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Benefits of Virtualization
Virtualization-multitasking for computers. While it may be a great motivation for hardware consolidation, could it have benefits for your company beyond running several operating systems concurrently on one computer?

Cloud Computing
Having "your head in the clouds" used to have a negative connotation. Now with cloud computing-the ability to distribute resources and information across multiple servers over the Internet from a remote location ("in the clouds") and back to your local device-makes the term appealing and very cutting edge.

IT Services Update

  • IT Spending to Increase in 2012
  • Is "big data" the next big thing?
  • Top skills for 2012