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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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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

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

Citrix XenApp adoption climbs due to Windows 10 migration uptick
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this e-guide learn how virtualization platforms can help in a smooth integration of legacy apps when adopting new operations systems. Read on and see why Citrix's app virtualization platform has seen an increase in customers thanks to companies adopting Windows 10 and ditching full virtual desktops.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Citrix

Windows 10: Why IT is Getting Aggressive about Adoption
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this exclusive resource, find out if you should make the switch to Windows 10 and see why over 3/4ths of Microsoft customers are already jumping on the Windows 10 bandwagon.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Citrix

Windows 10 improvements help the OS meet enterprise needs
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: The needs of the OS are constantly changing, but thankfully the new improvements made to Windows 10 will help address those concerns. Find out how in the following resource from out experts at searchEnterpriseDesktop.com.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Citrix

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

Securing mobile productivity for Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of deploying and securing the Microsoft ecosystem across all mobile platforms, including Windows 10. Access now and start efficiently managing your enterprise productivity, connectivity and security in today's hostile mobile world.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

IBM

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.

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

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

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

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
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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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