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REVIEW: FlexPod, Oracle Exalogic converged-infrastructure gear

Two top makers of converged infrastructure devices – FlexPod and Oracle Exalogic – rank well among their users, but they have important differences, according to customers who have used the products. In this review, real users who...

What do users really think of all-flash arrays?

Read real users’ feedback on all-flash arrays courtesy of IT Central Station

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REVIEW: How rack servers from HPE, Dell and IBM stack up

End users describe how rack servers from HPE, Dell and IBM stack up

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Beam me up and over — test-driving telepresence technology

Suitable Technologies' Beam telepresence systems elevate remote meetings and interaction with remote staff and customers.

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8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

A lok at 8 tools that provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

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8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools

Here are 8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools to reveal important details about Wi-Fi networks.

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REVIEW: Turbonomic, VMware virtualization management tools

IT pros share their experiences working with Turbonomic and VMware vRealize Operations

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REVIEW: Users assess network virtualization software from VMware and Micro Focus

Two of the leading network virtualization platforms are VMware NSX and Micro Focus Network Virtualization, according to IT pros in the IT Central Station community. Based on these users’ experiences, the most important selection...

Network monitoring tools: Which work best?

Discover what real users think of the current batch of network monitoring software options

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REVIEW: 4 top disaster-recovery platforms compared

Customers offer hands-on descriptions of what it’s like to work with disaster-recovery software from Acronis, Veeam, VMware and Zerto.

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REVIEW: Mojo wireless intrusion prevention system

Mojo's wireless access points can ID and mitigate threats and trigger alerts.

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Review: Microsoft Azure IoT Suite

Azure IoT Suite can relieve the nightmare of creating infrastructure to support IoT sensors.

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5 top Linux server distros for enterprises

What you need to know to choose among Ubuntu LTS, Oracle Linux, Fedora Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Enterprise Server

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Review: RHEL 7.4 cloud-friendly, but pricey management tools

Red Hat Enterprise Linux server has a lot going for it if you've got the budget for ongoing management costs.

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Review: Considering Oracle Linux is a no-brainer if you’re an Oracle shop

Oracle Linux is integrated with other Oracle products for a compatible Linux stack including applications, database, management, more.

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Review: Free Linux Fedora server offers upgrades as they become available – no wait

What you need to know to make an informed buying decision about Fedora.

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Review: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 scales well, supports 3rd-party virtualization

SUSE Linux server has been developed with an eye toward running mission-critical enterprise apps.

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Review: Ubuntu LTS 16.04.02 has a long shelf life

Ubuntu server is available in a range of options to fit organizations of different sizes.

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How Atlanta streamlines traffic flows

Real time, crowdsourced data from the Waze mobile app, coupled with geospatial analysis from Esri keeps traffic moving smoothly in the ATL.

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Face-off: CA Spectrum vs. SolarWinds NPM for network monitoring

Feedback on two network monitoring platforms from IT Central Station, the IT pro knowledge-sharing community.

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