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IBM DOME Microserver Could Appeal To Enterprises

An experimental microserver system developed by IBM in conjunction with the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy has the potential to end up in commercial systems running massively parallel workloads. ...Full Article

IBM Opens Fed Datacenters in Dallas, DC Area

IBM is opening two new datacenters that will use software and infrastructure from recently acquired SoftLayer to serve the federal government market. Consistent with its application software push, IBM ...Full Article

NIH Preps $20 Billion IT, Cloud Contract

The National Institutes of Health is launching a massive IT acquisition program that will include commodity cloud and managed services. NIH released a request for proposals for its $20 ...Full Article

Red Hat Focuses RHEL 7 On Virtualization, File Systems

It isn’t called Enterprise Linux for nothing. Eleven years ago, when Red Hat decided to get serious about the corporate market, it killed off its hobbyist Linux and created ...Full Article

The Hyperscale Lessons Of Healthcare.gov

The last six months have been a hair-graying experience for everybody involved in the Healthcare.gov rollout. While it ultimately managed to meet its goals and enroll 7.1 million people, ...Full Article

Amazon Gains DoD Approval For Cloud Services

Uncle Sam has approved broader use of cloud services provided by Amazon Web Services. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) said this week it would allow the military services ...Full Article

Adaptive Computing Spans The DigitalGlobe

Given a choice between developing their own cluster and data management software or buying it off the shelf from third parties, most large enterprises would prefer to buy rather ...Full Article

Financial, Government Sectors Lift Q4 For Juniper

Intel and IBM may be experiencing weaker-than-expected revenues from the enterprise sector, but switch and router maker Juniper Networks had a nice bump from enterprises and beat Wall Street’s ...Full Article

IBM Says Uncle to AWS on $600 Million CIA Cloud

After nine months of disputing that Amazon Web Services should not have been awarded a massive contract to build a private cloud for the US government’s Central Intelligence Agency, ...Full Article

Spectra Logic Rides the Data Explosion Wave with Tape

If you listen to the quarterly conference calls of the big IT suppliers who play in the tape market, as we at EnterpriseTech do, invariably you hear them bemoan ...Full Article