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Lenovo Buys IBM Servers, But at What Political Cost? U.S. Investigators Aim to Find Out

In the tech world, the Chinese multinational Lenovo Group Ltd. is a juggernaut. That's why United States officials are taking a closer look at a recent deal made by Lenovo to purchase a server unit from IBM for $2.3 billion. In short, the government fears that valuable intelligence secrets could be leaked out to China through IBM's tech servers -- but why would that happen in the first place? For one thing, the Pentagon uses IBM servers. The FBI uses IBM servers. Some of America's largest telecommunications companies use IBM servers, according to Telegram.com. That has some of the top officials in the U.S. worried that the servers could give the Chinese inside access to the information on those servers. The deal plans to expand Lenovo's presence in North Carolina to nearly 5,000. The agency called the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. -- known as CFIUS for short -- will handle the investigation, The Inquirer reports. This deal was made all the way back in January, so what's taking the examiners so long to decide whether or not the deal will stand? At this point, it's not entirely certain. What is certain, however, is that the U.S. has approved similar...
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Five Reasons to Choose Dedicated Server Hosting

If you're new to server hosting, you may be wondering what exactly is a Dedicated Server, and how it compares to Shared Hosting. In simple terms, the advantage of dedicated hosting is that you get better flexibility and much higher capacity, as well as advanced control over the server and get the freedom of selecting the OS plus the hardware as required. Selecting a reliable web hosting provider can be difficult and tricky operation. It is highly recommended to read a lot web hosting reviews from reliable sources first. The main focus for us in this article will be to look into different features of dedicated server hosting, as well as the main reasons why you may want to choose this type of hosting. We will first be looking at some of the features of dedicated hosting. Features of Dedicated Hosting Easy to execute any type of personalized web application. Better level of security in comparison to shared server hosting. Management of high traffic with the help of excellent connectivity and better bandwidth usage. Most suitable option for sites providing e-commerce features to its users. Five Advantages of Dedicated Server Hosting Let us now go through some of the main advantages...
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