Andy Patrizio

Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Dell launches Apex, a per-use hardware-leasing program

Masergy teams with Fortinet for at-home SD-WAN

Masergy teams with Fortinet for at-home SD-WAN

Working from home is becoming more of a permanent option with each passing day, but working from home means your network is provided not by your corporate enterprise but by carriers such as Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast. Masergy...

Equinix launches bare metal cloud service

Equinix launches bare metal cloud service

Equinix Metal will provide 'lift and shift' migrations of entire operating environments, including OS, hypervisor, apps and data, from on-premises data centers to the cloud.

AMD introduces Zen 3 architecture and pursues Xilinx acquisition

AMD introduces Zen 3 architecture and pursues Xilinx acquisition

AMD's new Zen 3 processor architecture is socket-compatible with older designs but with faster performance.

Intel, Nvidia launch new networking processor initiatives

Intel, Nvidia launch new networking processor initiatives

Intel goes all-in for 5G radio access networks while Nvidia pushes its newly acquired Mellanox business.

VMware, Nvidia partner to boost AI, networking capabilities

VMware, Nvidia partner to boost AI, networking capabilities

A partnership between VMware and Nvidia will enable deployment of AI-ready infrastructure where data resides.

Intel and Lightbits Labs team to improve storage performance

Intel and Lightbits Labs team to improve storage performance

The collaboration is designed to speed up Lightbits NVMe/TCP storage, reducing enterprise reliance on Fibre Channel and improving storage hardware utilization.

Should you be concerned about the Windows XP leak?

Should you be concerned about the Windows XP leak?

Windows XP code is almost 20 years old, but it could still live on in newer operating systems.

MemVerge ships software-defined persistent memory software

MemVerge ships software-defined persistent memory software

Memory Machine does in-memory virtualization and memory snapshots using DRAM and Optane in combination.

Government cybersecurity agency warns of Windows Server exploit

Government cybersecurity agency warns of Windows Server exploit

Rare warning from CISA instructs government agencies to patch a vulnerability in a core authentication component of Active Directory from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2019.

Arm updates Neoverse server processors with considerable performance claims

Arm updates Neoverse server processors with considerable performance claims

Arm boasts the new Neoverse processor designs will deliver 50% better performance for the same power as the previous generation.

IDC reports jump in server sales, decline in storage revenue

IDC reports jump in server sales, decline in storage revenue

On the surface it would seem contradictory for one market to rise and another to fall, but there is a pattern here.

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