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Why Windows 7 systems need to be upgraded now

The useful life of Windows 7 is coming to an end. This PC operating system is now a decade old, having been introduced by Microsoft back in 2009. More urgently, the end of Win7 support is coming soon...

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Server sales rose again in the fourth quarter: new reports

The server market is strong. Worldwide server revenue enjoyed double-digit growth in last year’s fourth quarter, according to new figures from two market watchers. Depending on whose numbers you...

Data center
Open hardware coming for the ‘new’ data center

Your customers’ data centers are changing, and fast. Many organizations are placing a new emphasis on being data-centric. For this job, yesterday’s homogenous IT infrastructures no longer fit the...

Acer TravelMate X514-51 notebook
Meet Acer’s thinnest, lightest notebook for pros

Acer has put its line of TravelMate notebook PCs on a diet. This week the company introduced its lightest and thinnest notebook for business professionals. Acer’s new notebook is called the...

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Intel NUC
How Intel NUC + vPro gives you big business in a small package

Intel’s NUC (Next Unit of Computing) is the digital cross between a Swiss Army knife and The Little Engine That Could. Every year the NUC mini-PC gets smaller and more powerful. And every year NUC...

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Tech workers
Tech hiring shows its strength

Do you have technology jobs you’re looking to fill? If so, you’re in good company. Last month, U.S. organizations in all industries filled an estimated 253,000 IT job positions, the category’s...

The face of AI
Are you ready for AI? It’s time

Smart tech providers need to start preparing for artificial intelligence. That’s because AI is approaching an inflection point. The technology is about to stop being just a good idea, and to instead...