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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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Securing Windows XP with Traps and Advanced Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Uncover a way to continue using Windows XP while maintaining acceptable levels of security and compliance even though its end-of-life has passed.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 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

Embrace True Business Mobility
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

VDI – Simplify Your Migration to Windows® 10 and Beyond
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out how VDI can help you to streamline your Windows 10 migration and discover three critical questions to answer surrounding your migration to Windows 10.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

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

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

User Profile and Environment Management with ProfileUnity™
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: As Windows desktop technologies grow more complex, desktop admins must find ways to streamline user profile management across desktop plaftorms. Find out new strategies for eliminating these desktop management pain points today.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Liquidware Labs

All You Need to Know About Microsoft Windows Nano Server
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can use Windows Nano Servers for your core infrastructure to deliver improvements and advantages. Uncover helpful guidance on deploying and working with virtual and physical Nano Servers.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veeam Software

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

Liquidware Labs Solutions for Windows Desktop Migrations
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can simplify the migration of large deployments of physical Windows desktops environments. Discover how you can facilitate migrations in the background without affecting user productivity.
Posted: 26 May 2016 | Published: 14 Mar 2016

Liquidware Labs

Liquidware Labs Helps City of Tempe Make Smooth Transition to Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
CASE STUDY: Find out how the City of Tempe, Arizona assessed the state of their physical desktop environment to gain insight into storage and networking bandwidth, in order to learn which user desktops were good candidates to virtualize and what resources would be required.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Liquidware Labs

Surfing the Windows 10 Wave with UEM
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices are going largely unmanaged in the workplace. Windows 10 looms large on the horizon. Chaos seems inevitable. Read on to uncover a unified endpoint management solution that will manage all devices across various operating systems and help prepare for the Windows 10 rollout.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Matrix42

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

Windows 10: The Unavoidable Upgrade
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: This infographic offers a snapshot into the top concerns about moving to Windows 10. Download now to discover how you can ease the migration process with app and desktop virtualization strategies.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

Citrix

Comparing User Environment Management and Application Layering Platforms for Citrix
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Get a detailed analysis of user environment management and application layering platforms designed to completely address gaps in the desktop environment that basic, traditional solutions don't cover.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

Liquidware Labs

Application Layering Creates Integrated Application Delivery Platform
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Learn how application virtualization strategies are the key to both successful physical and virtual desktop deployments and discover how application layering sets the stage for a transformation in the way apps are installed, managed, and delivered to users.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Liquidware Labs

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

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.

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
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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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