Get Ready: SQL Server 2016 Will Be Generally Available on June 1st

The newest version of SQL Server is better than ever. SQL Server is a recognized leader in Gartner Magic Quadrants for Operational Database, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, and Advanced Analytics, and Gartner recently named Microsoft the industry leader in the Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems in execution and vision. Microsoft was also named a leader…

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Stay Secure with Advanced Threat Protection in Office 365

Office 365 already provides robust email protection against spam, viruses and malware. But as hackers around the globe launch increasingly sophisticated attacks, many organizations are seeking tools that provide increased protection. Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) in Office 365 is your solution! ATP is an email filtering service that provides additional protection against advanced threats. ATP…

SoftwareMedia is Getting a Facelift!

In the past few years, SoftwareMedia.com has undergone some pretty exciting changes; we saw the introduction of our new logo and colors, as well as the creation of the SoftwareMedia Blog (which you are currently enjoying). We are always trying to change with the times, and improve our customers’ shopping experience. So, in the spirit…

Support for XP Has Ended! Get Compliant Today

Today is the first day of the post Windows XP era. Microsoft discontinued support for XP yesterday, April 8th, 2014, unleashing the world of hackers on the Operating System. Typically Microsoft offers bounties to hackers for finding vulnerabilities, but that will end too. Any new vulnerabilities hackers find will be put on the market for…