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Intel CEO Details Patch Plans for Meltdown and Spectre Security Flaws

All Intel chips released in the past five years will receive security patches for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities by the end of January.

Microsoft: Meltdown and Spectre Patches Could Cause Slowdowns

Microsoft this week warned users that its fixes for the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws could slow down their systems.

Microsoft Launches Accelerated Networking for Azure VMs

Microsoft's Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines (VMs) is now production-ready.

ConnectWise Acquires an Industry Jewel with HTG

Almost every technology provider provides some professional and business development guidance for its channel partners in conferences and webinars, but ConnectWise always stood out.

Cloud Growth Not Enough To Unseat Traditional IT Market

Newly released data from Synergy Research Group indicates that cloud computing still trails the traditional enterprise hardware market, despite growing faster any other IT category in 2017.

Details of CPU Security Flaw Emerge from Microsoft, Others

This week's disclosure of a far-reaching CPU security vulnerability has prompted a raft of responses from OS vendors, researchers, chip makers and security software providers.

VMware Thaws on Microsoft's Azure Virtualization Solution

VMware appears to have reached a détente with Microsoft regarding the latter's emerging VMware virtualization on Azure solution.

Microsoft Acquires Hybrid Cloud Storage Firm Avere

Microsoft on Wednesday announced its acquisition of Avere Systems, a 10-year-old provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions, for an undisclosed amount.

High-Profile Breaches To Influence Security Spending in 2018

Organizations worldwide are poised to increase their security spending in 2018 by 8 percent, driven by the raft of high-profile security blunders that made news headlines throughout the past year.

2017 Wrap-Up: Top 10 Features of the Year

Here are the most-read features of 2017, from the ins and outs of the Microsoft OCP reorg to why we think IoT isn't all that great.

2017 Wrap-Up: Top 10 Blogs and Commentary of the Year

From Microsoft reorg questions to what, exactly, is a CAU, here are the most popular blog posts and columns of 2017.

2017 Wrap-Up: Top 10 News Headlines of the Year

From product updates, to the Skype-to-Teams transition, to the latest Windows 10 release, here are the headlines that got the most attention from our readers this year.

Oracle To Buy Cloud Platform Aconex for $1.2 Billion

Oracle is expected to acquire Aconex, a provider of cloud-based collaboration solutions for the construction industry, for $1.2 billion U.S. or $7.80 per share.

Study: Organizations Save Less with 'Direct Match' Cloud Migrations

Businesses that migrate their on-premises workloads to the cloud using a "direct match" method are missing out on significant cost savings, according to a recent study by Microsoft Azure migration partner TSO Logic.

Microsoft Axes Live Meeting, Brings Skype Features to Mac Users

Microsoft issued some good news recently to Mac users of its Skype for Business Server 2015 product. However, there's bad news for organizations still using the aging Office Live Meeting unified communications service.

Microsoft Readies Azure VM Migration Tool for First Half of 2018

Microsoft is slated to release a new "Azure Migrate" solution within the next six months, a company executive said in a recent presentation.

Microsoft Brings Skype's Calling Capabilities to Teams

Microsoft's new Office 365 Teams collaboration service is inheriting some of the calling capabilities of Skype for Business, Microsoft announced this week.

Report: Price Hikes Coming with Microsoft Unified Support

Microsoft's new Unified Support plan will result in potentially substantial price increases for organizations when it takes effect in about six months, according to a recent report by Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Expands Azure Compute Offerings with Two New VM Types

Microsoft added two new virtual machine (VM) families to its lineup of Azure compute options this month: the lower-cost B-Series and the memory-intensive M-Series.

Global Server Sales Up 16 Percent on Strength of Cloud Demand

Recent data from Gartner indicates that worldwide server revenue went up by 16 percent in the third quarter of this year.

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