Microsoft Windows 8 Release Dates and Pricing

Windows 8 is coming! Microsoft has set the date for the RTM (Release To Manufufacturing) for August 2012 and the general release will be the end of October 2012. As if that is not exciting enough, hot on the tail of Microsoft Windows 8 will be Microsoft Office 15, and Server 2012, standby for more information on that. It is …

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Microsoft has patchy goodness this coming Tuesday!

Here it is… Strap in for this coming Tuesday’s updates. Looks like they will address a zero day vulnerability too, but I don’t see mention of it in this bulletin. Please, update your computers and servers!   Critical Security Bulletins ============================ Bulletin 1 – Affected Software: – Windows XP Service Pack 3 – Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack …

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Where’s Your Cloud?

Amazon Web Services (AWS), considered by many to be the de facto standard in “cloud” solutions, experienced a wide-spread outage that took many services offline, including the popular Instagram, Pintrest and NetFlix sites over the weekend.┬áToday, it appears that random issues are still affecting these sites. Initially the cause, estimated time of restored service and updates were quite vague, leaving …