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SanDisk's Sumit Sadana

Q&A: As prices fall, flash memory is eating the world

Sumit Sadana, SanDisk's chief strategy officer and general manager of its Enterprise Solutions unit, shared his insights on the pending merger with Western Digital and his take on the evolving role of flash in corporate data...

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Microsoft tests underwater data center

Such data centers can be taken close to users who live by the sea

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Cisco's CTO charts a new direction

In an exclusive interview, Zorawar Biri Singh sketches Cisco's future role in a next-generation data center infused with containerized microservices and pervasive analytics

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Prepare now for the death of Flash and Java plug-ins

Countless IT admin tools depend on these technologies. Do you have a plan to keep yours working?

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Microsoft Azure Stack brings the cloud to your data center

Azure Stack for private data centers is meant to give customers development and management experiences very like the public Azure

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The best enterprise products, projects, and services -- all in one place

For the 15th year in a row, our expert contributors call out the top enterprise tech in InfoWorld's Technology of the Year Awards

Traits and Talents of Devops Ninjas

9 hidden talents of devops ninjas

The secret to devops success begins with an open, flexible, and lazy approach to systems and code

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Snow in your forecast? Here's how GIS will help ease the pain

Predictive analytics are helping governments and businesses prepare for brutal winter storms

IBM's new S822LC Linux Power server

IBM's Power systems business is growing for the first time in years

A new strategy to embrace Linux and open up the platform is starting to pay off

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How to succeed in the new connected-everything continuous IT stack

Mobile app dev technology is changing more rapidly now than ever before, and traditional development teams need to rapidly evolve in order to embrace the new connected everything continuous stack.

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Technology of the Year 2016: The best hardware, software, and cloud services

InfoWorld's 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners recognize the best tools and technologies for developers, IT pros, and businesses

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InfoWorld's 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year

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Hardcore computing: The nitty-gritty of embedded systems

Want an in-depth, hands-on view of computing? Take a trip to the wild side with embedded systems

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For IT admins, remote doesn’t have to mean less control

You can end up working with one hand tied behind your back when you rely solely on the tools that come with your tech ecosystem

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Red Hat's Ansible 2.0 brings new power to devops

The latest version of the popular IT automation framework adds functionality and power while honoring backward compatibility

Exchange Settings You Must Get Right

The Exchange Server settings you must get right

Ensure a solid foundation for your on-premises Exchange Server installation with these essential setup tips

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HP, Dell, Cisco maintain their dominance in enterprise hardware

HP and Dell are still server kings, but Cisco retains a lock on every other kind of enterprise hardware in a slow-moving market

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Look for Amazon's new homegrown chips in data centers, not Fire devices

Amazon subsidiary Annapurna Labs is now selling ARM chips to system makers

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