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Topic: Server

Apple denies claim China slipped spy chips into its iCloud server hardware [u]

10/04/2018, 07:10 am

A Bloomberg report claims Apple, Amazon, and almost 30 other companies were the subject of hacking by Chinese spies embedding chips in hardware for surveillance purposes, a story that Apple has now twice refuted as "wrong and misinformed."


Apple's secret Services sauce sells systems

08/10/2018, 11:08 am

Despite making the hardware business look easy, Apple hasn't always been incredibly successful in introducing new devices. But comparing its biggest hits with its worst misses helps to isolate a secret sauce that is driving demand for the company's products globally.


Server firmware security incident in 2016 forced Apple to sever ties with vendor Super Micro [u]

02/23/2017, 08:02 pm

While there appears to be no breach of Apple's security, the company terminated its relationship with hardware vendor SuperMicro because of concerns about firmware update security, and an update that potentially compromised a Siri server bank, plus the App Store's search server development environment. [Updated]


Apple updates OS X Server with improvements to Calendar, Messages, and Profiles

05/20/2014, 02:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday pushed a new version of its Server suite for OS X Mavericks with a number of stability improvements and enhancements for the Calendar Server, Messages Server, and Profile Manager.


Mountain Lion updates for OS X Server, Xcode, Remote Desktop hit Mac App Store

07/25/2012, 11:07 am

Along with Wednesday's release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Apple released Mountain Lion Server as a $19.99 upgrade on the Mac App Store, while Xcode 4.4 was also provided to developers, and Apple Remote Desktop also received an update.


Apple launches Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on Mac App Store for $29.99

07/20/2011, 08:07 am

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Apple's highly anticipated next-generation operating system, is now available to purchase on the Mac App Store for $29.99, weighing in at 3.49GB.


Apple reveals Mac OS X Lion, Server prices for business and education

06/17/2011, 08:06 pm

Apple has announced prices and deployment plans for its education and business customers installing Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server, with licenses starting at $29.99 in volume.


Apple to sell Mac OS X 10.7 Lion for $29.99 in July only in Mac App Store

06/06/2011, 01:06 pm

Apple announced on Monday that Mac OS X 10.7 Lion will be available only in the Mac App Store, and the operating system upgrade will be available for just $29.99.


Evidence suggests Apple will make Mac OS X Lion Server a paid App Store add-on

06/03/2011, 12:06 pm

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server could be a paid add-on that users would download from the Mac App Store, according to evidence allegedly discovered in the Lion beta.


VMware vSphere 5 to add cloud virtualization support for Mac OS X Server

04/30/2011, 02:04 pm

The upcoming release of VMware's vSphere 5 virtualization platform is reported to include guest OS support for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, indicating new options for enterprise use of Apple's server platform without the now discontinued Xserve.


Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: Apple drops FTP, adds WebDAV file sharing for iOS

03/24/2011, 06:03 pm

The upcoming release of Mac OS X Lion and Lion Server dramatically simplifies file sharing, removing official support for FTP and Sun's NFS file sharing protocols while adding a new WebDAV option making it easy to share files with iOS devices.


Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server: Apple replaces Samba for Windows networking services

03/23/2011, 04:03 pm

The upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server will remove the formerly bundled open source Samba software and replace it with Apple's own tools for Windows file sharing and network directory services.


Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server: remote lock, disk wipe and administration

02/28/2011, 10:02 pm

In Mac OS X Lion Server, Apple brings iOS-like remote management features to the Mac, including "Find My Mac," remote wipe, and remote software and profile settings via push notifications.


Apple reposts Mac OS X Server 10.6.5 update, adds mail fix

11/15/2010, 08:11 pm

Apple has posted an updated build of Snow Leopard Server Mac OS X 10.6.5, fixing an issue where users were receiving mail intended for others.


Apple quietly pulls Mac OS X Server 10.6.5 update

11/15/2010, 11:11 am

The latest security and maintenance update for Snow Leopard Server, Mac OS X 10.6.5, is no longer available for download, as some users have reported issues with the software.


Why Apple axed Xserve, and how it can reenter the server market

11/09/2010, 06:11 pm

Many of Apple's customers in enterprise environments are shocked by the company's decision to discontinue the Xserve. There's an easy answer why it happened: they weren't selling well. Here's why, and how the company may address the server market in the future, using lessons learned from iOS.


Apple offers new Mac Pro Server configuration to replace Xserve

11/05/2010, 09:11 am

Apple on Friday added a new server option to its Mac Pro lineup Friday, with a $2,999 system that is designed to replace the Xserve hardware which will be discontinued in early 2011.


Apple to discontinue Xserve after Jan. 31, 2011

11/05/2010, 07:11 am

Apple this week announced the discontinuation of Xserve, revealing it will support but no longer offer its rackmounted servers after Jan. 31, 2011.


Brightcove adds support HTTP Live Streaming for Apple iOS devices

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

Internet video host Brightcove, among the first to begin supporting iPhone-compatible H.264 video and HTML5, is now moving to support Apple's open HTTP Live Streaming format as well, hammering another nail into the coffin of Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight.


Verizon corrects Droid X ad error touting 720p screen

06/17/2010, 04:06 pm

A Verizon Wireless web promo for its Droid-branded Android phones originally promoted the upcoming Droid X as having a "720p screen," stoking some brief excitement that iPhone 4 and its Retina Display might be eclipsed, at least until the error was corrected.