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IBM Opening First SoftLayer Data Center in Australia

eweek.com — By Darryl K. Taft | Posted 2014-08-27 Email Print IBM made several SoftLayer cloud moves, including the launch of a new data center in Australia, along with new pricing for its bare metal servers. IBM made a series of cloud-related announcements involving its SoftLayer cloud infrastructure, including the opening of Big Blue's first SoftLayer data center in Australia.

Why Amazon Spent $1.1 Billion for Twitch's Video Platform

eweek.com — By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2014-08-26 Email Print NEWS ANALYSIS: "Social video for gamers" has a mobile video-game streaming platform that serves more than 55 million visitors per month. Nine- and 10-figure buyouts are becoming astonishingly commonplace in the IT industry lately.

Backoff Malware Spread Could Have Been Contained With Basic Defenses

eweek.com — By Wayne Rash | Posted 2014-08-25 Email Print NEWS ANALYSIS: Malware that captured millions of credit card numbers from Target and infected hundreds of other companies could have been thwarted just by using good security practices. The U.S.
Aug 26, 2014

The POS systems being used by most merchants have no meaningful security says @wrash. tinyurl.com/kgyhzt5

Aug 26, 2014

The POS systems being used by most merchants have no meaningful security says @wrash. tinyurl.com/kgyhzt5

Aug 26, 2014

The POS systems being used by most merchants have no meaningful security says @wrash. tinyurl.com/kgyhzt5

Aug 26, 2014

DHS reveals details of #Backoff malware, and shows that even the most basic security would stop it. eweek.com/security/backo…

VMware Pours Out New Products to a Virtualization-Hungry World

eweek.com — By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2014-08-25 Email Print NEWS ANALYSIS: VMware previews updated products for CIOs, IT managers, storage administrators and the CFOs who love to pay for it all.
Aug 26, 2014

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