H.P. Shakes Up the Server

H.P. Shakes Up the Server (http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com)

Server News

Hewlett-Packard is planning to commercially release a new kind of server. With the server, it is angling for an entirely new look at how this multibillion-dollar business runs, by creating products more rapidly and having more semiconductor companies provide chips.

Plans for the server were announced 16 months ago as Project Moonshot. H.P.’s chief executive, Meg Whitman, has talked about it as a major source of new growth many times since then. Until now, however, the scope of H.P.’s ambition has not been clear. The server uses low-power Intel chips. H.P. says it uses 89 percent less energy and is 80 percent smaller than today’s typical server. It is also said to cost 23 percent as much overall.

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My Two Cents: Servers that use less energy with increased performance is always a good deal! I am looking forward to getting one of these in the very near future for testing!

Cyber warfare is the new threat to the global order

Cyber warfare is the new threat to the global order (http://www.nationmultimedia.com)

Cyber Security News

Startling new developments in the American national security doctrine have shaken the foundations of thinking about fear and safety in the world. Chiefs of intelligence agencies in the US have released a report claiming that cyber attacks and cyber espionage pose a greater danger than conventional terrorist groups like al-Qaeda.
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My Two Cents: Cyber espionage pose a greater danger than conventional terrorist groups like al-Qaeda! I would agree! Can Cyber Security keep up with these attacks?