Andy Patrizio

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Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection

AMD plots return to the data center with Epyc

AMD plots return to the data center with Epyc

The chip-maker’s Epyc platform has the speeds and feeds to beat Intel. Will it make a difference?

Sensitive data often follows former employees out the door

Sensitive data often follows former employees out the door

Almost 70 percent of employees take data on their way out. Here's how to stop it.

Accenture, NBA's Warriors to reimagine the fan experience

Accenture, NBA's Warriors to reimagine the fan experience

A new arena is set to be the centerpiece of a vibrant and varied business plaza, an ambitious project loaded with high-tech elements.

How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your business?

How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your business?

Wi-Fi is often difficult to use, which kills productivity on the road, and it costs businesses nearly $3 billion a year.

Dell EMC aims for a converged, custom fit in an off-the-rack world

Dell EMC aims for a converged, custom fit in an off-the-rack world

Dell EMC says converged systems are too rigid in their deployment options and has come up with an on-premises offering it calls Validated System for Virtualization.

Think older workers struggle with technology? Think again

Think older workers struggle with technology? Think again

Don't let the millennial buzz fool you. Older workers handle and adapt to new systems better than younger people.

Has public Wi-Fi outlived its usefulness?

Has public Wi-Fi outlived its usefulness?

Good experiences are increasingly rare and LTE is a better option for many. So why bother with Wi-Fi?

How compliance can be an excuse to shun the cloud

How compliance can be an excuse to shun the cloud

Companies in heavily regulated industries say they can't embrace the cloud due to compliance. That's just an excuse.

IT is getting cloud storage security all wrong

IT is getting cloud storage security all wrong

Two recent reports confirm that your greatest security threat is your users, not outside hackers.

Amazon targets compliance-driven markets

Amazon targets compliance-driven markets

Amazon Web Services EC2 Dedicated Hosts are designed to give you an on-premises experience in the cloud – for good or bad.

Verizon charts a different cloud services path

Verizon charts a different cloud services path

The telecom giant is unloading its data centers to focus on its services business.

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