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Getting Started with the Cloud: Google Compute Engine

Google could be the Amazon of cloud computing but it is not, at least not yet.

Slideshow: Ten of the Worst Security Breaches of All Time

Enormous data breaches were much harder to accomplish in the days before networked electronic databases.

Are You Spending Too Much on Software?

Finding the right balance of licensing as much software as needed, but not more, is one of the challenges addressed by software license management.

Tripwire Grows Presence In IT Security Market

Tripwire and nCircle combine to grow the cyber security market by serving over 7,000 customers worldwide.

VMware Announces VMware NSX in a Move Towards SDDC

In an effort to advance VMware’s software-defined data center vision, the company plans to combine its vCloud Networking and Security and Nicira NVP products creating VMware NSX.

BlackBerry to Push Secure BYOD Service for iOS and Android

BlackBerry still wants to do business with you, even if there are no actual BlackBerrys in sight.

VIDEO: Bring It All Together with UC

Unified Communications makes your business rock!

VIDEO: How To Make iPads And iPhones Secure

Quickly secure iPads, iPhones and iPad Touches.

Justifying Information Security Investments

Accurate information about risks leads to better decision-making: The more accurate the risk information, the better the decision, especially when it comes to IT security.

Sponsored: Converged Storage Reins in Big Data

Converged storage controls explosive data growth while maintaining operational efficiency and simplicity.

Moore’s Law In Pictures: An Illustrated History of the Microprocessor

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.

Four Roads to Lowering IT Management Costs

Pursue these strategic paths to free up maintenance resources and apply them in more effective areas that benefit the organization’s long-term goals.

More Ruminations on the State of Greybeard IT

IT training and certification guru Ed Tittel advises those over 55 looking for work in IT.

Software Licensing in a Virtual World

While virtualization is supposed to help simplify IT environments, there is one aspect that virtualization can complicate – licensing.

VIDEO: Increase Security with Multi-Factor Authentication

More securely protect business and personal apps and data.

VIDEO: Unified Communications - Local or In the Cloud?

PBXs are good systems. But UC suites can do a lot more for less.

Enterprise Unified Communications

What unified communications means and why it’s necessary.

Avoid Network Performance Problems with Automated Monitoring

Network administrators can streamline the troubleshooting process by deploying automated monitoring systems.

Cartoon: King on IT: BlackBerry Gets Back in the Ring

BlackBerry training hard to get back into fighting shape so it can challenge current heavyweight smartphone and tablet champs Google and Apple.

The Four BYOD Integration Challenges

Careful planning across all involved interest groups will deliver a straight forward strategy to adopt BYOD.

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