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New Internet Explorer zero-day details released after Microsoft fails to patch
An older version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has an unpatched software flaw that could allow rogue code to run on a computer, the second such flaw found in a month. Read More


3 capabilities to fuel today's dynamic forecasting
IBM Cognos software can provide businesses with the business insight they need to be prepared, not scared. Cognos software allows businesses to analyze performance, model business strategies and processes, and contribute to a common set of business objectives. Learn More


Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT
There's a growing gap between business users and IT services. Differences between what users want and what IT can provide are driving a wedge between these two camps. Learn how this gap can be closed with the RES IT Store delivering automation in an easy-to-use and easy-to-implement package. Learn more

FIRST LOOK: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/PC
Newest Microsoft Surface device built as both a tablet and an enterprise desktop replacement. Read More

Microsoft doubles down on 2-in-1, enterprise-first Surface strategy
Microsoft doubled down on its strategy of pushing the Surface tablet as a 2-in-1 device that does duty as laptop or tablet, serving not consumers but business customers. Read More

Microsoft taps partners to sell Azure and take on Amazon in cloud
Microsoft distributors will soon be able to resell the company's Azure cloud IaaS, Microsoft announced in a blog. Read More

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Web Site Performance for the Speed of Business
IT organizations must look beyond raw network speed to increase website performance and deliver the superior online user experiences that drive business. Web performance is a multi-layered problem, encompassing reliability, scalability and mobile reach as well as speed. Learn More

Windows XP on the police fingerprint scanner: What could possibly go wrong?
I couldn't resist taking a photo of this fingerprint scanner station while touring our suburban Boston police station during an open house. No really, I was there for an open house. And yes really, that's Windows XP running on the machine, which sits just outside the jail cells. (Note the artistic capturing of the handcuffs reflection in the monitor screen.) Read More

Silverlight malvertising exploits on the rise
Microsoft Silverlight vulnerabilities are increasingly being exploited in drive-by download attacks to infect computers with malware, especially through malicious ads. Read More

Hands on with Surface Pro 3: Lots to like, just not the price
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 would be a good tablet to replace my laptop, but at $799 to start, it's just too expensive. Read More

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10 Ways Wire Data Helps Conquer IT Complexity
This whitepaper explains the value of wire data in practical, simple to understand terms. With a robust wire data analytics solution, IT can automatically detect problems across the entire IT environment, spot data theft by flagging queries from untrusted sources, select unique pieces of transaction payloads to send to any big data source, and more Learn more >>

Windows RT isn't dead -- yet
The troubled Windows RT operating system got nary a mention at Microsoft's Surface event today, but don't plan for RT's funeral just yet. Read More

No harm, no foul: Windows 8 hasn't harmed Microsoft's software satisfaction score
Customer satisfaction with Microsoft's software -- primarily Windows, but also Office -- climbed slightly in the last year, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Read More

Buy a Surface Pro 3, get it at summer's end
Microsoft kicked off pre-sales of its new Surface Pro 3 tablet, but some of those orders won't be fulfilled until the end of summer. Read More

Microsoft positions Surface Pro 3 tablet as a laptop replacement
The latest version of Microsoft's tablet, the Surface Pro 3, eliminates the need for users to also have a laptop, the company said Tuesday at a launch event. Read More


Celebrating 25 years of Cisco Networkers

This year, Cisco recognizes the 25th anniversary of its Networkers user conference.


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