Hardware


3 ways to foil tech 'dumpster divers'

Old servers, drives and other media can be dangerous sources of data leakage; NIST has guidelines for removing data before the hardware goes out the door.

Windows Server 2012 makes a push into the cloud

Microsoft's latest server OS is heavily integrated into the Azure cloud computing system.

Origin takes laptop power to the next level

Overclocked chips, dual graphics processors make the EON17-SLX notebook a real powerhouse.

NEC releases a new high-performance, low-energy LCD

The 22-inch monitor is latest of a bumper crcop for government and industry.

AI surveillance cameras can learn, remember ... and forget

The AISight cameras used during the Republican convention adapt to their environment to determine if anything is amiss.

'Private cloud' just a phase? IBM would like you to think so

The zEnterprise EC-12 adds power, capacity and other features that could appeal to government.

The death of the PC: real or exaggerated?

PC sales have slowed and mobile mania continues to grow, which might make you think government PCs are heading the way of the typewriter. But maybe not.

Mobile lab 3D-prints gear as needed in Afghanistan

The Army's new expeditionary lab develops and produces prototypes and other equipment on the spot.

App breaks through the mobile compatibility wall

The Citrix Receiver app can keep agencies' mobile devices securely connected regardless of platforms.

Charge, sync, ship multiple iPads

If you're a government IT manager who needs to be sure everyone's iPads are ready and charged for the big meeting, consider this solution.

Flash memory arrays built for large data stores, fast transfers

The Nimbus Gemini can handle 1 petabyte of weekly data writes without a loss of performance, along with 12 gigabits/sec transfer speeds and over 1 million input/output operations/sec.

Flash memory in government data centers? The pros and cons.

IBM's purchase of Texas Memory Systems raises the possibility that we'll be seeing flash in government data centers before too long. What are the advantages?

Will money be printed at 100,000 dpi?

Researchers have found the point at which printing meets reality. What could government do with it?

Former wartime blimp refitted for border surveillance

Customs and Border Protection is testing an aerostat used in Afghanistan along the Arizona-Mexico border.

Air Force wants to eliminate radar interference from wind turbines

The proliferation of wind turbines especially near military installations has created risks to radar systems.