Hardware News

Hardware provides the technological foundation crucial for any organization. Read the latest enterprise hardware news, reviews, and insights below:

Combating DDoS attacks: Hardware and software solutions

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are not a new threat in the realm of cybersecurity. In fact, the threat of DDoS goes back decades. However, these days DDoS attacks are more common and more sophisticated. 

Users, IT pros disagree on IoT security

You can add the Internet of Things (IoT) to the long list of things IT pros and the average user seems to not quite see eye-to-eye on. 

Is IT ready for wearables? Probably not

Remember two years ago when experts talked about how we’d all be using Google Glass to do work?  

What lies ahead for 2016? Security fears, but little change

Spiceworks has surveyed IT pros on where they see themselves a year from now. Three big trends: stagnant budgets, slow hiring and a host of security worries ranging from natural disasters to clueless execs. 

Outdated servers are abundant

The end of Windows Server 2003 didn’t get nearly as much attention as that of XP – either from the media or IT pros. 

The end of Windows Server 2003 is only the beginning

Today is the deadline for end of support for Windows Server 2003. The reason you may not have noticed? Unlike Windows XP, this version is likely to live on much longer. 

Heads up: You could soon be spending more on the cloud

Some of it may be through increased usage. Some of it could be due to rising prices. But almost everyone is going to need to devote more of their budget to the cloud soon. 

Sloppy IT storage almost turns deadly – and costs $4.3 million

When most people think about “IT dangers,” they focus on security risks. But one organization’s IT supply closet actually posed a serious health risk – and resulted in a multi-million dollar lawsuit. 

Apple’s push to tougher passwords could be problematic for users

One of the least noticed announcements from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference could have a big effect on the security of mobile devices – but it also highlights a risk of password technology. 

Malware could already be on devices when you buy them

Some people take great pleasure out of opening the box on a new phone, tablet or PC. For others, it’s just the start of their problems.