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ALSO CALLED: Longhorn, Vista
DEFINITION: Windows Remote Management (WinRM) is a feature of Windows Vista that allows administrators to remotely run management scripts. It handles remote connections by means of the WS-Management Protocol, which is based on SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol). WinRM has features similar to those of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) that was installed on all computers using Windows Millennium Edition  … 
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Ten IT Skills on the Brink of Extinction
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource talks about the top 10 IT skills that are going to become irrelevant soon. It also highlights what's going to come next in terms of advancing technologies.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

User Virtualization: Paving the Way to Windows 7
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource presents how you can leverage user virtualisation to your advantage in order to achieve a seamless Windows 7 transition. Learn how to reduce migration complexity and ease system management without added costs.
Posted: 03 Oct 2012 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

AppSense

Windows 7 Migrations and Beyond: Ensuring Successful OS Migrations while Boosting Productivity and Simplifying Management
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes common Windows 7 migration paths and the challenges associated with them. Find out how you can successfully manage the user experience and avoid time-consuming issues as you navigate your transition.
Posted: 01 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

RES Software

The Proactive Migration to Windows 7
sponsored by ScriptLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Migrating to Windows 7 will be a complicated process for many organizations. Dealing with hardware and application compatibility issues, establishing a standard desktop environment and keeping users up-to-date and productive is a huge challenge. Explore Windows 7 migration issues in this white paper.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

ScriptLogic Corporation

Windows 7 Migration: Inevitable and Necessary for Most IT Shops, but Time and Tools are Essential Ingredients for Success
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: For IT decision-makers, moving to Windows 7 is more a matter of "how" rather than "when," especially with XP support ending in 2014. Learn about tools that can ease your migration process and key preparations to undergo before migrating.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

RES Software

Windows 7: Tips and Best Practices for Simplified Migration
sponsored by Dell KACE
WHITE PAPER: Migration to Windows 7 is a future reality for most. Regardless of the starting point, a migration to Windows 7 is a path that holds as many questions and challenges as it does potential rewards. Planning now can ensure a smooth transition in the future.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

Dell KACE

Virus Bulletin: Comparative Reviews August-December 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to view the latest news and information about VB100 testing,  Windows Vista,  Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7 Professional, and  so much more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

ESET

Windows 7: Tips and Best Practices for Simplified Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: Migration to Windows 7 is a future reality for most. Regardless of the starting point, a migration to Windows 7 is a path that holds as many questions and challenges as it does potential rewards. Planning now can ensure a smooth transition in 2010.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Least Privilege Application Compatibility for Windows 7 Migrations
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will give you an overview of the new technology built into Windows 7 operating systems, and how this technology can help your enterprises complete your migration. We will also surface some of the confusion around what those technologies mean from a security perspective.
Posted: 23 Jun 2010 | Published: 23 Jun 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

Plan Now for Licensing Windows 7
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research paper will show you how analyzing your options for upgrading to Windows 7 can save you down the road. One of the first steps IT managers should take is to determine their firm's Windows 7 licensing strategy and how it fits into their broader Microsoft relationship.
Posted: 23 Oct 2009 | Published: 22 Jul 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Guide: File System Auditor
sponsored by ScriptLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It sounds simple, but just try to figure out who accessed your confidential data yesterday. IT management standards insist on it, compliance standards require it, but can you deliver?
Posted: 27 Aug 2009 | Published: 27 Aug 2009

ScriptLogic Corporation

Guide: Desktop Authority Image Center
sponsored by ScriptLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: How many hours/days does it take to get new PC's prepared for a new employee? What happens when 100 new PC's arrive? Is your desktop management plan missing a key ingredient? Let us help.
Posted: 27 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

ScriptLogic Corporation

Implementing Device Restrictions in Vista and Server 2008
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: With Vista clients and Server 2008 systems, we have a number of new Group Policy settings that allow us to exert some level of control over which devices users can install and use.
Posted: 23 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

Global Knowledge

How to Start a Windows Vista Pilot Deployment
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Thinking about deploying Windows Vista? This guide gives an overview of how to successfully manage a pilot program that provides the best experience for pilot users and helps to provide positive project justification to business decision makers.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

Microsoft

Vista Readiness: Preparing for the Journey
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief provides a summary of Vista and tips on how to prepare for the journey into the Vista frontier, whether you are running Vista PCs today or are only planning on using them in 2008.
Posted: 20 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Dell, Inc.

Automating Group Policy Management
sponsored by SDM Software
WHITE PAPER: Group policy objects (GPOs) are used to secure and lockdown your Windows environment. Learn how you can ensure that GPOs are available, manageable and automated.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 27 Feb 2008


A Closer Look at Windows Vista
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: One of the stated goals of the Microsoft Windows Vista release is to greatly improve the overall security of the Windows operating system and curb the impact of malware. To this end, Microsoft redesigned both the least user and administrative...
Posted: 19 Feb 2008 | Published: 19 Feb 2008

National Instruments

Vista Migration with Altiris Solutions
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Having a sound migration plan and an integrated, automated solution is important for migration. Read this white paper to get general migration guidelines and learn 10 steps for a smooth and effective Vista Migration.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Symantec

Designing Power-Friendly Devices
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the best practices for power management and explains the technologies available for designing power-friendly devices. Not just for system's designers this information is valuable and applicable to any computing enviro...
Posted: 31 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Intel Corporation

SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop: Decreasing Your Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop and find out how it stacks up against Windows Vista.
Posted: 19 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Novell, Inc.

Best Practices for Windows Vista Planning, Migration, and Ongoing Management
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It is vital to ensure PC system and data security during migration to Windows Vista. This white paper highlights considerations that must be addressed over the entire migration process.
Posted: 02 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Internet Security Threat Report details the issues related to online fraud and examines current trends in the internet security landscape. Read this paper today and learn about the future of internet attacks and what to expect in the coming years.
Posted: 30 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Symantec Corporation

Embracing Microsoft Vista for Enhanced Network Security
sponsored by Lumeta Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the steps to take when migrating and implementing Windows Vista and discusses how to mitigate risks, reduce costs and improve overall security.
Posted: 08 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Lumeta Corporation
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WINDOWS VISTA DEFINITION (continued): …  (Me), Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.WinRM lets network administrators access, edit and update data from local and remote computers. It is possible to obtain hardware data from WS-Management protocol implementations running on non-Windows operating systems such as Linux. This allows hardware and operating systems from diverse vendors to function together. An administrator can, for example, take data from all the computers in a network and put them in a folder on a single computer, thereby creating a centrally located, comprehensivenetwork event log. Security risks are minimized … 
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