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.

Is AI ready to fly solo in your data center?

Has processor performance finally maxed out?

Has processor performance finally maxed out?

Benchmarks show no jump from Skylake to Kaby Lake. But Intel says there are still performance gains to be had.

Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection

Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection

While operating systems and apps are more secure, the need for endpoint security remains.

AMD plots return to the data center with Epyc

AMD plots return to the data center with Epyc

The chip-maker’s Epyc platform has the speeds and feeds to beat Intel. Will it make a difference?

Accenture, NBA's Warriors to reimagine the fan experience

Accenture, NBA's Warriors to reimagine the fan experience

A new arena is set to be the centerpiece of a vibrant and varied business plaza, an ambitious project loaded with high-tech elements.

How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your business?

How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your business?

Wi-Fi is often difficult to use, which kills productivity on the road, and it costs businesses nearly $3 billion a year.

Dell EMC aims for a converged, custom fit in an off-the-rack world

Dell EMC aims for a converged, custom fit in an off-the-rack world

Dell EMC says converged systems are too rigid in their deployment options and has come up with an on-premises offering it calls Validated System for Virtualization.

Bad migration experiences leave IT bosses gun-shy

Bad migration experiences leave IT bosses gun-shy

IT pros are hesitant to take on migration projects because a previous one left a bad taste in their mouths. However, they may only have themselves to blame for that.

Think older workers struggle with technology? Think again

Think older workers struggle with technology? Think again

Don't let the millennial buzz fool you. Older workers handle and adapt to new systems better than younger people.

XML is toast, long live JSON

XML is toast, long live JSON

XML was useful in its time, but it has been supplanted by faster, more flexible formats.

Has public Wi-Fi outlived its usefulness?

Has public Wi-Fi outlived its usefulness?

Good experiences are increasingly rare and LTE is a better option for many. So why bother with Wi-Fi?

Amazon targets compliance-driven markets

Amazon targets compliance-driven markets

Amazon Web Services EC2 Dedicated Hosts are designed to give you an on-premises experience in the cloud – for good or bad.

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