Internet Explorer is finally headed out to pasture. As of this past Wednesday, Microsoft will no longer support the once-dominant browser that legions of web surfers loved to hate—and a few still claim to adore. The 27-year-old application now joins BlackBerry phones, dial-up modems and Palm Pilots in the dustbin of tech history. IE’s demise was not […]
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Most routers remain unpatched despite security risks, experts warn. There are hundreds of vulnerabilities plaguing routers of all shapes and sizes, and most of them have not been patched, new analysis from Kaspersky has warned. The company’s report says that in 2021, there had been a total of 506 new vulnerabilities discovered, out of which 87 […]
Businesses are employing enterprise architecture to improve product delivery, risk management, and even employee retention, among other business-critical uses. The discipline of enterprise architecture (EA) is often criticized for forcing technology choices on business users or producing software analyses no one uses. But the practice of EA is booming today, and architects of any description […]
NVIDIA‘s relationship with the open-source community has historically been a tale of intense on-again-off-again interactions. In recent years, the company has embraced open source more closely as of late, but its past refusal to open-source its graphics drivers, citing trade secrets and proprietary technology, has continued to be a point of friction between Team Green and Linux […]
Dell is adding data recovery solutions to its APEX portfolio, for data centers and public clouds including Azure and AWS. Dell is offering an expanded ecosystem of multicloud data management tools for its customers with a focus on data recovery services, adding recovery vault support for on-premises as well as public cloud assets. “Our customers want help […]
Two years of disaster planning massively reduced recovery time objective, company says. If you’re unsure how resilient your organization is to a disaster, there’s a simple way to find out: unplug one of your datacenters from the internet and see what happens. That’s what Dropbox did in November, though with a bit more forethought. It had […]
Companies are eliminating desktop PCs in favor of mobile gear, adjusting provider strategies to fill their needs. Few business continuity and disaster planners ever envisioned setting up most of their employees in home offices almost overnight, as the COVID-19 pandemic caught IT unprepared. Procuring the laptops, headsets, monitors, printers, Wi-Fi routers, tablets, PCs, cabling, and other gear this […]
BigLake, a new data lake storage engine that resembles data lakehouses built by newer data companies, will be at the center of Google Cloud’s data platform strategy. Google Cloud plans to launch a new data lake storage engine based on its popular BigQuery data warehouse to help remove barriers preventing customers from mining the full […]
Cisco’s DevNet certifications emphasize network programing, automation, and application-development skills. Software skills are becoming increasingly desirable for network engineers and architects, and the uptick in Cisco’s DevNet certification program reflects the trend. According to Cisco, there’s been more than 50% growth in the number of DevNet certifications awarded in the past year. Cisco says it […]
Microsoft’s approach to Windows has long been to support as many devices as possible, even when they didn’t have the hardware to support an ideal computing experience. Things are different with Windows 11, which has a stringent set of system requirements — if you don’t have a relatively new CPU or a hardware security module, no (official) Windows […]