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Server Names Put the Fun in Functional

What's in a name? When it comes to servers, as it turns out, quite a lot.

Standardizing the Desktop

More companies are using desktop virtualization tools to create a 'gold standard' -- one desktop version that gets pushed out to all end users.

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.

New iPad Could Cause Corporate Network Crunch

The new Apple iPad will likely entice millions of buyers. That makes life tricky for IT admins.

3 Key Issues for Secure Virtualization

Deal with these three main security concerns to improve your virtualized IT environment.

Windows Server 8: Ten Features Managers Will Love

These new and improved features in Windows Server 8 will make many Windows administrators very happy.

Inadequate SSL Certificate Data Threatens IT Security

SSL certificates are a fundamental component of secure online transactions, but a new survey finds that a majority of organizations don't know where or how many certificates they actually have, and nearly as many lack an accurate idea of which certificates are about to expire.

How Mobile, BYOD and Younger Workers Are Reinventing IT

Changes are coming to IT, so you'd better be ready.

Data Center Don't: Unplug First, Ask Questions Later

An IT pro is tasked with looking into unused servers, but ends up creating a whole different set of problems for the network team.

Understanding Web Host Plans: 7 Terms to Know

If you've just begun researching Web hosting, you have lot of new terms to learn. Here's a look at seven types of hosting services, and what you need to know about each.