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Open Source Tools to Manage Macs in the Enterprise

Munki, Simian, and Cauliflower Vest: Three open source tools to help IT pros manage Mac computers in the enterprise.

iOS 6 Security: Facebook, Twitter and Advertising

The iPad and iOS operating system is tightly integrated with social networks. Under Settings in iOS 6, there are sections specifically dedicated to Twitter and Facebook.

Sponsored: Converged Clouds Empower IT

The cloud a key component of enterprises ability to gain unconstrained access to information and IT resources.

Is Google’s Chromebook Enterprise Ready?

Today? No. Three to Five years from now? Yes. 

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.

Cisco to Automate Network Optimization with Intucell’s SON Software

Announces plans to acquire Intucell, an Israeli company specializing in automatic network optimization applications comprised in their Self Optimizing Network solution.

Puppet Labs and VMware’s New $30 Million Investment

VMware makes a bold move by investing another $30 million in Puppet Labs.

A Guide to Selecting a Mobile Device Management Solution

As with most infrastructure changes, implementing MDM may not be easy or inexpensive. The benefits clearly outweigh the costs, however.

Slideshow: The Evolution of the Desktop Computer

Here are the desktop computer's most significant milestones.

Sponsored: Converged Storage Reins in Big Data

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

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The key point of a storage appliance is to offer files and directories or block storage to other devices across the network

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Telepresence and the opportunity to use cheap broadband data for virtual reality meetings was the buzzword of 2010. What Happened?

Enjoying the Ride on the IT Employment Roller Coaster

With the pace of new technology introductions in information technology accelerating, IT pros are well-advised to develop enthusiasm for life-long learning and skills development.

Sponsored: Blade Servers Cut IT Costs

IDC study finds a high correlation between blade platform adoption and lower per user infrastructure costs among a wide range of businesses.

Develop These Soft Skills to Build for IT Success

Be sure to develop basic workplace skills in communication (both written and verbal), people and process management, and so forth.

What Can Enterprise Tech Expect From Obama's Re-Election?

The 2012 presidential election’s implications for IT over the next four years.

An Illustrated Guide to Windows 8 Enterprise Security Features

Windows 8 is packed with security features. Jump into this slideshow to see what’s under the hood.

Sponsored: Converged Infrastructure Transforms IT

Businesses deploying technologies in integrated solutions that more tightly align and even accelerate the value of information technology to help drive better business results.

A Guide to Key iPhone and iPad Data Protection Features

The latest iOS release, version 6, includes a set of more granular security and privacy permissions for users.

Sponsored: Scaling Out with Converged Networks

Networks need to be simpler, flatter and more capable of meeting the high-scale demands of dynamic workloads.

Slideshow: Hottest IT Certifications for 2013

The names and providers of extremely interesting and potentially valuable IT certifications for professionals to ponder.

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