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Dan C. Marinescu is the author of Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice. He was a Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana from 1984 till 2001 when he joined the Computer Science Department at the University of Central Florida. In this interview, Marinescu outlines a variety of interesting facts about cloud […]
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Demand for Public Cloud Computing Services Remains Strong, but Adoption Hurdles Persist NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Market Monitor, a service of 451 Research, projects that Cloud market revenue will increase at a 36% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), putting the cloud computing market just shy of $20 billion at the end of […]
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Computer clouds have been credited with making the workplace more efficient and giving consumers anytime-anywhere access to emails, photos, documents and music as well as helping companies crunch through masses of data to gain business intelligence. Now it looks like the cloud might help cure cancer too. The National Cancer Institute plans to sponsor three […]
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GigeNET’s Cluster Solutions offer expert setup and easy administration with InterWorx’s Cluster Panel. GigeNET, a leading provider of full service hosting solutions, is excited to announce their new Cluster Hosting packages that can easily be managed and maintained with InterWorx’s Cluster Panel and their epic support. Clustered hosting offers many benefits including scalability, agility and […]
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Does cloud computing really reduce energy demands and greenhouse gas emissions? This has been a subject of debate for some time. The large data centres used for cloud computing are usually more energy efficient than in-house data centres, but there are transmission costs and other overheads. Add to that the difficulty of proper metrics for […]
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If you are planning to start a business website, it is essential that you select the right hosting plan. There are several different kinds of hosting plans for you to choose, and they offer different capabilities and features. Successful online businesses prefer to use dedicated server hosting, because it can handle a large amount of […]
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Three banks plundered with DDoS distraction. Criminals have recently hijacked the wire payment switch at several US banks to steal millions from accounts, a security analyst says. Gartner vice president Avivah Litan said at least three banks were struck in the past few months using “low-powered” distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks meant to divert the attention […]
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Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, the group behind three phases of distributed-denial-of-service attacks against banks since last September, now says more attacks against U.S. banks are on the way. The group made its announcement in a July 23 posting on the open forum Pastebin. al-Qassam Cyber Fighters hasn’t attacked since the first week of May, […]
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Numericable is a cable TV company operating in France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Rex Mundi claimed to have stolen customer data and demanded €22,000 for its return. Numericable declined, and denied that the hackers had the data. Rex Mundi (king of the world) is a hacker group that makes a habit of hacking for extortion. Last […]
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In September 2012, six major American banks came under attack by hackers, and customers could not gain access to their accounts or pay bills online. The attacks did not affect customer bank accounts, but the rash of so-called distributed denial-of-service, or DDOS, attacks such as these against major financial institutions have forced them to step […]
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