The retirement of support for Windows Server 2003 will be one of the most important of the predictable security issues of 2015.
The latest roundup of products and services IT should keep an eye out on includes IBM's new line of servers for x86, Unitrend's storage monitoring tool and CloudLink's BitLocker support for Amazon Web Services.
The pulled item marks the third month in a row in which Microsoft has had to address issues with its monthly security update.
The tech company said it was fined $250,000 per day for not handing over requested user data.
This month's offering includes one "critical" and three "important" bulletins that look to fix 42 different flaws.
In two separate deals, private equity firms nabbed IT tools suppliers BeyondTrust and Compuware, while Microsoft is among those looking at leading T&E SaaS provider Concur.