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Volume 4, Number 18 -- May 9, 2007
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Patch Tuesday Yields Seven Critical Patches for 19 Flaws
by Alex Woodie

Microsoft issued seven patches for 19 vulnerabilities in its products yesterday as part of the scheduled Patch Tuesday event. One of the patches fixes the critical DNS server flaw that malicious software writers have been exploiting for the last several weeks. The day also brought three patches affecting Office flaws, a cumulative update for Internet Explorer that includes a fix for a newly discovered vulnerability, and one patch each for new critical security problems found in BizTalk Server and Exchange Server. READ MORE >

Microsoft Moves Forefront as Security Market Changes
by Alex Woodie

Microsoft last week announced the availability of Forefront Client Security, its first foray into the market for desktop security software for businesses. With the clout of the world's largest software company behind it, analysts predict the new malware fighter could make a serious dent in what is becoming a commodity market for desktop security software. Microsoft also launched System Center Essentials 2007, a management console designed for mid size businesses. READ MORE >


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Q&A with HP's Paul Miller: The X64 Server Biz
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

As vice president of marketing for Hewlett Packard's Industry Standard Server division, which peddles the company's ProLiant rack and tower servers and its Blade System blade servers, Paul Miller has his hand on the steering wheel of the world's largest single server business in terms of the number of customers and units sold each year. Miller took some time out of his schedule recently to shoot the breeze about the X64 biz. READ MORE >


Microsoft Taps Packeteer for Branch Office Server
by Alex Woodie

Microsoft and network bandwidth management company Packeteer have teamed up to develop an all-in-one server that simplifies IT frameworks in remote branch offices. The new server, called an iShaper, will feature Packeteer's network acceleration technology alongside an array of commonly used services, such as file, print, and security software. READ MORE >



 

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But Wait, There's More:

Symantec Adds Workflow Smarts to Server Foundation Tools . . . Microsoft Launches Windows Live Hotmail . . . Dell Inks Linux-Windows Pact with Microsoft and Novell . . . QlikTech Updates In-Memory BI Software . . . SOA Will Be Used in Half of the Enterprise Applications Created in 2007 . . . Bob Muglia On Windows and Nukes . . .


 

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


 
Editor: Alex Woodie
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Shannon O'Donnell,
Timothy Prickett Morgan, Victor Rozek, Kevin Vandever, Hesh Wiener
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As I See It: Education--the Other Dysfunction

The Linux Beacon
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How To Build a Green Data Center

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Top Mainframe Stories From Around the Web

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The Unix Guardian
More Details Emerge on IBM's Upcoming Power6 Server Launch

Sun Boots Solaris 10 on "Rock" Sparc Processors

Startup 3Leaf Systems Looks to Shake Up Server Virtualization

Mad Dog 21/21: Hearts and Minds

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Patch Tuesday Yields Seven Critical Patches for 19 Flaws

Microsoft Moves Forefront as Security Market Changes

Q&A with HP's Paul Miller: The X64 Server Biz

Microsoft Taps Packeteer for Branch Office Server

But Wait, There's More:


Symantec Adds Workflow Smarts to Server Foundation Tools . . . Microsoft Launches Windows Live Hotmail . . . Dell Inks Linux-Windows Pact with Microsoft and Novell . . . QlikTech Updates In-Memory BI Software . . . SOA Will Be Used in Half of the Enterprise Applications Created in 2007 . . . Bob Muglia On Windows and Nukes . . .


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