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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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Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an architectural overview and configuration guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 x64 SP2 with Microsoft Windows ServerĀ® 2008 x64 Enterprise or Standard Edition on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

High Availability and Disaster Recovery Features in Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 SP1
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 complements Exchange Server 2007 by enhancing the operational performance of high availability features, adding disaster recovery options and adding support for Windows Server® 2008.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Solution Guide - Choosing Storage for Dell Database Solutions with Dell™ PowerVault™ and Dell/EMC Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a guide for choosing an appropriate storage architecture for Dell Database Solutions deployed on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault and Dell/EMC storage.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Sunny Days with Cloud Computing
sponsored by Stoneware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses "Cloud Computing" which is a new catch phrase or buzzword for an approach to simplifying an organization's IT environment through the use of virtualization and web technologies.
Posted: 30 Jul 2008 | Published: 16 May 2008

Stoneware, Inc.

Windows Server Multi-Site Clustering with Geocluster®
sponsored by Double-Take Software
WHITE PAPER: In this webcast, get expert advice for implementing or optimizing Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes, and learn how to choose the best ETL software tools for your requirements and budget.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Double-Take Software

Unix, Linux Uptime and Reliability Increase; Patch Management Woes Plague Windows
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Use this report, the Yankee Group's Global Server Operating System Reliability Survey, to make an informed choice on which servers best fit your needs.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008


Moving to Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance in Three Days Using EventTracker
sponsored by Prism Microsystems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this document is to explain how EventTracker can help your organization meet the audit reporting requirements of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX).
Posted: 30 May 2008 | Published: 10 Jan 2007

Prism Microsystems Inc.

Monitoring Windows Workstations - Seven Most Important Events
sponsored by Prism Microsystems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Monitoring event logs from workstations provides two important benefits a) Save money by adopting a proactive approach to supporting end users (enhanced productivity), and b) Enhance overall security of your organization.
Posted: 30 May 2008 | Published: 23 Apr 2007

Prism Microsystems Inc.

Application Modernization: RAD for the Web Reaches System i
sponsored by CodeGear
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper we discuss the Delphi/400 rapid application development (RAD) environment.
Posted: 30 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008


Migrating to Microsoft from Lotus Notes®? Not so Fast!
sponsored by Teamstudio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There is some good information presented in this document and no doubt you would like to get this information for your existing applications, even if you are not planning a migration.
Posted: 01 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Teamstudio, Inc.

Quickly Pinpoint and Resolve Problems in Windows/.NET Applications
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the most common .NET application problems, strategies to accelerate the problem resolution process and how to resolve issues faster.
Posted: 08 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software

Addressing Document Imaging Security Issues
sponsored by eCopy
WHITE PAPER: Document imaging makes it possible to integrate paper documents with existing workflow processes and business applications, e.g., e-mail, fax, and electronic document management systems.
Posted: 18 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008


The US Department of Defense Maintains Application Security and Eliminates Software Conflicts When Deploying Applications to Locked-down Desktops
sponsored by Thinstall
WHITE PAPER: The DOD chose Thinstall to address the demanding deployment requirements, using it initially for 12 applications.
Posted: 15 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006


Symantec Backup Exec™ System Recovery 7.0: The Gold Standard in Complete Windows System Recovery
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Recover from system loss or disaster in minutes. Having the proper disaster recovery plan is essential for IT administrators. This white paper highlights the top 7 new tactics for improving disaster recovery plans and meeting service level agreements.
Posted: 14 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Symantec Corporation

Enhanced Unified Storage Administration through Windows Unified Data Storage Server - IT Briefing
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Storage demands can grow as much as 100% a year and businesses are seeking effective storage management solutions to deal with this rapid growth. Download this IT Briefing to discover a reliable and cost-effective solution that meets these challenges.
Posted: 23 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007


Quick Recovery of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Databases Using Veritas Storage Foundation 4.3 for Windows on HP Integrity Servers
sponsored by HP & Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to rapidly recover Microsoft SQL Server 2005 environments. The solution is based on the Quick Recovery feature of Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows 4.3 coupled with supporting technology from Microsoft and HP.
Posted: 22 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

HP & Symantec

EMC RepliStor and VMware Software: Providing High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Data Consolidation in Virtual Environments
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: SLA is a standard of service influenced by resource availability. Conventional methods sometimes results in data loss, making SLAs hard to meet. Learn how a practical approach within your Windows environment can address even the strictest SLAs.
Posted: 14 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

EMC Corporation

Protecting the Windows Environment: A Blueprint for Small and Mid-sized Organizations
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many companies rely on a Microsoft® Windows® environment. But many fail to recognize the vulnerabilities in Windows based systems. Explore the challenges and learn about a strategy for mitigating risk without adding cost and complexity.
Posted: 25 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Symantec Corporation
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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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