Migrate Your Workloads to Hyper-V and Receive Free Windows Server Datacenter Licenses

With Windows Server 2016 on the horizon, Microsoft has announced a new offer to make moving to Windows Server 2016 more affordable for those still using VMware vSphere. Through June 30, 2017, if you are an existing VMware customer, you can get Windows Server Datacenter licenses for free when you buy Windows Server Datacenter and Software Assurance.…

Windows Server 2016 Will Be Generally Available October 1st

Microsoft has announced that Windows Server 2016 will be launched during their Ignite Conference in Atlanta (September 26-30) and will be generally available on October 1st. SoftwareMedia will have Windows Server 2016 available for pre-order in early September. If you have not already done so, we highly recommend you purchase Software Assurance with your Windows Server 2012 R2 licenses so…

Buyer Beware!

There are tons of options out there to buy software and plenty of illicit resellers duping customers into buying pirated software. Many consumers may think “Well, I paid something for it, and if it doesn’t work, I can always get my money back.” If you see Office Professional 2016 for sale at $130 when it should…

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Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report Overview

Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) provides an overview and analysis of the year in global threat activity. It is compiled using data from the Symantec Global Intelligence Network and  provides data on emerging trends in the threat landscape. Symantec discovered more than 430 million new unique pieces of malware in 2015. Remarkably, these…