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sqrrl Making NSA’s Big Data Analytics More Accessible

Dell buys big data analytics and predictive intelligence expertise.

Cambridge-based sqrll is a big data company that makes an enterprise grade edition of the Apache Accumulo, a NoSQL database originally developed by the National Security Agency and now available to others as an open source software project via the Apache Foundation. Read More

NCS Launches Ruggedized 1U Server

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Computer manufacturer NCS Technologies announced the availability of the Bunker XRV-5241 rugged 1U short-depth server, a powerful and reliable system engineered to fit into tight spaces and endure harsh conditions on land or at sea. Read More

GSA Hits the ‘Like’ Button on Open Compute

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It just got easier for government agencies to use Facebook’s data center designs if they choose. Hyve, a division of Synnex which makes servers and storage solutions based on Open Compute designs, has qualified as a government vendor under General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70. Read More

Ocean Energy: Eaton To Help Develop Utility-Scale Underwater Power For Navy

There have been a number of data center projects hoping to tap power from tidal energy or surface waves, but none have advanced very far. Now a leading player in data center power is participating in a  promising project to make ocean power a reality. Eaton announced the development of an underwater, utility-scale energy generation system for the U.S. Navy. Read More

Fed Data Center Consolidation Flawed, Says GAO

The federal government’s data center consolidation effort is being hampered by a lack of information from many agencies, according to the General Accounting Office, which has issued a report calling for stricter oversight of the effort. Read More

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