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Power surge at British Airways data center causes flight chaos

A major British Airways crash has highlighted the importance for businesses of testing backup systems and disaster recovery procedures to ensure that they work as planned.

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Asus ZenBook Flip S First Look

This is the Asus ZenBook Flip S. Asus says it is the thinnest 2-in-1 convertible laptop in the world.

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Asus VivoBook Pro First Look

Asus VivoBook Pro will be the first laptop to offer Optane memory as an option

Whose Zoomin who? Polycom is

In a move that last year wouldn’t have been thinkable, Polycom is collaborating with longtime competitor Zoom to offer Zoom Connector for Polycom.

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New, faster Internet protocol for disasters proposed

A new Multi Node Label Routing (MNLR) protocol will cut Internet data recovery time in disasters, believe scientists.

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PureSec picks up investment because serverless is exciting

There’s plenty of industry buzz around serverless computing, and PureSec is jumping on that gravy train.

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Avoiding a data disaster: could your business recover from human error?

Backing up data at an off-site data center has long-been a best practice, and that strategy relates more to the disaster recovery (DR) component of business continuity management (BCM). DR and BCM go hand in hand, but there is a...

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Microsoft previews the 2017 Surface Pro

The 5th generation version of Microsoft’s performance tablet is here. Its looks are largely unchanged, but there are substantial internal improvements

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IT departments should automate operations now

Automating IT operations will help departments do their jobs better and faster, not put them out of work, says ServiceNow’s Pablo Stern.

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Raspberry Pi roundup: Free Googlage for all, jamming out on the Pi, and Deskberry Pi

Check out our references to the days of print journalism, Fender bass guitars and more in this edition of the Pi roundup.

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Veeam aims for continuous availability with Availability Suite v10

Veeam Software, known for easy-to-use, powerful data availability software for Windows and Linux, reaches for continuous availability, which goes beyond mere backup.

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Use wired networks for Gigabit, not Wi-Fi

Superfast Gigabit broadband is coming. However, getting it at the highest speed involves some planning, including possibly regressing to wired networks.

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Are VMs more secure than containers?

In theory, virtual machines (VMs) are more secure than containers. In practice, they probably are. It depends on how the VMs are implemented.

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Save 20% on Amazon's New Generation of Fire Tablets - Deal Alert

The all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 feature longer battery life, a thinner and lighter body, better Wi-Fi connectivity, stunning display, plus Alexa. Amazon has also introduced two new Fire Kids Edition. To go along with the launch,...

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RackWare, like everyone, wants to manage hybrid clouds everywhere

Because the future is hybrid and heterogeneous, RackWare's RMM 6.0 offers management across different deployment options—cloud and on premises.

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The emergence of DevOps in the evolving digital enterprise

Digital enterprises operate with radically different datanomics than conventional physical businesses. Here, digital information is the business.

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Apple to unveil new iPad Pro while axing the iPad Mini

Apple's iPad Mini may soon be eliminated from Apple's product lineup.

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HPE shows off The Machine prototype without memristors

It's been an arduous journey, but HPE on Tuesday finally showed a prototype of The Machine at a lab in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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