U.K. Parliament Maintains Restrictions After Email Hack

(Bloomberg) — Staff at the U.K. Parliament remain hampered after a cyberattack that compromised about 90 lawmakers’ email accounts. To prevent the attackers from gaining access to vital data, Parliament has limited the ability of MPs to access the legislature’s computer network remotely. Those restrictions remained in place Monday. A House… Read More

Beneath Red Hat’s and Oracle’s Earnings Reports

There are probably a lot of smiles in Raleigh and Redwood Shores this week. Both Red Hat and Oracle turned in quarterly earnings reports that greatly beat expectations. Wall Street blessed both companies for the news, as the value of Red Hat’s stock rose by 10.6 percent in early trading… Read More

Top Five Data Center Stories – Week of June 19

Here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week: Vapor IO to Sell Data Center Colocation Services at Cell Towers – Expecting development of the Internet of Things to drive demand for edge data centers that aggregate device data close to the devices themselves, Vapor IO… Read More

Energy Department Awards $258 Million to Develop Exascale Supercomputers

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $258 million to six U.S. tech companies to build the country’s first exascale supercomputer – a move designed to help the United States regain its supercomputing dominance, but also to improve the nation’s economic competitiveness. An exascale supercomputer is 1,000 times faster than… Read More

Planning for the New Windows Server Cadence

The next version of Windows Server will let you run Linux containers using Hyper-V isolation (and connect to them with bash scripts), encrypt network segments on software-defined networks and deploy the Host Guardian Service as a Shielded VM rather than needing a three-node physical cluster. Data deduplication for ReFS means… Read More