Welcome to the April edition of Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary. In this edition there are 11 updates; 4 are marked "Critical" and 7 are rated "Important". A total of 26 CVE's (Common Vulnerability and Exposure) were fixed over 11 bulletins this month. One of the Critical update MS15-033 addresses publicly disclosed Microsoft Office vulnerability (CVE-2014-6352) which is currently being exploited in the wild.
While attending OFC two weeks ago, I found myself in quite a few meetings discussing “Are physical routers even needed anymore?” “Is hardware dead and everything will be SDN?” Meanwhile, in the Juniper booth stood the world’s most powerful core router on the planet, the PTX5000 supporting 24Tbps of capacity and the PTX3000 supporting 8Tbps of capacity effortlessly whirling air over this mind-boggling performance.
My connected alarm clock (no joke – it’s tethered to the national atomic clock) blared at 6 am this morning and amid me coming to my senses, I was immediately reminded that today is none other than Internet of Things day. No, it doesn’t quite have the cache of St Patrick’s Day or Dia de la Muertos, but the way things are getting connected these days, it’s soon to have the largest pool of participants (some 50 billion
The Financial Services Industry (FSI) is on the cusp of a big wave of changes, driven by trends such as heuristic processing of real-time social media feeds for market sentiment, analytics-based decision making, credit risk analysis, and digitized banking. Before financial organizations can capitalize on the opportunities affected by these trends, a fundamental architectural shift is required—one that rethinks comput
“After 18 years here, Juniper certainly isn’t a startup anymore, but it feels … like we’re innovating like a startup.” With those words, Juniper’s CEO, Rami Rahim, concluded his remarks at Juniper’s March 11 Innovation Showcase event. In the video below, Rami outlines two key contributing factors that propel us toward new, unprecedented levels of innovation — performance and automation.
Juniper Networks this month unveiled new products that deliver on the company’s vision and strategy for transforming networks so customers can capitalize on new growth opportunities brought on by the connected world. The continued expansion of cloud computing and the mobile Internet has caused an explosion of new devices, new traffic and new content that require intelligent, high performance networks to power and man
Innovation in financial services is a never-ending race, but today gaining—and maintaining—a competitive advantage requires fresh thinking. For decades, advances in processors, servers, networks, and storage allowed IT to keep pace with business demands.
But advances in silicon are leveling off, and firms need new ways to innovate—whether that is to support the digital transformation of banking, to trade and invest