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The MGHPCC is the high-tech jewel of a western Massachusetts mill town. It stands out for its green facility and innovative cooling techniques. Take a tour of the facility and see just how advanced their design is.
IT professionals are looking to transition to the new style of IT computing. Are the latest servers from HP, Dell and Cisco the answer?
No one clings to hierarchy like the data center team, but with DevOps and cloud architectures, SDWTs are finding their way into the racks.
Containers and virtual machines both allow you to abstract the workload from the underlying hardware, but there are important differences in the two approaches that need to be taken into account.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to designing a virtual server farm, but there are some simple formulas to help you build a scalable and reliable infrastructure.
Users had high hopes when VMware announced their new hyper-converged infrastructure offering, EVO:RAIL. But questions still linger about its hardware partners.
HP surprised many this week when it acquired open source private cloud vendor Eucalyptus. The deal could be a boon to HP's private and hybrid cloud strategies.
Microsoft is the latest cloud provider to suffer an outage and send the IT world into a state of frenzy. Customers are questioning the capabilities of cloud computing, but are they overreacting?
Apple's iCloud was public enemy No. 1 after a hack compromised private photos of celebrities, including Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence. David Linthicum discusses the iCloud breach and its impact on the cloud.
Despite the plethora of software updater products, desktop security is too important to leave to chance. Let's compare Windows patch management tools.
Should IT pros stay with Windows 7 or leave now that mainstream support ends in January 2015? It might depend on which Windows OS you trust the most.
Admins unfamiliar with Mac troubleshooting may find it familiar and frustrating, but these tools can help with diagnosis and security.