Thursday, August 11, 2022

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Windows 8 Update: OS gets friendly with Linux

Non-Windows operating systems can now boot on Win8 machines thanks to a new secure boot

Remember Windows Live? Forget it.

Messaging features will be integrated into Windows 8 so they can be offered as cloud services

Microsoft SC2012 overhauls licensing, focuses on apps

New licensing scheme will simplify things for IT departments, Microsoft says

Citrix simplifies cloud service management

Updated version of CloudStack makes it easier for service providers and large businesses using XenServer to manage and provision cloud servicesrn

VMTurbo upgrade supports major virtualization platforms

VMTurbo has upgraded its operations management suite to support the three major virtual environments and to improve its capacity-planning tool

Researchers foresee self-tuning wireless APs

When an access point detects interference, software could invoke channel-width adaptation so the AP broadcasts on a narrower channelrn rn

Cisco to bring network-layer management to Hyper-V

Administrators will be able to look inside servers for network-layer information about Hyper-V virtual machines, allowing the extension of Cisco network-layer monitoring, management and configuration to themrn

Check Point has sights set on 1Tbps firewall

Fourteen-slot chassis now offers 200 Gbps firewall throughput, and will expand to 400 Gbps next year with new blades. Eventually it will hit more than twice that, the company saysrn

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