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Robert L. Scheier is a veteran IT journalist based in Swampscott, Mass.

Favorite iOS and Android apps for IT pros

The iPad, iPhone, and Android revolution is taking place within the data center, as these popular tools attest.

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Mobile Apps: The IT Pro's New Power Tools

Heavy-duty mobile IT apps for the iPad, iPhone, and Android devices have many IT departments on the move.

Why Social Tech's Real Value Is Inside the Business

Although companies have been urged to adopt "Web 2.0" and social technologies for years now, the truth is that relatively few have done so internally in any serious way -- and use inside the business is where the most value can be gained.

5 Ways to Cut Your Storage Footprint

Trimming your data footprint cuts costs for hardware, software, power and data center space, and it eases the strain on networks and backup windows.