IDC predicts cloud spending will hit $554 billion by 2021, doubling since 2016. With the ever expanding features and capabilities of the public cloud, will private clouds still have a place in the enterprise?
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Ahh the purpetually growing inbox that seemingly beguiles us all. In this post, Ethan Banks runs down how he’s trying to get to the legendary Inbox Zero nirvana.
Blockchain is about verification. Ray Lucchesi recently shared how the IXO Foundation is applying the technology to the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Can the Gen-Z Consortium makes blade servers the future of the data center?
Did you wake up this morning to discover that Wi-Fi security is fundamentally broken? Before you toss your phone away, smash your router, and move to a cabin in the woods, it might be good to take stock of the actual issue.
In the Wirecutter’s roundup on the best USB-C dongles and hubs, one key item was missing. At Gestalt IT, we’ve come to rely on the OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock for all our USB-C connectivity needs.
Web developer Nick Janetakis has a nice guide here on accepting payments as a freelancer. His guide is specifically focused on receiving payment via email.
Microsoft 2006: We could theoretically sue every Linux user for patent infringement
Microsoft 2017: Ubuntu is in the Windows App Store.
Microsoft 2028: Windows adopts Linux kernel, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria
The Windows Subsystem for Linux proves we are living in strange times.
Technical debt is more than the cost of not adopting a new technology. Dr. Rachel Traylor points out that it can also be the cost of hastily adopting a new technology without considering how it will fit into your bigger strategy.
Merriam-Webster recently posted about the origins of the term “premises” that shows the word meaning IT folks so adamantly defend was created by an accepted understanding. The word came from the legal usage of the word “premise”, referring to prior parts of a contact that dealt with property specifics. Over time, this became accepted short hand for the property and location itself.