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Review: Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS shines

Latest Ubuntu Server lays the foundation for higher speeds and greater density with Snap packages, LXD containers and ZFS storage.

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Is desktop-as-a-service ready for business?

Licensing complications and an immature market limit where DaaS is useful, but desktops in the cloud are ideal for specific situations.

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Is Apstra SDN? Same idea, different angle

One of the main goals of SDN (software-defined networking) is to make networks more agile to meet the changing demands of applications. A new Silicon Valley startup, Apstra, says it has an easier way to do the same thing.

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ContainerX introduces new enterprise container platform

Enterprises interested in tapping container technology now have a brand-new option for managing it: ContainerX, a multitenant container-as-a-service platform for both Linux and Windows.

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How data virtualization delivers on the DevOps promise

Your data could be standing in the way of getting the most out of DevOps and continuous delivery. It’s also a significant security risk in development -- and that’s about to get more expensive.

Information-centric networking could fix these internet problems

The internet of the future will have to support pervasive mobile connectivity and multicast video technology while keeping latency down. Information-centric networking makes those possible.

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Cloud28+ turns its cloud catalog into an enterprise app store

Cloud28+, the cloud services federation backed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, wants to help companies install enterprise applications, not just choose them from its catalog.

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Nvidia brings its Grid virtual desktop to the masses

Nvidia is introducing a new graphics card option for its Grid virtual desktop system, promising to cut the costs of streaming graphics-intensive applications to employees.

Mastering Evernote as groupware

Some tips and advice for business users of this handy content storage and research tool.

Computerworld IT Salary Survey 2016 Results

Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2016 Results

Download our free special report to see current salaries for dozens of tech titles, plus details about IT pros' top concerns, the state of the job market and the hottest skills today.

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Back to the Future: Time to really leverage new networking technology

The network area is a popular topic with the advent of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN), but are these technologies really that new? And are we exploiting them to the level we will need to in...

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OS X 10 tips and tricks

If you're upgrading to OS X 10 (El Capitan), or even if you've been using it for a while, these tips, tricks and utilities are sure to make your life a lot easier.

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Microsoft and HPE throw their weight behind Mesosphere

Mesosphere made its mark early with large companies like Twitter and Netflix, and on Thursday the company got a fresh boost from two more tech giants: Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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Six Flags to provide virtual reality on roller-coaster rides

Riders can opt out of the VR gear and still use the nine new coasters.

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HPE takes on Nutanix, Cisco with hyperconverged system

Hewlett Packard Enterprise will enter the fast-growing market for hyperconverged systems with a new product that it plans to unveil this month, CEO Meg Whitman said Thursday.

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Computerworld's 2016 Premier 100 Technology Leaders: Highlights and stats

Facts and figures about the honorees’ 2016 budgets, purchasing plans, staffing needs and more.

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Computerworld's 2016 Premier 100 Technology Leaders: Photos and profiles

The full listing of honorees with their photographs and short profiles. Download the PDF to print and share with your colleagues.

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CoreOS CEO sees containers as just the beginning

Containers are revolutionizing enterprise IT in much the way smartphones have transformed the world of consumer technology, but there's still much more to come.

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Forthcoming update to Parallels Access boosts support for iPad Pro

Parallels Access, an app that lets users access their PC or Mac from their mobile device, is getting an update soon to improve its compatibility with the iPad Pro.

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That Linux flaw may be fixed, but what about your containers?

Countless patching efforts are now under way for the years-old bug discovered in the GNU C Library this week, but organizations that use container technology shouldn't relax just yet.

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