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It's the mid-1980s and, in this close-knit mainframe IT shop, the dozen techies have a regular game they play: Spot the Bonuses.
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Rising costs and an aging infrastructure are pushing companies, military...
This young, single IT pilot fish wants to ask a cute fellow employee who works in a different building out to lunch. So how does he decide to try getting the date?

Data centers decline as users turn to rented servers

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Data centers are declining worldwide both in numbers and square footage, a...
It's the 1980s, and this fresh-out-of-college pilot fish has a job at a software vendor, working with a low-level language that lets programmers do just about anything. So what will he use it for?

It's not the end of SPARC chips yet

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Chips based on the SPARC architecture have been saved from endangerment...
This small software vendor is installing its Unix product at a customer site when a fresh-from-college pilot fish accidentally erases all the system's data. Now where's that backup?
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Intel's artificial intelligence efforts have been scattered over many...
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Large data center interconnect users needing high-speed connectivity and...

HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

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Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for $650 million, Hewlett Packard...

Windows Server on ARM laptops is for Azure only

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What makes the work of porting code to the ARM instruction set worthwhile...
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At its InterConnect conference in Las Vegas, IBM is announcing new...

Face-off: HPE vs. NetApp for enterprise flash storage

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Salesforce launches custom image recognition tool

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Salesforce is getting into the computer vision business with a new tool...
This field service tech pilot fish gets a call from his boss: Drop what you're doing and your customer site, head over to a different customer's site, calm down the customer and solve the problem from the last tech.
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The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets...
It's a few decades back, and this new data center supervisor has a problem: It's the last day of February, but the mainframe insists that the date is March 1st.
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One analyst says he expects cuts of 10% in most non-defense-related...
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Dell EMC is now offering a combination of its VxRail hyperconverged...

Google’s new cloud service is a unique take on a database

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Google launched Cloud Spanner, a new fully managed database that’s...
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