How VMware is building a bridge to the mobile-cloud era

Bank robbing used to be easy. If you could get past the main vault, you could get instant access to all the cash. Within today’s modern banks, the vault’s exterior provides just one layer of perimeter security.  Now banks incorporate an assortment of other layers of security, such as safety deposit boxes, which make accessing everyone’s cash at once incredibly difficult, if not nearly impossible. (more…)...

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How to launch a streaming TV service when your file storage is at capacity

On-demand streaming services have made relaxing easy – search for a title, and hit play. But the behind-the-scenes technology that makes streaming content possible can be a lot of work to implement. That was the recent challenge for an international broadcast television network. Years ago, it had the foresight to record and store all of its…

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Is your phone safe from mobile malware?

A decade ago, Windows machines were perceived as the target of all malware. Today, malware is a threat to all platforms. Rather than one popular operating system being inherently more secure than another, it seems malware increases in tandem with the OS’s use. The more popular it becomes, the more targeted it is, and the…

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This is how Microsoft’s upcoming product and pricing changes will affect you

In May, SHI detailed the upcoming price changes impacting Microsoft’s Client Access Licenses (CALs). These changes, which took effect Aug. 1, 2015, will result in an approximate 13 percent increase on the cost of User CALs. But that was not the only change from Microsoft: In conjunction with the User CAL price increase, Microsoft adjusted…

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Legacy and emerging partner performance fuel first half revenue jump

SHI President and CEO Thai Lee kicked off SHI’s Global Sales Conference this morning by confirming what most employees had already suspected: SHI’s strong start to 2015 continued into Q2 resulting in a record first half performance in our 26th year in business. Through June, SHI’s year-to-date revenue was up 15 percent over the same…

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Staff picks for the week of Aug. 3, 2015

Like the people who use it, technology constantly evolves. Today’s staff picks show just how far it’s come in the last decade. The evolution of Windows startup sounds, from Windows 3.1 to 10 (Read by Nick G.) For years Windows users heard a distinct sound every time they started their computers. But the times are…

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Windows 10 is here: Here’s what volume licensing customers need to know

Windows 10 is live, and with it comes product portfolio changes, adjustments to Software Assurance (SA) benefits, and a bevy of new features and enhancements. But perhaps the biggest change is how updates are delivered. Here is the breakdown of these changes, and considerations for how to acquire Windows 10 licenses moving forward.

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