Ken Hess

Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.

My full-time employer is HP. I write as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are my own and don't necessarily represent HP's, their subsidiaries or affiliates positions, strategies or opinions. I own no investments or direct financial instruments in the companies I write about nor do I serve as an officer or board member of any publicly traded company or concern.

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What the IBM and Apple deal means to you and me

What the IBM and Apple deal means to you and me

IBM and Apple have combined forces to bring you the next phase of computing: Personalized Computing Intelligence. This is, of course, speculation on my part, but it makes more sense than anything else I've read on the subject.

July 29, 2014 by in IBM

IBM's new X6 Server: A look at maintenance

IBM's new X6 Server: A look at maintenance

Sure there's a lot to crow about when you consider IBM's new X6 Server lineup. But hardly anyone's talking about my favorite part of this hardware: ease of maintenance. Here's what you'll want to know about the X6 systems.

January 27, 2014 by in IBM