Tech News Recap for the Week of 07/17/17

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 07/17/2017!

What your IT disaster recovery plan should cover. How to make hybrid IT simple. New password stealing malware on the horizon. What SDN is and where it’s going next. Cloud spending expected to grow 21% by 2021 and more tops news this week you may have missed! Remember, to stay up-to-date on the latest tech news throughout the week, follow @GreenPagesIT on Twitter.

Tech News Recap


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  • Windows 10 virtualization available from Microsoft Cloud partners starting this fall
  • Microsoft revenues set to improve as cloud services gain traction



  • Amazon, VMware rumored to be developing data center software
  • VMware cloud strategy claims new territory with Wavefront acquisition


  • New password-stealing malware spreads rapidly thanks to rock-bottom pricing
  • IBM Z mainframe has built-in encryption to fight ‘epidemic of data breaches’
  • FedEx said TNT Petya attack financial hit will be material, some systems won’t come back
  • Top cloud security controls you should be using
  • Expect bigger and more complex DDoS attacks

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