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Creating a bootable VMware ESXi USB drive in Windows

Image: iStock/kvsan Virtualization is a big player in IT these days, regardless of the sector you're in. Most businesses can benefit from consolidating servers—and to a greater degree, converging server, storage, and network infrastructures for centralized management and scalability. With regard to consolidating servers by virtualizing them, the industry standard is VMware, with its extensive…
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Edge computing: The smart person's guide

Many companies want Internet of Things (IoT) devices to monitor and report on events at remote sites, and this data processing must be done remotely. The term for this remote data collection and analysis is edge computing. Edge computing technology is applied to smartphones, tablets, sensor-generated input, robotics, automated machines on manufacturing floors, and distributed…
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Worried about ransomware? Here are 3 things IT leaders need to know before the next big outbreak

Ransomware: It's a fast-growing form of malware that has the potential to disrupt business in a huge way. Some, like the recent WannaCry outbreak, even have the potential to spread from computer to computer. Ransomware's continued spread may be due to how simple it is to use. After all, why do all the work of…
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