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Posts by Matthew Thiffault

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From the experts | September 29, 2014 by Matthew Thiffault
Organizations of all sizes implement virtualization to gain efficiencies for both IT and the company. Typically, the server admin group leads this charge by running other virtualized servers on “virtual hosts,” or existing physical servers. In other words, it is possible to implement server virtualization without ever changing the server, storage, or networking hardware. From a […]
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From the experts | August 7, 2014 by Matthew Thiffault
Most hear “server virtualization” and think: efficiency, ease of management, high availability and flexibility. But these benefits – the aim of sound IT planning – really only extend to the server (and in some cases application) layer. Administration, it turns out, is a whole other kettle of fish. That’s because the complexities of introducing server […]
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Microsoft | April 30, 2014 by Matthew Thiffault
On April 26, 2014, Microsoft released Security Advisory 2963983 to notify customers of a vulnerability in Internet Explorer. At this time, Microsoft is aware of limited, targeted attacks and encourage customers to follow the suggested mitigations outlined in the security advisory while an update is finalized. An attacker could trigger a Zero-Day Internet Explorer exploit […]
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Unified Threat Managers (UTMs) and Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW) are often categorized together. I am going to define what is generally included in each product what the differences are, approaches to evaluating, and decisions to make when considering either of these solutions. What is a UTM?
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From the experts | January 18, 2013 by Matthew Thiffault
This is the third entry in a series about how Softchoice implemented BYOC. We hope you find the series interesting and look forward to your comments and thoughts on your experiences. As Madeleine’s blog series on Softchoice’s journey from Blackberry to BYOD is starting to wrap up, I’ve now started on a new journey considering whether Softchoice should expand BYOD […]