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The Top 3 Advantages of Virtualization

Many companies are shifting toward virtualization, but is it right for your company? Here we examine some of the benefits that virtualization can provide. 
10 Low-Tech Ways to Protect Digital IP

Digital IP can make or break a company, and its theft and misuse can be disastrous. Here we examine some low-tech ways to keep your IP out of the wrong hands. 
The Future of Virtualization: What’s New for 2015?

Virtualization is gaining popularity. Here's what experts are expecting from it in 2015. 
INFOGRAPHIC: Meaningful Use and the EHR Storage Boom

This infographic chronicles the relationship between Meaningful Use and the professionals adopting it. 
The 6 Programming Languages That Built the Internet

Without programming languages, the Internet wouldn't exist. These languages - some dating back to the 1950s - are the foundation for the Web we surf today. 
10 Tips for Avoiding Key Software Flaws

In software development, focus is shifting from eliminating bugs to fixing flaws, many of which happen again and again. Here are the top 10 most common flaws to be aware of. 
Web Roundup: Development in the Mobile Industry Is On Fire

As more innovation takes place, the mobile industry is in prime position for tremendous growth and forward movement. 
10 Big Data Do's and Don'ts

Big data is a new and emerging domain for most companies. Here are some tips on what to do and what not to do when getting started with big data. 
5 Geek Terms That Are Cooler Than They Sound

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, and by the same token, shouldn't judge technology by its name. Here are some technologies that sound boring, but in reality are far from it! 
Never Really Gone: How to Protect Deleted Data From Hackers

Deleting data doesn't necessarily mean that it's permanently gone. Here are some methods for keeping your private data out of the wrong hands. 
Do You Really Understand Virtualization?

Virtualization is a generic term which covers different types of computing, including hardware virtualization, software virtualization, desktop virtualization and others. Here we discuss the different categories of virtualization. 
The Different Types of Virtualization That Benefit Small Businesses

There are many types of virtualization available today. Here we examine the various types and how they are used. 
Web Roundup: Oops! Apple Does It Again

Apple's latest releases have mobile manufacturers and programmers working feverishly to keep up with the competition. Read this and more top tech stories from the past week. 
Virtualization Versus the Cloud

These two terms are closely linked, but confusing them is a recipe for disaster in terms of understanding vendor models and pricing. 
How Can Analytics Improve Business? - TechWise Episode 2 Transcript

Host Eric Kavanagh discusses the use of analytics in business with data scientists and leaders in the industry. 
INFOGRAPHIC: Data Centers Drink Your Energy Milkshake

While making a data center energy efficient can save money, it isn't as simple as it sounds. Virtualization is one possible solution. 
Augmented and Virtual Reality Help Design Firms Please Clients

A design firm's business is based on its ability to show clients what the finished product will look like. Now, with the assistance of augmented reality and virtual reality, that is becoming easier and more realistic than ever. 
10 Innovations That Have Made Data Centers More Efficient

Data centers can consume massive amounts of energy, but some companies are implementing methods to lower their environmental impact - and their energy bills - significantly. 
Web Roundup: Wearables, Mobile and a Dog's Eye View of the World

Mobile technology is making dramatic new improvements, while other technology makers continue to get left behind. 
Virtualization: A Move Toward Efficiency

There are still a few wrinkles to be ironed out, but IT professionals are excited about virtualization's boundless potential. 
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Tech Pioneers You've Probably Never Heard Of

As in any field, there are big-name pioneers in tech. Here we look at some of those who made a huge impact but received much less recognition. 
Introduction to Databases

No matter what part of IT you work in, you have to store data at one point or another, and it doesn't hurt for just about everybody to have some knowledge of databases and how they work. 
8 Steps to Understanding IP Subnetting

Understanding IP subnetting is a fundamental requirement for almost any IT pro. But although the concepts are simple, there is a general difficulty in understanding the topic. We break it down in eight simple steps. 
Creative Disruption: The Changing Landscape of Technology

Learn about the history behind some major technological innovations - and how they changed the world. 
How Spreadsheets Changed the World: A Short History of the PC Era

The introduction of spreadsheets helped launch the movement that eventually brought computers to home users. Writer John McMullen was there when it happened. Hear the story first-hand, based about his experiences working in the field. 
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A virtual data center is a pool or collection of cloud infrastructure resources specifically designed for enterprise business needs. The basic resources are the... Read more 

Managing virtualization involves the simplification and automation of IT management in order to deliver speed and agility that allow businesses to respond to... Read more 

NetApp storage refers to the hardware and software solutions provided by NetApp for different organizations in various industries. Both hardware and software work... Read more 

Virtualization management software is a type of software that is used for administering a virtualization host. It is used with the actual virtualization controller... Read more 

Cloud operations encompass the process of managing and delivering cloud services and infrastructure to either an internal or an external user base. This involves... Read more 
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