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How Unisys Transitioned from Proprietary to Open Architecture

How Unisys Transitioned from Proprietary to Open Architecture

As EnterpriseTech recently reported, Unisys just completed a decade-long transition of the architecture of our flagship ClearPath ...

MOOCs Teach IT Lessons Before Summer Ends

MOOCs Teach IT Lessons Before Summer Ends

As full-time students’ thoughts return to classrooms and lesson plans, IT professionals will find a slew of ...

With Cloud and Mobile, Moven Brings Banking into Digital Age

With Cloud and Mobile, Moven Brings Banking into Digital Age

Without cloud or mobile applications, startup financial firm Moven might not exist. After all, the digital-age company is ...

Multiple Choices for Win Server 2003 Holdouts

Multiple Choices for Win Server 2003 Holdouts

Now Microsoft no longer supports Windows Server 2003, organizations still relying on the once popular product are ...

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July 24, 2015(0)
As full-time students’ thoughts return to classrooms and lesson plans, IT professionals will find a slew of new online educational offerings designed to augment and expand their skills. An array of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from traditional educational institutions such as Harvard, vendors like Microsoft, and researcher Johns Hopkins University offer free and paid scheduled web-based classes. By ... Full article
July 23, 2015(0)
Without cloud or mobile applications, startup financial firm Moven might not exist. After all, the digital-age company is using these assets to both compete and ally with traditional banks. The four-year-old company, which had a soft launch in 2013, provides users with a free Apple or Android app that tracks their debit card purchases in real time. Backed by Kansas-based ...
July 16, 2015(0)
Now Microsoft no longer supports Windows Server 2003, organizations still relying on the once popular product are dealing with several alternatives: External support, no support, upgrade, or transition to another platform. Any enterprises still considering alternate options for their datacenters should move fast, technology experts caution. These systems are in jeopardy and the risk increases daily. Even the Department of ...
July 10, 2015(1)
Facebook announced this week its fifth datacenter under construction in Fort Worth, Texas, would be powered by renewable energy sources, including wind. The social media giant said the new $1 billion datacenter would use only renewable energy sources after it completed a deal to bring 200 megawatts of wind energy to the Texas power grid. Ken Patchett, director of ...
July 7, 2015(0)
The inexorable rise of big data and the waterfall of unstructured data being generated by connected devices and sensors are fundamentally changing datacenter economics, prompting a growing number of enterprises to consider greater IT virtualization or colocation as they adopt a hybrid cloud approach. Recent market research confirms that datacenter spending continues to increase. But retrofits are giving way ...
July 1, 2015(0)
Spending on datacenter operations remained steady during the second quarter of 2015 while 25 percent of those administrators responding to a survey said they planned to boost datacenter spending for retrofits over the next 90 days. As datacenter operators hit maximum capacity utilization, however, most are looking to colocation services or cloud service providers rather than building new datacenters. ...
June 17, 2015(0)
Mention shadow IT to many technology professionals and they’ll shudder before trading war stories. But to empower their organizations to innovate, grow, and succeed, IT departments must embrace and manage this phenomenon, said analysts speaking at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 in Orlando this week. “Shadow IT looks a lot more scary than it is. Shadow IT is the future happening today. It’s ...
June 16, 2015(0)
After two years in stealth mode, startup Verilume today emerged with a suite of software designed to morph idle datacenter resources into a self-service analytics cloud environment. About 30 percent of servers – virtual and non-virtual – are “comatose,” according to a June 2015 study by the Antithesis Group and Dr. Jonathan Koomey, research fellow at Stanford University. “In ...
June 8, 2015(0)
International conglomerates, tech startups, and SMBs can tap into the federal government’s investments in supercomputers and expertise through a series of programs operated by several of the nation’s leading NSF funded universities and Department of Energy laboratories. The three DOE labs running computing centers for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science/Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) includes ...
June 4, 2015(0)
In an age where organizations are consolidating datacenters, embracing cloud, and data infiltrates everything via the Internet of Things (IoT), enterprises increasingly must consider how to securely, legally, and cost-effectively rid themselves of old servers, workstations, and other data-laden technologies. Businesses are considering how to dispose of assets sooner in order to maximize value; the cost of disposal; centralized ...
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