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Microsoft adds new Linux support option for Azure

Microsoft announced today that it has added support for the Intel-backed Clear Linux distribution in instances for its Azure public cloud platform.

More users hold IT pros responsible for availability of technology

ZTE introduces LoRa-based smart meters

The realm of IT is expanding beyond the traditional borders of company-owned devices and on-premises technology, thereby placing greater demand on IT professionals to manage technology outside their traditional scope of control.

After-sales support and compatibility are key, say corporate PC buyers

Multi-national companies (MNCs) and government organizations are aggressively moving ahead with IT strategies to capture growth in a post-recession economy, says a new study conducted by Connection Research.
 
The ‘Corporate PC Trends and Buyer Behavior Survey’ highlights that large organizations recognize the next five years will bring many changes to managing IT infrastructure and computing, including the expected proliferation of alternative devices in the workplace such as thin clients, smartphones and tablets.

Gartner calls for IT maintenance bill of rights

Analyst firm Gartner has formed a new advocacy council around the issue of IT maintenance contracts and issued a "code of conduct" it wants vendors to follow, actions that could further intensifyan already hot topic.


 
Maintenance fees, which are charged annually in exchange for product updates, bug fixes and technical support, have come under increased scrutiny in recent years as companies have looked to reduce IT spending amid the economic crisis.