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MAC ATTACK – An Anticipated Change Of Flavor

The vulnerabilities and subsequent attacks on Windows Operating Systems is a tale as old as time.
We’ve seen the progression of malicious content mutate and evolve over the last decade and, as we
all anticipated, Windows wouldn’t be the main target forever.

The running champ in reputed impenetrability, Mac, has become a target for a new breed of Malware;
ironically at the hands of Microsoft Word.

To learn more visit :
http://appleinsider.com/articles/17/02/09/mac-malware-discovered-in-microsoft-word-document-with-auto-running-macro

Lenovo announces multinational partner for extended lifecycle program

By | Networking

PC vendor Lenovo has announced that it is partnering with Triathlon Computer, which specializes in providing end-of-life, discontinued and refurbished IT hardware, on its Extended Lifecycle Program.

Under the agreement, Triathlon would become the official partner for hardware upgrades, options and service parts that are no longer marketed by Lenovo.

“With limited budgets, you optimize your assets and often maintain servers beyond our planned product support period,” Luis Giron, product marketing manager at Lenovo wrote in a blog post. “We understand the importance of providing investment protection and flexibility throughout the entire technology lifecycle; that’s why we have selected Triathlon Computer as our global partner for the new Extended Lifecycle Program (ELP).”

Platforms that are supposed under program include System x, ThinkServer, BladeCenter, Flex System, NeXtScale System, iDataPlex, and Lenovo networking products.

This article, “Lenovo announces multinational partner for extended lifecycle program,” originally appeared at computerdealernews.com. Written by: CDN Staff

VMware Stakes Claim to New Position in IDC Marketscape for Client Computing Software

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Today the IDC MarketScape report “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software 2015 Vendor Assessment” (doc #256606, June 2015), was published and named VMware as a leader.

At VMware, we are extremely proud of these results. Over the past 18 months we have aggressively invested in new and innovative technology and worked to build the strongest EUC team in the market.

This report speaks volumes about what our team’s solid vision and determination to exceed customer expectations. I want to thank the EUC team for their commitment and hard work. Without you—none of this would be possible.

Robert Young, Research Manager at IDC sums it up well:

“VMware’s position reflects the company’s market position and commitment to providing resources to expand its EUC product portfolio and infrastructure. IDC has placed VMware in the Leaders category in this IDC MarketScape. VMware’s position reflects the company’s market position and commitment to providing resources to expand its EUC product portfolio and infrastructure.”……

Head over to www.vmware.com to view the IDC Marketscape Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software Vendor Assessment chart and to read more of this blog.

This article, “VMware Stakes Claim to New Position in IDC Marketscape for Client Computing Software,” originally appeared at vmware.com. Read more of  David Grant.