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Topic: Server

Review: Synology D1019+ Network Attached Storage device

05/20/2019, 02:05 pm

The last few years have seen a decrease in internal storage on the Mac, as SSDs have gained prominence. A way to extend that is with a network attached storage device -- and the Synology DS1019+ is an excellent choice for the office or the home.

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Super Micro exiting China manufacture because of spy chip allegations [u]

05/02/2019, 08:05 am

To further deflect allegations made by Bloomberg in 2018 of spy chips inserted in servers used by Apple and other companies, Super Micro is ceasing manufacture in China, and cutting back on reliance of parts generated by Chinese suppliers.

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Apple starts selling LumaForge video production servers to business customers

12/12/2018, 02:12 pm

Apple has started to sell servers from video software production hardware provider LumaForge through its retail channels, with three servers from the range now available to purchase by filmmakers and video editing firms via the Mac producer.

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It is past time for Bloomberg to retract or unequivocally prove the iCloud spy chip story

11/29/2018, 08:11 am

Bloomberg had a stunningly important -- and apparently stunningly wrong -- news story about an alleged iCloud spy chip and it's still hoping we'll forget about it. The company has a responsibility to either prove or retract it, and it's a responsibility the publication is still avoiding, now eight months after publication.

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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."

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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