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22% off APC Back-UPS 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging Port - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power...

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How Heptio plans to automate away Kubernetes setup pains

Using Google's custom Ksonnet language, microservices developers can spend less time on configuration setup

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Avoiding a data disaster: could your business recover from human error?

Backing up data at an off-site data center has long-been a best practice, and that strategy relates more to the disaster recovery (DR) component of business continuity management (BCM). DR and BCM go hand in hand, but there is a...

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Build a devops pipeline for your Windows servers

Establishing a devops-style automated continuous deployment pipeline makes deploying and maintaining Windows infrastructure a breeze

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The emergence of DevOps in the evolving digital enterprise

Digital enterprises operate with radically different datanomics than conventional physical businesses. Here, digital information is the business.

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HPE shows off The Machine prototype without memristors

HPE displays its first full-fledged prototype of a new computer architecture that breaks the memory bottleneck of conventional PCs and servers

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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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Intel's Itanium, once destined to replace x86 in PCs, hits end of line

Intel has released its Itanium 9700 chip, but that also means the end for the processor family

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Nvidia's Volta-based DGX-1 supercomputer puts 400 servers in a box

The Nvidia supercomputer will ship for $149,000 in the third quarter

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Puppet zeroes in on containers, cloud workloads

The devops vendor also is upgrading its Enterprise edition and offering a service to tell users what they have running inside of Docker containers

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The 3 big speed bumps to devops in the cloud

The combination of devops and public clouds will one day be a superhighway for development, but right now watch out for stoplights

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Dell takes Intel's cue on PCs, puts enterprise on top of the agenda

For the umpteenth time, Dell Technologies has reiterated that PCs are important to the company, and it won't quit the market.

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Simplify container deployments with Kubernetes as a service

A short, simple, step-by-step guide to installing Platform9 Managed Kubernetes on AWS EC2 and on-prem servers

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Micron's SolidScale system pushes SSDs out to shared storage

Remote SSDs in Micron's SolidScale storage system behave like local SSDs

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Migrating to the cloud: You want me to lift and shift what?

Understand the benefits to deploying to the cloud, the challenges of performing a lift and shift, and the types of applications that can be easily moved to the cloud.

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Xen hypervisor faces third highly critical VM escape bug in 10 months

The Xen paravirtualization mode is proving to be a constant source of serious vulnerabilities, allowing attackers to escape from virtual machines

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Hack the server room! No tech required

Secret codes and heavy locks on the server room door are no contest when the contractors simply don't do their job

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DevSecOps: Paradigm shifts are messy, but someone's got to take the lead

Companies that lead with application security have security practitioners willing and able to lead

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Public clouds are calling to IT engineers -- and their wallets

A global survey found one-third of data-center and IT professionals plan to put workloads in the cloud over the next year

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The hybrid evolution of IT

The digital transformation of today is a hybrid evolution of IT, and IT must drive the change to meet the business's needs.

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