5 virtualization platforms fit for SMBs

Virtualization allows you to eliminate dependency on physical hardware limitations and software requirements. Before you choose any one virtualization solution, it’s a good idea to go over the different companies providing virtualization services. Below is a list of five popular vendors offering reliable virtualization platforms.

Spectre and Meltdown vs. virtual desktops

On January 3, 2018, two hardware flaws were announced that affect nearly every computer sold within the last 20 years. Every virtualization service available relies on vulnerable computers, but you needn’t worry — almost every vendor has already protected your virtual machines.

Nyetya ransomware: what you need to know

Nyetya, a variant of the Petya ransomware, is spreading across businesses all over the world. Although it shares the same qualities as WannaCry — a ransomware deemed ‘one of the worst in history’ — many cyber security experts are calling it a more virulent strain of malware that could cause greater damage to both small […]

Mingo: Skype’s improved mobile app

In an effort to revamp its somewhat popular mobile app, Skype is launching Skype Mingo. The new version improves upon its predecessor’s shortcomings and aims to become an Android user’s ultimate communication tool. Whether or not Skype will succeed is still unclear, but the new app certainly looks promising. Here are some more details about […]

Microsoft offers Insider Program for Skype

One of the latest innovations from Microsoft involves various popular Insider Programs. The newest of these is a Skype Insider Program. Available for all desktop and mobile operating systems, this program will grant business owners and individuals access to more frequent updates and new, special features to one of the most important voice over internet […]

What Happened to Windows 9?

I guess Microsoft figured Windows 8 was so bad they needed to skip version 9 altogether. Microsoft recently gave the first look at its Windows 10 operating system, a major release to span all hardware from PCs to phones and try to address the ills that have dogged Windows 8. Microsoft promised an OS which will be more intuitive for the millions of workers still on Windows 7 and older OS’s. Here’s a rundown of some of the key points we learned about Windows 10.

What's in a name?

The natural name would have been Windows 9, but Microsoft is eager to suggest a break with the past.