Japanese hosting company Kagoya hacked; credit card data stolen

Kagoya, a famous hosting service provider in Japan has suffered a security breach in which personal and financial data of its customers has been stolen. In an email to their customers, Kagoya stated that the hack attack was discovered this month after an in-house screening which revealed that customers who used their credit cards between April 1, 2015,…

Expect Very Slow Growth in Hardware Spending, IDC Says

Software will surpass both hardware and services to become the largest category of SMB IT spending by 2020, according to research released Monday by IDC, as businesses continue to deploy workloads to the cloud. The Worldwide Semiannual Small and Medium Business Spending Guide predicts that the overall market will grow at a 4.2 percent CAGR from…

WHIR Network Events for 2017 Have Been Announced

The free WHIR Networking Events have been announced. These events help those within the industry meet face-to-face and form partnerships for future work. A number of events will be held throughout the year in many different cities. The first event of 2017 will be held in Austin, Texas on February 23rd with an event following…

Intel Introduces PCIe M.2 for the Data Center with DC P3100 Series

Today Intel further expanded its portfolio of 3D NAND solid state drives (SSDs) with the introduction of the Intel SSD DC P3100 Series – the company’s first PCIe / NVMe-based SSD on the M.2 form factor for the data center. The new drive extends Intel’s 30-year commitment in offering innovative memory technologies, and long-term plan…