Server & storage

WhatsApp backups to get end-to-end encryption
WhatsApp images with its new feature fore end-to-end encryption for backups
encryption

WhatsApp backups to get end-to-end encryption

Facebook says it's the final step towards a full end-to-end encrypted messaging experience on the chat app
15 Oct 2021
Acer confirms breach after cyber attack on Indian servers
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hacking

Acer confirms breach after cyber attack on Indian servers

The attackers claim the data belongs to several million customers
14 Oct 2021
Samsung 870 QVO review: Cheap and speedy
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solid state storage (SSD)

Samsung 870 QVO review: Cheap and speedy

The QVO can give your laptop or lightweight PC a significant speed boost for a jaw-dropping price
13 Oct 2021
Digital remote monitoring and dispatch services’ impact on edge computing and data centres
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Whitepaper

Digital remote monitoring and dispatch services’ impact on edge computing and data centres

Seven trends redefining remote monitoring and field service dispatch service requirements
13 Oct 2021
Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows
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zero-day exploit

Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows

Elevation-of-privilege flaw could enable Chinese hackers to mount widespread spying campaign
13 Oct 2021
Nakivo Backup & Replication 10.4 review: A superb option
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backup

Nakivo Backup & Replication 10.4 review: A superb option

A versatile and affordable backup solution with unbeatable platform support and a great set of features
11 Oct 2021
What is an embedded system?
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Hardware

What is an embedded system?

We explain the key characteristics of an embedded system, their benefits and challenges
8 Oct 2021
Seagate One Touch SSD review: A sharp customer
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solid state storage (SSD)

Seagate One Touch SSD review: A sharp customer

A tiny SSD that packs a proper performance punch for a modest outlay – if you opt for the 1TB version
8 Oct 2021
Samsung unveils open source software for CXL Memory platform
Samsung CXL Memory Expander
Hardware

Samsung unveils open source software for CXL Memory platform

SMDK by Samsung simplifies and accelerates CXL Memory adoption
7 Oct 2021
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
7 Oct 2021
WD Black SN850 review: A PCIe 4 powerhouse
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solid state storage (SSD)

WD Black SN850 review: A PCIe 4 powerhouse

A lightning-fast SSD that comes with a selection of great add-ons – and doesn’t cost the earth
6 Oct 2021
Facebook blames faulty configuration change for hours-long outage
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Network & Internet

Facebook blames faulty configuration change for hours-long outage

The update caused a "cascading effect" that brought all of the social network's services to a halt
5 Oct 2021
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
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web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
1 Oct 2021
Adata Ultimate SU800 review: A SATA workhorse
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solid state storage (SSD)

Adata Ultimate SU800 review: A SATA workhorse

If you’re after a 2.5in SSD that can cope with demanding workloads, the SU800 is here to help
1 Oct 2021
Server virtualisation: What is it and what are the benefits?
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virtualisation

Server virtualisation: What is it and what are the benefits?

Running virtual servers can help create a more efficient IT infrastructure
1 Oct 2021
Commvault Metallic review: All about that BaaS
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backup

Commvault Metallic review: All about that BaaS

A slick backup solution with a big choice of protection modules and easily manageable costs
30 Sep 2021
SolarWinds hackers are targeting Microsoft AD servers
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Server & storage

SolarWinds hackers are targeting Microsoft AD servers

The “passive and highly targeted" FoggyWeb backdoor has been around since at least April 2021
29 Sep 2021
Cloudflare takes aim at "exorbitant" AWS fees with R2 storage service
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cloud storage

Cloudflare takes aim at "exorbitant" AWS fees with R2 storage service

The internet giant wants developers to "keep developing" rather than worrying about their storage bills
29 Sep 2021
Modernise the data stack to transform the data experience
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data centres

Modernise the data stack to transform the data experience

Next generation business intelligence and analytics
27 Sep 2021
Cisco and AMD help modernise defence industry IT infrastructure
The AMD EPYC (Milan) 2P Server
servers

Cisco and AMD help modernise defence industry IT infrastructure

The new technology helps defence departments cut down on power consumption and licensing costs
27 Sep 2021
Qnap TS-h3088XU-RP review: Super-dense SSDs at a great price
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flash storage

Qnap TS-h3088XU-RP review: Super-dense SSDs at a great price

An affordable AFA with great 25GbE performance and more SSD bays than anyone else
27 Sep 2021
Moving away from the overprovisioning mind-set
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Sponsored

Moving away from the overprovisioning mind-set

Overprovisioning has long been a business IT safety net, but is it now time to rethink things?
23 Sep 2021
TP-Link TL-SG3210XHP-M2 review: Any port in a storm
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network switches

TP-Link TL-SG3210XHP-M2 review: Any port in a storm

An affordable multi-Gig PoE+ switch with a big power budget and management features to match
23 Sep 2021