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Cloud Development: 9 Gotchas to Know Before You Jump in

Whether developing, testing, or deploying your apps in the cloud, you have to unlearn some beliefs and learn new ones to make it work.

Seven Dirty Consultant Tricks (and How to Avoid Them)

Scope change, empty suits, kickbacks -- beware IT consultants looking to turn your IT project into their cash cow.

Five Key Pieces of Advice For Cloud Rollout

The spread of enthusiasm for cloud computing seems unstoppable. Here's what to consider before getting started with a new cloud service.

Eight Radical Ways to Cut Data Center Power Costs

One or more of these wild-eyed approaches could save you a lot of money -- and not cost you much.

How to Quit Your Job The Right Way

Given signs that the IT job market is finally thawing, IT professionals are actively searching for better career opportunities. Who can blame them?

Get Started With a VPN: For Beginners, Power Users, and IT Pros

How to Choose and Use a VPN, For Beginners and Experts Get Started With a VPN at Any Level

Scaling and Provisioning Virtual Servers

While virtual servers have proven a boon in the data center, they don't address the challenge of incrementally adding server capacity.

Building a Better Business Backup System

Don’t wait until your data disappears in a disaster to create a comprehensive backup plan and pick the technology that’s right for your business. Backup may never be fun, but it is becoming more affordable, automated, and painless.

Get a Dial-Up Connection When Disaster Strikes

Whether a natural disaster or something more nefarious causes you to lose an Internet connection, dial-up can offer online access when all else fails.

How to Get Started With Cloud Computing

Cloud experts and early adopters offer up five entry points to the cloud

How to Divorce Your Tech Vendor

Follow these 7 tips to protect your IT assets -- and essential company data -- from a service provider breakup gone bad.

Stupid User Tricks 5: IT's Weakest Link

Flaming laptops, nosy mothers, and server racks sent tumbling down stairs: These seven real-world tales tell of IT brain fail.

Cloud Migration Can Lift a Business

Moving a company’s server room and local applications to the cloud can eliminate hassles and reduce expenses if you proceed with a good strategy.