Microsoft offers IT guidance to prepare for Windows as a Service

The dreaded Wednesday morning patches get a facelift.  A welcome change for IT shops that have to cope with the myriad of problems that arise when they either accept the weekly Microsoft updates or reject them.

“Microsoft is slowly but surely trying to wean IT pro to make changes in the way they validate and apply new fixes and features in preparation for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.”

Source: Microsoft offers IT guidance to prepare for Windows as a Service | ZDNet

Thanks to ZDNet

Marlboro maker Altria boosts e-cigarette brand

This may seem to be a stretch, but the nature of Internet marketing can, occasionally, cause confusion.

Hang with me here!

Marlboro maker Altria boosts e-cigarette brand.

The Cloud is Huge was created to illuminate the virtues (and vices) of “the Cloud”, that ubiquitous morphing collection of water vapor wafting and drifting so beautifully above us.

Well, we now have eCigs and a massive puff of propylene glycol that gets emitted when eCig “smokers” exhale.  And that is, truly, The Cloud is Huge.

Confusion?  Of course.  But not to worry we’ll follow both, not as an endorsement of either, but just for the sake of the humor of it.

And just in case you “Vape”, here’s another site to follow.

Closet to Cloud

Thanks to USA Today

UltraViolet ‘digital locker’ opens for business. Lets you buy once, play anywhere… eventually – Engadget

UltraViolet ‘digital locker’ opens for business. Lets you buy once, play anywhere… eventually – Engadget.  Soon you’ll be able to store your digital stuff anywhere – on your mobile device, laptop, computer, thumb drive, DVD, and also in the cloud.  Transxfer wants you to make sure the really important stuff that you can’t afford to use or share is secure.  Stay tuned.