Hardware & Infrastructure


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    Semiconductors expected to be in tight supply throughout 2022

    Suppliers are working to ramp up production, but many planned capacity projects are not expected to be operational until 2023 at the earliest.

    By Sarah Zimmerman • Jan. 21, 2022
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    Sector watch: Data center construction will continue to surge in 2022

    Industry sources expect demand for these types of facilities to expand this year, especially in a handful of markets like Phoenix, Dallas and Atlanta. 

    By Sebastian Obando • Jan. 21, 2022
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    Dell's digitized supply chain makes demand planning easier during chip shortage

    The company runs virtual simulations to better detect potential disruptions and shape demand to available supply. 

    By Sarah Zimmerman • Dec. 9, 2021
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    Financial group CEO resigns amid spate of IT woes

    Tatsufumi Sakai is at least the third executive at Mizuho Financial Group to step down in connection with issues that prompted a regulator and the country's ministry of finance to issue orders seeking improvement.

    By Dan Ennis • Nov. 29, 2021
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    Hardware price hikes are here to stay

    Analysis of Cisco's latest earnings report shows it's likely that price increases will be locked in for at least another year or two, experts say.

    By Allen Bernard • Oct. 7, 2021
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    Zoom's upcoming hot-desk solution targets the roaming worker

    The company is rethinking tools for hybrid work, taking video-conferencing technology beyond the permanence of assigned seating.

    By Sept. 13, 2021
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    RFID and sensor tech get cheaper, faster and more pervasive

    Advancements in identification technology help retail supply chains track inventory and shrink. Are visioning robots the next evolution?

    By Sept. 9, 2021
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    CIOs vs. the supply chain: Laptop shortages threaten enterprise efficiency

    IT is now maintaining a more diverse fleet of laptops in the wake of scarcity and rising costs in computing equipment.

    By Sept. 1, 2021
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    Solving the puzzle of ownership costs for enterprise computing

    Cost of ownership influences enterprise device decisions, including upfront costs and management spend. But not all systems are created equal.

    By Aug. 13, 2021
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    What happens when legacy apps become unmanageable?

    In theory, a mainframe could last forever. But if aging technology is kept past its prime, it could weigh down a company's ability to innovate.

    By Aug. 9, 2021
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    What to know about IP address leasing

    Global demand means top dollar for companies with excess capacity they want to monetize, says a broker.

    By Robert Freedman • Aug. 4, 2021
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    Glitchy internet hurts 1 in 5 workers: report

    The purview of IT teams extends into employees' homes, which requires solving for a host of tech issues on a case-by-case basis. 

    By July 27, 2021
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    Domain Name Councils emerge as a crucially helpful resources to keep corporate portfolios strong

    As more companies utilize domain names, domain name managers can now easily manage their portfolios with DNCs.

    By Matt Serlin, GoDaddy • July 26, 2021
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    Spending on servers rebounds as core systems remain on-prem

    Easy migrations are already in the cloud, Forrester's Andrew Bartels said. What remains — and takes longer to shift — are critical, transaction-intensive and core components of infrastructure.

    By June 29, 2021
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    Hot desks are heating up as people head back to the workplace

    Envoy analyzed their platform data of over 225,000 desk bookings to provide insights into how employees are using the workplace.

    By Jonathan Weindel, Head of Data Analytics at Envoy • June 28, 2021
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    HP, Dell adjust supply chains as shortages linger

    Dell is prioritizing "more valuable places for" components, and HP is building its inventory levels.

    By Matt Leonard • June 3, 2021
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    Why do cloud migrations fail?

    90% of CIOs have experienced failed cloud migration projects, with 74% of companies moving applications back on-premises. Why are the migrations failing?

    June 1, 2021
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    Balance precision and speed for a smart cloud migration

    When it comes to planning cloud migration, precision equals performance. Having said that, migration momentum must always be top of mind. So how do you balance the two?

    May 17, 2021
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    3 types of hybrid work models (and the pros and cons of each)

    There are many ways to approach hybrid work. Explore three types of hybrid work schedules, their pros and cons, and which work best for different companies.

    May 10, 2021
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    3 biggest threats to cloud migration planning

    What are the 3 biggest killers of cloud migration planning? How can you accelerate the time-to-value of your cloud journey?

    May 3, 2021
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    The Water Cooler: 8 executives on the oldest tech in the workplace

    Recollections of mainframes, COBOL, databases and Y2K memorialize the early days of IT careers.

    By , April 29, 2021
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    What's causing your app delivery delays?

    Interested in developing applications really fast? Separate Your IT Team from the Pack

    By Forsyth Alexander • April 26, 2021
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    How to succeed in the hybrid office landscape

    Remote work is here to stay; time to hit the reset button and structure for the long term.

    April 26, 2021
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    Satellite internet: digital divide solution or 'science experiment'?

    SpaceX and Amazon have said the technology can help rural America get online, but opponents say it's unproven and not worthy of federal investment.

    By Chris Teale • March 30, 2021
  • In the post-pandemic tech stack, where does the Chromebook fit?

    Chromebook appeals to heads of IT due to its ease of use and management, but application compatibility can hinder wider enterprise deployments.

    By March 26, 2021