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Gartner Forecasts Flat Worldwide Device Shipments Until 2018

Emerging Devices Can Enhance Conventional Device Sales Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones are projected to remain flat in 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide shipments for these devices are projected to total 2.3 billion in 2017, the same as 2016 estimates. There were nearly 7 billion phones, tablets and PCs […]

New Vulnerability on Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Found by Secunia Research

Flexera Software
The edition of Microsoft Patch Tuesday released yesterday brought a highly critical vulnerability found and described by Hossein Lotfi from Secunia Research at Flexera Software. The vulnerability is in a core component of all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems, the so-called Unicode Scripts Processor that is enclosed in the operating system. Because of […]

Veeam Agent for Linux is now Available

Even though Veeam has made a name for itself with industry-leading, agentless backup solutions for virtualized environments, we are still constantly asked about backing up non-virtualized systems. Based on feedback and as a growth opportunity, we decided to launch Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows (formerly known as Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE). Veeam Agent for Microsoft […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 12/10/16

My VMware Finding an Entitlement Account Number – For Distributors/Channel Partners (2148174) Date Published: 12/7/2016 VMware App Volumes Add Read-only Administrator Role in App Volumes 2.12 (2147984) Date Published: 12/8/2016 Using SSL Certificates with App Volumes Manager (2148178) Date Published: 12/9/2016 Installation and Use of App Volumes Log Collection (2148180) Date Published: 12/9/2016 Enable Asynchronous […]

Veeam Management Pack v8 Update 3 is Available NOW

It has been an extremely busy time for Veeam with the release of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5, the release of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 as well as the upcoming public beta of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows. This release trend is continuing and today I am pleased to announce the general availability (GA) […]

New Flexera Software Report: Security Vulnerabilities and the Cloud Redefining Software Asset Management

Flexera Software
When software can run anywhere, and vulnerabilities can strike everywhere – how must SAM evolve to reduce risk and cost? When software is the lifeblood of every enterprise – CIOs must understand whether they are buying too much software, legally using the applications they have, and adequately securing them from exploit by malicious hackers.  While […]

Microsoft: Modernize applications with Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 was designed to support both traditional applications, as well as new cloud-native applications and DevOps workflows. Jeffrey Snover and Jeff Woolsey provide a great overview of the new options available today with the cloud-ready operating system: The Nano Server configuration reduces the size of the OS deployment by 25x and dramatically […]

Symlinks in Microsoft Windows 10! – Building Apps for WindowsBuilding Apps for Windows

Symlinks, or symbolic links, are “virtual” files or folders which reference a physical file or folder located elsewhere, and are an important feature built in to many operating systems, including Linux and Windows.The Windows’ NTFS file system has supported symlinks since Windows Vista.  However, it hasn’t been easy for Windows developers to create symlinks.  In […]

Watch Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Sessions from Ignite

Did you know you can go back and listen to all our Ignite sessions on-demand? For a great overview on the newly launched updates to our flagship server operating and management software, watch Meet Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 with Mike Neil and Erin Chapple. This session summarizes the highlights of the new […]

Citrix: Taking a Quick Look at Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct & Citrix XenApp

Citrix Systems
In the sixth entry of our Getting Ready for Windows Server 2016 blog series, we are going to take a look at the Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct and how Citrix XenApp not only “just works” on this cost-saving base capability, but can also add additional value. Why it matters The rise of Converged […]

Ericom Announces – Connect 7.6 DaaS Solution!

Ericom Software
Ericom Connect 7.6 Enhancements Drive Improvements in Usability, Productivity and Efficiency Ericom Software, a global leader in application access and desktop virtualization solutions, today announced the release of Ericom Connect 7.6. The newest iteration builds on Ericom Connect’s industry-leading scalability, multi-tenancy capabilities, and multi-data center architecture support, and further solidifies Ericom’s position as a leading […]

Windows Server 2016 ISO Downgrade from Dell

Customers who purchase the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 2008 R2 SP1, 2012 and 2012 R2 operating systems have the right to downgrade their operating system and run an older version of Microsoft Windows Server. If you select this option, you will receive a set of OEM DVDs that will enable you to install and […]

Ericom – Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software 2016 Vendor Assessment

Ericom Software
Ericom Software Corporation today announced it has been positioned as a “Major Player” in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software 2016 Vendor Assessment (Doc# US40700016, November 2016) for the second year in a row. “The IDC MarketScape’s positioning of Ericom as a ‘Major Player’ in virtual client computing software for the second year […]

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 in 10 Minutes

Eric Mills from Microsoft gives us a Windows Server 2016 overview in less than ten minutes covering the new features of the product and different licensing options to consider. [0:25] What are the 3 pillars of Windows Server 2016? [1:03] What are the top new features in Windows Server 2016? [7:21] What are the different […]

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