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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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Virtualized GPUs Power Modern VDI User Experiences
sponsored by NVIDIA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will demonstrate why virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments of Microsoft Windows 10 should consider using a virtualized GPU solution, for a smooth, high-quality user experience.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

NVIDIA

Windows10 Checklist: Does your IT organization have what it takes to make the move?
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This document is a quick checklist of things to ensure an easy Windows 10 migration.
Posted: 19 May 2017 | Published: 19 May 2017

Citrix

Citrix ShareFile eases IT migration to Windows 10®
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a technology that eases OS migrations making future updates simpler. And, find out how the technology allows user data to be freed from devices, protected from overwrites and under your control.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 09 May 2017

Citrix

5 Ways to Improve Hyper-V Backup
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: 70% of enterprises that use VM-specific data protection tools want their entire global data protection consolidated into a single unified data protection platform. Hyper-V and VMware both aim to be that platform, but they need a little boost. Access this white paper to learn 5 ways that one platform is making the most of your backup platform.
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

Veritas

15 Keys for Ensuring a Successful Windows 10 Migration with End User Experience Monitoring
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Every migration can be a real pain. Remember migrating to Windows 7? Let this white paper be your guide to migrating to Windows 10 in 4 easy-to-follow steps. Don't let complications get in the way of your Windows 10 migration.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

New features in Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Whether you are getting started with Active Directory, or just need a refresher, this white paper is your guide to the most recent changes. Inside, you will explore most of the new features and learn how to leverage them to your company's advantage.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 12 Apr 2017

Veeam Software

Fast-Track Your Windows 10 Migration
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: If you've already managed a Windows 7/8 migration, you know how difficult a migration can be. Are you ready to take on a Windows 10 migration? If you are part of the 62% of organizations who have still not made the change, or just want to sanity-check your migration efforts, check out this whitepaper on fast-tracking your Windows 10 migration.
Posted: 07 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Apr 2017

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BDNA

Citrix XenMobile and Windows 10 - Unified Endpoint Management in a mobile, cloud enabled world
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: With version 10, Windows has moved the once desktop operating system firmly into the era of the mobility and the cloud. Download this white paper to discover Windows 10 management and security features supported by XenMobile.
Posted: 17 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017

Citrix

Geek Guide: Cloud-Scale Automation
sponsored by Puppet
WHITE PAPER: 70% of organizations have at least one application running in the cloud. Small beans in the grand scheme of things...for now. This guide goes over cloud-scale automation and what your organization needs in its strategy to make sure your cloud infrastructure can match, even exceed, the performance of your on-premises infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017

Puppet

Windows 10 and Mobile Device Management
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how Windows 10 MDM features will impact the mobile devices in your enterprise for the better.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Microsoft

VDI and Beyond: Addressing Agility Challenges from BYOD to Windows 10
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: From simple app delivery to advanced VDI, access this white paper to learn about an approach that flexes with your dynamic needs, whether your priority is to empower users with BYOD, simplify Windows 10 migration, improve desktop compliance, and more.
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Citrix

What Android for Work Means for the Enterprise
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: To help IT Administrators understand how Android for Work will impact their organization, this white paper provides an overview of the new capabilities and recommendations for deploying and managing Android devices in the Enterprise.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

MobileIron

Windows 10 with EMM: TCO Toolkit
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how using EMM to secure and manage your PCs can significantly reduce total cost of ownership by up to 80% across three key areas such as IT operations, helpdesk administration and licensing costs.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

MobileIron

The Ultimate Guide to Windows Server 2016
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This is your ultimate guide to Windows Server 2016. Read on to drive your organization forward with new layers of security, data center efficiency, and agility in app development by learning to build cloud-native and hybrid apps, improve server density with software-defined infrastructure, and more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Microsoft

Securing Office 365 Is Easier Than You Think
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: SaaS security concerns can no longer be ignored: Discover how to safely enable Office 365. Read on to address O365-specific security concerns, including details on how to secure O365 from malware insertion and data loss, gain visibility into SaaS usage, and more.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

The Future of Enterprise Mobile Security: Predictions for 2016 and Beyond
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: Understanding and successfully combatting security threats that mobility creates is paramount for continued protection of sensitive company and customer data. This white paper provides Lookout's mobile cybersecurity predictions for 2016 to 2019, so you can futureproof your enterprise.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Lookout

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

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

Windows 10, EMM, and 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

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.

Heterogeneous File Serving Using SMB and NFS Protocols
sponsored by TechData - HPE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about how to configure a storage system to make swapping files across sever message block (SMB) and network file system (NFS) protocols a breeze.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

TechData - HPE

Adopt a Bimodal Approach to Manage PCs and Broaden Support for New Devices
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Report teaches you new approaches to endpoint management and security as updates to PC software increase in volume and frequency.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

Lenovo Software

Virtual Client Computing Software Vendor Assessment
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the virtual client computing (VCC) market and evaluate each vendor's strengths and challenges, what characteristics to look at when evaluating client virtualization approaches and what four client virtualization software technologies comprise the VCC market.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

VMware

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

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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