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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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Unified Endpoint Management Checklist
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Modern business demands dictate that you need a unified endpoint management tool that combines client management and enterprise mobility management into a single pane to manage devices, apps and data. Use this ten-point checklist to see how prepared your organization is to adopt UEM.
Posted: 05 Feb 2018 | Published: 28 Dec 2017


The Time for Endpoint Unification is Here: A VDC Research Study
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explain how unified endpoint management platforms have evolved to become more flexible while enabling comprehensive support for both PC and mobile devices from a single console interface. It will also explain the challenges and barriers companies face as they modernize their end user computing environments.
Posted: 26 Jan 2018 | Published: 28 Dec 2017


What SCCM Admins Need to Know About Windows 10
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Desktop administrators are over-burdened with increasing demands to maintain and secure Microsoft Windows infrastructure. Windows 10 allows desktop admins to rethink their endpoint management strategies and embrace a more efficient model for desktop management. Download the whitepaper to learn everything you need to know about Windows.
Posted: 26 Jan 2018 | Published: 26 Jan 2018


Windows 10: If Compatibility is Not a Problem, What Is?
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: Explore this white paper to gain insight into the security challenges of adopting Windows 10 and how to reduce risks when implementing and using the software.
Posted: 05 Dec 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

Flexera Software

BitLocker - A Strong First Step in Data Security
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: According to Crowd Research Partners' BYOD and Mobile Security Spotlight Report, 43% of respondents say device encryption is currently a part of their mobile device management policy. Learn how you can manage BitLocker from a single security window to protect data residing across desktops, mobile devices, and more.
Posted: 10 Nov 2017 | Published: 10 Nov 2017


Managing BitLocker in the Enterprise with SecureDoc
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft offers built-in encryption software known as BitLocker, and it is designed to protect data. But how do you simplify BitLocker management? Explore this technology brief to discover if the combination of SecureDoc and BitLocker is right for your encryption and data protection needs.
Posted: 08 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2017


How to Embrace a Zero Day Compliance Model for Windows 10 Patch Management
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Windows 10 is now a fact of life for most enterprises, offering a wide range of improvements and benefits over legacy Windows systems. But Microsoft has changed the rules of the game when it comes to delivery and management of OS updates. Download the whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017


How to Detect Unknown Malware and Ransomware
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Explore two analytical strategies that can help you detect unknown malware activity and early signs of compromise in a Windows environment. Discover how these approaches work in real-time to detect advanced threats faster.
Posted: 02 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017


Fast-Track Your Windows 10 Migration
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: If you've already managed a Windows 7/8 migration, you know how difficult a migration can be. Are you ready to take on a Windows 10 migration? If you are part of the 62% of organizations who have still not made the change, or just want to sanity-check your migration efforts, check out this whitepaper on fast-tracking your Windows 10 migration.
Posted: 07 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Apr 2017

TOPICS:  Windows

Modernize Windows 10 Management and Security with VMware AirWatch Unified Endpoint Management
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how your organization can leverage UEM to support a modern approach to Windows 10 management and security.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017 | Published: 03 Mar 2017


Heterogeneous File Serving Using SMB and NFS Protocols
sponsored by TechData - HPE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about how to configure a storage system to make swapping files across sever message block (SMB) and network file system (NFS) protocols a breeze.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

TechData - HPE

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

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


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


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


Goodbye to Windows Server 2003. Hello HP. Successfully migrate to the New Style of IT
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Read this transcript for five considerations that will convince you to migrate from Windows Server 2003.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015


Datasheet: 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: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Red Hat

Virtual Server Protection: A Buyer's Checklist
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Read this list of key features you need in a virtual server protection solution so you can protect your mission-critical data in any infrastructure.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2014


On the Horizon: The Benefits of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the new server offered by a leading vendor. Learn about the strategic and tactical choices when migrating to the new system, the most efficient tools, and how it can handle inherent challenges.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Dell 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 Quest
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

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