Andy Patrizio

Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Moving to the cloud makes more sense than ever, if you know why you're doing it and how to make the most of your platform of choice. Find out the most common reasons for cloud migration, and which AWS components you'll need to succeed...

How to prevent a bad case of cloud buyer’s remorse

How to prevent a bad case of cloud buyer’s remorse

Nearly 40% of organizations with public cloud experience have moved at least some of those workloads back to on premises, mostly due to security and cost concerns

How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your company?

How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your company?

Wi-Fi is often difficult to use, which kills productivity on the road, and it costs businesses nearly $3 billion a year

Internet2 at 20: Alive and kicking

Internet2 at 20: Alive and kicking

After building the 8.8Tb OpenFlow-based SDN network linking university researchers, Internet 2 pivots to R&D, new apps, cloud services

How to conquer the SQL Server 2005 migration challenge

How to conquer the SQL Server 2005 migration challenge

Moving SQL Server 2005 data will be the easy part compared to the app migrations

Still running Windows Server 2003? Here's your end-of-support plan

Many companies are not migrating off Windows Server 2003 despite its impending end of support. Here's what you can do to protect your business if this is your situation.

The long, strange life, death, and rebirth of Java

The long, strange life, death, and rebirth of Java

As Java enters its twentieth year, it has become a mature language rather than the hot new thing. It's more like C++ than Python. And its supporters are enthusiastic about its future.

4 ways to beat the big data talent shortage

4 ways to beat the big data talent shortage

Big data will continue to be hamstrung by a lack of talent for the coming years

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