Server & storage

Best free backup software
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backup

Best free backup software

You never know when disaster will strike so it's always best to have a plan to save your data
29 Oct 2021
What is a GPU?
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Hardware

What is a GPU?

GPUs aren't just good for gaming - they have business applications too
28 Oct 2021
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to get everything back to normal
27 Oct 2021
Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 review: A slim and mighty server
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Server & storage

Dell EMC PowerEdge R650 review: A slim and mighty server

Dell EMC takes server performance, expansion and processing density to new heights
27 Oct 2021
Microsoft launches platform to help firms monitor carbon emissions
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cloud computing

Microsoft launches platform to help firms monitor carbon emissions

Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability will help organisations to meet their net zero targets
27 Oct 2021
Retrospect Backup 18.1 review: Makes light work of backups
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backup software

Retrospect Backup 18.1 review: Makes light work of backups

A strong solution with good management features for backing up physical servers and workstations - if not VMs
26 Oct 2021
Barracuda Backup 490 review: A complete data-protection solution in a box
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Server & storage

Barracuda Backup 490 review: A complete data-protection solution in a box

This dedicated appliance is quick to deploy and easy to manage, with joined-up local and cloud backup services
20 Oct 2021
Alibaba unveils custom Arm-based server chip
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components

Alibaba unveils custom Arm-based server chip

The Chinese company will use new technology to power servers in its data centres
19 Oct 2021
Acer Taiwan falls victim to cyber attack
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hacking

Acer Taiwan falls victim to cyber attack

Hackers obtained employee data three days after they breached Acer India servers
18 Oct 2021
Comparing serverless and server-based technologies
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Whitepaper

Comparing serverless and server-based technologies

Determining the total cost of ownership
18 Oct 2021
WhatsApp backups to get end-to-end encryption
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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
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