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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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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

Windows 10 Migration Minus The Complexity
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: A Windows OS migration can be a headache for IT managers and teams, but it is possible to reduce your stress – and your company's risk – by leveraging endpoint data protection. Follow these six steps to craft a Windows 10 OS migration plan that provides data protection and governance for your enterprise.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Druva Software

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

Why it's Time for Locked-Down Desktops
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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, Inc. and Intel®

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

Safely Retiring Windows Server 2003
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the risks you will face if you do not retire Windows Server 2003, including: inconsistency in implementation, no reference point or ability to rollback, and more. Additionally, learn what you need to do to overcome these risks and perform as seamless migration.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Acronis

Still Migrating from Windows Server 2003? A Guide to Best Practices and Tips
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the six biggest reasons to start planning to move away from Windows Server 2003. Additionally, learn about migration challenges, as well as best practices for executing a smooth migration, including: backup your original environment, convert backup to a standby virtual machine, and 3 more.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Acronis

Where to Begin with Windows 10
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: The information that IT admins need about Windows isn't always easy to find – and it's often difficult to digest. Gain expert insight into Windows 10 migrations, including, major process updates and upgrades in Windows 10, XP-to-Windows 10 migration success tips and tricks, and more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 14 Jan 2016

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

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

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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