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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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How to manage multiple Servers with Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 is here, and with it comes an improved version of the Server Manager Application. The days are long gone when businesses operated with a single Server. The requirement for technology has grown and with it our need for multiple Servers, individual Servers are now dedicated to  single applications, actions or storage of data. We have Servers dedicated solely to recieveing and distributing emails, deciated to SharePoint, to antivirus systems, to data backup and to CRM applications. Life as a Server Administrator is not so simple anymore, with the invent of cloud computing the Server Manager application in Windows Server 2012 had to evolve from a single to multi server view of our environment. In Windows Server 2012 it is now possible to get an overall view of your servers enivronment, check performance and fix issues all from a centralised application. In the following Infographic you will learn "How to manage multiple Servers in Windows Server 2012".   About Author This infographic was created by Firebrand Training, a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner.
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