Facebook Connectivity Lab, one of the innovative developmental divisions of the leading social media giant will soon offer fast optical wireless networks capable of delivering internet service to far flung places where wireless infrastructure is unavailable. The new technology will be far more superior to the ones based on radio frequencies or microwaves. The whole… More Facebook to use light to carry data in its data centers!
United States and United Kingdom are now standing at number 9th and 10th position respectively when it comes to the ranking of top data center location in the world. Going with past record, the said nations stood at 1st and 2nd place in the same said list in year 2013 Cushman & Wakefield(C&W) which is… More US and UK loosing data center customers due to internet surveillance laws
Early this week, Facebook opened the doors of its Prineville, Oregon data center for the world to sneak into its facility. When most companies hesitate to give their employees full access to their data centers, the social media giant has dared to expose its Prineville server facility to the whole world. To go with the record,… More Facebook Prineville Data centers inside look
Twitter has made an official announcement that it has locked some of its user accounts until they go for password reset. This company resorted to this measure after an unconfirmed claim of leak of nearly 33 million Twitter usernames and passwords was published on an online resource. LeakedSource, a database containing hacked information revealed on… More Twitter and Facebook to lock user accounts for data security!
Facebook servers were hacked recently to steal workers log-in credentials through a backdoor script. The hacking activity was successful and might have opened doors of unlimited advantages, if the hack was not identified by a security researcher on time. The worlds leading social networking giant admitted that its servers were hacked, but denied the news… More Facebook servers hacked!
LinkedIn is going in the way of Google, Facebook and Microsoft by building hyperscale data center infrastructure. It is going with the approach of designing custom hardware, software and data center infrastructure as per its computing needs. The company has also decided to source hardware directly from design manufactures like HP, Dell, Cisco and such.… More LinkedIn adopts hyperscale data center infrastructure!
Facebook has made it official that Intel is all set to provide low consuming processors in coming days. The social media giant has also disclosed that instead of using servers with more CPU sockets, Intel’s new processors will witness a reduction in number of them to meet the 11KW limit per rack budget set by… More Facebook gets low power consuming processors from Intel!
Data centers are trying their best to go green and here comes the latest example. Microsoft, the American software giant is seriously looking at the option of locating data centers under sea. The company recently hinted that it has already attained success with its pilot project on this note. As per our sources, Microsoft has… More Microsoft operating data center under sea!
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced last week that his company’s platform users view well over eight billion videos a day. It is certainly a big number, and so the company has decided to venture into the market of Virtual Reality. As a first futuristic stepping towards virtual reality, Facebook bought Oculus Rift, the maker of… More Facebook wants to bank on Virtual Reality!
WhatsApp has made it official that it is going to integrate its user data with Facebook’s data platform. The company was brought by Facebook in 2014 for $19 billion and will start its investment payback in the following way. First it will help users integrate their phone numbers with their facebook account, so that all… More WhatsApp to integrate user data with Facebook!