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DEFINITION: Windows is a personal computer operating system from Microsoft that, together with some commonly used business applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel, has become a de facto "standard" for individual users in most corporations as well as in most homes.The original 1985 version of Windows introduced to home and business PC users many of the graphical user interface (GUI) ideas that were developed  … 
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Strategies for Implementing Windows 10
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: Universal Applications may be one of the most important features of Windows 10. However, this new technology could cause compatibility issues with apps for enterprise deployments. Find out how you can test hundreds of apps and performance levels with the push of a button and deploy Windows 10 successfully.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Flexera Software

Windows 10: The OS for All Platforms
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: OS migrations are complex, costly, and oftentimes risky undertakings, but Windows 10 is encouraging a lot of business users to go through the process of updating their systems. Discover the software that can help simplify application compatibility testing as you embark on your own OS migration and incorporate Windows 10 into your business.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Flexera Software

Advanced Endpoint Protection for Windows Server 2003 After End-of-Support
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Identify how you can maintain security in your network, despite the fact that Windows Server 2003 has reached its End-of-Support.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Embrace True Business Mobility
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise leaders must adopt a cohesive, purpose-built strategy to empower mobile users. Explore ways to work seamlessly across unified desktops and mobile device platforms.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

VMware, Inc.

VDI – Simplify Your Migration to Windows® 10 and Beyond
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out how VDI can help you to streamline your Windows 10 migration and discover three critical questions to answer surrounding your migration to Windows 10.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Free Yourself from Old-School PC Tools
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the significant improvements new devices have made and learn about how managing all of them can be boiled down to a single enterprise mobility management solution that eases both management and security.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 25 May 2016

MobileIron

The Future of PC Security and Management
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise mobility management (EMM) is one big key to unlocking mobility's full potential. We had previously required a variety of solutions to deal with every aspect of mobile management. Now there is an EMM solution that does it all. Read on to learn more about EMM and this simplifying solution.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

MobileIron

User Profile and Environment Management with ProfileUnity™
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: As Windows desktop technologies grow more complex, desktop admins must find ways to streamline user profile management across desktop plaftorms. Find out new strategies for eliminating these desktop management pain points today.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Liquidware Labs

All You Need to Know About Microsoft Windows Nano Server
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can use Windows Nano Servers for your core infrastructure to deliver improvements and advantages. Uncover helpful guidance on deploying and working with virtual and physical Nano Servers.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veeam Software

Liquidware Labs Solutions for Windows Desktop Migrations
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can simplify the migration of large deployments of physical Windows desktops environments. Discover how you can facilitate migrations in the background without affecting user productivity.
Posted: 26 May 2016 | Published: 14 Mar 2016

Liquidware Labs

Surfing the Windows 10 Wave with UEM
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices are going largely unmanaged in the workplace. Windows 10 looms large on the horizon. Chaos seems inevitable. Read on to uncover a unified endpoint management solution that will manage all devices across various operating systems and help prepare for the Windows 10 rollout.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Matrix42

Windows 10 Migration Minus The Complexity
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: A Windows OS migration can be a headache for IT managers and teams, but it is possible to reduce your stress – and your company's risk – by leveraging endpoint data protection. Follow these six steps to craft a Windows 10 OS migration plan that provides data protection and governance for your enterprise.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Druva Software

Performance Testing VDI on All Flash Array Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how all-flash arrays enable selected arrays to scale up as well as out in order to handle growth and new demands from VDI users. Access now and you'll explore performance and efficiency tests to see how an all-flash array performs when supporting VDI workloads.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Kaminario

Comparing User Environment Management and Application Layering Platforms for Citrix
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Get a detailed analysis of user environment management and application layering platforms designed to completely address gaps in the desktop environment that basic, traditional solutions don't cover.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

Liquidware Labs

Application Layering Creates Integrated Application Delivery Platform
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Learn how application virtualization strategies are the key to both successful physical and virtual desktop deployments and discover how application layering sets the stage for a transformation in the way apps are installed, managed, and delivered to users.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Liquidware Labs

Deliver a Seamless User Experience for Windows Apps on Chromebooks
sponsored by Citrix and Google
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an app virtualization strategy that can simplify access to business-critical apps on end-user mobile devices and tablets. Uncover the benefits, including device optimization, seamless usability, and one-step app access.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Citrix and Google

Windows 10: The Bright Path to Adoption
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In the following infographic learn about the benefits of migrating to Windows 10 and learn why Gartner states that by 2019, 100% of businesses will be moving towards this upgrade.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

Citrix

Windows Security Management: What's New in Windows 10
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll explore how new auditing and logging capabilities in Windows 10 give IT visibility into potential threats. Uncover ways to thwart threat actors by scoping user privileges, logging on with additional credentials, and more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Empower a Mobile Workforce with Secure App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has given people new freedom to work anywhere, on any device—but it has also added new complications for IT. Learn how Citrix XenApp helps people be productive on any device.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

VDI—Simplify your migration to Windows® 10 and beyond
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Windows 10 is poised to become the most rapid OS migration in history—driven as much by users as by IT. Learn how IT can take the pain out of OS migrations now and in the future with a virtualized infrastructure that strengthens security and simplifies BYOD, app compatibility and corporate desktop management.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

VDI—Simplify Your Migration to Windows 10 and Embrace Desktop Apps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to streamline your migration to Windows 10 with a virtualized infrastructure that simplifies BYOD, app compatibility, and corporate desktop management. Access this paper now to answer your burning questions about this OS and how it pertains to desktop virtualization.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Citrix

Safely Retiring Windows Server 2003
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the risks you will face if you do not retire Windows Server 2003, including: inconsistency in implementation, no reference point or ability to rollback, and more. Additionally, learn what you need to do to overcome these risks and perform as seamless migration.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Acronis

Still Migrating from Windows Server 2003? A Guide to Best Practices and Tips
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the six biggest reasons to start planning to move away from Windows Server 2003. Additionally, learn about migration challenges, as well as best practices for executing a smooth migration, including: backup your original environment, convert backup to a standby virtual machine, and 3 more.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Acronis

Manage Change, Enforce Security, and Incorporate Cloud in Your Windows Ecosystem
sponsored by Puppet
WHITE PAPER: Learn where to incorporate better levels of control, and how to automate the delivery and operation of Windows applications on premise and in the cloud. Plus, uncover the 5 questions decision-makers in a business need to be asking.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 06 Jul 2016

Puppet

Taking Windows Mobile on Any Device
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Taking Windows applications and desktops mobile has many advantages, but with so many device types to consider, how can you simplify solution implementation? Learn how Citrix XenApp solves this complex problem.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Citrix
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WINDOWS DEFINITION (continued): …  at an experimental lab at Xerox and introduced commercially by Apple's Lisa and Macintosh computers. Ask your Microsoft Windows questions at ITKnowledgeExchange.comSome of the well-known versions of Windows have included:Windows 286Windows 386Windows 3.0 and 3.11Windows 95Windows 98Windows NTWindows 2000Windows CE for use in small mobile computersWindows MeWindows XPWindows VistaWith the advent of the Internet, Microsoft has repositioned Windows as a kind of "window to the world," and its efforts to take the lead in Web browsers have made Internet Explorer the most popular browser. Microsoft's … 
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