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February 06, 2018
If there’s one thing that Linux needs to aid its march onwards it is (arguably) more enterprise robustness. Actually, if there’s one thing that Linux needs for enterprise success it’s firms like ...
January 09, 2018
Complications surrounding the fix for the Meltdown and Spectre microprocessor architecture flaws will make the patching process more difficult for administrators.
November 14, 2017
Microsoft said there were no critical vulnerabilities for Windows Server this month, but it issued patches for exploits that could be more damaging in the long run.
October 31, 2017
Microsoft's Project Honolulu puts the GUI back in the spotlight for systems administrators who felt left behind by the company's focus on advanced initiatives.
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