What is Ethereum and why should you mine it?

Posted on August 8, 2017 by admin
The Ethereum mines

By now, you’ve probably heard of Ethereum mining. It’s definitely the new hotness – the number of folks joining the fold has exponentially spiked over the last couple of months. Are you interested in jumping in? Still wondering what it is and why people are so excited about it? Read on… What is Ethereum, anyway? From…

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AMD is back!

Posted on June 6, 2017 by admin
AMD Returns with EPYC

For many years, AMD has been dormant; its most recent generation of processors (Opteron) launching over five years ago. In the intervening years, the competition has steadily moved forward, removing the AMD Opteron processor from consideration for new server deployments. With the launch of the EPYC processor series, this has all changed. Not only does…

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Pogo Linux on The Lunduke Hour

Posted on May 5, 2017 by admin

Last week, our very own VP of Sales & Product Development was the special guest for an episode of The Lunduke Hour, hosted by Bryan Lunduke. They had a lively discussion about Software Defined Storage, designing storage solutions for huge organizations vs. home users, and whether using ZFS makes you an expert. Storage Concepts with…

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Intel introduces new Kaby Lake Core i7 CPUs

Posted on March 3, 2017 by admin
7th Gen Intel Core i7 Now Available

All compatible Pogo Linux workstations can now be configured with Intel’s brand new 7th generation Core i7 processors (aka Kaby Lake). Iterating on their outstanding Skylake architecture, Intel has made a number of optimizations. Here is a quick rundown of features for these new processors. Improved 14 nm+ manufacturing process Faster clock speeds – up…

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Pogo Linux and Scrypt: Rising to the challenges of HIPAA with encrypted SSDs

Posted on March 3, 2017 by admin
Pogo Customer Profile: Scrypt, Inc.

Since 1998, Scrypt, Inc. has been a leading provider of hosted services to regulated markets, specifically healthcare, and mortgage origination. The customer-centric company offers a vast product line of secure, reliable services, from cloud-based faxing and secure messaging to regulatory compliance and document management. Their customers demand strict compliance with HIPPA and financial regulations, so…

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