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Updated 29.5.2020

As Arcserve expands the partnership with Sophos to deliver total data security and protection for customers, they announce two new Arcserve solutions secured by Sophos: Arcserve Cloud Backup for Office 365 & Arcserve UDP Cloud Hybrid Secured by Sophos. Ask for more information and a quote from sales@moonsoft.fi!


Update to Zoom Software Required by May 30, 2020

Updated 25.5.2020

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Please note that if you host Zoom meetings or just participate in Zoom meetings, the software must be updated to version 5.0.0 or higher by May 30, 2020 (the current version is 5.0.3).

This upgrade contains many new security features and safeguards. After May 30, 2020, all Zoom users with older non-upgraded Zoom clients will be required to carry out the upgrade before joining meetings.

To install the latest version, click on "Check for Updates" in the Zoom application.

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The Rise of Rogue IT

Updated 25.5.2020

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Shadow IT, Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD), and IoT are an inevitable component of modern enterprise networks. With more and more assets connecting to the corporate network, rogue cyber risks are growing fast and many of these assets may be unknown and unmanaged by IT.

As these undetected assets pose serious security and compliance risks, the ability to detect unknown, unauthorized and potential rogue devices is an essential first step in IT security. This will prevent unauthorized network access. We all know every good security program starts with an understanding of all the assets connected to the network.

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Monotype introduces the Macklin typeface

Updated 20.5.2020

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Macklin typeface offers a broad palette for visual expression, comprising 4 sub families and 54 fonts with 9 weights from hairline to black. The Macklin typeface has been designed to focus on the creative and visual needs of brands today, making the superfamily an essential tool for designers looking to express a range of styles and voices. The superfamily includes a sans for everyday needs and communication, a sturdy slab to stand out, a text version for longer text and reading, and a display for large, crisp, attention-grabbing headlines.


Free Advanced Support with all new Nessus Pro licenses

Updated 12.5.2020

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Tenable is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, all new Nessus Pro licenses will be offered a subscription to Advanced Support, a $400 annual value, included for free with purchase.

Advanced Support provides Nessus Professional customers with access to email, portal, chat and phone support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The offer of a free Advanced Support subscription will also apply to multi-year purchases of Nessus Pro. Nessus Pro is the gold standard for vulnerability assessment, with the industry’s broadest coverage and highest level of accuracy. This limited time offer provides customers with access to Tenable’s highest level of Nessus Pro support at no additional cost.

This limited time offer ends on June 30, 2020. This offer is limited to new purchases of Nessus Pro and does not apply to renewal purchases. Tenable reserves the right to modify this limited time offer including the period during which the offer will be made available.

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Autodesk is moving from network licenses to named user licenses starting August 7, 2020.

Updated 12.5.2020

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With named user licenses, Autodesk moves away from network licenses and, after a year, eliminates maintenance contracts for network licenses. It’s a difficult decision to make - trade in now, stay with network licensing without maintenance, or shift to perpetual licenses - also with no maintenance. Deciding to switch is about cost and your needs. Even if you retain network licensing with no maintenance, License Statistics will continue to support FlexNet (used by Autodesk network licenses).

Should you shift to named user licenses, you’ll no longer have a single source of usage data. You must monitor both the cloud service and the applications running on client hosts.

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Camtasia 2020 released

Updated 29.4.2020

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Video creation, simplified. Less setup. More production. Camtasia 2020 takes you and your team from idea to video faster than ever before. Camtasia 2020 makes it simple to record and create professional-looking videos on Windows and Mac.

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New Embarcadero Licenses and Download Portal

Updated 21.4.2020

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The new site offers the three features (accounts management, licenses, and downloads) with a unified web application and a side hamburger menu offering the three main options. The new website can be accessed at: https://my.embarcadero.com

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20 Typography Rules Every Designer Should Know

Updated 21.4.2020

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Typography is one of the most important and gratifying components of graphic design. Regardless of how experienced a designer you've become, it’s always helpful to recharge your mind about the principles of typography. As with any skill or trade, you need to learn specific rules and guidelines before you can fully develop and expand your skill set. In the link below you can read 20 of what experts consider to be the most crucial principles of the art of typography.

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Idera, Inc. Acquires FusionCharts

Updated 20.4.2020

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InfoSoft Global is thrilled to announce that FusionCharts has joined the Idera family as part of the Developer Tools division. FusionCharts will join other market-leading brands Embarcadero, Sencha, Whole Tomato, Froala, and LANSA, and continues to grow their market share in the developer tools space.

This exciting acquisition reinforces the commitment to the JavaScript community and adds yet another mission-critical component to FusionCharts' library of JS tools, such as Froala’s Rich Text Editor and Sencha’s Ext JS framework.

Learn more about Idera and what this acquisition means for FusionCharts by reading a letter from the general manager of FusionCharts, Kegan Blumenthal, from thel ink below.

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What's New in Backup Exec 21

Updated 7.4.2020

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Backup Exec has a rapid development cycle that keeps pace with the changing data landscape. Since they release updates frequently, below you'll find some of the highlights from several of the latest releases.

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Webinar: 2X Faster SQL - free license for attendees!

Updated 28.11.2019

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Hear about the two big silent killers of SQL performance and why your heaviest workloads are only processing HALF the throughput they should from VM to storage, no matter how much flash is thrown at the problem.

If you manage any SQL-based applications, then you don’t want to miss this educational webinar on I/O performance: 1) Understand the two I/O taxes on a SQL system and how they steal performance 2) How small, fractured, random I/O characteristics occur and rob performance 3) How to double throughput and reduce latency by solving the root cause problem 4) Never upgrade your storage backend for performance reasons ever again 5) See before-and-after performance reporting to validate SQL performance gains from I/O Reduction Software for SQL

Condusiv's V-locity for SQL is "set and forget" throughput acceleration software that solves slow MS-SQL applications automatically - no tuning, no code changes and no reboot required. Attendees receive a no-charge copy of Condusiv's I/O Assessment Tool plus an engineer's analysis tailored to your IT environment.

Date: Wednesday, 18th December, 11:00 am GMT

Read more and register from the link below!

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