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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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Top 10 Steps to Ensure a Successful Transition to Windows Server 2012
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: From planning to implementation, through post-migration management, our experts lay out the information you need to make your migration to Windows Server 2012 R2 as painless as possible. Read the White Paper >>
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Dell Software

Virtual App Delivery Platform Makes Windows Apps Available to Chromebook Users
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Citrix solutions can help organizations enable access to business-critical applications via Chromebooks, and why doing so could save the business money in the long run.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Citrix

Integrating RHEL with Windows in the Datacenter
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the advantages of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for new business workloads, and explains how the platform can be easily integrated into existing Windows environments.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Windows 8.1 Client to Microsoft's Cloud Services
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will look at the various features within Windows 8 and discuss their benefits and the best practices for deployment in the organization.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

Global Knowledge

Audits, Compliance and Security: IT Pros share their experience
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper introduces a way to audit changes quickly and easily from a centralized console.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014

Dell Software

Windows XP Migration: Protect and Secure Critical Data
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores strategies for protecting and securing your data when migrating from Windows XP to your new operating system.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Commvault

A Crossroads for Windows XP Users: Windows 7 or Windows 8?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores the pros and cons of each option – including your options for staying with XP.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Migration Away From Windows XP: the Imperative for Change
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper to prepare for the end of Windows XP support.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 11 Apr 2014

VMware

Computer Weekly – 16 September 2014: The IT challenges facing an independent Scotland
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, as Scotland goes to the polls to vote on independence, we assess the IT challenges the country would face. We look at the products available in the fast-growing market for object storage. And we ask if it will be worth migrating to future version of Windows given the rise in mobile usage. Read the issue now.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Easing the Migration Off Windows XP
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about the Windows XP migration tools available today that will ease OS upgrades and mitigate risks associated with the process.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Key Considerations for Migrating Off Windows XP
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn some of the best practices and tips for migration from XP.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Desktops in the Cloud Your Silver Bullet for Windows XP End of Life
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how moving your desktops and applications to a cloud-hosted model – a solution known as Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) – can help you overcome the challenges of OS migration and provide increased support for remote computing and remote desktop client software.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Migrate from Windows® XP to Windows 7 in 20 Minutes
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a process that allows organizations to migrate from Windows® XP to Windows 7 in 20 minutes or less.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Top 5 Threats to Businesses Caused by Windows® XP End of Support
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the top 5 issues that businesses will have to be aware of now that support for XP is over as well as the impact that each issue has on organizations from a business perspective.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Compare Windows 8 and Windows® XP Security Problems
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the most critical security-related differences between Windows® XP and Windows 8, including each operating system’s ability to provision security patches, integrate with MDM and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Migrating from Windows® XP: Checklist
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a checklist you can use as an easy guide to the Windows migration process, focusing on the 3 primary migration phases: planning, deployment and operation.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Active Directory Disasters and Tools to Prevent Them
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is the source of nearly all authentication and authorization in most Windows environments, which means it's critical to keep up and running. While AD's features can protect against some failures, there are others it can't recover from on its own. So what do you do when that dreaded day of disaster arrives?
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 09 Jan 2013

Dell Software

Recovery Manager for Active Directory
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a tool that enables you to easily recover entire sections of the directory, or individual objects or attributes, without taking Active Directory offline.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Dell Software

How to Limit the Risk of Attack on your XP Assets
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This webinar describes the new threats facing organizations that are still using Windows XP now that support for the operating system has ended. It also highlights a solution that can be implemented to make sure Windows XP assets remain protected.
Posted: 08 May 2014 | Premiered: May 8, 2014

AlienVault

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 thin provisioning space reclamation using the IBM XIV Storage System IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the simplicity in which Information IT teams can take advantage of substantial data capacity savings using combined IBM XIV and Microsoft improvements which include the introduction of the Windows Server 2012 Data Deduplication feature.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

5 Ways VERDE Desktop Virtualization is the Simple, Smarter Solution
sponsored by Virtual Bridges
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights 5 reasons why one desktop virtualization solution will help your organization lower its capital expenditure (CapEx) while also significantly improving security with its two layers of authentication.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Virtual Bridges

Secunia Vulnerability Review 2014
sponsored by Secunia
WHITE PAPER: This guide reviews vulnerabilities for 2014 and discusses key figures and facts from a global IT security perspective.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

Secunia

Secunia PSI Country Report - Q4 2013 Germany
sponsored by Secunia
WHITE PAPER: This informative report explores the current state of cybercrime targeting German PCs and what can be done to stop them.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Secunia

PC Data Migration Made Easy with Endpoint Backup
sponsored by Code42
WEBCAST: PC data migration projects are challenging, but endpoint backup can make the process easier. This webcast will give expert advice on how to make the migration process as simple as possible.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 24, 2014

Code42

Desktops in the Cloud: Your Silver Bullet for Windows XP End of Life
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores desktop solutions for the end of Windows XP and how to make smooth transition from one operating system to another.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

VMware, 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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