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Windows 7 takes biggest performance hit from emergency Meltdown, Spectre updates
Microsoft said Tuesday that Windows 7 PCs would run slower after receiving and installing the crash updates designed to stymie attacks that leverage…
Microsoft sets novel antivirus prerequisite before offering Windows emergency updates
Microsoft last week took the unprecedented step of requiring customers to have up-to-date antivirus software on their personal computers before it…
The 5 best Linux distros for the enterprise: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Linux Mint and more
As anyone in IT can tell you, Linux has invaded the server room. The operating system is running file servers, print servers, content delivery…
How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.
VMware's vSAN (virtual SAN) architecture is designed to be a significant step into software-defined-computing, where the vSAN component is…
Meltdown and Spectre exploits: Cutting through the FUD
There is lots of information circulating about the new exploits of computer chips from Intel and others announced in the past few days. Some of it…
What is a hypervisor?
Hypervisors often get overlooked as a technology in favor of the flashier concept of virtualization, but you can’t get to the fun of virtualization…
Verizon enterprise solution introduces virtual network services, One
Verizon Enterprise Solutions announced that enterprises of any size embracing network virtualization have a new option for achieving simpler, more…
Virtual assistant can be the key to happiness at work: Survey
Cisco surveyed workers in 10 countries as they wanted to know how people feel about advanced technologies in the workplace. This comes on the heels…
Even data scientists are facing AI takeover
People are starting get jumpy about the prospect of AI being used to automate everything and anything. Now that AI has proven its ability to squeeze…
VMware vs VirtualBox: What desktop virtualisation product is best for your business?
Virtualisation is the creation of a virtual version of a piece of computer hardware, software, storage or network, generally with the aim of easing…
What is virtualization?
No advance in information technology in the past six decades has offered a greater range of quantifiable benefits than has virtualization. Many IT…
Who is a chief data officer? A leader who creates value from all things data
Of the new crop of tech-related CXO titles, chief data officer seems likeliest to stick. In most organizations that have one, the chief data officer…