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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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UEM – The Art of Managing Diversity
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Matrix42 asked more than 400 IT professionals who manage mobile devices and PCs/Laptops how they intend to deal with increased mobile device management and complexity of devices. This white paper provides the results of that research and other market insights so you can educate yourself on the current status of mobile device management.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Dell Windows 10 Thin Clients Boost Virtual Desktop Security
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
EGUIDE: Dell is now offering thin client devices configured with Windows 10 to enable workspaces to take advantage of the security and management features built into Windows 10. This exclusive e-guide takes a look at what sets apart thin clients with Windows 10 apart from comparable devices.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix

10 Interesting Facts about Space
sponsored by HP & Intel
RESOURCE: Read how HP is helping NASA push the boundaries of science and discovery by sending ZBooks powered by Intel® Xeon® processors to the International Space Station. And learn 10 things you probably didn't know about space, like, all of space is not completely silent.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016

HP & Intel

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

Windows 10: The Future of PC Security and Management
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Windows 10, enterprise mobility management (EMM) platforms, and mobile devices are changing the way you can approach complicated security and management tasks. Uncover the top 5 PC management capabilities of EMM, key considerations in adopting an EMM platform, and more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016


Why a Windows Security Scan Isn't Enough to Protect your Workstations
sponsored by HP & Intel
EGUIDE: There are a lot of moving parts, and there's no simple fix for Windows security. That said, there are things you can do to reduce desktop vulnerabilities. This e-guide helps you understand the common flaws exploited in Windows security scans and provides 4 ways to take vulnerability management to the next level.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

HP & Intel

Mistakes to Avoid when Migrating to Windows 10
sponsored by eTECH Channel
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to explore two articles: the first discusses upgrade planning for a Windows XP to 10 migration, and the second focuses on the costs of putting off a Windows 10 upgrade for organizations currently running on 7.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 23 Aug 2016

eTECH Channel

Channel Analysis of Tranxition
sponsored by eTECH Channel
VIDEO: See the endorsement of one migration technology by an expert channel analyst. This video highlights what you need to make your customers happy by mastering their migration on the first at-bat.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 21 Jul 2016

TOPICS:  Networking | Windows
eTECH Channel

Migration Manager for Windows
sponsored by eTECH Channel
CASE STUDY: This cases study highlights how a PC management enterprise improved its ability to facilitate customer migration, and thereby improve profitability. By implementing migration management software, Metro PC Works delighted its customers and maximized productivity through Windows deployments.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 19 Jul 2016

TOPICS:  Windows
eTECH Channel

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Secure Identity Management
sponsored by Red Hat
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Address the challenges of managing identities in Linux or a mixed Linux/Windows environment by centralizing management in one interface. Download this paper to take advantage of Linux's direct integration into your environment to provide host-based access control, and more.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Red Hat

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


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

Well-Planned Desktop Auditing: Avoid Issues and Tackle Windows Configuration
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide highlights the importance of well-planned desktop auditing and several key considerations to keep in mind to maximize the effectiveness of your next desktop audit. Access now and you'll also learn what's causing some IT professionals to resort to lying to get their audits passed.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 05 Oct 2016

Dell Software

Reasons for Windows 10 Migration Multiply
sponsored by Flexera Software
EGUIDE: Milestones like the end of sales for Windows 7 Professional are making users consider the transition to Windows 10. In this e-guide, we explore the motivations behind Windows 10's rapid rate of adoption. You'll find out what reasons are driving corporate OS migrations, how to handle the updates that accompany them, and more.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Flexera Software

Skype for Business: Preparing Your Organization for Deployment
sponsored by Dimension Data
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains what you need to know before diving into a Skype for Business deployment. Access now to learn how to prepare your infrastructure and organization by taking a hybrid approach to deployment that focuses on end-user training and adoption.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Dimension Data

Windows 10 Momentum Continues to Build
sponsored by Flexera Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine how Windows 10 is growing as a highly productive development environment. Find out how the OS is generating new opportunities for developers and how it's impacting Microsoft's future in cloud, mobile, and more.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Flexera Software

Market Guide for Application Workspace Aggregators
sponsored by Lenovo Software
RESOURCE: According to Gartner Research, 25% of organizations that use Windows apps will use a "workspace aggregator" next year to deliver the apps across multiple devices. This Gartner market guide explains how workspace aggregators unify application delivery, data, ALM, security, and UX.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 28 May 2015

Lenovo Software

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

Mobile Device Management for Windows Phone
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
DATA SHEET: If you are using Windows Phone at your business without the proper mobile device management, then you are missing out on the true benefits of workplace mobility. Access this data sheet that highlights one enterprise mobility management platform that provisions, manages and protects Windows Phone devices, apps and documents simply and efficiently.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM MaaS360

Case Studies and Use Cases for Workspace Aggregation
sponsored by Lenovo Software
CASE STUDY: Whether you're in the public or private sector, workspace aggregation can enable a more agile workplace with minimal IT effort. Access now to read 5 case studies that exemplify the numerous cost saving and improved performance benefits of a unified workspace.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Aug 2016

Lenovo Software

Strategies for Overcoming SQL Database Migration Limitations
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we identify the major challenges of cloud-based relational database migrations. You'll find out what the specific obstacles are to your transition and get targeted advice for updating your database.
Posted: 02 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016


Managing Azure Development With More Than Just Native Tools
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: Some development practices are common across programming languages, platforms and application areas, but developing for the cloud is different. In this e-guide, learn three key points to keep in mind when building applications for Microsoft's Windows Azure.
Posted: 01 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016


Selecting the Right Management Tool for Advanced Azure Usage
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the use of the Azure Management Console, examine its capabilities, and explain how you can achieve even more advanced Azure usage. You'll find out which management tool works best for your business and get the information you need to make a strategic decision.
Posted: 01 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016


Windows 10: A Guide for OS Migration
sponsored by Flexera Software
EGUIDE: Migrating to Windows 10 may seem like a daunting task, especially since there are organizations out there that haven't finished the move from Windows XP to Windows 7. But in this e-guide, we have assembled some useful advice about best practices, planning, and helpful tools to make your clients' OS migrations as simple and pain-free as possible.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Flexera Software

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 9: Understanding Windows
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: This hand-picked chapter from Brian Madden's "The New VDI Reality" e-book dives into the world of Windows in regards to VDI. You'll explore a few important Windows facts that are shaping the desktop virtualization landscape today and uncover the truth behind why Windows is difficult.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2016

Dell, Inc.
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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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