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NC State and IBM Researchers Discover New Way to Patch Holes in the 'Cloud'
November 29, 2010
Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM have invented a way to update computer systems packaged in virtual machines in a computer "cloud"--even when those programs are offline.
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