Joe Wilcox

Microsoft Windows 7 Release Candidate Arrives for Some – Most Must Wait

Today, Microsoft is releasing Windows 7 Release Candidate to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, with public availability coming on May 5. Microsoft isn't waiting until next month to tout the...

Microsoft Windows 7 Release Candidate: What to Expect

Microsoft will make a Windows 7 release candidate available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers on April 30. The software will be generally available on May 5. For those currently...

Microsoft Releases Office 2007 Service Pack 2

Enterprises should make no mistake about what Microsoft Office 2007 is and is not. Starting with Office 2003, Microsoft expanded Office's core functionality from the desktop to the server....

Could Windows 7 Ship on Back-to-School PCs?

On April 30, Microsoft plans to release Windows 7 Release Candidate to Microsoft Developer Network and to TechNet. The release candidate will be available to everyone else on May...

Will Windows XP Mode Put Compatibility Before Security?

Colleague Larry Seltzer raises some interesting questions about Windows XP Mode, which Microsoft plans to make available in beta sometime in the near future. XPM uses virtualization to let...

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F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...

Cloudera’s Ram Venkatesh on Hybrid Cloud and the Cloudera Roadmap

I spoke with Ram Venkatesh, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudera, about the company’s shifts, and how the Cloudera Data Platform serves a hybrid environment. Among...

Secure Cloud Migration: Beware Identity Failures and Misconfigurations

According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market grew 40.7% in 2020. But despite how commonplace it now is, a cloud migration can...

How Tech Companies Can Boost Cyber Defenses: Building a Cyber-First Culture

Today’s accelerated pace of digital transformation brings significant opportunities for businesses to grow and drive value for shareholders. At the same time, the rise...

Zoomtopia: AI and Video to Power Healthcare

At the recent Zoomtopia event, the company touted its ability to power digital healthcare. Zoom already integrates with popular electronic health record (EHR) systems, such...