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Malware exploits weakness in Windows Troubleshooting Platform

You'd hope that a mechanism for troubleshooting problems of operating system isn't an opening for a cyber attack. However, that's...

October 10th, 2016 Howard Solomon


The ABCs of Volume Licensing: Cutting through the acronym soup of Microsoft EAs, MPSAs and CSP agreements

Volume licensing can be a challenging discussion and difficult for organizations to navigate. The options depend on numerous factors. There...

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Windows Server 2016: Two takes on a new data centre OS

As organizations increasingly move workloads to the cloud, one wonders about the long-term future of Windows Server. Well, for the...

October 5th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Microsoft touts container protection for Edge browser

Browser security is an essential element to an organization's cyber security. Microsoft hoped its new Edge browser, introduced with Windows...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Microsoft offers analytics tool to help admins update PCs to Windows 10

Windows 10 has it advantages, but the stability of Win7 -- to say nothing of the savings in not having...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon


Oracle maintains cloud-centric course as enterprise IT budgets remain flat

There’s a feeling of déjà vu permeating the keynotes at this year's Oracle OpenWorld -- the company continues to tout achievements in...

September 19th, 2016 Gary Hilson


Veritas serves up cloud connectivity capabilities to Azure, OpenStack

At its Veritas View event in Las Vegas this week, Veritas Technologies deepened its public and private cloud capabilities — particularly...

September 16th, 2016 Chris Talbot


Poorly secured smart home devices and wearables are a potential launch pad for cyber threats

You should be able to trust your garage door opener, but in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT),...

September 8th, 2016 Gary Hilson

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Efforts increase to secure smart contracts

Smart contracts promise businesses exciting new ways to computerize agreements and automate payments. but this summer, they suffered a serious...

September 6th, 2016 Danny Bradbury