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Office 365 customer: Get the right help when moving email to the cloud
Dallas County Community Colleges District was using Novell's GroupWise suite of applications for email but little else, and at $200,000 per year, that just didn't make sense, especially since it was also buying access to Microsoft Office 365 – including Outlook - along with its enterprise campus agreement. Read More


Finding Advanced Threats Before They Strike
Enterprise security teams are on a high state of alert to keep up with ever-morphing advanced threats. This SANS Institute review shows how Damballa Failsafe can be the first and last line of defense. Read Now


HP ArcSight ESM Solution Helps Bank to Combat Fraud
Turkey's Finansbank needed a way to spot potential fraud among millions of electronic transactions. But implementing a commercial fraud management application would take 18 months. Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) for IT security operations, they decided to adapt HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management. Learn More

The best portable hard drives: Our top picks are fast, light and spacious
  The SSD in your brand-new Ultrabook is super-fast, but its capacity is exceedingly limited. You could turn to a cloud-storage solution like Box, Dropbox, Google Docs, or Microsoft's OneDrive, but you'll have to pay over and over again for a subscription fee. Read More

Microsoft sneak peaks future IE with dev channel
Microsoft on Monday launched a developers' channel of Internet Explorer (IE) that will be regularly updated to give website and Web app designers and developers an early look at what the company plans with its browser. Read More

Bing gets a performance boost from reconfigurable chips
Microsoft is planning to use programmable chips to boost the performance of the servers for its Bing search engine, by accelerating certain services using these devices. Read More

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Enabling Unified Service Delivery Management With nGeniusONE
Today's IT organizations manage diverse business services comprising a host of applications running on many server farms within the data center. NetScout provides a highly scalable, unified approach to service delivery management that enables efficient, topdown performance management across complex application, server and network tiers. Learn More

Microsoft's Cortana may be headed to world domination
What started out as a Windows Phone feature is about to become ubiquitous, and possibly Microsoft's biggest innovation in a while. Cortana, the voice assistant similar to iOS's Siri, is headed to your desktop and possibly other smartphones. Read More

10 Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 Success Stories
Since the release of Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 near the beginning of this year, organizations around the world have been turning to the cloud-based service for self-service business intelligence tools that allow users to analyze, visualize and share data using the familiar Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Here are 10 success stories built on Microsoft Power BI for Office 365. Read More

How Microsoft envisioned the smart home in 1999
Since the Internet of Things became a trending topic in the past few years, talk about the "smart home" has become somewhat exhausting. We all know what's possible and why we would want it, and at this point we're more concerned with how long it'll be until our things are connected to this much-discussed Internet of Things. Read More

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Solving the ADC Market Share Riddle: Winning the Data Center
No other ADC is better equipped to master those transformations than Citrix NetScaler. Gartner Inc.'s market share report confirms that NetScaler alone lives up to the full potential of ADCs for supporting today's IT requirements. Learn why other leading ADCs fall short while Citrix NetScaler gained share consistently for six consecutive quarters. Learn more

Need to move to IPv6 highlighted as Microsoft runs out of US address space
Microsoft has been forced to start using its global stock of IPv4 addresses to keep its Azure cloud service afloat in the U.S., highlighting the growing importance of making the shift to IP version 6. Read More

The 12 biggest gaffes by high-tech execs
  Late last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted a photo of himself touring a Texas factory that produces Mac Pros. Nothing special, right? Until you looked behind him and spied a pair of iMacs running Windows. Oops. Read More

Microsoft launches a service to help predict the future
Microsoft will soon offer a service aimed at making machine-learning technology more widely usable. Read More

The important thing to keep in mind about Microsoft's new Machine Learning cloud tool
In its battle for public cloud supremacy, Microsoft announced a new service today that it plans to debut next month: A predictive analytics and machine learning tool. Read More

Microsoft strips some Windows 7 users of IE11 patch privileges
Microsoft has quietly stopped serving security updates to Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) on consumer and small business Windows 7 PCs unless the customer has successfully applied an April update for the browser. Read More



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