Andy Patrizio

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.

Is there a white-box server in your data center’s future?

What is a data lake? Flexible big data management explained

What is a data lake? Flexible big data management explained

A data lake can be a much more flexible repository than a data warehouse. Or it can be a trash dump that grows and grows

What is cloud-native? The modern way to develop software

What is cloud-native? The modern way to develop software

Cloud-native computing takes advantage of many modern techniques, including PaaS, multicloud, microservices, agile methodology, containers, CI/CD, and devops

Server vendors push flex pricing to challenge cloud providers

Server vendors push flex pricing to challenge cloud providers

As enterprises adopt cloud services, hardware vendors are fighting back with long-term payment plans that avoid capital outlay.

How Wi-Fi could get a boost from Li-Fi

How Wi-Fi could get a boost from Li-Fi

Li-Fi could turn LED light bulbs into network access points

Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection

Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection

While operating systems and apps are more secure, the need for endpoint security remains.

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.

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