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Is the Enterprise Due for a Linux Takeover

Linux has gained a strong following for being open source and customizable, but when we think of the enterprise, it’s Windows that comes to mind. Red Hat is changing that. Microsoft’s operating system has been dominant in the enterprise space since the 1990s, but behind the scenes, Linux, and especially Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), […]

How to Maintain Your Enterprise Network Hardware

Regular maintenance of your enterprise network equipment will keep each device running efficiently, prevent failure, and increase its lifespan. Plus, the increased uptime of well-maintained network equipment saves time and money. Your staff saves time by avoiding frequent troubleshooting and repairs, while your company saves money by getting the most out of their hardware investment. […]

What You Need to Know About 802.11ax

You may have heard the buzz about the new wireless standard, 802.11ax, also known as High-Efficiency Wireless. Wi-Fi is important than ever with the increasing number of devices in our homes and used by our businesses. The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing and connected devices are becoming more widely available. Additionally, the number of […]

Introducing the Powerful New AMD Zen 2 Processors

AMD announced the new Zen 2 processors in November 2018, wowing users with a chip two times the density of their previous generation, the Zen+. The move to Zen 2 from Zen+ has meant a move from the first desktop processor on a 12 nm process node to 7 nm. This allows AMD to cut […]

Why You Should Simplify Your Network

A network is more than a complex interconnection of routers, switches and load balancers, other endpoints, like data, devices, infrastructure and, most importantly, people. Network complexity can be measured by the number of endpoints, connections between endpoints and the flow of information as it performs business functions. The more endpoints, connections, and data that needs […]

The Pros and Cons of Virtualization

With the popularity of virtualization increasing, many businesses are rushing to update their solutions to virtual machines.  Before any changes are made, however, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of virtualization. Both physical and virtual systems have their advantages and disadvantages, and there is a time and place for each of them.   […]

Virtualization vs The Cloud

Both Virtualization and the Cloud have become popular choices for businesses looking to expand their computing power on a budget. We dig deep into each approach to determine how to take advantage of the benefits and help you choose which is best for your business. Definitions Before we jump into the details and benefits, let’s […]

Comparing HPE ProLiant Server Generations

The ProLiant Servers from Hewlett Packard Enterprises have become some of the most used servers in the world. They’re known for being reliable and scalable, making them an excellent choice for businesses of all sizes. HP Enterprises began producing the ProLiant Server Gen 8 in 2012. Two years later, Gen 9 was released. In late […]

How to Calculate Your IT Training Budget

Training your staff makes sure they’re prepared for the job at hand and it reduces turnover by creating happier employees. Companies that invest in their employees through training and education make their staff feel important and valuable. Finding the budget for training can be a challenge. Training budgets can be the first hit during budget […]