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Infrastructure-as-a-Service set to outpace in 2018

Overall, IaaS gives businesses greater flexibility to ensure they are not wasting valuable resources. And the benefits of using resources wisely can have a number of positive consequences, including reducing the time it takes...

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Startup harnesses DevOps’ continuous delivery chaos

IT organizations tackling DevOps are spending too much time writing automation scripts. Enter Harness.io, a startup whose continuous delivery as a service platform seeks to eliminate manual labor and reduce errors.

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41% off CyberPower Surge Protector 3-AC Outlet with 2 USB (2.1A) Charging Ports - Deal Alert

This compact surge protector provides 600 joules of protection, 3 outlets, and a folding wall tap plug. Two USB ports (2.1 Amp) charge personal electronics, including smartphones, digital cameras, MP3 players, and other devices.

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25% off SanDisk 256GB iXpand Base for iPhone charging and backup - Deal Alert

This handy gadget from SanDisk automatically backs up your iPhone’s photos, videos contacts and more, every time you charge. And its currently discounted 25% on Amazon.

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30% off APC 1500VA Compact UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector

The Back-UPS Pro uninterruptible power supply provides power to your critical devices during an outage, allowing you to continue working or gaming, and stay connected to your network. Ideal for PCs, home office electronics, networking...

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2017's biggest tech mergers and acquisitions

It's been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions in the IT industry, with a number of billion-dollar deals that did happen, or may yet do so. There's been action in cloud services, storage, microprocessors and transport. Here's our...

Why accessing business data is still a struggle

Permanence is about more than just storage. Enterprise data can be digital or it can be permanent, but can it be both?

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Got SD-WAN?

SD-WAN offers multi-cloud enablement, improved network performance, centralized control and cost rationalization opportunities for the forward-thinking CIO. The sector is in a state of flux and the ‘Goliaths’ (Cisco, VMware) with...

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Intelligent image and video management for the enterprise

As image and data quality goes up – driven by better capture, transfer, processing and compressing technologies – the ability to store and process these images and video data easily becomes a competitive advantage.

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Future of the corporate data center: what if we are all wrong?

There is a widespread belief, verging upon a theological conviction, that corporate data centers are a thing of the past. Industry prognosticators and practitioners have convinced themselves that cloud computing is an inexorable force...

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How does SD-WAN work?

Learn about the latest networking technology, SD-WAN, which uses policy-based rules to orchestrate applications routing in the cloud. Jerry Kennelly, CEO of Riverbed, describes the functionality and benefits.

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How to fix a hard disk in Windows using the command prompt

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla walks you through the steps needed to easily repair a corrupted hard disk using the command line or PowerShell.

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23% off APC 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power...

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Counting database costs: databases and elasticity

How database systems are finally lining up with the rest of the application stack to support modern elastic data centers, and deliver the associated cost benefits.

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25% off SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC UHS-I card with Adapter - Deal Alert

At its currently discounted price of $11.19, the 32GB capacity card is actually $0.61 cheaper than the 16GB model. SanDisk has discounts running today on higher capacity cards as well.

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What is intent-based networking?

The networking industry's hottest new buzzword -- intent-based networking -- is the next evolution of network software management. Get up to speed fast with this visual explainer.

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Introducing the AI-defined infrastructure

Automation, sophisticated algorithms and thus intelligent systems are leading us from software-defined infrastructure (SDI) to artificial intelligence-defined infrastructure.

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74% off Vansky Bias Lighting for HDTV USB LED Multi Color Strip Accent Lighting - Deal Alert

Add a subtle backlight for your monitor or TV, reducing eye fatigue and increasing perceived image clarity.

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