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The Week’s Top IT Stories: 7/20

Posted by Eaton on July 20, 2012

Every week Eaton scours the internet to bring you the top five industry headlines of the moment. This week was abuzz with rumors and speculation as we take a closer look at VMware’s alleged spin-off plan, take an educated guess at Microsoft’s next release date, and predict the 10 technologies that will shape the future of IT.

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Power Outage Postmortem: What We Learned from the Storm

Posted by David Chernicoff on July 17, 2012

I’d really like to be able to say that the avalanche of data center outages that seemed to have cropped up over the last month were all the result of some sort of unique sets of circumstances, a veritable perfect storm of situations that caused failures for some very high profile players ranging from Amazon to Netflix and Salesforce.com. Unfortunately, I can’t. And that really highlights a fairly consistent problem in the data center business.

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Tags: Power LossUPS | Posted in: News