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41% of users still use unsupported and near end-of-life OS

41% of users still use unsupported and near end-of-life OS

Many consumers and businesses still rely on unsupported or near end-of-life operating systems (OS), according to Kaspersky research. While newer versions of such OS are available, around 41% of consumers still use either an unsupported or approaching end of support desktop OS like Windows XP or Windows 7. At the same time, 40% of very

IBM and Bell Join Forces

IBM and Bell Canada today announced they are joining forces to offer IBM MobileFirst for iOS market-ready enterprise applications for iPad, iPhone or Apple Watch. Bell will combine its expertise in mobility services with IBM’s robust suite of apps tailored to meet the specific needs of professionals across multiple industries, including energy and utilities, government, manufacturing,

‘Game Mode’ In Windows OS

When it comes to computer operating systems, Windows has always been the weapon of choice for gamers. MacOS never supported graphics intensive gamers. Moreover, Windows had advantage of Direct X system. Now it seems Microsoft is going a step further by adding a ‘Game Mode’ to its operating system. When activated, this mode will prioritise

Microsoft wants to make Windows update smaller

Microsoft has taken off Windows Insiders with its most recent form called Unified Update Platform (UUP). Microsoft’s UUP is a differential download bundle that permits clients to download just the progressions that have been set aside a few minutes they upgraded their gadget, rather than a full form. The UUP adequately lessens the extent of

HPE and Microsoft Deepen Collaboration

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) announced the availability of their Cloud Productivity & Mobility Solution Offerings (CPM), which will create transformational consulting services and business applications for Windows 10. This expansion of their global partnership will help organizations worldwide better utilize cloud, mobile, digital and industry applications to dramatically improve business outcomes and

Windows 10 powers 164M PCs at end of ’15

After five months, Microsoft’s Windows 10 powers about 164 million PCs, data published Friday showed. Windows 10’s user share an estimate of the portion of all personal computers worldwide that ran the OS  grew one percentage point in December to 10%, according to metrics vendor Net Applications. The new operating system’s user share increase last month

Cisco adds programmability to Internet routers

Cisco this week enhanced its network operating system software to boost the performance of cloud applications and reduce operational costs. As promised last week by CEO Chuck Robbins, Cisco unveiled an upgrade to its IOS XR software that features improved programmability and tighter integration with popular IT configuration and management tools. The software was developed

Sonus Introduces VellOS

Sonus Introduces VellOS – The Network Operating System for Cloud Networks.VellOS provides new cloud services for service providers and efficient cloud networking for enterprises. VellOS is a virtualized Cloud exchange networking platform designed to provide Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) and to optimize connections between Clouds. VellOS frees service provider networks to generate revenue through new Cloud services. VellOS provides

Google Launches MAM for iOS

Google announced the launch of Mobile Application Management (MAM) for iOS devices, a solution designed to help Google Apps administrators recommend and manage applications that employees should install and use on their managed iOS devices in the workplace. After making it available for Android earlier this year, the new version MAM for Apple’s iOS devices

Tridium Launches Next-Generation IoT Framework – Niagara 4

Tridium today introduced Niagara 4, the next generation of its iconic Niagara Framework the operating system of the Internet of Things (IoT). Niagara 4 includes dozens of new features and enhancements to help Niagara developers, integrators and users increase operational and energy efficiency, reduce costs and maintain security. “Niagara is based on the promise of