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Facebook and Microsoft's High-Capacity Submarine Cable to Europe Complete

2017, September 23 - 4:30am
It is the highest-capacity cable to have ever crossed the Atlantic, according to Microsoft, and represents a recent shift in the balance of power in the submarine-cable industry.
Categories: Network News

Cyberattacks Cost Big Businesses $1.3 Million in 2017: Report

2017, September 23 - 12:30am
The cost of cyberattacks on large businesses in North America increased to an average of $1.3 million in 2017, according to research released this week by Kaspersky Labs.
Categories: Network News

1&1 Rolls Out New e-Commerce Packages at ePages Commerce Summit

2017, September 23 - 12:08am
1&1 rolls out new e-commerce shops based on ePages Now at Commerce Summit in Germany.
Categories: Network News

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Is Said to Plan About 5,000 Job Cuts

2017, September 22 - 9:38pm
The cuts at the company, which has about 50,000 workers, are likely to affect workers in the U.S. and abroad.
Categories: Network News

DataBank Acquires Managed Cloud Firm Edge Hosting

2017, September 22 - 6:59am
DataBank, a data center provider owned by investor Digital Bridge, has made yet another acquisition.
Categories: Network News

Cisco Unveils Data Center Management Software Sold as a Cloud Service

2017, September 22 - 6:54am
Says Intersight SaaS designed to simplify UCS and HyperFlex management
Categories: Network News

Cloud Skill Shortage Costs Large Enterprises $258 Million Each Year: Report

2017, September 22 - 6:49am
In The Cost of Cloud Expertise survey, Rackspace finds that businesses with over 1,000 employees are losing more than $258 million annually because of a lack of cloud expertise.
Categories: Network News

U.S. Tech Giants in EU Sights as Tax Clampdown Takes Shape

2017, September 22 - 6:42am
The European Commission outlined different options for taxing digital companies as the 28-nation bloc seeks to raise money from an industry that it says provides less than it should to public coffers.
Categories: Network News

DigitalOcean Launches Drag-and-Drop Object Storage

2017, September 21 - 5:53am
In response to developer demand, DigitalOcean has released its latest product, called Spaces, for user-friendly object storage.
Categories: Network News

DigitalOcean Launches Drag-and-Drop Object Storage

2017, September 21 - 4:19am
In response to developer demand, DigitalOcean has released its latest product, called Spaces, for user-friendly object storage.
Categories: Network News

Why Managed Hosting is the Best Option for Most WordPress Users

2017, September 21 - 2:36am
WordPress is user-friendly and intuitive, but for users without server and web application management experience, managed WordPress hosting is the smart choice.
Categories: Network News

Tech Firms Face Fines Unless Terrorist Material Removed in Hours

2017, September 20 - 9:51pm
May's government is looking at making internet companies legally liable if they don't take terrorist material down quickly.
Categories: Network News

Microsoft to Build Gas-Fueled Power Plant for Data Center in Ireland: Report

2017, September 20 - 12:53am
Forced to build temporary solution until utility upgrades grid strained by rapid data center build-out in Dublin area
Categories: Network News

Cloudflare Partners with Google to Give Cloud Credits to Developers

2017, September 20 - 12:01am
Early-stage developer startups may be eligible for a range of benefits under the new program, including $3,000 to $100,000 in GCP credits for one year.
Categories: Network News

Equifax Is Said to Suffer a Hack Earlier Than Date Disclosed

2017, September 19 - 11:11pm
In a statement, the company said the March breach was not related to the hack that exposed the personal and financial data on 143 million U.S. consumers.
Categories: Network News

The U.S. Kaspersky Ban Sets an Ugly Precedent

2017, September 19 - 5:43am
Whether the ban is justified is less important in the grand scheme of things than what it does to the borderless nature of the cybersecurity industry and the tech industry as a whole.
Categories: Network News

IBM to Remove Cloud Migration Hurdles with New Data Transfer Device

2017, September 19 - 3:21am
IBM's new cloud migration solution is designed for moving massive amounts of data to the cloud.
Categories: Network News