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.

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

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.

How to conquer the SQL Server 2005 migration challenge

How to conquer the SQL Server 2005 migration challenge

Moving SQL Server 2005 data will be the easy part compared to the app migrations.

How to avoid a data center overrun with idle servers

A third of data center servers are not productive. Here's why the problem exists, and what to do about it.

3D printed objects may be hazardous to your health

Study finds the parts have toxic chemicals.

Intel offers more insight on its 3D memory

While the news of Oracle's new M7 Sparc processors got the lion's share of attention at last week's Oracle OpenWorld, Intel made some pretty big news of its own that a lot of people missed. Intel and Micron Technology announced 3D...

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