Nov2017

Microsoft Releases New Version of Windows Server

On the 17th of October, Microsoft dropped the first of its planned biannual channel releases of Windows Server, chirpily called Windows Server, version 1709. Obviously, 1709 does not refer to the year of release anymore, as this would be been prior …
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Oct2017

VMware Is All In with Multicloud Cozying Up with Azure for Desktop Delivery

Everybody is well aware of VMware’s flagship new product, VMware on AWS. It’s the jewel in VMware’s new crown, and a cornerstone of its recent VMworld. VMware, having given up its intention to be a fully fledged public cloud provider, …
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Oct2017

It Is Time that IoT Was Called by Its Real Name: the Intelligent Edge

The Internet of Things (IoT)—or, according to Cisco, the “Internet of Everything”—is starting to really heat up. We are finally seeing real use cases: automation in Australian mining, American farming, and the wineries of Spain; sensors with real-time monitoring; decision-making processing …
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Oct2017

Microsoft Has Expanded Its Global Presence

On September 22, Microsoft made some major availability announcements. The first was its announcement that the Marea subsea cable has been completed. This is a joint Microsoft, Facebook, and Telefónica project that will deliver 160 terabits of data per second across the …
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