A breach to a big datacenter is always a headline-making event, and the costs of such a breach are on the rise. That being the case, it's no surprise that datacenter managers are putting so many resources into security products.
PCIe has come a long way in the last two years. The advent of PCIe 3.0 doubled interface speeds and allowed it to keep up with new fast Ethernet and InfiniBand (IB) links. Coupled with NVMe, PCIe looks to be the enterprise interface of choice for solid-state disks.
Information in the datacenter is growing at a breakneck speed, driven by a continuing boom in mobile devices, social networking, and all kinds of real-time information. Fast data has arrived on the scene, hoping to solve key business problems.
Hudson Fiber Network (HFN) recently announced that it has completed a fiber network upgrade aimed at pleasing financial services customers. The news provides a real-world case study on how small changes can make a big difference.