Intel, Microsoft Plan to Offload Antivirus Scanning to the GPU

Microsoft has announced it will take advantage of a new security capability Intel has enabled in its integrated GPUs. Normally, antivirus scans run entirely on your CPU. Back in the old days, this process could bring a system to its knees. Single-threaded CPUs would lag badly if you tried to run a significant workload while…

Best NASes: Q1 2016

Network-attached storage vendors do not usually follow a regular yearly cadence in updating their offerings. Releases for different market segments are spread throughout the year….