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.

AMD grabs Xilinx for $35 billion in expansion play

Pandemic gives VDI a new lease on life

Pandemic gives VDI a new lease on life

This year’s coronavirus-driven shift to remote work has renewed interest in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and its cloud offshoot, Desktop-as-a-Service.

A guide to migrating off Windows Server 2008

A guide to migrating off Windows Server 2008

With the OS reaching end of life, it’s time to migrate whatever old servers you have left, and it’s not a trivial job.

10 tips for a secure browsing experience

10 tips for a secure browsing experience

Your browser is one of the easiest ways for malware to penetrate your network. Here are 10 ways to practice safe surfing in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox.

Can developers dictate how their software is used?

Can developers dictate how their software is used?

The politics of the Silicon Valley are colliding with customers and impacting innocent bystanders who put their trust in open source software.

9 ways to use Windows 7 (safely) when support ends

9 ways to use Windows 7 (safely) when support ends

With Microsoft's support ending in January, our Windows 7 Survival Guide for 2020 offers ways to protect your older machines that can't or won't be upgraded.

8 simple ways to clean data with Excel

8 simple ways to clean data with Excel

Data is rarely properly formatted and structured when you import it. Try these eight tips for fast data cleanup in Microsoft Excel.

Pleegt jouw software beveiligingswanpraktijken?

Tools voor enkel intern gebruik verzenden data naar externe servers.

MPLS is een blijvertje ondanks opkomst SD-WAN

SD-WAN wordt groot voor edge-netwerken, maar core blijft MPLS.

How to use Excel as a data visualization tool

How to use Excel as a data visualization tool

Microsoft Excel has more dataviz capabilities than you may realize. Find out how to make your data stand out with charts, PivotTables, sparklines, slicers and more.

Open serverhardwareproject OCP in opkomst

Omzetcijfers schetsen positief plaatje na 8 jaar Open Compute Project.

De langzame ondergang van commercieel Unix

Open source-versies als FreeBSD floreren, commerciële aanpak vervaagt.

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