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Enterprise IT shops can learn a lesson in big data processing from a computing infrastructure that supports Higgs-Boson researchers and crunches numbers from the Big Bang.
Is it better to look for a SaaS version of an app, put it in your own data center on existing equipment, or host it at a cloud provider for a mix of flexible scaling and IT ownership?
We use an IBM System z mainframe and it's time to update some aging tape drives. How big of a difference is there between the tape storage products on the market?
VMware didn’t release a new version of vSphere, yet IT pros are encouraged at vSphere 6’s upcoming features, including long distance vMotion.
IT pros’ interest in software-defined data centers continues to grow as tools, such as VMware’s EVO:RAIL, offers IT an effective small business option.
VMware jumped into the container market and announced a partnership with Docker, Google and Pivotal at VMworld 2014. VMware says that virtual machines and containers will work together.
Some enterprises see migrating mission-critical apps to public cloud as an insurmountable obstacle. But, common sense precautions can smooth the transition of even the most crucial workloads.
Mission-critical apps are bound to get into trouble if you take your eyes off of them. Being strict with performance monitoring can ensure the best availability and security for your vital applications.
Hadoop has watched its popularity grow exponentially, and the market projects an even greater explosion in the future -- but, there's a flip side to every coin.
IT pros debate whether companies should replace PCs every two years instead of following conventional wisdom of three to four years. In today's world, one size doesn't fit all, and a two-year cycle may work in some cases.
While Windows 8 does include Windows Fax and Scan, it doesn't create PDFs of scanned documents. Here are some Windows 8 PDF reader workarounds.
Microsoft is ending security and technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer running on Windows 7 PCs by Jan. 12, 2016. Web apps still running past the Internet Explorer 8 end of life deadline face compromising legacy data.