Computer and Information Technology Systems Management News
June 30, 2014
Channel partners report that Microsoft's ending support for Windows XP has been good for their business, leading to upgrades to the operating system, migrations to handheld devices, cloud adoption and more.
December 10, 2013
Enterprise data centers can follow the Web-scale IT strategy of Facebook, Google and other giants by implementing these five tips from Gartner.
October 03, 2013
Efficient virtualization management is often a struggle, but new data center mapping technology could be the innovative solution admins need.
September 27, 2013
NetEnrich adds customizable widget, white-label option to its RMM tool; HP's HAVEn Big Data analytics platform is extended to the cloud.
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Slapping an RFID tag on every server rack in an enterprise data center isn't a small endeavor, but the payoffs in security and DCIM data are big. Continue Reading
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Partners evolve as they move customers' business apps to the cloud, learning the skills and approach and about further business opportunities. Continue Reading
IT service management software once belonged only to the help desk but has since found new life in a range of vertical markets, such as healthcare. Continue Reading
Next-generation PDUs share more information with data centers, which can improve understanding of data center conditions. Continue Reading
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Server maintenance prevents big problems and keeps everything running at its best. Make time for these simple checks on server hardware and software. Continue Reading
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