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For Sale – New and Sealed Dell 25″ Monitor – UP2516D

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    Hello all

    I have a brand new and sealed Dell – 25″ Monitor – UP2516D

    RRP – £420

    Dell UltraSharp 25 PremierColor Monitor : UP2516D | Dell UK

    I Ordered and delivered from Dell.

    Not needed as ordered as a spare for project work.

    Collection Preferred in Central London – NW1 – Nearest Tube Baker Street and Edgware Road

    Delivery to UK only can be arranged.

    Price and currency: £340
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    Would this be any good for the Xbox?

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    hi

    its got an HDMI ports.

    Hope this helps

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    Hi can offer £250 .+ Del or maybe organize fried to pick up or arrange a courier

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‘Digital Peace Now’ launches this weekend – Microsoft on the Issues

This Saturday, 60,000-plus people will be converging on New York’s Central Park for the seventh Global Citizen Festival, a marquee gathering for worldwide changemaking and social good.

Microsoft will be there, on stage, as a partner to Global Citizen. We’re excited to announce that this year’s festival is going to be the launchpad for Digital Peace Now, a campaign to encourage world leaders to achieve digital peace.

The world’s digital citizens, and the digital world in which we all participate, have to be protected.  You can help by joining the Digital Peace Now movement.

This is the time, this is the moment, when we must take action to protect the digital world where we live, work and learn. Last year, close to a billion people were victims of a cyberattack or digital crime. But if you haven’t fallen victim to a digital attack yet, you probably know a victim. New research, being announced today, shows people like you are concerned and want to take action.

We know that nation-states are behind the worst digital attacks against both innocent people and the infrastructure that underpins societies – energy, transportation, health care, food and water. A peaceful digital global society is something truly worth fighting to achieve. Not least because virtually every digital attack ripples beyond its intended target and harms the lives of innocent citizens.

For example, the 2017 “WannaCry” attack – a true wake-up call – tore through cyberspace, hijacking more than 300,000 computers across 150 countries, including computers used by families, hospitals, governments and businesses. WannaCry was followed closely by “NotPetya,” an attack estimated to have caused $10 billion in damage ranging far beyond the initial targets in Ukraine.

WannaCry and NotPetya were our wake-up moments; they raised an alarm: if we don’t act now, global cyberattacks will continue to inflict grave economic harm and risk human lives and well-being.

At Microsoft, we are fighting to prevent digital attacks. We are not alone; others in industry and government have joined us in this fight. Now we need to amplify the voice of the people who cherish all that the digital world has given us – the digital citizens – all of you – who can make a difference by acting now to tell those in power that we want and demand digital peace.

So, we invite you to join the Global Citizen webcast this Saturday for the annual Global Citizen Festival.

Digital Peace Now is going to be all about people – people banding together in one collective voice to tell their world leaders that the internet must be a peaceful, shared community. Not a battlefield.

Also on Saturday, we’ll be launching the Digital Peace Now Petition and urging everyone – including anybody reading this – to head to digitalpeacenow.org and sign the petition:

We, as Digital Citizens, will not stand by silently as governments weaponize our shared online community — endangering individuals, organizations, and entire countries. In our digital world we create, connect, express ourselves and improve our lives and the lives of others.  Our online community must not be a battlefield. We demand Digital Peace.

Together, we will use our voices and our votes to defend the global digital society on which we depend. Our world leaders must act now to protect us.

There is no peace without Digital Peace.

The effort to achieve Digital Peace cannot be done by any company acting alone. We’re proud to launch this initiative with the founding members of the Digital Peace Campaign Advisory Board – ICT4Peace, Civicus and Observer Research Foundation. Achieving digital peace also must involve a coalition of governments, nonprofits, industry leaders, civil-society entities and global organizations. But most importantly, we need people like you to stand against those that endanger digital peace.

We all are digital citizens. We demand digital peace. Join us.

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How to compare Windows and Linux for enterprise workloads

Windows is on the way out, and Linux will take its place.

As long as I’ve been in IT, I’ve heard this prediction repeated more times than I can count. This talk has been going on for quite some time, but Windows Server remains solidly in place in the data center.

Were all the predictions wrong? Does Microsoft simply have a better product? From my perspective, Windows Server remains the top choice when you compare Windows and Linux in the following key areas: cost, licensing and management.

Linux might appear to be a good, less-expensive alternative to Windows. However, once you dig into the details, you’ll see that, sometimes, you get what you pay for.

A closer look at the real cost to run Windows and Linux

When admins compare Windows and Linux, the licensing cost is often the biggest point.

At the surface level, Microsoft costs more than Linux, which is a free, open source OS. With Microsoft’s recent changes with Windows Server licensing and its new cost jump, the price difference is even more apparent.

Purchasing a copy of Windows Server does not provide unlimited support. You have to pay for support cases with Microsoft, just like with a Linux vendor. So what do you get for all that money?

With Windows Server, it’s more than just features and functions — it’s consistency. Organizations pay for that uniformity between versions. This means administrators know when they upgrade that Windows, the API and the .NET interfaces will remain familiar from one version to the next. They have confidence that the applications the company depends on will work after an upgrade. So Windows Server licenses are expensive, but they pay for themselves in other ways.

With Windows Server, it’s more than just features and functions — it’s consistency.

Many times, when we look at Linux applications, they are deployed as appliances that remain fixed. When a new version of the application arrives, it comes with a new virtualized appliance; the admin imports the settings and data from one application appliance to another. While this process often goes smoothly, it still takes some work.

Windows Server administrators go through the same process, but they can also upgrade the base OS. Linux deployments do not typically include that option. In an ideal world, you should always replace the OS rather than upgrade, but it helps to have this choice.

Compare Windows and Linux support

Both Linux and Microsoft have vendor-related support, but at a cost. Your IT staff handles a majority of the issues with the server OS, but they will reach out to a vendor when things get over their heads.

Due to the prevalence of Windows as a desktop OS and through college training, there are more Windows admins than Linux admins. To find a good Linux admin, organizations will have to pay more due to supply and demand.

Admins must also know all the permutations of the Linux distribution they use. All Linux distributions are built on the same kernel, but each vendor can add its own wrapper. Your administrators will need to know what particular flavor of Linux they use and whether there are areas that require specific knowledge to troubleshoot.

Your particular Linux distribution might not work with API or third-party tools that work with other Linux distributions. Linux integration has gotten better over the years, but most admins will side with Microsoft and its install wizards when you compare Windows and Linux in this area.

Microsoft releases patches once a month. Admins might not like it, but they can count on these security and feature updates arriving like clockwork. A Linux distribution might come with what amounts to a forklift upgrade for the appliance.

This might work for companies that focus on technology, but in other industries with a lean IT staff, Linux might prove difficult to support. If your administrators are not used to Linux commands, they can look like first-year IT students as they Google for patching instructions. Is that really what you want for your production environments?

Windows remains the top choice for enterprise workloads

All of this doesn’t mean that Linux is not a good operating system. It’s very solid and has a number of uses in the modern data center. While there’s not much upfront cost, Linux is not free when you consider the support fees, and it can be difficult to use and manage when you compare Windows and Linux server operating systems. In many discussions, those points can get buried during the initial discussion about costs.

While many have said Linux will spur the end of the GUI version of Windows Server in the enterprise, I feel a more viable replacement is Server Core. This Windows Server deployment has taken a lot of its cues from Linux with a smaller footprint that requires fewer patches and offers more stability. The other features in its favor are the consistency and usability of the Windows Server lines.

Microsoft and Cisco diverge on UC interop amid customer complaints

ORLANDO, Fla. — Many large businesses have complained that Cisco’s collaboration products and Microsoft’s productivity tools don’t work well together.

Cisco wants to help them. Microsoft does not.

Microsoft’s posture may frustrate some of its customers in the short run. But, over time, the vendor appears to be hoping the clumsiness of the integration between Microsoft Office 365 and Cisco Webex will convince more businesses to abandon its competitor’s products altogether.

And there were signs at Microsoft’s Ignite conference this week that the strategy was paying off.

Bridgestone, an auto parts manufacturer with 20,000 users in the United States, uses Cisco Webex for video conferencing and Cisco Jabber for instant messaging and presence. The company is looking into a switch to Microsoft Teams because of its better interoperability with Microsoft Office 365.

“The Cisco stack, as good as it is for meetings and messaging, doesn’t seem to have that robustness when it comes to integration to the [Microsoft] Office back end,” said Jose Arbelaez, enterprise architect at Bridgestone, based in Nashville, Tenn. “And, right now, being split into two worlds, it’s just not working out well.”

Despite Bridgestone’s pain, Microsoft does not intend to let Cisco compete with Microsoft Teams from within the popular Office 365 suite.

“We are not, at this point, looking to have an interop relationship with Cisco directly,” said Lori Wright, the general manager of Office 365 collaboration apps.

Microsoft is apparently suspicious of what motivated Cisco to add the word Teams to the name of its competing product. The vendor rebranded Cisco Spark as Cisco Webex Teams in April.

“I think Cisco sees a lot of reasons why it makes sense for them, with the change with Spark, to build into the Teams ecosystem,” Wright said. “And they’ve made some curious choices in naming their product Teams.”

Businesses want Microsoft and Cisco to integrate UC and productivity suites

A decade ago, when their portfolios had less overlap, Microsoft and Cisco worked together to build links between Cisco’s networking gear and Microsoft’s email and Active Directory systems.

We’re not, at this point, looking to have an interop relationship with Cisco directly.
Lori Wrightgeneral manager of Microsoft Office 365 collaboration apps

Since that time, Cisco has entered the collaboration market, and Microsoft has developed products for voice and video communications. Over the past couple of years, in particular, Microsoft and Cisco have both been investing heavily in new cloud-based team collaboration apps similar to Slack.

Microsoft Teams and Cisco Webex Teams offer businesses most of the same core capabilities: messaging, calling, video conferencing and file sharing. But only Microsoft has platforms for email, calendaring, word processing and document storage.

Cisco is doing the best it can to integrate the Webex suite with platforms like Outlook, Exchange, OneDrive and SharePoint using Microsoft’s publicly available APIs, said Angie Mistretta, senior director of Cisco’s collaboration marketing group.

Cisco’s desire to integrate with Microsoft is “a reaction to customer demand,” she said.

“The reality is most of our customers are saying, ‘We’re a Microsoft shop for all of our productivity tools, and we’re not changing that,'” Mistretta said. “And [Cisco is] not in that business.”

Cisco announced this month that users can now join a Webex meeting with one click from Microsoft Teams. It also recently gave customers the ability to message using Cisco Webex Teams from within a Microsoft Word document. But the integrations are not as seamless as they would be if the two companies worked together, as Cisco does with Google for connections to G Suite.

For example, a user can send a colleague a link to a document stored in Microsoft OneDrive through a Cisco unified communications (UC) client, but cannot also use the Cisco product to alter the permissions of that document to ensure the colleague can access it. The clunkiness is one of the issues that Bridgestone’s Arbelaez cited to explain his company’s desire to adopt Microsoft Teams.

Another common complaint from businesses is the inability to federate messaging channels between Microsoft and Cisco UC clients. Conjoining the two would be particularly helpful for external collaboration, because users could remain under their company’s governance settings when communicating with people on the other platform.

“I don’t think you’re ever going to see Teams-to-Teams federation, as much as the end users would love to see that,” said Irwin Lazar, analyst at Nemertes Research, based in Mokena, Ill.

For Sale – Alfawise X5 Mini PC Windows 10

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    Boxed in excellent condition. Only used once which was to format to remove android and to install a legit version of windows 10 and to test the XB1 streaming. Streaming worked perfectly but the wife let me put the XB1 on the front room TV in the end. Result!!!

    Spec is Intel Atom X5-Z8350 2GB DDR3 + 32GB ROM 1000LAN so ideal for a streaming box, Kodi or emulation

    https://www.gearbest.com/media-playe…ml?wid=1433363

    £55 delivered PPG

    I also have a black Logitech K400 keyboard and 32gb SD card I can let go with it for an extra £15.

    Price and currency: 55
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‘Digital Peace Now’ launches this weekend – Microsoft on the Issues

This Saturday, 60,000-plus people will be converging on New York’s Central Park for the seventh Global Citizen Festival, a marquee gathering for worldwide changemaking and social good.

Microsoft will be there, on stage, as a partner to Global Citizen. We’re excited to announce that this year’s festival is going to be the launchpad for Digital Peace Now, a campaign to encourage world leaders to achieve digital peace.

The world’s digital citizens, and the digital world in which we all participate, have to be protected.  You can help by joining the Digital Peace Now movement.

This is the time, this is the moment, when we must take action to protect the digital world where we live, work and learn. Last year, close to a billion people were victims of a cyberattack or digital crime. But if you haven’t fallen victim to a digital attack yet, you probably know a victim. New research, being announced today, shows people like you are concerned and want to take action.

We know that nation-states are behind the worst digital attacks against both innocent people and the infrastructure that underpins societies – energy, transportation, health care, food and water. A peaceful digital global society is something truly worth fighting to achieve. Not least because virtually every digital attack ripples beyond its intended target and harms the lives of innocent citizens.

For example, the 2017 “WannaCry” attack – a true wake-up call – tore through cyberspace, hijacking more than 300,000 computers across 150 countries, including computers used by families, hospitals, governments and businesses. WannaCry was followed closely by “NotPetya,” an attack estimated to have caused $10 billion in damage ranging far beyond the initial targets in Ukraine.

WannaCry and NotPetya were our wake-up moments; they raised an alarm: if we don’t act now, global cyberattacks will continue to inflict grave economic harm and risk human lives and well-being.

At Microsoft, we are fighting to prevent digital attacks. We are not alone; others in industry and government have joined us in this fight. Now we need to amplify the voice of the people who cherish all that the digital world has given us – the digital citizens – all of you – who can make a difference by acting now to tell those in power that we want and demand digital peace.

So, we invite you to join the Global Citizen webcast this Saturday for the annual Global Citizen Festival.

Digital Peace Now is going to be all about people – people banding together in one collective voice to tell their world leaders that the internet must be a peaceful, shared community. Not a battlefield.

Also on Saturday, we’ll be launching the Digital Peace Now Petition and urging everyone – including anybody reading this – to head to digitalpeacenow.org and sign the petition:

We, as Digital Citizens, will not stand by silently as governments weaponize our shared online community — endangering individuals, organizations, and entire countries. In our digital world we create, connect, express ourselves and improve our lives and the lives of others.  Our online community must not be a battlefield. We demand Digital Peace.

Together, we will use our voices and our votes to defend the global digital society on which we depend. Our world leaders must act now to protect us.

There is no peace without Digital Peace.

The effort to achieve Digital Peace cannot be done by any company acting alone. We’re proud to launch this initiative with the founding members of the Digital Peace Campaign Advisory Board – ICT4Peace, Civicus and Observer Research Foundation. Achieving digital peace also must involve a coalition of governments, nonprofits, industry leaders, civil-society entities and global organizations. But most importantly, we need people like you to stand against those that endanger digital peace.

We all are digital citizens. We demand digital peace. Join us.

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Alphabet’s Chronicle launches VirusTotal Enterprise

Alphabet’s cybersecurity company Chronicle launched a new version of VirusTotal Thursday, dubbed VirusTotal Enterprise.

The security scanner, which was acquired by Alphabet subsidiary Google in 2012, enables users to submit files and URLs to detect malware and malicious activity. In addition to its free scanning service, which aggregates feedback from dozens of different antivirus and antimalware vendors, VirusTotal also offers premium services and APIs to enterprises and developers.

VirusTotal Enterprise builds on those premium services with new features, including Advanced Malware Search, which Chronicle claims is 100 times faster than the standard VirusTotal search and which uses N-gram content searches to identify threats. In a blog post, Chronicle said the Advanced Malware Search feature offers enterprises improved accuracy by allowing for additional parameters such as common icons in files or similar visual layouts for suspicious emails.

Chronicle said the Advanced Malware Search will show more details about scanned files such as embedded domains and interest-ranked strings. VirusTotal also unveiled a unified interface for both the free and enterprise versions of the service.

Another major addition under VirusTotal Enterprise is called Private Graph, which is a variation of the VirusTotal Graph feature that generates visual data sets to help users understand connections between different files, IP addresses and other elements. Private Graph, which is not available to the public, enables enterprises to include information about their own environment in the data sets. Chronicle said the graph can automatically “extract commonalities from nodes” and identify indicators of compromise.”

Enabling customers to keep data private with VirusTotal Enterprise could solve a conundrum for Chronicle. Earlier this year, Schneider Electric reportedly uploaded a file to VirusTotal that contained sensitive information related to the Trisis malware, which had been used in a major cyberattack on the company’s Triconex Safety Instrumented System (SIS) controllers in an unnamed Middle Eastern enterprise.

The file, which was publicly available on VirusTotal, contained data that allowed anyone to replicate the Trisis malware and initiate similar attacks. The file was quickly removed from VirusTotal, but it propagated on other public platforms such as GitHub. The incident demonstrated how companies could err by submitting files to the public platform, which could expose dangerous exploits to other threat actors.

In addition to the Advanced Malware Search and Private Graph features, Chronicle said VirusTotal Enterprise comes with additional management and security features for companies, including the ability to use existing two-factor authentication to access enterprise accounts.

For Sale – Alfawise X5 Mini PC Windows 10

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    Boxed in excellent condition. Only used once which was to format to remove android and to install a legit version of windows 10 and to test the XB1 streaming. Streaming worked perfectly but the wife let me put the XB1 on the front room TV in the end. Result!!!

    Spec is Intel Atom X5-Z8350 2GB DDR3 + 32GB ROM 1000LAN so ideal for a streaming box, Kodi or emulation

    https://www.gearbest.com/media-playe…ml?wid=1433363

    £55 delivered PPG

    I also have a black Logitech K400 keyboard and 32gb SD card I can let go with it for an extra £15.

    Price and currency: 55
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‘Digital Peace Now’ launches this weekend – Microsoft on the Issues

This Saturday, 60,000-plus people will be converging on New York’s Central Park for the seventh Global Citizen Festival, a marquee gathering for worldwide changemaking and social good.

Microsoft will be there, on stage, as a partner to Global Citizen. We’re excited to announce that this year’s festival is going to be the launchpad for Digital Peace Now, a campaign to encourage world leaders to achieve digital peace.

The world’s digital citizens, and the digital world in which we all participate, have to be protected.  You can help by joining the Digital Peace Now movement.

This is the time, this is the moment, when we must take action to protect the digital world where we live, work and learn. Last year, close to a billion people were victims of a cyberattack or digital crime. But if you haven’t fallen victim to a digital attack yet, you probably know a victim. New research, being announced today, shows people like you are concerned and want to take action.

We know that nation-states are behind the worst digital attacks against both innocent people and the infrastructure that underpins societies – energy, transportation, health care, food and water. A peaceful digital global society is something truly worth fighting to achieve. Not least because virtually every digital attack ripples beyond its intended target and harms the lives of innocent citizens.

For example, the 2017 “WannaCry” attack – a true wake-up call – tore through cyberspace, hijacking more than 300,000 computers across 150 countries, including computers used by families, hospitals, governments and businesses. WannaCry was followed closely by “NotPetya,” an attack estimated to have caused $10 billion in damage ranging far beyond the initial targets in Ukraine.

WannaCry and NotPetya were our wake-up moments; they raised an alarm: if we don’t act now, global cyberattacks will continue to inflict grave economic harm and risk human lives and well-being.

At Microsoft, we are fighting to prevent digital attacks. We are not alone; others in industry and government have joined us in this fight. Now we need to amplify the voice of the people who cherish all that the digital world has given us – the digital citizens – all of you – who can make a difference by acting now to tell those in power that we want and demand digital peace.

So, we invite you to join the Global Citizen webcast this Saturday for the annual Global Citizen Festival.

Digital Peace Now is going to be all about people – people banding together in one collective voice to tell their world leaders that the internet must be a peaceful, shared community. Not a battlefield.

Also on Saturday, we’ll be launching the Digital Peace Now Petition and urging everyone – including anybody reading this – to head to digitalpeacenow.org and sign the petition:

We, as Digital Citizens, will not stand by silently as governments weaponize our shared online community — endangering individuals, organizations, and entire countries. In our digital world we create, connect, express ourselves and improve our lives and the lives of others.  Our online community must not be a battlefield. We demand Digital Peace.

Together, we will use our voices and our votes to defend the global digital society on which we depend. Our world leaders must act now to protect us.

There is no peace without Digital Peace.

The effort to achieve Digital Peace cannot be done by any company acting alone. We’re proud to launch this initiative with the founding members of the Digital Peace Campaign Advisory Board – ICT4Peace, Civicus and Observer Research Foundation. Achieving digital peace also must involve a coalition of governments, nonprofits, industry leaders, civil-society entities and global organizations. But most importantly, we need people like you to stand against those that endanger digital peace.

We all are digital citizens. We demand digital peace. Join us.

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