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Getting Started with the Cloud: Amazon EC2 Cloud
In this article, part of our ongoing IaaS Buyer's Guide, we take a look at working with Amazon’s EC2 cloud and some of its related services.
Mellanox Updates MetroX RDMA InfiniBand and Long-Haul Solutions
Announces two major improvements to their MetroX RDMA InfiniBand and Ethernet long-haul interconnect solutions.
Cisco Announces High Performance 4RU 40 GbE Switch
Cisco announces several new product to enable the "industry's fastest" open networking fabric for data centers.
Control Costs When Pursuing IT Training at a University
Ed Tittel advises a Marine veteran interested in pursuing college training in information technology.
Before dismissing network performance problems as something you can live with, consider the adverse impact slow application response times can have on your business.
A visual walk through the history of Intel processors from the early 1970s to today.
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We take a look at technologies whose days are numbered and are destined to become nostalgic memories of how we used to do things.
IDC study finds a high correlation between blade platform adoption and lower per user infrastructure costs among a wide range of businesses.
Consider the orders of magnitude (and sheer manufacturing prowess) required to morph the very first 4-Bit microprocessors into the multicore powerhouses we use today.
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Will corporate America ever again be in the throes of a Crackberry addiction?
For many in IT it is not a question of whether to use cloud computing but which cloud service (or services) to use.
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