment, or as a...
Cloud Service Providers Fight Back, Challenge NSA
Facing a real business threat from the fallout from the NSA's intelligence gathering, tech sector luminaries are expanding their presence in...
Novell goes large for ZENworks update
Novell has expanded the scope of its Novell ZENWorks IT management suite so that it can watch over 100,000 devices or more with a single server.
Ransomware like Cryptolocker uses Bitcoin, other virtual currencies for payment
Attackers use malware to hold personal data hostage until victims shell out money to get it back. Here's how to prevent it from happening to you
HP expands OneView into VMware environs
Hewlett-Packard is expanding the scope of its OneView infrastructure management console, releasing a OneView plug-in that should help system...
Disaster recovery options for smaller companies
New technologies are giving small companies enterprise-like DR capabilities
How to keep your Linux-heavy data center up and running
Linux is an excellent tool for creating the flexible IT environment you want, but find a technology provider to help keep your business up in the...
Facebook puts 10,000 Blu-ray discs in low-power storage system
If you thought Netflix and iTunes would make optical discs a thing of the past, think again. Facebook has built a storage system from 10,000 Blu-ray...
How to securely get started using SDN
Though some might argue that it's inherently insecure, SDN has changed for the better in recent years, allowing it to be implemented securely
The cloud makes comprehensive protection possible for every VM
By leveraging resources in an elastic cloud in conjunction with the latest platform and workload transformation technologies, data centers get rapid...
How to Mitigate Business Risk Using SAM and SLM Tools
Most companies understand the risks associated with disaster recovery and business continuity and plan accordingly. Few can say the same thing about...
Why CIOs stick with cloud computing despite NSA snooping scandal
Explosive revelations in the past six months about the U.S. government's massive cyber-spying activities have spooked individuals, rankled...
Review: Dueling hybrid cloud wizards
CloudVelocity and Ravello Systems march clones of in-house servers into the cloud for development, testing, and disaster recovery
How Load Balancing Is Playing a Bigger Role in Tech Transitions
Load balancing isn't just for websites that expect surges in traffic any more. Companies of all sizes, and in all verticals, find load balancing...
Stratfor hacker Jeremy Hammond given 10 year sentence
AntiSec activist to serve 10 years in federal prison for his attack on geopolitical intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting Inc.
USENIX: Flame graph shows system performance in a new light
The person who became known on the Internet for yelling at servers is now becoming famous for another, somewhat related, feat, creating a new type of...
Apple issues update for Mail in Mavericks
The complaints of Gmail users using Mail 7.0 in OS X Mavericks have been well documented, and it looks like Apple has finally come out with a fix....