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Microsoft buddies up to Docker with Windows Server Containers

Microsoft has released a technical preview of the first publically available version of Windows Server Containers, which will be built into Windows Server 2016, the next version of Microsoft's operating system for servers.

IBM partners to make mainframes more mainstream

The company is working with Suse and Canonical to expand its offerings

Are comatose servers your next big IT headache?

Virtual machine sprawl might be costing your business tens of thousands of dollars. Here’s how you can find out – and what to do about it.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 could yield big camera gains

The new 'Specter' image processor will capture sharper images in low light, the company says

Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers

Oracle will disclose the new chip at an engineering conference this month

Intel pushes 10nm chip-making process to 2017, slowing Moore's Law

Intel's 'tick tock' cadence is becoming 'tick tock tock'

Intel profit falls as PC slump continues

Intel's revenue and profit both dropped last quarter as people held off on buying new PCs ahead of the Windows 10 launch later this year.

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Haven’t migrated from Windows Server 2003 yet? You’re not alone

Missing the end of support date for Windows Server 2003 may not bring immediate dire consequences, but there are good reasons to get off Windows Server 2003 soon.

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Despite warnings, majority of firms still run some Windows Server 2003

Enterprises are still heavily dependent on Windows Server 2003 even though there were plenty of warnings that support is coming to an end on July 14 -- and this opens them up to security, compliance and operational risks.

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Is Windows Nano Server a data center game-changer?

Windows 10 might be getting all the attention, but Microsoft’s new Nano Server could start a quiet revolution in server rooms across the globe.

Cisco invests in virtual networker

6WIND will accelerate server-based routing and security

Bevy of cheap LTE smartphones on the way, Qualcomm says

Products powered by the Snapdragon 210 processor have been slower to arrive than the chip maker expected

Intel's first Skylake chips coming in first week of August

The first Skylake chips will be the high-end gaming chips, according to a source

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A look at the new Microsoft Skype for Business Server 2015

Most of the action happens behind the scenes, in the server-side plumbing.

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SQL Server remote access setup guide

In this free PDF download, you'll get step-by-step instructions for setting up VPN access to SQL Server. And a discount code gets you 25% off the e-book's full price.

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Upgrading Windows Server 2003: The procrastinator's guide

Yes, this is something you really need to get going on. Here are some factors to consider in your planning.

Qualcomm partners with large Chinese foundry on chips

China is seeking to become a semiconductor producing powerhouse by 2030

Amazon boosts cloud offerings with souped-up virtual servers

The new M4 family of virtual servers are based on Intel's Haswell processors

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