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 […]
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.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday – March 2017
Following a sparse February patch Tuesday, today’s March release brings a bumper crop of fixed vulnerabilities: 17 bulletins covering 140 different vulnerabilities, 47 of which are rated as critical. The critical vulnerabilities affect Internet Explorer, Edge, Hyper-V, Windows PDF Library, Microsoft SMB Server, Uniscribe, Microsoft Graphics Component, Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Windows. 92 vulnerabilities […]
There’s Never Been a Better Time …. to Reduce Your Data Center Software Costs with Cisco UCS #NeverBetter
Enterprise software licensing is complex, costly and easy to lose track of, especially in these days of servers on demand via infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and rapid setup and...
Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack
Enterprises need a scalable, flexible hybrid cloud solution that 1) responds with agility and ease, 2) is simple-to-manage, and 3) scales on demand, while retaining on-premise benefits. Where you are on your cloud journey may vary, but what’s clear is that it’s a hybrid IT journey. Cisco is accelerating hybrid cloud adoption by gearing up […]
Microsoft Patch Tuesday – November 2016
Today, Microsoft has released their monthly set of security bulletins designed to address security vulnerabilities within their products. For a detailed explanation of each of the categories listed below, please go to https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/gg309177.aspx. This month’s release is packed full of goodies, but you don’t want to wait to review them over Thanksgiving dinner as there […]
Microsoft Patch Tuesday – October 2016
Patch Tuesday has once again arrived! Microsoft’s monthly release of security bulletins to address vulnerabilities provides fixes for 37 newly disclosed security flaws. Today’s release sees a total of 10 bulletins with five of the bulletins rated critical, addressing vulnerabilities in Edge, Graphics Component, Internet Explorer, Video Control, and Adobe Flash Player. Four bulletins are […]
Let’s Get Ready to Rumbleeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Microsoft Ignite is just around the corner. It takes place this year in Atlanta from September 26–30 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The event will include all the latest solutions that Microsoft has to offer. In April of this year, Microsoft announced the End of Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Support for that product […]