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Published: 15 Nov 2012

It turns out that what today’s IT pros are thankful for isn’t so different from what the Pilgrims were thankful for: the basics of everyday life. They had turkeys and corn; we’ve got reliable technologies that ease the daily grind. Forget niche technologies—what makes life easier for IT managers today are commonly used, but constantly evolving, technologies. Here, in no particular order, are three technologies IT managers appreciate in this season of giving thanks. 1. The Internet. The top technology for CIO Louie Caschera? It’s the Internet. “Because of its maturity and our continued dependency on it, it has become a necessity in conducting our daily business and now our lives,” Caschera wrote in an email. His company, CareTech Solutions, provides 24/7 managed IT services to hospitals—and the Internet makes possible all of the key features of those services: Web-based clinical access, secure remote connections for support, FaceTime for calls and meetings, and device use and support. “We are just thankful that the public Internet infrastructure is mostly ... Access >>>

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