Infrastructure Management

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Vulnerability hits Intel enterprise PCs going back 10 years

Intel is reporting a firmware vulnerability that could let attackers take over remote management functions on computers built over the past decade.

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Cloud vs. on-premises: Finding the right balance

For some IT shops, security is the gating factor for which apps go into the cloud. Others are all-in for the cloud, and still others don't want much to do with it at all.

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FAQ: How to skip a Windows 10 upgrade

Corporate users of Windows 10 may have as little as two months to deploy a feature upgrade after passing on the one prior.

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At DockerCon, another one of those PR fail stories

A PR failure. But in this case it doesn't involve United or burly policemen.

When pure play isn’t: Mirantis releases Kubernetes distro

My days of describing Mirantis as the most fun pure-play OpenStack vendor are over. Breadth is the new survival tactic.

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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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