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July 09, 2013
On Patch Tuesday, Microsoft addressed a number of critical flaws in font parsing and vulnerabilities in Windows Server 2008 R2.
May 29, 2013
Microsoft is about to detail the future of its server, desktop and Cloud OS platforms. What does that mean for Windows Server 2012?
February 29, 2012
Customers are turning to the channel for virtual infrastructure management solutions that address VM sprawl and provide more business visibility.
January 13, 2011
Dell's acquisition of SecureWorks brings Dell into the MSSP market, which is good news for solution providers.
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