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In Moving Production Workloads to Cloud, VMware Professionals Prefer AWS, Azure

The Var Guy - 7 hours 39 min ago
VMware customers are far along on the path to cloud adoption, with many opting for Amazon Web Services (AWS) as their preferred cloud platform as they shift VMware production environments off-premises.

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Microsoft Azure Just-In-Time Virtual Machine Access Preview

The Var Guy - 7 hours 41 min ago
Microsoft is implementing new features for Azure based Virtual Machines to help you prevent attacks but not block your authorized access when it is necessary.

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Docker Can Now Containerize Legacy Apps Running on Mainframes

The Var Guy - 7 hours 46 min ago
Christine Hall Docker this week announced the first update to its rebranded flagship platform with the release of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) 17.06. Back in March, Docker rolled out the first Docker EE, built on the backs of what had been known as Docker Commercially Supported and Docker Datacenter.

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Read the Final Report: ‘IKARUSdilapidated’ Ransomware Attack

The Var Guy - 7 hours 49 min ago
Cyber security vendor Comodo this week issued details of a newly discovered and ongoing large-scale ransomware campaign that is using a variant of the infamous “Locky” malware.

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Cisco Outlook Shows Robbins Turnaround Hasn’t Spurred Growth

The Var Guy - 7 hours 51 min ago
Bloomberg Cisco Systems Inc., whose machines form the backbone of the internet, predicted another revenue decline as the company tries to remake itself amid a changing networking industry.

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ADP Falls While Ackman Says Stock Could Double by 2021

The Var Guy - 7 hours 54 min ago
Bloomberg Activist investor Bill Ackman said Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s “buy not build” strategy has riddled the company with inefficiencies that, if fixed, could more than double the value of the company within four years. Investors sent the stock lower.

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Zero One: Falling in Love with the Customer Experience

The Var Guy - Thu, 2017-08-17 18:00
A great customer experience stirs feelings of joy, excitement and delight, while a bad one evokes anger, disgust and mistrust.

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IBM CEO Says Trump Advisory Forum Could No Longer Serve Purpose

The Var Guy - Thu, 2017-08-17 12:07
Bloomberg IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty, who had been a member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy and policy advisory group, said the panel was dissolved Wednesday after members determined that it could “no longer serve the purpose for which it was formed.”

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The Managed Kubernetes Opportunity for MSPs

The Var Guy - Thu, 2017-08-17 12:03
Kubernetes, an open source orchestration platform for Docker containers, is an increasingly important part of computing environments.

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Massive New ‘Locky’-Variant Ransomware Attack Now Underway

The Var Guy - Thu, 2017-08-17 11:58
A massive, worldwide ransomware attack is currently unfolding, powered from more than 11,625 distinct IP addresses in 133 different countries, experts at cyber security vendor Comodo said today.

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Security Central: HBO Plays the Game of Hacks, Ransomware Leaves SMBs Reeling

The Var Guy - Thu, 2017-08-17 11:45
Well, it seems as though winter has arrived at HBO. The company's security was compromised again this week, after having already been hacked a number of times in the past few weeks.

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7 Things Successful Implementers Do to Increase Cloud ROI

The Var Guy - Thu, 2017-08-17 09:45
There is a world of opportunity in the cloud, but not all companies are taking full advantage of it. Partners and resellers can play a key role here, providing technology insight and direction that will enable customers to not just use cloud technology, but to fully exploit it and achieve the highest possible return on investment.

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Here's the One Trait that is Key to Channel Success

The Var Guy - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:25
To understand the journey that led Tony Winter to the channel, we have to travel back in time to the early 1970s.

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Understanding Digital Twins as a Key Part of Digital Transformation

The Var Guy - Wed, 2017-08-16 14:17
Bill Kleyman | The WHIR One of the really cool parts of the digital revolution has been the work we’ve done to give analog devices a digital footprint. This involves manufacturing, healthcare, automotive, power, and so much more.

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Trump Lashes Out as Intel Chief, Other CEOs Step Down From Council

The Var Guy - Wed, 2017-08-16 14:13
Bloomberg President Donald Trump said the CEOs quitting his advisory council aren’t taking their jobs seriously, again taking aim at some of America’s most visible business leaders as the fallout from a weekend of racially charged violence in Virginia mounts.

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Ask a Security Expert: Security Vendor Tackles Malware Attacks

The Var Guy - Wed, 2017-08-16 14:08
George Anderson | Webroot Firstly, ransomware is a malware attack like any other malware attack.

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Microsoft Acquires Cycle Computing for HPC in Azure

The Var Guy - Wed, 2017-08-16 14:04
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Cycle Computing to support customers using High-Performance Computing (HPC) in the cloud. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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AWS Launches New Security and Migration Services at NYC Summit

The Var Guy - Wed, 2017-08-16 14:01
Two weeks after posting its Q2 results, Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted its AWS Summit New York on Monday, a free event for users designed to educate them about new features.

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MSP Fights Costly Fraud Lawsuit as Its Insurer Bolts

The Var Guy - Tue, 2017-08-15 11:28
For Denali Advanced Integration, the stakes couldn’t be higher.

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The Channel Podcast, Episode 3: Passwords

The Var Guy - Tue, 2017-08-15 10:17
Fourteen years after creating the guidelines for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), computer scientist Bill Burr says "never mind." In his esteem—and many others—there are better ways to manage passwords.

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