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Mingis on Tech: The future of Enterprise devices
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Mingis on Tech: Why companies are turning to 2-in-1s

Your next corporate computer may not be a traditional computer at all: it may well be a tablet or a hybrid laptop/tablet combo. Here's why.

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Microsoft’s cloud revenue grows, while IBM’s fades

Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud revenue hits a new high. IBM, however, struggles with steadily declining cloud revenue.

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The very real dangers of betting on hybrid cloud

Hybrid cloud architectures are very popular right now, but they could turn out to be little more than a transitional strategy.

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Embrace the heat: Data center tips for summer operations

Summer and the heat it brings can be trouble for the data center without proper planning and precautions.

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Top storage certifications for IT pros

Storage industry certifications that help demonstrate technical competency and boost qualifications for a better job.

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Enterprises can put Oracle's entire public cloud in the data center

Oracle's Cloud at Customer on-premises data center offering is now synced with its public cloud

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Google develops high-capacity cloud data transfer device

With a Google Transfer Appliance you can transfer up to 480TB of data relatively quickly to Google Cloud.

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Apstra lands Tokyo Electron Device as first channel partner

Apstra partners with Tokyo Electron Device (TED) to distribute Apstra’s intent-based networking solutions to the Japanese market.

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2 reasons to migrate off of Microsoft Exchange Server

By migrating away from Microsoft Exchange, you reduce costs for your organization and improve the security of your accounts and data. One option to use instead: Kolab.

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Amazon, VMware rumored to be developing data center software

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware are reportedly in talks about teaming up to develop data center software products. Speculation is it will be a stack-like product.

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AMD Threadripper price, Ryzen 3 details, Vega FE performance, and more | The Full Nerd Ep 26

Gordon, Brad, and Adam are joined once again by special guest Alaina Yee to go over some of the hottest news stories of the week. Including Threadripper pricing, Ryzen 3 details, Vega Frontier Edition performance, and more. Ask...

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IBM touts full data encryption in new Z series mainframes

With one click, the entire contents of an IBM z14 mainframe can be encrypted with virtually no impact on performance.

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IBM wants you to encrypt everything with its new mainframe

IBM wants businesses to use its new z14 mainframe to encrypt pretty much everything -- an approach to security it calls pervasive encryption.

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IBM reorgs services division around Watson and AI

A change in emphasis from the days when mainframes running line-of-business software ruled.

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Cisco's M5 UCS servers take intent-based approach to data center

Data centers powered by new Cisco Unified Computing System servers that feature the new Intel Xeon Scalable Processor platform will run at peak efficiency via intent-based management, Cisco says.

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What is hyperconvergence?

Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a software-driven appliance.

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Intel tightens data-center grip with Xeon Scalable Processor platform

Intel's new Xeon Processor Scalable Family, based on the company's Skylake architecture, is about much more than revving up CPU performance. The new processor line is essentially a platform for computing, memory and storage designed...

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Google, IBM look to mimic the human brain

Two projects—one from Google and one from IBM and the U.S. Air Force—propose building neural computers that provide more power and consume less energy than supercomputers.

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