Hardware & Infrastructure


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    Mainframe modernization meets multicloud chaos on the road to IT’s future

    Third-party vendors are creating metacloud capabilities that provide cross-platform observability and governance that sits above the cloud. 

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    IBM, AWS expand hybrid cloud partnership

    Big Blue will add four "as a Service" offerings, expanded mainframe application modernization tools and new AIOps software within AWS Marketplace.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    Enterprise tech’s worst-kept secret: The persistence of mainframe

    The on-prem IT workhorse remains integral as companies move to hybrid cloud. But, it too is modernizing. 

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    Companies lose surprising number of devices when employees leave

    Half of companies polled by research firm YouGov say they’ve lost track of technology assets when workers leave, creating security risks.

    By Robert Freedman • Nov. 21, 2022
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    Ticketmaster knew Taylor Swift fans were coming. Why did its site still go down?

    The ticket distribution company said it was experiencing "unprecedented demand." For IT staff, it's a lesson in capacity planning.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Please, don’t fax that request

    After half a century of dutiful service, isn’t the enterprise communication workhorse ready for retirement?

    By Nov. 4, 2022
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    The humble PC takes a Q3 tumble

    Orders for laptops and desktops have been falling for a year. Economic and geopolitical instability have only intensified the decline.

    By Oct. 13, 2022
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    Microsoft, Kyndryl partner to ease data migration from mainframe to cloud

    The deal aligns the largest mainframe and infrastructure services provider with the second-largest cloud provider to integrate cloud-based and on-prem data.

    By Oct. 6, 2022
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    Security to take an outsized role in IT spending in 2023

    Modernization has taught companies that cyber spend is a smart investment.

    By Oct. 4, 2022
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    Midsize companies prioritize security while navigating resource limits

    Despite smaller budgets and risk appetite, midsize businesses still have critical technology needs on their way to business growth.

    By Sept. 26, 2022
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    The CIO-CTO bridge: How Lenovo is reshaping its leadership structure

    Lenovo is leveraging in-house tech expertise to grow its enterprise software division — and blurring the lines between CIO and CTO in the process.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    Like a marathon, modernization needs pacing, planning and persistence

    A strategic approach to cloud spending is crucial as companies eye the finish line in race to modernize. 

    By Aug. 22, 2022
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    IT help desk remains on the frontlines of business technology operations

    From adding tools to step-by-step guides, these workers help support the daily duties work of business employees.

    By Aug. 16, 2022
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    New York Life modernization tackles data interaction, integration

    As companies search for efficiency and productivity gains, difficulty in integrating new technologies can be a stumbling block.

    By Aug. 15, 2022
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    AWS and Microsoft eye economy in a bid to control cloud cost

    An economic downturn won’t slow cloud migration — unless cloud providers start raising prices.

    By Aug. 3, 2022
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    How to manage hardware assets — despite the talent crunch

    Leaders should reassess the types of gear they procure, and hire help to ensure workers focus on key tasks, not answering help tickets.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
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    Lessons from Target’s cloud journey, a decade in the making

    The retailer didn’t just lift and shift to get to the cloud — and it had some sticker shock along the way.

    By July 29, 2022
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    Microsoft extends server life, cuts cloud costs

    By increasing the shelf-life of cloud servers and network components by 50%, Microsoft expects to save $3.7 billion in the next fiscal year.

    By July 28, 2022
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    Staffing woes and inefficient tool use spread IT departments thin

    For teams with skilled talent, using inefficient tools leads to less job satisfaction and more retention problems, an IDC analyst said.

    By July 27, 2022
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    Where colocation fits in the modernization roadmap

    Despite cloud benefits, many companies struggle to contain costs and reap the upsides of migration, creating opportunities for colocation data centers.

    By July 26, 2022
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    What chip price hikes will mean for enterprise tech buyers

    As semiconductor costs rise, executives lie at a crossroads: defer projects or ask for more resources?

    By July 22, 2022
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    Data center construction and the supply chain crisis - Handling material delays when slowing down isn't an option.

    Raw material and labor shortages have continued to have a major effect on data center construction.

    By Luke Unverzagt • July 11, 2022
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    2 years later: Enterprise hardware shifts are here to stay

    Companies are eliminating desktop PCs in favor of mobile gear, adjusting provider strategies to fill their needs.

    By Allen Bernard • April 11, 2022
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    Minimalist tech: Monitors as statement pieces

    From fashion to interior design – minimalism's taken off in the last few years and now it's changing technology.

    By Andreas Schupp • March 28, 2022
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    Five ways monitors can improve your employees' hybrid lifestyle

    It's crucial for technology providers to understand the challenges customers face with remote working and distance learning.

    By Stefan Engel, Lenovo's VP and General Manager of Visuals Business • March 7, 2022