Emerging Tech

Researchers apply synthetic DNA to explore next frontier in processors

Just as the makers of microprocessors appear to be reaching the practical limits of integrated circuits, researchers could be opening new frontiers in chip technology by making use of DNA molecules.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Nvidia adds power to desktops

GPU-inventor Nvidia has introduced plug-and-play systems and is partnering with Cyviz technology centers for collaborative visualization projects.

A breakdown on common RAID configurations

A primer on common RAID configurations and their advantages and disadvantages for storage.

Cloud & Infrastructure

SafeStick secure USB flash drive supports media files

BlockMaster offers fast drive with AES 256-bit encryption.

Air Force picks HP for enterprise IT

Hewlett-Packard will provide workstations and desktop PCs to the Air Force under the service’s enterprise IT purchase program.

A SWAT team for enterprise app woes

The Coast Guard Operation Systems Center employs a dedicated task force to troubleshoot complex problems with its own applications.

Panasonic Toughbooks pass Mil-Std 810G tests

A third-party lab tests three models of Panasonic Toughbooks—19, 30 and U1—using Mil-Std 810G testing.

Regulators move to keep counterfeit IT out of agencies

Regulators are in the early stages of developing new rules to make sure agencies aren’t buying phony IT products.

Nexsan, FalconStor offer deduplication product line

Nexsan DeDupe SG uses deduplication technology for storage configurations of a petabyte or more.

Emerging Tech

UltraCell, Protonex to expand fuel-cell technology for military apps

UltraCell and Protonex Technology Corp. have teamed to expand fuel cell technology for the military to deliver low-weight, portable power to warfighters.

Cybersecurity

Cyberattacks could have been mitigated

Agency responses to cyberattacks on U.S. government sites demonstrates a need for better coordination between agency security officials and the companies that provide Internet services, experts say.

State & Local

Wyoming DOT deploys Project 25-compliant two-way radios

The radios have integrated voice and data capability, as well as automatic vehicle location, enabling integrated communications between state police, fire and emergency response agencies.

Data & Analytics

New desktop virtualization solutions can cut costs and bolster security

Desktop virtulization aims to lower the costs and increase the security of desktop computers, but agencies must determine which approach — or combination of methods — best suits their needs.

Cloud & Infrastructure

DARPA investigates extreme supercomputing

The Defense Department wants to take supercomputing to the next level by funding the development of a new breed of supercomputers that will be smarter and faster and yet smaller and require much less power than today's massive machines.

Emerging Tech

The bottom line on solid state drives

SSDs have advantages if you need quick access to data, and eventually, as their prices fall, they could become more common for PCs.

Emerging Tech

Solid-state drives find novel niches at some enterprises

Solid-state drives eventually will change the IT and physical architectures of most storage systems.

GCN Lab Review: Eizo FlexScan EcoView EV2411W LCD monitor

If you are looking for a high-quality monitor that is easy on energy consumption and the eyes of those working on it, the EV2411W is a great choice.

Emerging Tech

Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration tests command and control on the go

This year's Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration focused on mobility, field-testing a new set of prototype command and control technologies by running them in a simulated operational environment.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Ann Livermore | HP looks to take its place in the cloud

GCN Interview: The leader of HP's Technology Solutions Group discusses lessons from NMCI, the importance of cloud computing and Oracle's purchase of Sun.

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