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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.

Western Digital Acquires Backup Company Arkeia

Arkeia is a developer of backup appliances and network backup software that is available for more than over 200 platforms.

Dell Quest Survey shows Worldwide Outlook on BYOD Strategies

Majority of companies surveyed believe they'll improve work processes if they implement a Bring Your Own Device strategy.

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.

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

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

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.

Slideshow: Rugged Tech for the Enterprise

Here are 17 examples of toughened-up gear that can survive military field operations and office park party fouls.

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.

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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From Help Desk/Admin to the Cloud: Getting There in IT

A recent graduate finds jobs scarce, but he is by no means devoid of prospects.

Sponsored: Converged Clouds Empower IT

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

Mind the Gap: IT - The Times They Are A-Changin

In the past, IT has been the gatekeeper to technology for the business, mainly because we were the only people who lived it every day. That is no longer true.

A Looming Question of Location: IT Cert Exams in the Testing Center Vs. Online

Widespread requirement that candidates travel to a test center limits the uptake of certification exams.

Sponsored: Converged Clouds Empower IT

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

Video: M2M Communication - The Rise of the Machines

Technology that enables the communication between two devices over a cellular network to collect and analyze data and more.

Slideshow: 15 Ways to Improve Data Quality for Analysis

Analyzing business data can lead to insights about your business but poor quality data can undermine your efforts.

A Guide to 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.

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