Microsoft

September 25, 2017

DATA CENTER

Now taking orders for Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack

We are now taking orders for Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack, offering customers a powerful cloud-ready solution that gives them full control over how they manage data, governance, security and performance. We combined Microsoft’s robust Azure cloud platform with Cisco’s UCS server platform that is designed for cloud workloads, providing customers and partners […]

September 12, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – September 2017

Microsoft has released its monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month’s advisory release addresses 81 new vulnerabilities with 27 of them rated critical, 52 rated important, and 2 rated moderate. These vulnerabilities impact Edge, Hyper-V, Internet Explorer, Office, Remote Desktop Protocol, Sharepoint, Windows Graphic […]

August 8, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – August 2017

Microsoft has released its monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month’s advisory release addresses 48 new vulnerabilities with 25 of them rated critical, 21 rated important, and 2 rated moderate. These vulnerabilities impact Edge, Hyper-V, Internet Explorer, Remote Desktop Protocol, Sharepoint, SQL Server, the […]

July 11, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – July 2017

Today, Microsoft has release their monthly set of security updates designed to address vulnerabilities. This month’s release addresses 54 vulnerabilities with 19 of them rated critical, 32 rated important, and 3 rated moderate. Impacted products include Edge, .NET Framework,  Internet Explorer, Office,  and Windows. Read More

June 28, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco and Microsoft — Collaborating on Data Center Innovation

I’ve led the Networking and Security Business at Cisco for just over a year now. As exciting as it is to release new technologies that ultimately will become the networking infrastructure powering the world’s future disruptors – last week’s intent-based networking announcement for example – it’s the breadth and scale of Cisco’s business that make […]

June 13, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – June 2017

Today, Microsoft has release their monthly set of security updates designed to address vulnerabilities. This month’s release addresses 92 vulnerabilities with 17 of them rated critical and 75 rated important. Impacted products include Edge, Internet Explorer, Office, Sharepoint, Skype for Business, Lync, and Windows. Read More >>

June 13, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud and On-Premises: The Best of Two Worlds

Let’s be honest, when most IT people are questioned about cloud, immediately they would mention either Amazon (AWS) or Microsoft Azure; some may also mention Google Cloud Platform, IBM SoftLayer or even Rackspace. All of them are Public Cloud providers with their own expertise and offering as well as market share. According to a Forbes recent article, the more AWS and Azure compete to win customers, the greater the innovation and growth in Public Cloud adoption. The article has some interesting data points but, for the purpose of this blog,

Cisco and Microsoft Collaborate to Power Intelligent Actions Exactly Where and When It’s Needed

I regularly meet with customers – current and future – about their IoT initiatives.  We discuss their successes, their struggles, where they are frustrated and where they are delighted.  Very few have any problem telling me exactly what they expect from Cisco in IoT, and it usually has a common refrain – get me access […]

April 11, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – April 2017

Today we bring you April’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday information for vulnerabilities in Outlook, Edge, Internet Explorer, Hyper-V, .NET, and Scripting Engine.