Server & storage

How to find RAM speed, size and type
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Laptops

How to find RAM speed, size and type

If you want to upgrade your PC's memory, you need to know what you already have
17 Sep 2021
Can you put SSDs in a NAS?
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network attached storage (NAS)

Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Most NAS drives will accept SSDs as well as mechanical hard drives - we look at whether it's a good idea
17 Sep 2021
The benefits and drawbacks of flash storage in 2021
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flash storage

The benefits and drawbacks of flash storage in 2021

A brief look at the pros and cons of flash storage and what the future holds for it
14 Sep 2021
Optimising performance with frequent server replacements for enterprises
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Whitepaper

Optimising performance with frequent server replacements for enterprises

Learn more about Dell Technologies solutions powered by Intel®
9 Sep 2021
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to get everything back to normal
7 Sep 2021
DrayTek VigorSwitch P2100 review: A very appealing general-purpose switch
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network switches

DrayTek VigorSwitch P2100 review: A very appealing general-purpose switch

A low-cost PoE switch with oodles of options for management and strong surveillance skills
6 Sep 2021
The benefits of Bare-Metal-as-a-Service for fintech
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Sponsored

The benefits of Bare-Metal-as-a-Service for fintech

Why financial service firms are moving to bare metal solutions
3 Sep 2021
What is a DHCP server?
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Network Access Control

What is a DHCP server?

We take a closer look at how DHCP can make network administration easier
2 Sep 2021
HPE inks $2 billion high-performance computing deal with the NSA
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE inks $2 billion high-performance computing deal with the NSA

HPE will provide scalable on-premises computing to the NSA using Greenlake
1 Sep 2021
Qnap TS-h1283XU-RP review: Well-endowed NAS storage
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-h1283XU-RP review: Well-endowed NAS storage

A versatile storage appliance with Xeon E-2200 power and heaps of 10GbE ports
1 Sep 2021
Cloudflare ditches Intel Xeon CPUs over “enormous” energy consumption
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components

Cloudflare ditches Intel Xeon CPUs over “enormous” energy consumption

The firm’s 11th generation servers will be fitted with AMD EPYC 7713 CPUs instead
1 Sep 2021
TSMC plots up to 20% price hike amid global chip crisis
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components

TSMC plots up to 20% price hike amid global chip crisis

The price increases could have repercussions on the global electronics market
27 Aug 2021
Western Digital in merger talks with former Toshiba chip subsidiary Kioxia
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mergers and acquisitions

Western Digital in merger talks with former Toshiba chip subsidiary Kioxia

Deal to join Kioxia could create a manufacturing giant in the NAND flash storage market
26 Aug 2021
Qsan XCubeNAS XN8012S review: SAS storage, super price
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network attached storage (NAS)

Qsan XCubeNAS XN8012S review: SAS storage, super price

A hugely expandable rack NAS that’s just as big on value and performance
24 Aug 2021
IT Pro Asks: What if the Carrington Event happened today?
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disaster recovery (DR)

IT Pro Asks: What if the Carrington Event happened today?

Welcome to the latest series of 2-minute IT Pro videos
23 Aug 2021
IBM unveils on-chip AI accelerator for fraud detection
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high-performance computing (HPC)

IBM unveils on-chip AI accelerator for fraud detection

The first system to use the 'Telum' processor could be ready by the first half of 2022
23 Aug 2021
T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records
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data breaches

T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records

A preliminary assessment by the US operator found that the stolen data includes SSN and driver’s license information
18 Aug 2021
T-Mobile confirms it was hit by a data breach
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data breaches

T-Mobile confirms it was hit by a data breach

The US operator has not yet determined if there is any personal customer data involved
17 Aug 2021
Crucial P5 Plus 1TB review: PCIe 4.0 NVMe performance for less
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solid state storage (SSD)

Crucial P5 Plus 1TB review: PCIe 4.0 NVMe performance for less

Not the fastest PCI Express 4.0 NVMe M.2 drive in every metric, but solid real-world performance and great value
17 Aug 2021
Best NAS drives 2021
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network attached storage (NAS)

Best NAS drives 2021

The perfect NAS drive for every use case, from a home office all the way to the enterprise
12 Aug 2021
How to wipe a laptop easily and securely
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Security

How to wipe a laptop easily and securely

Selling your laptop? Make sure that all your sensitive data is gone before it reaches its new owner
12 Aug 2021
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
5 Aug 2021
Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T review: A speedy customer
network attached storage (NAS)

Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T review: A speedy customer

A flexible NAS with great performance, a strong set of business-class apps and plenty of fast network ports
4 Aug 2021