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Tech News Recap for the Week of 2/22/2016

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Tech News Recap for the Week of 2/22/2016

Were you busy last week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 2/22/2016!

Exchange Server 2016: Improved Features and Functionality

In October of last year, Exchange Server 2016 became available. This was big news and, in case you missed it, I wanted to bring it back to your attention now that it has some market adoption. Unlike previous versions of Exchange, this one was forged in the cloud. Read this technet blog post to get a nice overview. Some of the highlights of new capabilities include:

Tech News Recap for the Week of 2/15/2016

Were you busy last week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 2/8/2016!

Using the Cloud for Disaster Recovery

Here's a short video I did discussing how we've helped clients use the cloud as a disaster recovery site. This can be a less expensive option that allows for test fail over while guaranteeing resources. If you have any questions or would like to talk about disaster recovery in the cloud in more detail, please reach out!

Tech News Recap for the Week of 2/8/2016

Were you busy last week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 2/8/2016! Oracle posted a Java patch for a bug that could compromise Windows machines. VMware announced a bunch of licensing and product changes including end-of-life, pricing, and new feature information. The U.S. Government wants to increase IT spending 1.3% in its proposed budget. The Microsoft Azure IoT Hub connects and manages Internet of Things devices. Google made improvements to gmail's security, a hacking group is targeting ATMs to dupe banks, and a man loaded malware in his 'My Documents' folder to turn the tables on scammers. To get real-time updates on all of the most important tech news, follow GreenPages on Twitter!

VMware Licensing and Product Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

VMware dropped some news this week regarding their product and licensing lineup. VMware announced the End-of-Life (EOL) of some familiar friends, slight additions to other products, and increasing and decreasing pricing.  There are a lot of moving parts so sit tight and let me walk you through what’s going on.

Tech News Recap for the Week of 2/1/2016

Were you busy last week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 2/1/2016!

Barracuda's New Essentials for Office 365

Barracuda has recently released its new Essentials for Office 365 offering. In the past, I would get questions from customers about wanting to back up Office 365 to be able to control it themselves and not rely on Microsoft. I unfortunately never had much to tell them. You’re option was to go through Microsoft. Barracuda is now offering single email recovery without recovering the entire mailbox, associated attachments recovery, and conversation recovery. Barracuda has heard customers and delivered on those requests in a great way. If you'd like to hear me discuss Office 365 in more detail, check out a webinar I recently did.

Citrix Summit 2016 Pt 3: HDX RealTime Optimization Pack 2.0

The final part of my series on the Citrix 2016 Partner Summit summarizes the notes Citrix provided around HDX RealTime Optimization Pack 2.0. Part 1 recapped news around XenApp and XenDesktop and part 2 covered XenMobile and PVS 7.7. As always, please reach out if you're looking for any more information.

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