Infrastructure Management

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Oracle's infrastructure business focuses on bare metal to go after AWS

Rather than starting from the low end of the infrastructure market and working its way up, Oracle is starting at the top and working its way down, using powerful, bare metal servers.

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Triple-helix touted for tech growth

Speakers at Euro innovation conference say government, industry and academia must work together to drive economic growth.

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Dell-EMC positioned to take the lead in the HCI space

Dell-EMC, with its VCE group, is positioned to become the hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) market leader in a relatively short period of time.

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What’s the difference between project management and change management?

Change management and project management are often thought to be the same thing. They aren’t. Here’s how they differ.

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Why (and how) you should manage Windows PCs like iPhones

The pieces are finally coming together to implement an omnidevice systems management approach for Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

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Oracle is gunning for AWS with new infrastructure offering

Larry Ellison has a message for Amazon Web Services: Oracle will give Amazon a run for its money in the cloud market.

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Bank of England wants next payment system to be blockchain-ready

The Bank of England wants to open its interbank settlement service to blockchain technologies as part of a major revamp of the system.

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Clinton dodges H-1B question, but Trump wants changes

Clinton and Trump are as divided as night and day on H-1B reforms. One issue, perhaps, is Clinton's base of support in Silicon Valley.

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Law firm CIO: ‘I run more video than CBS’

A major international law firm with 700 attorneys, 1,500 total employees and 20 separate offices around the world makes IT support a challenge.

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When a project fails, don't blame your end users

Change isn’t an end-user problem, but a leadership opportunity, says former Red Robin CIO Chris Laping.

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The scourge of LEDs everywhere: Readers speak out

An overabundance of blinking, beaming LEDs on network and other gear is driving sysadmins and others crazy, and some are doing something about it.

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Review: Ansible shows the beef

Ansible 2 eases configuration management, while boosting playbooks, modules, and Windows support

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Digital transformation boosts captive offshore center growth

As enterprise demand for digital transformation grows, expect to see more global in-house centers.

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Project management: To debrief or not to debrief

If you're a project manager or part of a project team, you know all about the hurried pace of this field. Once projects near their close, is debriefing useful or a waste of time?

Riverbed upgrades set sights on the SD-WAN edge, cloud integration

At Riverbed’s Disrupt event in New York’s upscale Conrad Hotel today, the company announced new products aimed at making it a bigger part of the average customer’s network.

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How Dyn is rising to the cloud challenge

Trying to capture an end-to-end picture of application performance across an enterprise is challenging enough. Providing that level of visibility for hybrid- and public-cloud-enabled applications presents a whole new level of...

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University of California’s outsourcing is wrong, says U.S. lawmaker

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) wonders how to encourage young people to go into STEM-related fields when these jobs are being given to foreign workers.

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These mundane jobs bots can take in the enterprise

The good news is that there are several enterprise tasks that are ripe for bot intervention, and fortunately for end-users they are some of the most painful employee responsibilities within large organizations.

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