Wes Miller

Type: Person
Name: Wes Miller
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Customers praise Microsoft's 'no BS' explanation of cloud service outage

A Microsoft executive last week gave what some users called a "refreshingly direct" and "no BS, straight-talking" explanation of a several-hour outage of the cloud-based Visual Studio Online, collecting kudos for acknowledging mistakes and spelling out ... [Published Computerworld Australia - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

China to Go Its Own OS Way

China is developing a homegrown operating system that could be ready as soon as October as part of an effort to wean itself from Western-made software, according to a Sunday report from the Xinhua government news agency.Following hard on the heels of ... [Published E-Commerce Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

City to study consolidating maintenance of departments

• Equipment purchases as usual for nowAbout a month ago, the Alva City Council voted to table the purchase of a tractor and dozer blade recommended by the Alva Regional Airport Commission. When Wes Miller made the motion, he said the city needed to consider ... [Published Alva Review Courier - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Windows 8: Still Failing to Thrive

Ed Correia likes Windows 8.1. “It’s just faster and better and more secure,” says Correia, who is president and CEO of Sagacent Technologies Inc., a managed service provider in San Jose, Calif. His customers, on the other hand, are decidedly less enthusiastic. ... [Published Channelpro - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Does Microsoft Really Love Open Source?

Microsoft's relationship with the open source movement has undergone an extraordinary transformation over the last few years, from a deep hostility to what can only be described as an embrace.One specific target of its hatred was the GNU General Public ... [Published NetworkWorld - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board expected, boosts Nadella's standing, analysts say

It's not surprising that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer abruptly seat some six months after leaving the top job, and the move should help cement the regime and strategy of his successor Satya Nadella, according to several industry observers."I think ... [Published Tech World Australia - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Airport board tells city council “We want our tractor!”

At the July airport board meeting, the members voted to purchase a John Deere 6105D tractor with a 15-foot snow blade for an after-trade-in (JD3320) cost of $52,133.82. Even though the tractor purchase was well within the airport's approved budget, when ... [Published Alva Review Courier - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Windows 8's no-name update plan nails OS's coffin shut

Microsoft will not, contrary to some expectations, put a name to its next Windows 8.1 update, a decision that not only reflects a scaling back of ambition for the reputation-plagued OS but also indicates a different approach to all Windows' releases, ... [Published ARN - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

City council has short meeting

City business took about 20 minutes Monday night in three separate meetings. The Alva City Council meeting consisted mostly of reports. It was followed by brief meetings of the Alva Utility Authority and the Alva Economic Development Authority. Seven ... [Published Alva Review Courier - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Can the Alva City Council legally table already approved budget items?

According to City Ordinance 8-21, the Alva Airport Commission is empowered to make necessary decisions regarding the management, improvement, maintenance, operation and regulation of Alva Regional Airport.The ordinance also requires the Airport Commission ... [Published Alva Review Courier - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft May Put an Attractive Price Tag on Win 9: Free

The "free Windows 9" rumor once again is making the rounds. The buzz over Microsoft's supposed plan to offer users of Windows XP, Win 7, Win Vista and Win 8 a free upgrade to Windows 9 began in June, sparked by ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, who just amplified ... [Published E-Commerce Times - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Office 2013 vs. Office 365 bout benefits business

Microsoft Office 2013 is still relevant for many businesses and IT professionals, despite the company's mantra of a mobile- and cloud-first world that includes the Office 365 productivity suite.Not all organizations are ready to make such a transition, ... [Published SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com - Jul 28 2014]

Quotes

"Unless you completely rewrite and refactor the software to get rid of the legacy completely, [that complexity] is always there," Miller said. "as a result, any time you short-circuit testing, and assume that unit testing of just the new feature covers everything, you'll eventually discover that it doesn't."
...reinvent the wheel, you create new opportunities for new vulnerabilities," Wes Miller, research vice president with , told the E-Commerce Times. "they could wind up creating a bigger attack surface than if they had just bought something." Katherine Noyes has been reporting on business and technology for decades. You can find her on Twitter and Google+

More Content

All (33) | News (33) | Reports (0) | Blogs (0) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Customers praise Microsoft's 'no BS' explanatio... [Published Computerworld Australia - 15 hours ago]
China to Go Its Own OS Way [Published E-Commerce Times - 18 hours ago]
City to study consolidating maintenance of depa... [Published Alva Review Courier - Aug 23 2014]
Windows 8: Still Failing to Thrive [Published Channelpro - Aug 22 2014]
Can we please stop talking about the Linux desk... [Published Tech Republic - Aug 22 2014]
Does Microsoft Really Love Open Source? [Published NetworkWorld - Aug 21 2014]
Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board expected,... [Published Tech World Australia - Aug 19 2014]
Office 365 Targets Attorneys [Published NewsFactor Network - Aug 18 2014]
Fundraiser planned to help Dexter family whose ... [Published Belleville View - Aug 17 2014]
Airport board tells city council “We want our t... [Published Alva Review Courier - Aug 17 2014]
Microsoft slashes IE support, sets 'huge' edict... [Published Computerworld - Aug 08 2014]
Windows 8's no-name update plan nails OS's coff... [Published ARN - Aug 08 2014]
City council has short meeting [Published Alva Review Courier - Aug 08 2014]
Can the Alva City Council legally table already... [Published Alva Review Courier - Aug 05 2014]
Microsoft May Put an Attractive Price Tag on Wi... [Published E-Commerce Times - Aug 05 2014]
Licensing issues fuel Office 365 vs. Office 201... [Published SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com - Aug 04 2014]
New SaaS tool aids EUC software, hardware choices [Published SearchITChannel.com - Aug 04 2014]
Fundraiser planned to help Dexter family whose ... [Published Dexter Leader - Aug 01 2014]
Arrests made in Muhlenberg Co. pool break-in's [Published 14 WFIE - Jul 28 2014]
Office 2013 vs. Office 365 bout benefits business [Published SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com - Jul 28 2014]
Microsoft's New Direction: One OS to Rule Them All [Published Tech News World - Jul 24 2014]
Archive: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella lays out ‘... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 23 2014]
The unbelievable life and death of Michael C. R... [Published The Verge - Jul 22 2014]
Letter: Don’t build a hiking/biking trail on th... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jul 21 2014]
Panhandle Country - July 20, 2014 at 3:00pm [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Jul 21 2014]
Microsoft may drag out layoffs for a year [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
Microsoft may drag out layoffs for a year [Published Tech World Australia - Jul 18 2014]
Old-fashioned Fourth in the works [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - Jul 01 2014]
Boot up: micropayments (by you), Uber's real va... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 20 2014]
The future of Microsoft [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 04 2014]
1 2
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.