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Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

VMware's Virtual SAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance -- and freedom from traditional storage systems


Apple preps final non-security Mavericks update

And for the 10% still running 2011's Lion, the end of all support, patches included, is likely just weeks away

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Top 5 things to watch for at VMWorld 2014

A year ago VMware laid out an ambitious plan, now it’s time to hear the details.

Our 10 favorite techie Simpsons episodes and moments

Homer, family and friends take on everything from The Internet to Apple and Google Glass.

As sharks circle, IBM prepares its x86 exit

Rivals dish up some fear, uncertainty, doubt, or FUD, in an effort to poach IBM System x users

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AMD announces Radeon R7 SSD product line, made by enthusiast manufacturer OCZ

AMD's catching up to rival Intel by offering three different SSDs, made in partnership with a respected storage maker. Could graphics card/SSD bundles be far behind?

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Virtual hard drives: The IT pro trick that lets you back up your data for free

IT professionals have used virtual hard drives for years in servers and virtual machines, but you can also use VHDs to back up your data. we'll show you how and when to do this.

Tech big shots take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook among those raising awareness for disease

New products of the week 08.18.2014

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Juniper and SilverPeak Networks

17 ways to hate Microsoft Outlook 2013 less

Few software products draw such universal -- and deserved -- scorn as Outlook 2013. Here’s how to tame the beast

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Brocade Pitches Open Networking to Cash-Strapped Feds

Brocade is taking aim at the federal government, promising a more efficient, cost-effective networking environment that nurtures innovation with open protocols to support multiple service providers.

10 things about (the Internet of) things

Floating things, flying things, finding things and fashion things are all part of the Internet of Things. Prepare for a hyper connected future.

Tablets priced under $35 on the horizon

No-name tablets from China could deliver decent performance at a price of $35 or under

VMware acquires CloudVolumes for faster virtual app delivery

CloudVolumes provides VMware a way to deliver applications on the fly to desktop computers and servers

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

The company's PC business grew 12 percent, though most other divisions declined

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How can the Internet have too many routes and not enough addresses?

As IPv4 runs out of space, attempts to get around the problem could make things even more complicated

Samsung builds custom Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet with Barnes & Noble

B&N e-book and multimedia services are tied to the device

Tablets with voice calling functions take off in Asia

These low-cost tablets appeal to people who can't afford to buy a separate phone

In his own words: Best quotes of Steve Ballmer

As he steps down from Microsoft's board, here's a look back at some of his most memorable quotes

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