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HP boosts cloud capabilities with new thin clients, embedded OS

Cloud computing is a convenient, cost-effective and efficient way to scale existing infrastructure without springing for a ton of new...

June 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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The ten skills to look for when you hire for the cloud

The cloud computing steamroller continues to roll along. As part of its 2014 IT forecast, TEKsystems surveyed around 900 Canadian...

June 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Six free network vulnerability scanners

The security risks that threaten networks seem to evolve just a little bit faster than the methods used to deal...

April 29th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Finally, some real money for OpenSSL?

Sometimes it takes a crisis to get people to pay attention. The Heartbleed bug definitely counts as a crisis, and...

April 24th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Canonical aims for sub $400 Ubuntu-based smart phone

It’s still several months away from hitting the market but an official of Linux distribution maker Canonical is dropping hints...

March 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Wanted: Linux professionals

There's "explosive demand" around the world for people with Linux skills, according to a recent report. A survey sponsored by...

March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Vancouver wireless firm to add open source M2M platform

Sierra Wireless has announced a new open source embedded platform it will use so developers can build machine to machine...

February 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cumulus Linux OS will be an option on this Dell S6000 switch

Dell to give customers choice of operating system on switches

Almost every IT manufacturer looks for a way to separate its products and strategy from competitors. Dell Inc. is trying...

January 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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IBM puts $1 billion to expand Linux on Power Systems

IBM Corp.'s RISC-based Power Systems servers have a lengthy lineage as mid-range computers dating back to the early 1990s running...

September 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon