Zayo Acquisitions do a Double Take: Arialink Buy Beefs Up Networking Rivalries

Maria Deutscher | March 21st

The networking industry’s M&A scene has been very active recently, with several major deals announced throughout the past few weeks. The Zayo Group, a fiber infrastructure solutions provider, can now account for not one...»

Top Tweets from the Grave and Other Ways We’re Celebrating Twitter’s 6th Bday

Mellisa Tolentino | March 21st

It's Twitter's 6th birthday, and now that the popular microblog is emerging from its elementary years, we're taking the opportunity to look at Twitter's influence as an international network, maintaining the pulse of nations. ...»

How Can We Use Big Data to Enable Better Cybersecurity?

Kyt Dotson | March 21st

The path to 2011 has been filled with numerous new security threats—and some old ones that have learned new tricks—as the Internet continues to expand, computers get faster, storage gets smarter, and connectivity increases these threats...»

Lockheed Martin Unveils Cyber Fortress As Millions Of Gov’t E-mails Go On Sale

Mellisa Tolentino | March 21st

Currently, there are millions of US government and military e-mail addresses up for sale.  Specifically, 2,462,935 U.S government email addresses, and another 2,178,000 U.S military email addresses.  So where are they from? The e-mail addresses for sale...»

8,000 Student E-mails Leaked in Loan Company Security Blunder

Kyt Dotson | March 21st

It’s not always the hackers that you need to worry about: ordinary human error can do just as much damage. This is the moral of a story coming out of England from a student loans facilitator named Student...»

EU Admits Mistake Over ACTA as Internet Freedoms are Debated

Mellisa Tolentino | March 21st

Avaaz, an organization which uses the internet to campaign on various issues, submitted a petition to the European Parliament to trash the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.  The petition calls for the parliament "to stand...»

Thought Leaders: JP Rangaswami – Chief Scientist At

Tom Foremski | March 21st recently held its Cloudforce conference. I caught up with its Chief Scientist JP Rangaswami, who's based in the UK. I first met Mr. Rangaswami several years ago when he was Chief Scientist at British Telecom. And I've...»

IncrediBuild-XGE Speeds Up Virtual Working Environments

Kristina Farrah | March 21st

Virtualization has enabled a new way of working and BYOD is steadily going mainstream. These growing trends have spawned companies like Xoreax, a provider of software acceleration technology to eliminate lagging in virtual


Amazon Goes Further Down PaaS Path with PHP and Git for Elastic Beanstalk

Klint Finley | March 21st

Today Amazon Web Services announced support for PHP on its Elastic Beanstalk platform, and for Git based deployments. AWS isn't positioning Elastic Beanstalk as a PaaS, but its description sure makes it sound like one: "AWS Elastic...»

Broadcom Makes 10th Acquisition in Israel with BroadLight Deal

Maria Deutscher | March 21st

Broadcom announced that it has finalized an agreement to acquire BroadLight for $230 million. The two companies share more than just similar names: both Broadcom and the Israeli-based Broadlight make chips designed for networking...»