Applications & Software News

Having the right software is vital to any business. Learn how new business applications and enterprise software are impacting organizations.

Windows users: Time to disable QuickTime

Apple has announced that it will no longer update QuickTime for Windows users. That means it’s time to relegate the software to the garbage bin of technology. 

Survey: Half of companies wish they’d trusted cloud migration to third parties

There are plenty of surveys out there that show companies’ feelings on outsourcing versus keeping services in-house. But one recent study actually highlighted something more interesting – after the decision has been made and all is said and done, do they regret their course of action? 

How the cloud is being used by companies now (and what’s next)

More than 90% 0f organizations are using at least one cloud app. But to what extent they’re on board and how they’re using it may surprise you. Find out what your colleagues are facing and where they’re going with the cloud next. 

Researcher: eBay isn’t addressing security flaw

According to a Check Point researcher, eBay is aware of a flaw involving JavaScript code, but it just doesn’t plan to do anything about it. Find out what it means for your company. 

What the move to the cloud actually looks like … Warts and all

Most people talk about moving to the cloud as if it’s the end of your problems (vendors especially). But it’s not always smooth sailing, as a new analysis of existing studies shows. 

Mac is making its way into more corporate offices

While Apple has always lagged behind competitors in enterprise use, it has seen an “unprecedented” increase in corporate use recently, according to a recent survey. The question is: Is this growth sustainable? 

Companies face inefficiencies, logjams in patching vulnerabilities

One of the most important jobs of any IT pro is keeping systems up to date. But with so many applications and services in use across the organization, that can be a haphazard process – one that leaves key vulnerabilities for attackers to exploit. 

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. 

The true cost of legacy apps: Inconvenience, policy violations

There’s probably at least one or two apps at your organization that users just hate. The thing runs too slow, is too hard to operate or doesn’t meet their needs in some other way. But the real bad news: That could be putting your systems at risk. 

Facebook’s dislike button is coming … but scammers are there first

By now you’ve probably heard the very, very important news that Facebook is working on a so-called “dislike” button.