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Security Threat Amplification (Part III of III)

vol15 fig3 smallWindows XP analysts, such as myself, are hyper-focused on the percentage of market share that Windows XP holds today. Why? Because by definition, the number should be declining rapidly. You would expect such a decline with all the migration motion and message amplification occurring “out there.” But as you will see, there are mixed measurements in the real world. Hang on fast, as the measurements vary widely.

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Guest Blog: Avoiding the Darker Context behind the Phrase "End of Life"

Laura-Shafer  headshot -100x100By Laura Shafer, Director of Product Marketing, StorageCraft

There are few terms that stop people cold quite as much as the phrase End of Life. No matter what the context, the subject is very ominous. Even in most discussions that I have about software end of life here at StorageCraft, the subject brings on some squeamishness and a lot of squirming. We even give it an acronym—E.O.L.—to make sure we don’t have to think about its darker context.

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