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Aug 15 2016   12:28PM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (8/8 – 8/15)

Michael Tidmarsh Michael Tidmarsh Profile: Michael Tidmarsh

Data Center
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What’s the lesson learned from Delta’s recent data center outage? Find out in this week’s roundup.

1. Delta outage raises backup data center, power questions – Robert Gates (SearchDataCenter)

Another outage at an airline data center offers yet another lesson about the need to fail over to a backup data center and bounce back quickly after a power problem.

2. White House aims to secure open source government programs – Michael Heller (SearchSecurity)

The White House unveils a new open source government policy and new research estimates the government’s zero-day exploit stockpile to be smaller than expected.

3. New Huawei Enterprise chief handicapped by politics, not products – Antone Gonsalves (SearchNetworking)

David He, newly appointed president at Huawei Enterprise U.S., is ready to turn over 100% of sales to partners. He is optimistic despite cloud of Chinese cyber spying.

4. Delta outage is a wake-up call for IT execs, CEOs – Brian Holak (SearchCIO)

The Delta outage isn’t the first DR-related debacle to strike a well-known organization and it won’t be the last. Also: Data theft on the rise; Intel the latest to buy AI startup.

5. NVMe over Fabrics gathers steam for flash and post-flash devices – Carol Sliwa (SearchSolidStateStorage)

Industry players are demonstrating the new NVM Express over Fabrics network interconnect technology, but it’s hard to say when it will gain widespread adoption.

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