Azure Lighthouse for Microsoft 365

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Azure Lighthouse is a free service which allows Cloud Service Providers and Managed Service Providers to offer management and monitoring services to their customers. Azure Lighthouse allows for cross-tenant management and multi-subscription management from a single pane of glass, whether that be the Azure portal, Azure Powershell, Azure CLI or the Azure Resource Manager APIs. … Read more

Overview of Microsoft Hololens 2 and Microsoft Mesh

Microsoft Mesh

Mixed reality A lot of progress has been made over the past decade on the following interconnected technologies: virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality. Mixed reality comes mostly as a combination of virtual reality and augmented reality. The applications of mixed reality cover a broad spectrum of human activities, including, but not limited to, … Read more

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Deployment and Adoption Resource Center

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Deployment and Adoption Resource Center

Citrix has developed the new Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Deployment and Adoption Resource Center. Inside this self-service destination, IT administrators and internal launch teams will find all the valuable tools and components they need to drive internal alignment and to ensure your employees, stakeholders, and organization are ready for launch. The CVAD Deployment and … Read more

The new Windows Server 2022

Windows Server 2022 Preview

New Windows Server 2022 announcement On March 2nd 2021 Microsoft announced that Windows Server 2022 is in preview, the next release in our Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC), which will be generally available later this calendar year. It builds on Windows Server 2019, our fastest adopted Windows Server ever. This release includes advanced multi-layer security, hybrid … Read more

Honeywell quantum milestone

honeywell quantum computing

Honeywell Quantum Solutions has achieved another milestone in its quest to develop the highest-performing quantum computers on the market. This week, the System Model H1 quadrupled its performance in terms of quantum volume and became the first commercial quantum computer to measure 512. It marks the third time in nine months Honeywell has set an … Read more

Greece 2.0

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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wednesday presented the key principles of the so-called National Recovery and Resilience Plan for the day after the coronavirus pandemic. Mitsotakis said the plan – dubbed Greece 2.0 – consists of 170 projects, investments and reforms. It will mobilize 57 billion euros and is expected to add up to seven percentage … Read more

Darpa research on next generation Fully Homomorphic Encryption

FHE encryoption

DARPA Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) Protecting and preserving personally identifiable information (PII), intellectual property, intelligence insights, and other forms of sensitive information has never been more critical. A steady cadence of data breaches and attacks are reported seemingly daily. As the use of cloud computing and virtual networks becomes increasingly pervasive for storing, processing, and … Read more

The new Citrix Ready Marketplace

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The new Citrix Ready Marketplace Citrix announced today that they have released the newly revamped Citrix Ready Marketplace portal available at: https://citrixready.citrix.com/. Today, there are more than 700 partners in the Citrix Ready Program and more than 6,100 products listed in the Citrix Ready Marketplace. An overview of the Citrix … Read more

Microsoft Exchange Server critical patches

Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft announcement Microsoft has recently identified zero-day exploits and vulnerabilities in all active Exchange Server on-premise released and has announced (March 2021) that a series of critical patches have been released for all Exchange Server on-premise versions (2013, 2016, 2019) which mitigate the vulnerabilities. Exchange Server Online is not affected. To urgently patch the Exchange … Read more

Cloud IT Ops Cisco webinar

Cloud IT Ops

The digital experience has taken on even more importance as organisations transform and increase their investment in cloud infrastructure and services. The dynamic app landscape, multitude tools, clouds, platforms is constantly growing. Discover how IT Ops for a hybrid, multicloud world enhanced with automation and visibility can guide your day-to-day management of your hardware and … Read more

The Click-Down Citrix technical podcast

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Deployment and Adoption Resource Center

The Click-Down is the official Citrix technical podcast. Citrix will release the first episode Wednesday, February 10. You can check out the trailer on Spotify, Apple, Google podcasts, Stitcher, or on your podcast platform of choice. The following topics will be covered in podcast episode 1: Service Continuity — We interview Fernando Klurfan, Principal Product … Read more

ITProDev Connections 2020

ITProDevConnections2020

ITProDev Connections 2020 event announcement This year, although is not a good year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the communities involved with the event believe in holding it as a virtual event. This decision was made for two main reasons: Firstly because the cost of hosting a virtual event is minimized, Secondly because we need … Read more

The Microsoft Pluton processor

microsoft pluton processor

The Microsoft Pluton processor Microsoft very recently officially announced the new Microsoft Pluton Processor in Microsoft security blog. Pluton is a Microsoft-designed security subsystem that implements a hardware-based root of trust for various Microsoft services. It includes a security processor core, cryptographic engines, a hardware random number generator, public/private key generation, asymmetric and symmetric encryption, … Read more

The state of the network in the covid-19 era

covid-19 state of the network

Introduction The Covid-19 era has introduced a series of changes which are still being unfolded and which are bringing a profound impact on the lives of billions of people around the world. New terms such as “the future of work”, “remote working” and “remote learning” are being used in at an increasing pace. The consequences … Read more

Citrix announced VAD security vulnerabilities

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Deployment and Adoption Resource Center

Case Citrix announced on November 10th 2020 the following vulnerabilities. CVE ID Description Vulnerability Type Pre-conditions  CVE-2020-8269 An unprivileged Windows user on the VDA can perform arbitrary command execution as SYSTEM CWE-269: Improper Privilege Management The attacker must be an authenticated user on the Windows VDA with write access to the C:\ directory CVE-2020-8270 An unprivileged Windows user on the VDA or a SMB user can perform arbitrary command execution as SYSTEM CWE-78: Improper Neutralization of Special … Read more