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The Journey

A guide to accelerating innovation

At many enterprises, when IT walks into a meeting, people assume it’s because the projector is broken. But if companies want to accelerate innovation and provide value to customers through technology, IT must evolve from a back office...

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Paranoia rules! 5 types of imaginary malware

Computer security attracts all sorts of skeptical personalities. A little doubt is healthy; a lot may mean you should seek professional help

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What Goldilocks can teach us about cloud migration

Too big, too small, just right -- the same criteria can help you decide the size of your cloud push

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The second cloud wave is upon us, ready or not

Enterprise cloud workloads should hit the 10 percent mark in 2018, and we'll need new management and governance tools to make it all work

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Free at last! PowerShell goes open source, heads to Linux

Microsoft believes that open-sourcing its command-line automation and scripting environment will drive its cross-cloud management platform and Linux-native apps

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$39 for 54 Hours of Training with the Linux Essentials Bundle - Deal Alert

These 5 courses will take you from newbie to Linux pro. Complete with two classes designed for Linux beginners, the Linux Essentials Bundle is the first step to a system administrator career, or to making a lateral move to your IT...

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CoreOS updates Kubernetes stack for enterprises

Tectonic 1.3 features scaling, role-based access, SSO integration, and management for users, groups, and LDAP directories

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Don’t be Delta: Four pillars of high availability

It's unbelievable that in 2016 an entire airline could be brought to its knees by a datacenter outage. Did Delta skip computer science class? Let's review

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Bridging IT’s growing generation gap

Deft management skills and a lot of empathy are required to balance the priorities and expectations of millennials, baby boomers and the Gen X-ers stuck between them.

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5 types of toxic team members and how to handle them

Here's how to handle the five worst offenders whose behavior ruins projects and the concept of teamwork for everyone else

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Microsoft’s cloud-based operations manager tackles security

The newest OMS component provides security analysis and threat detection across cloud and on-premises systems

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Intel’s cloud project looks a lot like OpenStack

Intel project aims to manage VMs, bare metal, and containers side by side in the vein of OpenStack, but without the bloat or the missteps

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Microsoft Operations Management Suite: Cloud control from the ground up

Microsoft's Operations Management Suite watches over both cloud-based and on-prem systems, and it helps enterprises considering hybrid deployments to bridge the two

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Why upgrade to Windows 10? Beats upkeep for Windows 7/8

In a VMware survey, IT managers say they're upgrading to Windows 10 because of old systems' obsolescence, not the promise of new tech

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3 key factors missing from your cloud business case

Don't ignore these 3 major considerations when justifying a cloud effort

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The one big change in IT

A chat with IT consultant and former InfoWorlder Bob Lewis leads to a couple of entertaining revelations

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CIOs: Shadow IT is actually great for your cloud strategy

The three reasons that departments' own adoption of cloud technologies benefits CIOs' goals

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7 stages of a failed software project

Know the signs! You might not be able to affect the outcome, but at least you'll recognize when to fasten your seatbelt and update your resume

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