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Citrix Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products

Citrix releases updates for several vulnerabilities.
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NorthPort Gains Cyber Essentials Plus

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Citrix DaaS

Citrix moves from CVAD to DaaS
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Citrix Database High Availability

Upgrading Citrix Databases
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Windows 11 released on October 5th

Microsoft announces Windows 11 release date
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Microsoft Cloud PC - now Windows 365

Microsoft has revealed the Windows 365 cloud-based desktop experience running on top of Azure Virtual Desktop, which will be available from 2 August 2021.
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NorthPort & Nutanix completes the migration of TEPUK Offshore Oil And Gas Platforms To Hyperconverged Infrastructure

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Largest U.S. pipeline shuts down operations after ransomware attack

A US official has told the Washington Post that it is believed that the DarkSide ransomware operation is behind the attack.
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The End is Nigh

On January 14, 2020, support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end. That means the end of regular security updates. Don't let your infrastructure and applications ...
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Citrix Receiver Vulnerability

Citrix have released a support article detailing a vulnerability in recent versions of the Citrix Receiver and Workspace client. Citrix strongly recommend upgrading the c...
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VMware vSphere 6.7 Released!

Some interesting updates with 6.7, here's hoping the HTML5 client is good enough to dispense with the Flash one.
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Welcome to Scott Clark

We are delighted to announce that Scott Clark has joined NorthPort Technologies as part of the Infrastructure team. Scott brings several years’ experience in several back...
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How do you reset your password in an RDP Session from a MacBook?

You would think this is an easy one, but it's not. Some say Fn+CTRL+ALT+DEL. This is an interesting one but I don't have a DEL key on my MacBook.
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It's like 1999 - Patch, AV and Backup

Who remembers Melissa and the ILOVEYOU attacks? And nearly 20 years later, the patch, AV and backup advice is as relevant as ever. Some things have changed; 20 years ago...
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Hasta La Vista, er Vista

Support for Windows Vista ended on 11 April 2017, meaning users will have to move to a more recent version of Windows if they want an OS that Microsoft will support and p...
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Incremental Updates for Citrix

Since Citrix have increased the pace of XenApp and XenDesktop updates, the new LTSR (Long Term Service Release) has been set at version 7.6. For some organisations, this ...
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"Even Tech-Savvy users will be fooled"

We've been educated into checking email and most dodgy ones are fairly easy to spot - poor spelling, bad grammar or obvious tricks to try and hide email addresses and fak...
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Personal Details of 5 Million staff from the worlds top 1000 companies leaked

Whilst Yahoo has leaked user details of up to 500 million user accounts, it seems we use our corporate email address for sites such as LinkedIn, Dropbox and even Ashley M...
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Did you really buy that Album?

Panic at the disco - a fraught daughter stating categorically that she did not buy all this stuff on the Apple invoice she's just received. It's clearly an email from App...
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What's New in XenApp and XenDesktop 7.9? - MCSIO

One of the key features of Citrix Provisioning Services (or PVS) is the now default setting of "Cache to Ram with Overflow to disk" write cache. One of the results is an ...
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