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12 ways to improve run-time container security

Checkpoints spanning from simple preparations to more advanced run-time security controls

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HPE is bringing Optane storage to Unix servers

In the next year or two, Hewlett Packard Enterprise will add support for Intel Optane storage to its latest Unix servers.

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Being upfront about the future of television monetization

People like to assume television is dead, with articles about cord cutting and the proliferation of digital platforms. However, TV remains a highly effective marketing tool for companies -- made stronger by digital and data.

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A third of virtual servers are zombies

New research finds that a quarter of all physical servers -- and 30% of all virtual servers -- are comatose. They aren't be used, but they still cost money.

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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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Intel's Itanium, once destined to replace x86 in PCs, hits end of line

It's the end of the line for Intel's Itanium chip, a troubled processor family that spawned many product delays and bad blood between HP and Oracle.

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Nvidia's new Volta-based DGX-1 supercomputer puts 400 servers in a box

You won't need to buy a rack of 400 servers if you have one high-powered Nvidia DGX-1 supercomputer with a Volta GPU, which can sit on a desktop.

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Microsoft’s Visual Studio tackles serverless computing, Mac dev

Azture Functions Visual Studio beta lets developers integrate Azure Functions into development flows

Amadeus picks VMware Integrated OpenStack for private cloud

Global travel IT services company Amadeus wanted a solution that was flexible, scalable, and useful for agile development

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Dell takes Intel's cue on PCs, puts enterprise on top of the agenda

For the umpteenth time, Dell Technologies has reiterated that PCs are important to the company, and it won't quit the market.

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Dell strengthens data center stack with shiny new assets

Just a few years back, Dell said it didn't want to mimic sloppy behemoths like IBM or HP, and wanted to be lean and focus on the mid-market. But the 14th Generation PowerEdge servers can take advantage of the new assets.

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Bridgestone modernizes data center, hauls out 13 tons of copper wire

In October 1968, tire maker Bridgestone ran a data center with racks and racks of tapes and a water-cooled mainframe. Today, that newly renovated data center is the home for systems supporting an almost completely virtualized...

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Trade commission finds Arista infringed on two original Cisco patents

The legal ping-pong battle between Cisco and Arista today found Cisco on the winning side as In the International Trade Commission ruled that Arista switches infringe two additional Cisco patents

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Intel Xeon chips rebranded to sound like credit cards

After around half a decade, Intel is wiping the confusing E5 and E7 monikers off the Xeon chips, and rebranding them to bring more clarity on the performance and features that come with the processors.

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Extreme offers glimpse of integrated Avaya, Brocade technology future

Extreme said it expects the Avaya and Brocade deals to push its revenues to over $1 billion for its Fiscal 2018

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Cisco bolsters analytics clout with Saggezza buy

Cisco bolsters analytics clout with Saggezza buy

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Raspberry Pi roundup, Star Wars edition: Holochess, blasters, and, obviously R2-D2

May the Fourth be with you – check out some of our favorite Star Wars-themed Pi projects.

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How companies make money from digital transformation

To achieve value and make money from digital transformation, you must leverage digital capabilities to drive more revenue and reduce operating costs.

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3 telltale signs it's a real digital transformation

It's easy to get caught up in the hype surrounding digital transformation and lose your way. These three indicators can help you stay on the right path.

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Intel's new data center chief, a former PC exec, will be hands-on

A top executive responsible for shaping Intel's PC roadmap will now run the company's data center business.

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