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Microsoft Buys Clipchamp Video Creation App

by Russell Smith

Last week, Microsoft announced that it had bought Clipchamp, a browser-based video creation app. Founded in 2013, Clipchamp's mission is to enable everyone to tell stories using video. Microsoft recognizes video is a powerful medium but that it has been traditionally difficult for most people to produce high quality videos that are worth sharing. Artistic… Read More

AWS Adds Support for NetApp ONTAP

by Michael Otey

One of the major announcements from this past AWS Storage Day 2021, September 2nd 2021, was Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP. Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a fully managed storage service that enables businesses to run NetApp ONTAP file systems in the AWS cloud. ONTAP from NetApp  is an enterprise data management solution designed to provide… Read More

What’s New in Azure AD Connect V2

by Russell Smith

Azure AD Connect is a free tool from Microsoft that's used for synchronizing objects between on-premises Windows Server Active Directory (AD) and Azure Active Directory. Microsoft announced in August the availability of Azure AD Connect V2.0. And in this article, I'm going to discuss the major changes in this new release. Here are the major… Read More

Microsoft Offers Free Support for Windows 11 and Windows 10 21H2 Commercial Previews

by Russell Smith

Microsoft announced September 2nd that it is releasing Windows 11 and Windows 10 (version 21H2) commercial previews. Organizations in the Windows Insider Program for Business can access the builds and get free support. The builds are available through the usual channels, like Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Azure Marketplace, and the Windows Insider… Read More

Patch Microsoft Exchange Servers Now to Stop LockFile Ransomware

by Russell Smith

The LockFile ransomware group has been actively launching attacks against Microsoft Exchange Servers, exploiting three vulnerabilities that were patched by Microsoft in April and May this year. Known as the Exchange Server ProxyShell vulnerabilities, the LockFile group uses them, in conjunction with the Windows PetitPotam vulnerabilities that were partially patched in the round of updates… Read More