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Microsoft’s Windows Server OS runs on ARM, with help from Qualcomm

Microsoft has warmed up to Qualcomm to make a Windows 10 PC based on its ARM chip, and now the companies are bringing Windows Server OS to ARM. For the first time ever, Microsoft is expected to show the Windows … Continue reading

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Review: Microsoft’s Nano Server offers mega advantages

Like every previous Windows Server release, Windows Server 2016 is jam-packed with new features and capabilities. While it is difficult to pick one single feature as the most significant, the new Nano Server deployment option is definitely a strong contender. … Continue reading

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Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud. The cloud service was announced in March but has finally gone live. It’s mainly targeted at developers … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Update Embraces Hybrid Cloud, Big Data

Microsoft’s forthcoming SQL Server 2016 adds better encryption, support for unstructured data queries including those on Apache Hadoop, and new features to enable the hybrid cloud. The updates are part of an overhaul that updates Microsoft’s flagship database management platform … Continue reading

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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Is Now Available

Microsoft is making SharePoint Server 2016 generally available, and sharing updates for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Google is said to endorse ARM server chips, but don’t get excited yet

Google is said to be working with Qualcomm to design servers based on ARM processors, which would be a significant endorsement for ARM as it tries to challenge Intel’s dominance in data centers. Google will give its public backing for … Continue reading

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Amazon Adds ‘Scheduled’ Reserved Instances To Server List

Amazon Web Services has created what it calls “Scheduled Reserved Instances,” a variation to its low cost Reserved Instances, which is scheduled to run at specific times. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Good news: Microsoft isn’t phoning in Windows Server 2016

With its recent release of the fourth technical preview of Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has proven its commitment to improving its server for both on-premises and cloud-based deployments. Microsoft’s recent on-premises tools have been getting half-hearted (if that) feature upgrades. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Security, Exchange Server 2016: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft sheds some light on its Windows 10 security policies, releases Exchange Server 2016, and plans its flagship store openings. InformationWeek: Cloud

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6 tips for migration from Windows Server 2003

6 tips for migration from Windows Server 2003 It will also be worth considering how organisations can virtualise your their server estate, or integrate cloud technology to run their IT environment as efficiently as possible. Private cloud is a common … Continue reading

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How to migrate from Windows Server 2003 successfully

How to migrate from Windows Server 2003 successfully When businesses first deployed applications onto Windows Server 2003, the cloud may not have been seen as a viable option. Much has changed however, and enterprise can pick which applications are better … Continue reading

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Latest Cloud Server News

The Business Of The Bare Metal Cloud Bare metal Cloud enables Cloud users to complement their virtual Cloud services with dedicated servers and eliminate virtualization overhead without sacrificing the efficiency, flexibility and scalability benefits of Cloud computing. A bare metal … Continue reading

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Refreshes and cloud spending boost server demand

Refreshes and cloud spending boost server demand "The server market continues to be deeply impacted by the shift to the 3rd Platform and the affect of mobile, cloud, social and big data analytic technologies. IDC has seen increasing market influence … Continue reading

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How to Heat Your House With a Cloud Computer Server

How to Heat Your House With a Cloud Computer Server In 2011, Microsoft Researchers outlined an idea for a new type of home heating—harnessing the waste heat from computer servers to heat buildings. "Cloud computing is hot, literally," the researchers … Continue reading

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Sophos Expands Cloud-Managed Security Portfolio with Server Protection

Sophos Expands Cloud-Managed Security Portfolio with Server Protection Sophos has released Sophos Cloud Server Protection, a high performance malware protection solution designed specifically for servers. The company said the solution expands Sophos Cloud to a comprehensive security platform designed to … Continue reading

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Latest Cloud Server News

Bracket Computing bridges local servers, cloud capacity The vision is to help organizations process applications wherever it makes the most sense from a cost or resource perspectives. The approach could also be used to bridge operations between on-site servers and … Continue reading

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Latest Cloud Server News

Apple users raise privacy concerns after hard-drive files uploaded to servers After security researcher Jeffrey Paul upgraded the operating system on his MacBook Pro last week, he discovered that several of his personal files had found a new home – … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Server 14.10 adds new features for OpenStack & containers

Ubuntu Server 14.10 adds new features for OpenStack & containers logo-ubuntu_st_no®-black_orange-hex Canonical has just shipped Utopic Unicorn, the latest version of its Ubuntu Server operating system. And while it isn't quite the Promised Land of operating systems that the name … Continue reading

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Latest Cloud Server News

EMC buys Cloudscaling as the great cloud consolidation continues The deal is the latest in a series of cloud consolidation moves. Last month Hewlett-Packard bought Eucalyptus to bolster its Helion cloud effort; the following week Cisco bought Metacloud, which offers … Continue reading

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Latest Cloud Server News

The skinny on thin Linux But the overall concept still applies — in many cases, any interactive administrative access to Linux servers other than SSH is simply not useful. This, again, is at scale and for certain use cases. It … Continue reading

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New Artesyn Embedded Technologies Server Blade Optimized for Network Function Virtualization and Deep Packet Inspection Applications

San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) today, Artesyn Embedded Technologies announced the ATCA-7480, a new packet and server processing AdvancedTCA® (ATCA®) blade featuring dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 processors, also announced today by … Continue reading

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Zetta.net Releases Cloud-based Full Server Image Backup

Zetta.net Releases Cloud-based Full Server Image Backup Now in general availability, the new solution includes cloud server image backup; appliance-free server image recovery; virtual and physical recovery options; native VHD bare metal recovery (BMR); SQL backup enhancement; and two-factor authentication. … Continue reading

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Latest Cloud Server News

Windows Server users now get to build OpenStack clouds on Ubuntu The VirtIO drivers are designed to optimise the performance of a guest operating system running on an Ubuntu and OpenStack cloud, the company said in a blogpost. They are … Continue reading

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iomart Property Melbourne Server Hosting Sponsors Startup Event in

iomart Property Melbourne Server Hosting Sponsors Startup Event in … Melbourne Server Hosting, a Manchester, England-based web hosting provider, and the colocation, dedicated and cloud server property owned by major UK web hosting company iomart Group, announced this week that … Continue reading

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Microsoft targets virtualization with Windows 8/Windows Server combo

Microsoft targets virtualization with Windows 8/Windows Server combo Microsoft wants to use Windows Server 2012 as the crux of many happy cloud deployments, but still doesn't have the lightweight, mindlessly flexible texture of Linux. Licensing costs are high, although we … Continue reading

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Microsoft finalizes Windows Server Essentials 2012 small-business server

Microsoft finalizes Windows Server Essentials 2012 small-business server Windows Server 2012 Essentials is Microsoft's intended replacement for Windows Small Business Server and Windows Home Server (for those SMBs who were using WHS for business purposes). The Essentials product is a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is "cloud OS" — who knew?

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is "cloud OS" — who knew? Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Server 2012 is now available. Redmond is touting it as the first cloud operating system, offering better virtualization and remote manageability than do Linux and UNIX. In … Continue reading

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