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Users' orders: Make it easier to build hybrid clouds

At its spring conference next week, the Open Networking User Group will focus on enterprises extending their infrastructure to create hybrid clouds, a process the group says is too hard and too time-consuming.

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Corvil has an authentic past, but it is focused on the future

From a storied past, Corvil wants to create a valuable future.

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10 things to worry about when your vendor divests

Although your vendor’s divestiture is out of your control, you can at least do your due diligence in limiting any negative impact to your company. With that in mind, ZL Technologies lists 10 things you should worry about if your...

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ZeroStack and Nimble get close to offering a converged infrastructure solution

Converged infrastructure -- a last-gasp attempt to justify existence or a valid approach?

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Prices still climbing for enterprise mobility management software

Vendors are consolidating their market power in the field of mobile device and app management software, thus putting software buyers in a tight spot. Download this free procurement report, which analyzes the vendors, pricing trends...

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2017: The year of serverless?

Just a trend for the fan boys or something fundamentally different?

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5 recovery environments for tricky Windows 10 repairs

If Automatic Repair doesn’t do the trick to restore a Windows PC to normal startup and runtime behavior, consider other options. These third-party recovery tools shine when the going gets tough.

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Arago teaches an A.I. to play games, the better to manage IT systems

If an A.I. could rule a world, would you trust it to manage your IT systems? German software company Arago is hoping you will.

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Face-off: New Relic vs. AppDynamics for APM

Considering an application performance monitoring (APM) suite to make sure your systems produce a great user experience? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival APM products from Net Relic and AppDynamics,...

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HPE sees Synergy in hybrid cloud infrastructure

HPE originally pitched its Synergy line of "composable" IT infrastructure as a way to bring the flexibility of cloud services to on-premises systems. Now it's putting those same Synergy components -- and some new ones -- into the...

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Windows 10 annoyances and solutions

Problems are less frequent with Windows 10 compared to earlier operating systems, but seem to be more annoying when they do occur. Here are some suggestions.

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Network managers should make a list and check it twice

With Black Friday just around the corner, here are some tips to make sure your site remains up and running.

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The top reasons for network downtime

New research paints a fairly bleak picture of network performance. Outages are frequent. Hours typically pass before an issue is reported and resolved. Protective measures are manual and error prone.

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What IT admins love/hate about 8 top network monitoring tools

IT administrators discuss the most valuable features of eight network monitoring products – from vendors such as CA, Microsoft, NetScout, Opsview and Nagios -- and the features that need improvement.

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How to reduce Windows 10's on-disk footprint

Over time, as Windows 10 is patched repeatedly, installer files can become outdated or orphaned and occupy a lot of disk space. Two utilities can help with that.

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IBM is folding object storage into its Bluemix cloud services

IBM is ditching the SoftLayer brand for its public cloud infrastructure, replacing it with Bluemix, the name it uses for the rest of its cloud services portfolio.

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Platforms in the cloud take heavy lifting out of architecture tasks

As tech giants battle for cloud dominance, businesses looking to offload heavy-duty infrastructure tasks are reaping hefty rewards from platform-as-a-service offerings. Here’s how three IT leaders mixed and matched their powerful yet...

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New Seattle substation is cool enough to draw a crowd

Most substations are eyesores. This one won't be.

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