Simon Sharwood

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Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Huawei Mate 20

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Huawei Mate 20

How do these premium smartphones compare?
Simon Sharwood Apr 17 2019, 6:00AM Hardware
Microsoft warns new lab-based exams are out of time

Microsoft warns new lab-based exams are out of time

Cloudy components load and run slowly, so tests will stretch to three hours.
Simon Sharwood Apr 16 2019, 2:40PM Training & Development
Nakivo ports backup software to Raspberry Pi

Nakivo ports backup software to Raspberry Pi

The low-cost server you have at hand when trouble strikes.
Simon Sharwood Apr 16 2019, 12:00PM Servers & Storage
Make new friends to crack the IoT market

Make new friends to crack the IoT market

Dell's global channel chief tells CRN AU alliances with vertical ISVs is a way in.
Simon Sharwood Apr 16 2019, 5:56AM Cloud
ACCC and FBI team up for cartel probes

ACCC and FBI team up for cartel probes

Market-fixers face new trans-Pacific squeeze.
Simon Sharwood Apr 15 2019, 4:45PM Strategy
Windows Update breaking PCs running popular security software

Windows Update breaking PCs running popular security software

Sophos, Avast and two other A-V vendors aren’t getting on with Windows.
Simon Sharwood Apr 14 2019, 1:52PM Security
IBM buries its old clouds– they're all IBM Cloud now

IBM buries its old clouds– they're all IBM Cloud now

Bye-bye Bluemix, seeya SmartCloud and Softlayer.
Simon Sharwood Apr 14 2019, 10:20AM Cloud
Melbourne SD-WAN for MSPs player teams with IBM

Melbourne SD-WAN for MSPs player teams with IBM

Fusion Broadband goes global.
Simon Sharwood Apr 12 2019, 6:52AM Networking
Blame electric cars for slow UPS sales

Blame electric cars for slow UPS sales

Electric car-makers have cornered the battery market.
Simon Sharwood Apr 12 2019, 6:50AM Data centre
Hands-on: Acer Swift 5

Hands-on: Acer Swift 5

Amazingly light, but also not quite a heavyweight contender.
Simon Sharwood Apr 12 2019, 6:00AM Hardware
What does multi-cloud mean for customer networks?

What does multi-cloud mean for customer networks?

Dicker Data and Juniper Networks roundtable guests talk upgrades.
Simon Sharwood Apr 11 2019, 2:53PM Networking
Microsoft finally killed Windows XP this week

Microsoft finally killed Windows XP this week

Support ended for Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 on 9 April.
Simon Sharwood Apr 11 2019, 11:13AM Security
How to defend clients and build a security business

How to defend clients and build a security business

Security partners do lunch with Webroot.
Simon Sharwood Apr 11 2019, 6:00AM Security
Labor decides NBN’s problems will save it

Labor decides NBN’s problems will save it

Analysis: Party assumes messy at-home services will save FTTN.
Simon Sharwood Apr 10 2019, 11:51AM Telco
Aussie banks under attack by targeted mobile malware

Aussie banks under attack by targeted mobile malware

'Gustuff' malware includes fake logon screens and local targeting mechanisms.
Simon Sharwood Apr 10 2019, 11:07AM Security
HPE and Nutanix partner for hybrid cloud happiness

HPE and Nutanix partner for hybrid cloud happiness

And yet HPE has its own hyperconverged products!
Simon Sharwood Apr 9 2019, 11:01PM Cloud
ALP's new NBN plan: re-wire 750,000 homes

ALP's new NBN plan: re-wire 750,000 homes

Will also explore more fibre investment, review NBN Co business structure.
Simon Sharwood Apr 9 2019, 11:30AM Telco
Telstra outage stretches into 6th day

Telstra outage stretches into 6th day

Still pulling 200m of cable and splicing, splicing, splicing.
Simon Sharwood Apr 8 2019, 4:48PM Telco
Spectre and Meltdown fixes are still flowing

Spectre and Meltdown fixes are still flowing

Supermicro kit lurking inside Cisco media streamer gets a BIOS update.
Simon Sharwood Apr 8 2019, 11:16AM Security
Microsoft pauses Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft pauses Windows 10 upgrades

May Update is late, will add ability to stop Windows auto-upgrades.
Simon Sharwood Apr 8 2019, 1:15AM Software

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