The Year in Downtime: The Top 10 Outages of 2013

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There were wide range of causes for data center downtime in 2013. Here’s our list of the Top 10 outages of 2013. The year''s major outages covered the spectrum, affecting clouds, companies, payment networks and governments at the federal, state and local level.

The October 2013 security updates

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Security Advisory 2862973 Update for MD5 Certificates We would like to remind customers of the Update for MD5 Certificates that was released in August 2013 and will be released through Microsoft Update in February 2014.

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Step-by-Step: Build a FREE SharePoint 2013 Dev/Test Lab in the.

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Step-by-Step: Build a FREE SharePoint 2013 Dev/Test Lab in the Cloud with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. Step-by-Step: Build a FREE SharePoint 2013 Dev/Test Lab in the Cloud with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. 15 Jul 2013 5:30 AM. 2013 Microsoft Corporation.

Omphaloskepsis and the December 2013 Security Update Release

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Jonathan Ness and I will host the monthly bulletin webcast, scheduled for Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. There are times when we get too close to a topic. We familiarize ourselves with every aspect and nuance, but fail to recognize not everyone else has done the same.

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EMC World 2013 -- The Tribe Is Strong - Chuck's Blog

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VMware Virsto: A Very Smart Volume Manager For VMs » May 10, 2013. EMC World 2013 -- The Tribe Is Strong. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference EMC World 2013 -- The Tribe Is Strong : Comments. Andrea on Ten IT Predictions For 2013. EMC World 2013.

Best of TechEd 2013: 13 FREE Hands-on Labs for Enabling YOUR.

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Best of TechEd 2013: 13 FREE Hands-on Labs for Enabling YOUR Modern Datacenter with Windows Server 2012! Best of TechEd 2013: 13 FREE Hands-on Labs for Enabling YOUR Modern Datacenter with Windows Server 2012! 28 Jun 2013 5:00 AM. 2013 Microsoft Corporation. Sign in.

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Google Spends $1.6 Billion in 3 Months on its Data Centers

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By: Rich Miller July 19th, 2013. billion in its data centers in the second quarter of 2013. billion into its server farms in the first three months of 2013, topping the $1.02 1Q 2013: $1.20 1Q 2013: $1.60 July 2013 (144). June 2013 (164). About DCK.

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Best of TechEd 2013 ? What's New in Hyper-V in Windows Server.

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Best of TechEd 2013 – What’s New in Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2. Best of TechEd 2013 – What’s New in Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2. Best of TechEd 2013 – What’s New in Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2. 10 Jun 2013 8:46 AM. 2013 Microsoft Corporation.

Authenticity and the November 2013 Security Updates

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Jonathan Ness and I will host the monthly bulletin webcast, scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 11 a.m. If you haven''t had a chance to see the movie Gravity , I highly recommend you take the time to check it out.

Advance Notification Service for October 2013 Security Bulletin Release

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Today we’re providing advance notification for the release of eight bulletins, four Critical and four Important, for October 2013. As always, we’ve scheduled the security bulletin release for the second Tuesday of the month, October 8, 2013, at approximately 10:00 a.m. The Critical updates address vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer,NET Framework and Windows.

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Lisbon Bound: NATO Network Enabled Capability Conference 2013

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Sunday, April 21, 2013. Lisbon Bound: NATO Network Enabled Capability Conference 2013. This week I will have the honor of attending the 2013 NNEC Conference at the Corinthia Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal. 2 comments: D Lew April 23, 2013 at 12:40 PM Great post about cloud service software! Reply Delete Sharmin Alam June 2, 2013 at 12:58 AM I found your blog when I was looking for a different sort of information but I was very happy and glad to read through your blog.

Ten IT Predictions For 2013 - Chuck's Blog

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Ten IT Predictions For 2013. 2012 is barreling to a close, and 2013 is almost upon us.  Macro Thinking About 2013. From a global perspective, the 2013 context is very uncertain: economic uncertainty, political uncertainty (at least here in the US!), EMC World 2013.

Lovely tokens and the September 2013 security updates

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SharePoint Server 2013 is not affected by this Critical issue. Jonathan Ness and I will host the monthly bulletin webcast, scheduled for Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at 11 a.m.

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Visualization, Big Data, and Agile Top Posts of 2013

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Thanks to everyone for making Social, Agile, and Transformation a part of your reading, tweeting, sharing, and commenting in 2013. Some of the top posts and themes of 2013 - Please Stop Creating Access Databases was the most read post and had several people commenting on their success and struggles using this database especially in the enterprise.

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Tech Trends To Watch In May 2013 - CTOvision

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The following is the meat from our monthly tech trends report. You can have this delivered to your email each month by visiting our newsletter signup page. Over the last several months we continued to see foundations being

Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

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Sweepstakes ends November 30, 2013. Build your very own Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 for FREE and Enter for a chance to win * one of the following fantastic prizes: Three Grand Prizes: One of three Microsoft Surface Pro devices with TypePad keyboard cover ($828.99 USD Retail Value).

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The Top 10 Data Center M&A Deals of 2013

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Data center industry acquisitions during 2013 were more targeted and strategic. There were some blockbuster deals, such as IBM’s acquisition of SoftLayer and NTT’s acquisition of RagingWire, but single facility acquisitions were the big trend. Featured

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Google Spent $7.3 Billion on its Data Centers in 2013

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billion in capital expenditures in its Internet infrastructure during 2013. Google continues to pump big bucks into its data center operations, investing a massive $7.35 Featured

More Than 500,000 SF in Wholesale Deals in 2013

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Data center developers have leased more than 500,000 square feet of turn-key "wholesale" space in 2013, shrinking the supply of available space in in key markets, according to new data from real estate firm Avison Young.

Best of WPC 2013: 28 Awesome User Experience Demos with.

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Best of WPC 2013: 28 Awesome User Experience Demos with Windows 8.1. Best of WPC 2013: 28 Awesome User Experience Demos with Windows 8.1. Best of WPC 2013: 28 Awesome User Experience Demos with Windows 8.1. 10 Jul 2013 7:13 AM. 2013 Microsoft Corporation. Sign in.

Going To EMC World? Interested In Software-Defined Storage.

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Escaping The Channel Partner Vise » April 02, 2013. This VMware team will be at EMC World 2013 -- and would very much like to meet with a small number of interested customers and partners: to share their strategy and roadmap, and get valuable feedback. EMC World 2013.

Wearables and Pervasive Computing: A 2013 Trend to Consider

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Today, PwC released its list of 2013 Top 10 Technology Trends for Business. 2013: The Year of the CIO. Technology Innovation 2013 Business and Technology Trends IT prioritization pervasive computing wearable computing Wearables Wearables for business

VMware or Microsoft? Comparing vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V At-a-Glance

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There’s been lots of buzz on the enterprise hypervisor front over the past month … In August, Microsoft announced the RTM version of Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 , the latest major releases of the Windows Server and System Center families.

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Introducing EMC ViPR: A Breathtaking Approach To Software.

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EMC World 2013 -- The Tribe Is Strong » May 06, 2013.   Fast forward to 2013 (a mere ten years later!), Posted by: Dsiggi | May 06, 2013 at 04:15 PM. Posted by: Chris | May 06, 2013 at 05:01 PM. Posted by: Chuck Hollis | May 07, 2013 at 12:27 AM.

Chance to Win a Ticket to Microsoft TechEd 2013 and MORE ? in.

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Chance to Win a Ticket to Microsoft TechEd 2013 and MORE … in the NEW TechEd “Cloud Challenge” (US Only). Chance to Win a Ticket to Microsoft TechEd 2013 and MORE … in the NEW TechEd “Cloud Challenge” (US Only). Chance to Win a Ticket to Microsoft TechEd 2013 and MORE … in the NEW TechEd “Cloud Challenge” (US Only). 1 Apr 2013 7:31 AM. One Grand Prize: Ticket to Tech Ed 2013 North America in New Orleans, LA ( $2,195 retail value ) PLUS a $500 VISA Gift Card.

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What's New in SharePoint Server 2013 for IT Pros? - IT Pros ROCK.

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What’s New in SharePoint Server 2013 for IT Pros? What’s New in SharePoint Server 2013 for IT Pros? What’s New in SharePoint Server 2013 for IT Pros? 9 Jan 2013 3:24 PM. SharePoint Server 2013 can help you achieve new levels of reliability and performance, delivering features and capabilities that simplify administration, protect communications and information, and empower users while meeting their demands for greater business mobility. Sign in. IT Pros ROCK!

Become a Google Glass Explorer and Help Prepare Your Enterprise For The Coming Age of Wearables

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By Bob Gourley We are part of the Google Glass Explorer program and have enjoyed being able to use Glass to help think through some of the potential of this new category of technology. After spending time with this I believe Google Glass will be a success in the market.

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VMware or Microsoft? Comparing vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V At-A-Glance

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UPDATES: Based on strong feedback from the community, I''ve made the following updates to this article. Added new rows for Boot from Flash , Boot from SAN and VM Guest Clustering Maximum Nodes. Added new rows for VDI management , Disk Footprint and 4K Disk Support.

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GE Invests $105 Million In Pivotal - Chuck's Blog

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Friday Ramblings » April 24, 2013. Andrea on Ten IT Predictions For 2013. EMC World 2013. July 2013. June 2013. May 2013. April 2013. March 2013. February 2013. January 2013. Chucks Blog.

Top 10 Data Center Stories, August 2013

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The impact of a "leap second" on servers at Facebook and the number of servers at Rackspace were the most popular stories of August 2013 at Data Center Knowledge.

Paul Maritz Explains Pivotal - Chuck's Blog

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» May 29, 2013. Paul unequivocally stated that the first release of Pivotal One would be available in Q4 2013 – not that far away in the bigger scheme of things.  Posted at 12:50 PM in Big Data , EMC World 2013 , pivotal | Permalink. EMC World 2013. July 2013.

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Ballmer: Microsoft has 1 Million Servers » Data Center Knowledge

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By: Rich Miller July 15th, 2013. Posted July 15th, 2013. Posted July 16th, 2013. Posted July 16th, 2013. [.] Posted July 16th, 2013. [.] Posted July 18th, 2013. Posted July 23rd, 2013. July 2013 (144). June 2013 (164). May 2013 (165).

Get started as an "Early Expert" on Windows Server 2012 R2 with this FREE eBook!

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Research has shown that approximately 65% to 70% of organizations today have more than one hypervisor deployed. This presents a large opportunity for IT Professionals to increase their technical differentiation and value in the IT marketplace by supporting multiple hypervisors.

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