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Jackass IT: Stunts, Idiocy, and Hero Hacks

Sometimes you have to get a little crazy to find the right solution to technology problems gone absurd.

Thin Clients Fit the Bill When PCs Are Overkill

Ultraslim terminals can reduce the costs and work involved in managing desktop systems.

Networking Gear Goes Green

Servers get most of the glory when it comes to energy management, but networking gear is about to catch up. Here's how to green your network.

How to Move From a Physical to Virtual Infrastructure

You've already got the budget. Here's how to migrate a small physical infrastructure to a small virtual one.

How to Take the First Steps to Server Virtualization

You don't have to jump in to server virtualization with both feet; just dipping a toe in with these open-source options will do to start.

How to Fix a Windows Infection Using Linux

Even if you haven’t opted to run Linux on your computers, you can still use it to save malware-infected Windows machines.

Recycling IT Assets Is Serious Business: How to Start

IT departments are learning to master the art of retiring hardware at the right time. Here's what to consider when recycling hardware your company no longer needs.

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.

How to Make the Leap to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

When the VDI server maintains a virtual machine for every desktop user, a more PC-like experience results--but weigh your choices carefully before you start.

How to Build a Solid Server Virtualization Foundation

Dramatic cost and agility benefits make server virtualization an essential part of any data center. Here's how to plan, deploy, and maintain a sound foundation.

How to Get Started With a Blade System

Is a blade server right for your small business? Here are the factors to consider if your company is looking at blade technology.

Five Reasons Linux Beats Windows for Servers

If you're trying to choose an operating system for your next server, look no further than Linux for a solution that will fit all your business's needs.

Save Serious Money With a Business Energy Audit

Whether for a business based at home or in an office highrise, plugging energy leaks can bring measurable savings.

How to Set Up a Virtualization Server

Virtualizing even a small infrastructure can ease administration and reduce costs. Here's what to look for in a host server, network interfaces, power supplies, and virtualization software.

Just Over the Horizon, Private Clouds

With private clouds, companies may benefit from reduced costs, enhanced security, powerful data analysis, and custom business services.