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  • Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

    Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler

  • Review: Dell XPS 15 Touch is the best Windows laptop ever

    Dell's big, fast, 15-inch flagship laptop and its amazing touchscreen give the MacBook Pro Retina a run for its money

  • Review: Samsung's new 3D NAND SSD for 'Pros' is a superfast drive at a good price

    Samsung's new 850 Pro SSD series has up to 1TB of capacity and is designed for workstations and high-end PCs.

  • Dell's Inspiron hybrids a bit too thick and heavy as tablets

    Dell's new Inspiron hybrids take a page from Lenovo's pioneering Yoga design, but in checking them out at Computex, I found them to be a little too thick and heavy to really serve as tablets.

  • Dell keeps Venue 7 and 8 cheap but adds features

    I found a lot to like playing around with Dell's newest Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android tablets, as they are packed with some new technologies missing in more expensive tablets but priced under US$200.

  • Nutanix NX-3000 review: Virtualization Cloud-style

    Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform brings resilient, cloud-like server and storage infrastructure to traditional virtualization deployments

  • Lenovo's new ThinkServer: Low sticker price, lots of upgrade options

    We tested the Lenovo RD440 as a base-unit, 2U server. We found it pretty generic on the surface, but options, including software pre-loads, increase its potential utility for volume users and especially smaller operations.

  • Review: HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 scores with snazzy trackpad

    HP's buttoned-down EliteBook Folio 1040 has a lot going for it -- especially the multitouch, pressure-controlled Synaptics ForcePad

  • Review: Dell WYSE delivers Android-on-a-stick

    Thin clients aren't very exciting, and for a reason: they're designed to allow remote access to servers, usually with a Citrix, Microsoft, or VMware client. The folks at Dell WYSE have spiced up the category by building a thin client on top of Android, and getting it down to a form factor only slightly larger than a USB memory stick.

  • Review: Netgear's ReadyData makes a splash with flash

    Netgear's better, faster rack-mount NAS and iSCSI SAN makes the case for enterprise workloads with read and write caching and unlimited snapshots

  • First Look: Cisco ACI re-imagines the enterprise data center network

    Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is a revolutionary re-thinking of how to provision and manage data center networks. While the early version we looked at has some rough edges, and Cisco still has some hard problems to solve, ACI has the potential to completely change the way that large, highly virtualized data center networks are configured and built.

  • Review: 4 NAS appliances deliver big storage cheap

    12-bay rack-mount systems from QNAP, Netgear, LenovoEMC, and Infortrend combine huge storage capacities, business-grade features, smooth setup, and easy administration

  • FIRST LOOK: HP takes giant leap in server design

    When it comes to datacentre servers, the goal is to pack the most power into the smallest, most efficient package. HP has leapfrogged past traditional blade servers with its new Moonshot line that delivers high density and low power in a space-saving "cartridge-based" chassis.

  • Nutanix NX-3000 review: Virtualization cloud-style

    Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform brings resilient, cloud-like server and storage infrastructure to traditional virtualization deployments

  • Office 365 administration made easy

    Going beyond Office 365's native admin GUI, 365 Command provides powerful Exchange admin capabilities without the need to run PowerShell

  • Averail Access aces mobility management test

    Enterprise mobility management (EMM) can encompass a broad range of functions, from managing mobile devices, to applications, expenses, personnel, and policies. But perhaps the most important aspect is mobile information/data/content management, tracking the distribution and usage of sensitive organizational data, as well as ensuring appropriate security and policy compliance.

  • Review: It's easy to fall in love with <i>Her</i>

    Smartphones have become so integrated into our daily lives that we sometimes feel ungrounded without them. We develop relationships with them - some people could even be said to love them.

  • Ubuntu 13.10 takes aim at Microsoft, Apple, Google

    Ubuntu is moving into the rarified class of operating systems that cover x86/x64 clients and servers, ARM-based tablets/smartphones, and commodity cloud instances. Meaning that it's taking on everybody from Microsoft to Red Hat to Apple and Google.

  • Review: Dell Compellent storage delivers flash speeds at disk prices

    Dell's latest update to the Compellent Storage Center includes a novel approach to tiered SSDs, but it comes with caveats

  • Media tablet showdown: Retina iPad Mini faces newly beefed-up challengers

    The Retina iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HDX, Nexus 7, Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 go toe to toe in InfoWorld Test Center's review