Migrating From Windows Server 2003: What You Need to Know

On July 14 Microsoft will terminate extended support for Windows Server 2003. This means that there will be “no more patches fixing security vulnerabilities, non-security defects,” etc. If Windows Server 2003 and the applications running on it play a critical role in your infrastructure, you need to start migrating to a new server platform now […]

Migrating From Windows Server 2003: What You Need to Know

On July 14 Microsoft will terminate extended support for Windows Server 2003. This means that there will be “no more patches fixing security vulnerabilities, non-security defects,” etc. If Windows Server 2003 and the applications running on it play a critical role in your infrastructure, you need to start migrating to a new server platform now […]

Chip Maker Marvell Buys Cavium in $6B Cloud Data Center Push

Semiconductor maker Marvell Technology is beefing up its presence in the data center space by buying Cavium, an enterprise server technology vendor, for $6 billion. The two companies want to target the “high growth” data center market at a time when businesses are moving to the cloud and carriers are deploying faster networks, generating need […]

Facebook, Microsoft Roll Out New AI Servers

Artificial intelligence consumes immense processing resources, so data centers have to be both more powerful and more energy efficient. To accommodate the immense processing needs of their artificial intelligence projects, Facebook and Microsoft are upgrading their data centers with more powerful GPUs. Facebook on Wednesday announced a top-to-bottom refresh of the hardware that powers its […]

Open-Source PowerShell Now Available on Mac and Linux

Automating server tasks just got a lot easier for Mac and Linux users, thanks to Microsoft’s decision to open source its PowerShell automation platform and scripting language for Windows and Windows Server. PowerShell is a task-based, command-line scripting language built on the .NET Framework, which helps IT professionals control and automate the administration of servers. […]

Facebook, Microsoft Roll Out New AI Servers

Artificial intelligence consumes immense processing resources, so data centers have to be both more powerful and more energy efficient. To accommodate the immense processing needs of their artificial intelligence projects, Facebook and Microsoft are upgrading their data centers with more powerful GPUs. Facebook on Wednesday announced a top-to-bottom refresh of the hardware that powers its […]