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Top Seven Tips for Optimizing Virtual Data Centers

Top Seven Tips for Optimizing Virtual Data Centers
October 13, 2014 No Comments »

Virtualization has provided IT with huge benefits, from saving on capital expenses and energy to faster application deployment and ... Read More »

Peter Thiel’s Interesting Take on Tech

Peter Thiel’s Interesting Take on Tech
October 9, 2014 No Comments »

At the recent Gartner Symposium ITxpo, PayPal cofounder and billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel offered his view on a number of ... Read More »

Windows Server 2003 End of Life: It Doesn’t Have to Be a Real-Life Adventure

Windows Server 2003 End of Life: It Doesn’t Have to Be a Real-Life Adventure
October 8, 2014 No Comments »

One of my favorite Super Bowl ads is the 2009 EDS ad comparing ... Read More »

New Material Holds Promise for Solar Power

New Material Holds Promise for Solar Power
October 7, 2014 No Comments »

Because of its abundance and easy availability, solar energy has a strong draw for both consumers and data center operators. ... Read More »

Smart-Meter Hacking: A Preview of the IoT?

Smart-Meter Hacking: A Preview of the IoT?
October 2, 2014 No Comments »

A primary concern regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) is security: the proliferation of networked processors in just about everything ... Read More »

Whack-A-Thief This Holiday Season

Whack-A-Thief This Holiday Season
October 1, 2014 No Comments »

Trying to stop cyber-criminals from making fraudulent transactions can be similar to playing whack-a-mole as a kid. As soon as retailers plug a ... Read More »

Is the New Windows a Pivotal Point for Microsoft?

Is the New Windows a Pivotal Point for Microsoft?
September 30, 2014 No Comments »

Galen Gruman at InfoWorld believes that the forthcoming version of Windows (whatever the name—Windows 9, Threshold or some ... Read More »

Data Virtualization and Greener Data Centers

Data Virtualization and Greener Data Centers
September 29, 2014 1 Comment »

I recall that the Dec 1999 or Jan 2000 issue of National Geographic magazine had a “Letters From the Editor” column ... Read More »

Patent Trolls, Nvidia vs. Samsung and Other IP Battles

Patent Trolls, Nvidia vs. Samsung and Other IP Battles
September 25, 2014 No Comments »

The intellectual-property (IP) juggernaut may be fraying at the edges thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in ... Read More »

Striking the Balance: In-House vs. Outsourced IT

Striking the Balance: In-House vs. Outsourced IT
September 24, 2014 No Comments »

In Beowulf, there’s a popular quote that says “balance is everything.” This means success is all about the yin and ... Read More »