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October 21, 2016
Need to rein in IT costs? These cost-optimization strategies, from centralization to cloud services to BYOD, will turn IT and business leaders into gurus of efficiency.
October 18, 2016
The rapid evolution of data centers and cloud hinges on these 10 key IT trends, from hybrid infrastructures to IoT and smartly managing capacity -- and new IT roles to manage it all.
August 12, 2016
Another outage at an airline data center offers yet another lesson about the need to fail over to a backup data center and bounce back quickly after a power problem.
May 10, 2016
As companies increasingly seek full-stack developers, IT operations specialists must find new ways to add value and remain relevant.
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Data center admins need to know the unique network and storage requirements that come with an IoT deployment, and evolve their IT management practices accordingly. Continue Reading
In a world full of data-aware this and internet-connected that, deep IT administrator skills should be more in-demand than ever. Continue Reading
The shifting nature of the IT industry doesn't just influence new technology; it's spawning some noteworthy changes in IT staffing, especially around big data and cloud. Continue Reading
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Growth continues in the DCIM market, but shows signs of slowing down, as IT teams look for a new generation of tools that can help them consolidate management tasks. Continue Reading
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With a focus on data center network implementation and support, CCNP Data Center is a subset certification from Cisco. But is taking the exam really worth all the effort for IT pros? Continue Reading
IT teams need to strike a balance between keeping up with the latest technology and being cost-effective. Proper IT lifecycle management techniques can help. Continue Reading
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Admins can define vSphere roles to manage user access and control over virtualized platforms. So what are some tips to start that process? Continue Reading
During IT budget planning for a software-defined data center, maximize value by accounting for predictable demand spikes, and evaluate resources to avoid losing funding later on. Continue Reading
David Giambruno is leading his team toward an SDDC architecture -- for the second time. In this Q&A, Shutterstock's new CIO shares his greatest challenges and lessons learned. Continue Reading