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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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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

Bringing Windows Apps to Mobile Devices
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: Cloud-hosted desktops are a whole new ballgame when it comes to management, security, and licensing. But how does it compare to traditional VDI? This e-guide details how VDI and DaaS strategies differ and reveals how a partnership now allows organizations to deliver Windows virtual desktops from the cloud.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 14 Jun 2016

Citrix

Redefine Windows 10 Management
sponsored by vmware airwatch
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 airwatch

A Practical Guide for Demystifying the Windows 10 Update Process
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: Windows 10 was supposed to simplify nearly everything within its influence, but why does the update process seem to be so confusing? This exclusive guide intends to help readers sort through the various pieces of the Windows 10 update process and explores the much needed definitions to help simplify it as much as possible.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Citrix

Windows 10 Adoption Rates Strong Out of the Gates
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: Windows 10 is already second in OS market share, behind only Windows 7. See where other OSes stack up and find out how to make the leap from Windows XP to Windows 10 in this exclusive guide from our experts at searchEnterpriseDesktop.com.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Citrix

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

Delivering Enterprise Windows Apps to Any Device
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a simple way to deliver the Windows enterprise apps your workers depend on to any type of device. Read on to learn how this app virtualization approach overcomes challenges in development, security, user experience, and more.
Posted: 01 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

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

Rackspace

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

Rackspace

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

Rackspace

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.

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

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

Computer Weekly March 2016: Building Data Centers Under the Sea
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, delve into Microsoft's trial of an underwater data center and assess the technology and environmental implications. In addition, read on to see if the desktop PC is set to be reinvented as PC suppliers build new products around Windows 10. Read the issue for these highlights, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Modern Infrastructure: Pushing Cloud to the Limit
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: How do you determine if it is better for your infrastructure to stay on-premises or move to the cloud? This exclusive issue of the Modern Infrastructure e-zine takes a look at this question and details when and where the cloud works and whether you should consider keeping your infrastructure on-premises.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 17 Feb 2016

SearchDataCenter.com

Why it's Time for Locked-Down Desktops
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive e-guide to take a look at why IT teams are locking down desktops in order to restrict user-installed apps (UIAs). You'll also explore the benefits locked-down desktops can have on IT departments.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 03 Feb 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix

Windows 10: Top 10 Features IT Pros Will Love
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the 10 most crucial Windows 10 features that IT pros need to know about, including mobile device management, work folders that regulate access to corporate content, the return of the Start Menu, and 7 more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 03 Feb 2016

Microsoft
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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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