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Brocade Gen6 Fibre Channel prepares businesses for an all-flash world

Brocade continues to bring new features to Fibre Channel, helping companies as they move toward high-performance, all-flash data centers.

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38% off Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive - Deal Post

The Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable Drive is one of Seagate's thinnest and most eye-catching portable hard drives

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NCAA coaches have a lot in common with data center managers

NCAA basketball coaches and data center managers play a similar role to ensure their teams (or infrastructures) are ready to perform when it matters most.

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Microsoft's Surface Book and Surface Studio will ship in more markets

The Surface Studio, Surface Book and Surface Dial will now available in many more Asian and European countries.

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Future Intel CPUs could be cobbled together using different parts

Intel could tap a new high-speed interconnect, known as EMIB, to join different chips together to make future CPUs.

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Study finds devices are not wiped properly

The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) found in a recent study that 40 percent of the devices that bought from secondhand markets had PII on them.

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Microsoft paces delivery of Windows 10 upgrades

If Microsoft rolls out next month's Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade as it did 2016's mid-year refresh, it will take about three months for the latest version to reach most eligible devices.

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FAQ: What is 802.11ay wireless technology?

Products based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard have really only begun rolling out over the past year, but an effort to deliver an enhancement dubbed 802.11ay in the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum band that promises to deliver faster...

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Apple releases iOS 10.3 for iPhone and iPad owners

iOS 10.3 for iPhone and iPad includes a new file system, Apple File System, that has stronger encryption and better optimization for accessing flash storage.

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Amazon Prime Members Get Up To $75 off Kindle E-Reader Bundles Through 4/3 - Deal Alert

Amazon is offering up to $75 off various popular Kindle e-reader bundles, but the deal is only good through April 3rd and you must be a Prime member to take advantage.

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Consumers sue Microsoft, allege Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data, damaged PCs

Three people from Illinois have sued Microsoft, claiming that the free Windows 10 upgrade they installed on their PCs caused "data loss and damage."

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The real reason shadow IT is so widespread

A Spiceworks survey addresses the roles of business and IT decision makers in tech purchases, but it doesn’t address users and the rise of shadow IT.

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Apple iOS 10.3 packs 20-plus new features & is available now

Apple has made iOS 10.3 publicly available and the software update for its iPhones and iPads is packed with a Find-My-AirPod feature as well as a slew of Siri, CarPlay and other additions.

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Micron to ship Intel Optane competitor later this year

Intel's spanking new high-capacity Optane SSD is cool, but drives from other storage vendors based on the 3D Xpoint technology could be coming later this year.

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Not the sort of publicity Avaya was seeking

No doubt many a soccer fan has been inspired to pick up a fancy call center package or some sweet, sweet SDN technology after catching a San Jose Earthquakes soccer match at Avaya Stadium, but the company found its brand splattered...

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Hyperconverged storage: Are your network and team up to the task?

The success of your hyperconverged infrastructure depends on whether your network can handle the traffic and if your storage and network experts work together.

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Review: VMware vSphere gets much-needed facelift

vSphere 6.5 is easy to install, sports a new VM management console and takes a stab at Docker integration.

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Building virtual PCs in PC Building Simulator

PC Building Simulator says it teaches you how to build your own computer. Is it true? PCWorld's PC gurus put it to the test.

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