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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!

The Dell-EMC merger gets FTC approval. Microsoft has opened the Azure Container Service floodgates. An investigation undertaken by a group of security firms found that those who participated in the 2014 Sony attack had been active since 2009. Over 4,000 branches and 13,000 ATMS were targeted though a large phishing campaign in India. Microsoft fixed 36 flaws in IE, Edge, Office, Windows and .Net framework. AT&T credits SDN in reviving unlimited data plans, Micro-segmentation is on the rise for cloud security, enterprises are moving towards hybrid cloud models and more top news from this week! Remember, to stay up-to-date on the latest tech news, follow @GreenPagesIT on Twitter!

Tech News Recap

  • Dell-EMC Merger Gets FTC Approval, Remains On Track To Close
  • Microsoft Expands Azure Container Service Preview
  • Novetta finds Sony hackers active since 2009, North Korea involvement not endorsed
  • Malware targets India's largest private bank
  • Cloud, Enterprise IT Spending Buoy U.S. in Face of Worldwide Slide
  • Micro-Segmentation on the Rise for Cloud Security
  • Unlimited Data's resurgence due to SDN, says AT&T
  • DOD CIO weighs giving mil branches more leeway on enterprise services
  • Banks willing to move data storage to public cloud: Microsoft
  • Survey finds enterprises moving toward hybrid cloud model
  • Exchange Server 2016: Improved Features and Functionality
  • Microsoft gears up to roll out HoloLens beta kids, Actiongram mixed-reality videos
  • Hospital IT team badly needs a database doctor
  • Microsoft fixes 36 flaws in IE, Edge, Office, Windows, .NET Framework
  • Business leaders struggle with cloud, big data, and IoT security
  • Computer Science Is Now A High School Graduation Requirement In Chicago's Public School District


By Ben Stephenson, Emerging Media Specialist


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