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 […]
Microsoft Recognizes Cisco’s Impact. Shouldn’t You?
Cisco was front and center at Microsoft’s worldwide partner conference in Toronto recently. We had prime real estate at the entrance to the exhibit hall, engaging the 16,000 people in attendance to share how Cisco is helping Microsoft partners deliver value. Not only did we win two awards and rocked out to Gwen Stefani, but […]
Scale to hundreds of VPCs easily with Cisco and the Transit VPC
You’re convinced hosting your mission-critical applications on AWS public cloud is the right choice for your business. You need to host hundreds of web app, database, Oracle, SAP and Microsoft servers. How do you host these applications across many VPCs without having to create a networking nightmare? Will a single VPC be able to scale […]
Segment Routing is crossing the chasm with real live deployments!
As stated in my previous blog on Segment Routing, 2016 marks an inflexion point in Segment Routing adoption. I’m not making this claim in a vacuum. This is actually grounded on multiple Service Providers’ feedback expressed during a Tech Field Day event on Segment Routing held last week in San Jose. Tech Field Day brought […]