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Microsoft joins Open Data Center Alliance

Microsoft has joined the Open Data Center Alliance, a user-led organization that aims to simplify the purchasing of data center and cloud services by promoting interoperability and common standards.

Businesses get new marketplace for used IT gear

Here's a new way for midsize and large businesses to unload or buy used servers, PCs, components and more.

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HP aims to launch low-power 'Moonshot' server next quarter

Hewlett-Packard's first low-power server for hyperscale computing environments, developed under a project it calls Moonshot, will go on sale next quarter, CEO Meg Whitman said last week.

HP quadruples virtual machines in new blade server

Hewlett-Packard is set to deliver a new blade server that will quadruple the virtual desktops that can be deployed from one HP server.

Intel shifts gears on Itanium, raising questions about the server chip's future

Intel has scaled back plans for the next version of Itanium in a move that raises questions about the future of the 64-bit server chip, used primarily in Hewlett-Packard's high-end Integrity servers.

Set up Windows 8 as a home server

Set up your PC as a home or small business server to save time, money and storage space while sharing your data across multiple PCs and mobile devices.

New server can be parachuted into war zones

This rugged server can withstand drops, will work in extreme temperatures, and can be dropped via parachute into dangerous environments.

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Intel prepares to use lasers, light to shuffle data between computers

Intel is taking the first steps to implement thin fiber optics that will use lasers and light as a faster way to move data inside computers, replacing the older and slower electrical wiring technology found in most computers today.

Malware targets Java servers

Security researchers from antivirus vendor Trend Micro have uncovered a piece of backdoor-type malware that infects Java-based HTTP servers and allows attackers to execute malicious commands on the underlying systems.

New NEC server has built-in batteries for backup power

The electronics conglomerate says the new server can eliminate the need for UPSs in data centers