Articles By Jon Brodkin

Hackers could reverse-engineer MS patches for DoS attacks

Hackers could reverse-engineer MS patches for DoS attacks

The security company Qualys this week demonstrated how to reverse-engineer a Microsoft patch in order to launch a denial-of-service attack...

August 25th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
VMware backpedals on price changes after user criticism

VMware backpedals on price changes after user criticism

After criticism over new restrictions on the amount of virtual memory customers can deploy before having to buy new licenses,...

August 8th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Microsoft struggles to get Hyper-V drivers in Linux kernel

Microsoft struggles to get Hyper-V drivers in Linux kernel

Microsoft Corp. isn't exactly dumping Windows for Linux, but it has become one of the busiest contributors to the Linux kernel. Microsoft's attempt to get...

July 18th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Microsoft drops patch support for Vista Service Pack 1

Microsoft drops patch support for Vista Service Pack 1

Microsoft Corp. dropped support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 this week, and recommended that Vista users buy Windows 7 or upgrade...

July 18th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Brocade’s virtualization strategy: Use everything

Brocade’s virtualization strategy: Use everything

FRAMINGHAM (06/06/2011) - VMware Inc.s vSphere vs. Microsoft Corp.'s Hyper-V: It's one of the biggest battles in the enterprise IT world.But...

June 6th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Salesforce.com has double cloud push with Force.com, Heroku

Salesforce.com has double cloud push with Force.com, Heroku

Salesforce.com's acquisition of the Heroku cloud platform last December has led to some confusion about how Salesforce plans to pitch...

May 24th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Code ‘in better shape than ever’ under Oracle: exec

Code ‘in better shape than ever’ under Oracle: exec

Despite concerns that Oracle would be unfriendly to open source projects acquired through the merger with Sun, former MySQL CEO...

May 17th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Apple’s iOS doubles operating system market share

Apple’s iOS doubles operating system market share

Apple Inc.'s iOS, the mobile operating system that powers the iPad and iPhone, has more than doubled its share of the worldwide...

May 3rd, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Microsoft fills SharePoint gaps with Office 365 app store

Microsoft fills SharePoint gaps with Office 365 app store

As Microsoft looks to bring SharePoint customers to the cloud, one challenge will be providing a robust set of tools...

April 25th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Virtualization, cloud put new stress on network

Virtualization, cloud put new stress on network

The network has long been king at Interop, the tech conference that will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2011....

April 18th, 2011 Jon Brodkin