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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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4 Ways to Ensure a Smooth Windows 10 Migration
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: Download this resource to discover a workspace suite that can help enable a smooth Windows 10 transition with a 4-pronged approach to address challenges with app migration, managing Windows 10 desktops, managing all devices, and securing company data.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

Citrix

Windows 10 Migration Checklist: Does your IT Organization Have What it Takes to Make the Move?
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: The move to Microsoft's latest OS presents a number of challenges, including business disruptions, incompatibilities among applications, and time-consuming testing processes. Use this checklist to see how prepared your organization is for a smooth Windows 10 migration.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 16 Oct 2017

Citrix

VDI—Simplify your migration to Windows 10 and beyond
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover how to streamline OS migrations now and in the future with a virtualized infrastructure that simplifies BYOD, app compatibility and desktop management.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 16 Oct 2017

Citrix

All You Need to Know About Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Virtualization
sponsored by Veeam Software
EBOOK: In this comprehensive e-book you will find examples of how IT Professionals are leveraging Hyper-V PowerShell scripts in their own environments. Learn about the necessary tools to successfully test and manage a Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V environment.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Veeam Software

File Sharing Service Eases IT Migration to Windows 10
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover a file sharing, storage and sync service that will support your mobile workforce's secure data storage and sharing needs for Windows 10 and beyond in terms of security, flexibility, productivity and Office 365 integration.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 12 Oct 2017

Citrix

The Top Four Reasons Windows 10 VDI Needs GPUs
sponsored by NVIDIA
WHITE PAPER: In desktops without a graphics processing unit (GPU), not only will Windows 10's full power not be realized, but key performance metrics, including scalability, are impacted negatively. Download this white paper to uncover the top four reasons why Windows 10 VDI needs GPUs.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

NVIDIA

The 12 Critical Questions you Need to Ask when Choosing an AD Bridge Solution
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Most enterprises today have heterogeneous IT environments, with Microsoft Active Directory (AD) providing Windows access for most users. Read this white paper to identify a number of key questions to ask when evaluating which AD bridge tool is right for you.
Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | Published: 22 Sep 2017

One Identity

FlashStack with Cisco UCS and Pure Storage FlashArray//m for 5000 Citrix XenDesktop Users
sponsored by Pure Storage
EBOOK: This guide serves as your reference architecture for up to 5000 seat mixed workload on Cisco UCS and Pure Storage FlashArray//m with Citrix XenApp server-based sessions, XenDesktop persistent Windows 10 virtual desktops, and XenDesktop pooled Windows 10 virtual desktops on VMware vSphere 6. Access your full guide in PDF form here.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 22 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

NVIDIA Grid vGPU Profile Sizing For Windows 10
sponsored by NVIDIA
WHITE PAPER: There are many factors to consider when sizing a virtual desktop environment including CPU, RAM, storage, network, and more. Download this guide for to guidance on how to assign the appropriate amount of frame buffer for Windows 10 knowledge worker use cases in graphics accelerated virtual environments.
Posted: 01 Aug 2017 | Published: 01 Aug 2017

NVIDIA

Virtualized GPUs Power Modern VDI User Experiences
sponsored by NVIDIA
RESEARCH CONTENT: 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: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

NVIDIA

'Is Windows 10 Worth the Debate?'
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Inside, explore the brand new features Windows 10 offers, the benefits and drawbacks of each, a number of questions to consider when making the transition. Simply participate in our brief Desktop Management Research Program to claim your free copy of this exclusive guide.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

TechTarget

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

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

Changes to the Mobile, App Modernization, and Refactoring Landscape
sponsored by PowWow
RESOURCE: The mobile development, app modernization, and app refactoring landscape is changing. Access this resource to find out how PowWow Mobile is affecting this change and creating support for native apps built on the Universal Windows Platform. Find out how refactoring technology can simplify the transformation of legacy web apps on mobile devices.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

PowWow

Mobile App Development Modernization for the Post-PC Era
sponsored by PowWow
RESOURCE: Explore how to deliver powerful, modern native mobile apps faster and enable rapid modernizations for legacy Windows and web apps. Discover how PowWow Mobile's SmartUX platform empowers users to build and run apps smartly and securely on-premise and in the cloud, on any device, using any OS.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

PowWow

Building and Modernizing Mobile Apps for Windows 10
sponsored by PowWow
RESOURCE: Explore how to resolve app bottlenecks in adopting or migrating to Windows 10. Discover a development platform that enables you to rapidly transform legacy Windows apps or workflows into mobile apps, build native mobile apps for Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform, and run apps in the cloud or on-premise, across a variety of devices and OS.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 20 Feb 2017

PowWow

Computer Weekly: Data Danger
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's issue we investigate the hidden threats lurking in every company and discuss what options CIOs and heads of security have to limit damage. We also look at three ways CIOs can fund digital initiatives. Plus, with the shift from traditional desktop IT, what is the future of Windows in a multi-device world?
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Windows of Opportunity: Five Key Trends for Windows 10
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This flipbook reveals the five key trends in Windows 10 adoption and migration. Give your customers the ability to unify desktop and mobile management under one model.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 16 Dec 2016

VMware

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

How to Evaluate Server OSes
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: This e-guide is designed to set you on the path to making the best decision for you organization. Inside, you will learn what to consider when evaluating a server OS, compare Linux vs Windows, and get an idea of where the rest of the market stands in comparison to these two.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

How Virtualization Solves Windows Server Upgrade Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Server OS upgrades can be a puzzling component of your daily routine as an IT administrator. This e-guide walks you through several of the options available to you to help alleviate the strain of this process, discussing the importance of consistent upgrades and the utilization of virtualization management tools.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 04 Apr 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Three Windows 10 upgrade questions all IT admins should ask
sponsored by vmware airwatch
EGUIDE: Upgrading to Windows 10 is no small undertaking. There are several critical questions all IT admin should ask before making the move to Windows 10. Understand what's different in Microsoft's latest operating system, and the keys to managing Windows 10 mobile devices.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

vmware airwatch

Five Windows 10 security risks that are easy to overlook
sponsored by vmware airwatch
EGUIDE: As more organizations upgrade from Windows 7, the time is right to think about how to create the perfect Windows 10 security setup. But before upgrading to Windows 10, understand these 5 security risks that are easy to overlook.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017

vmware airwatch

The Keys IT Needs to Manage Windows 10 Mobile Devices
sponsored by vmware airwatch
EGUIDE: The Windows 10 MDM client consists of two primary components: one for enrolling the device, the other for managing it. Understand these two components to decide how to best manage Windows 10 Mobile devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017

vmware airwatch
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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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