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Marvell claims it'll have the first chipsets for new 10G WiFi ready for products in H2 2018

Chip-maker Marvell has claimed it will be the first to offer WiFi chipsets that bring the 802.11ax standard to the world.…

India sets up second new CERT in a year, this time for government

Seeing as India has biometric national ID, this seems like a pretty sensible idea

India's decided it needs a third computer emergency response team, to protect government digital services.…

Flash bang walloped: Toshiba, Western Digital sign peace treaty over memory chip fabs

Dare we say it... Tosh won

A peace has broken out between Western Digital and Toshiba over the future of their solid-state-memory factory joint-ventures.…

What network neutrality madness has happened today? Take a big breath

And we'll explain: Epic trolling, online pressure, window-dressing, serious wonk writing

It may have escaped your notice but America's broadband watchdog, the FCC, will vote on Thursday on a provision that would effectively undermine net neutrality protections in the US. People are – and this may shock you – not happy about it.…

Xcellis: From 'gateway' for NAS dabblers to pusher of hardcore scale-out NAS boxen

Quantum claims to node its new stuff totally dunks on rival

Quantum has announced an Xcellis scale-out NAS system, claiming performance is three times better than the next-best competing NAS system.…

Fujitsu's server jujitsu: FPGA gives networking capacity fourfold boost

Chip-accelerated WAN could do wonders in the cloud

Fujitsu Labs has fitted a parallelising FPGA to a server and quadrupled effective 10Gbit/s networking capacity.…

Avere wheels out fitter, faster filer accelerator

Latest edge box pumps out more data with haste, claims vendor

NAS accelerator Avere has introduced a beefier box to top its edge filer range – the FXT 5850.…

Pickaxe chops cable, KOs UKFast data centre

Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it's off to work we go

Manchester workmen were blamed for knocking out hosting business UKFast's data centre today, after it seems some hapless bod cut a cable with a pickaxe.…

Developers, developers, developers: How 'serverless' crowd dropped ops like it's hot

What does it even mean ...and is it a good idea?

What is serverless? Sure, the name serverless sounds stupid, but serverless technologies like AWS Lambda are increasingly being used by developers looking to build applications quickly.…

Juniper squeezes vulns that allow total p0wnage

NorthStar WAN SDN Controller has 28 nasties, half a dozen critical

Juniper admins using the company's NorthStar WAN SDN Controller Application, hop to it: the company's just dropped fixes to 28 security vulnerabilities.…

Berners-Lee, Woz, Cerf: Cancel flawed net neutrality vote

Technologists publish open letter warning about "imminent threat" to internet

Internet and technology luminaries, including Web creator Tim Berners-Lee, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and "Father of the internet" Vint Cerf, have called on the FCC to cancel its planned net neutrality vote this week, arguing that it is based on a "flawed and factually inaccurate understanding of Internet technology."…

IBM wants to make it easy to code bots

AWS Ignites Debate About the Death of IT Ops

Amazon's announcements at AWS RE:Invent make it highlight an AWS message that serverless is the way to go, which isn't good news for those in operations jobs.

Server winners and losers: HPE, Dell EMC still sitting pretty at the top, but uh-oh Lenovo

Beware the 'Others', who now make up 48% of shipments

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Dell EMC top the league tables for server revenue and sales in Q3, but face rapid growth from its global competition, according to a new Gartner report.…

Teen Pennsylvania HPC storage pusher Panasas: Small files, fat nodes, sharp blades

Not your average Silicon Valley startup kid

Analysis  HPC storage array maker Panasas has been talking about the new architecture for its scale out, parallel filesystem array, involving separate and scale-out director nodes talking to scale-out storage nodes.…

To Find IT Talent, Think Differently - and Move Quickly

You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.

The Clouds Are Different Over China

US-based cloud vendors face unique challenges in China, raising the possibility that Chinese cloud vendors might be able to gain leadership roles in the global cloud market.

Four hybrid clouds, three server SANs, two snapshotters... and a partridge in a pear tree

Yes, it's the week in storage

Backup, cloud, convergence, GDPR, malware and server SANs are flavours of the storage week as we approach midwinter. These market areas are growing strongly while traditional SANs and hybrid arrays fall back.…

An object failure: All in all, it's just another... file system component?

Disappearing into the on-premises wall

Analysis  Object storage has failed to to make it big time and is becoming just another way of storing files and a public cloud on-ramp.…

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