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Cisco -- that's right, Cisco -- soars in server sales

Cisco's success in blade server market may be as much about savvy marketing and good customer outreach as it is about technology

Manage infrastructure convergence without losing your grip

Admins will wear many hats as they tackle the infrastructure convergence brought on by rampant data and application growth

Review: RHEL 7 lands with a jolt

There's a lot to like in the next Red Hat Enterprise Linux, but some fundamental changes may prove problematic

Data centers are the new polluters

IT managers may be too cautious about managing power and businesses are unwilling to invest in efficiency, study finds

Choose your side on the Linux divide

The battle over systemd exposes a fundamental gap between the old Unix guard and a new guard of Linux developers and admins

How to survive the data explosion

IT organizations everywhere are racing to deal with the onslaught of petabytes. Here's how to meet the challenge

Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

VMware's Virtual SAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance -- and freedom from traditional storage systems

Systemd: Harbinger of the Linux apocalypse

It might not be the end of the world, but the design of systemd and the attitudes of its developers have been counterproductive

How hackers used Google to steal corporate data

Attackers used Google Developers and public DNS to disguise traffic between the malware and command-and-control servers

PaaS shoot-out: Cloud Foundry vs. OpenShift

Cloud Foundry shines with broad application support and stellar ease of use, but OpenShift has the edge in management and automation

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InfoWorld's 2011 Technology of the...

The InfoWorld Test Center picks the year's best hardware, software, and development tools more

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The green IT stars of 2010

InfoWorld's 2010 Green 15 Awards: Green-tech projects coupled with innovation and collaboration yield bountiful rewards more

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The InfoWorld Hardware Hall of Fame

From mainframes and minis to PCs and PDAs, our picks for the greatest, most enduring computer hardware of all time more

Choose your side on the Linux divide
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Choose your side on the Linux divide

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The battle over systemd exposes a fundamental gap between the old Unix guard and a new guard of Linux developers and admins
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