Stories by Andy Patrizio

Is there a white-box server in your data center’s future?

The stagnant server market is heating up as 'white box' server vendors grab an increasing share of the cloud business. Enterprises have been reluctant to follow the lead of hyperscale data center vendors to off-brand server competitors, largely due to a lack of enterprise-grade service and maintenance options. But the economics are compelling.

If Office comes to Android, will anyone want it?

The sleuths over at The Verge reported last week that Microsoft is looking for beta testers for the pre-release versions of Office for Android. Despite a slow holiday week, the news traveled pretty fast. If you have an Android tablet, you can sign up at the SharePoint website for recruiting testers.

Wzor's return brings Windows 9 rumors

Russian Microsoft leaker Wzor has resurfaced three months after going into hiding with new information on Windows 8.1 Update 2, as well as details on new security measures at Microsoft and Windows 9.

1 in 5 small businesses still use Windows XP, survey says

A survey by antivirus firm, Bitdefender, has found 18 per cent of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are still using Windows XP despite the end of support from Microsoft and the near-apocalyptic predictions that led up to its end of life.