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VMware: Life after EMC

VMware: Life after EMC

When EMC acquired VMware in 2007 waves were made in the technology world, primarily in the server sector.  VMware, after all, was by far the best in show when it came to cloud and virtualisation software and services.  It was a no brainer for EMC, who is a prominent player in the server build space.  The acquisition made EMC a power player in the cloud and virtual space overnight.  But in August of 2016 another such momentous occasion took place. …

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The Future of Ransomware

The Future of Ransomware

Insiders, experts, and pundits have weighed in on the future of ransomware.  Sorry to say, but it is looking pretty bleak.  The already potent attack vector is still roaming around unchallenged.  Poor defenses, gaping vulnerabilities and current data handling practices still puts thousands of businesses at risk every day.  Cybercriminals are exploiting some of the most basic crutches of businesses like lack of budget and technical know-how to maximise the amount of damage they can do while simultaneously maximising the…

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