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The price of being webscale: Google spent $2.35B on infrastructure in Q1

Google announced its first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, which included — as usual the past few quarters — an unparalleled amount of spending on data centers. 434 more words

Google

New “Cloud-in-a-Rack” Leverages the Pluribus Freedom Server-Switch and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform Controller

Press Release

Pluribus Networks Joins Red Hat Open Stack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network

RED HAT SUMMIT, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. –  April 14, 2014 – Pluribus Networks, the company that brings together compute, network, storage, and virtualization into a single platform, announced today its first certified cloud controller solution based on the Pluribus Freedom Server-Switch and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform controller. 369 more words

Press Release

SOS Online Backup offers a lifeline to those concerned about data privacy

Online backup is a great thing, and there are a lot of companies offering it. But many farm out your data to storage sub-contractors and are reluctant to share even basic facts about how they go about their business. 16 more words

Yahoo Announces New Security Measures To Keep Snoopers From Snooping

If security is a blanket, Yahoo is trying to roll itself up in more layers of that blanket to make a nice little cocoon for its users, designed to keep the government and others from snooping. 320 more words

Yahoo Turns On Encryption for Numerous Services in Response to Government Snooping

Yahoo said Wednesday it was encrypting traffic flowing between its data centers, several months after leaked documents revealed the government had been sniffing those links.

Technology

Global IT Spending Will Hit $3.8 Trillion This Year

Don’t look now, but global spending on IT is growing again. And by growing, I don’t mean a little incremental growth here and there, but the kind of healthy, rosy-cheeked growth that should get people excited. 360 more words

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What Intel's Cash Means for Cloudera

When the big-data software and services company Cloudera announced yesterday that it had closed a $900 million round of funding primarily led by the chipmaker Intel, it changed the map in the still-nascent world of Hadoop, the open source platform around which it has built its business. 535 more words

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