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Windows 10 fragmentation? What fragmentation?

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Windows 10 fragmentation? What fragmentation?
Microsoft's Windows 10 will not have a fragmentation problem, analysts argued, even though its rapid development tempo and a host of update cadences will spin off so many versions that not everyone will be running the same code, or even have the same features, at any one time. Read More


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Windows 10 to run rings around customers
Microsoft's top operating system executive today confirmed that the two main Windows 10 update and upgrade "branches" will offer customers multiple "rings," or tempos, that they can select to receive changes quickly or after they've been tested by others. Read More

Prepare for a future without Internet Explorer
For years, IT organizations have been tied to Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, which for years was the standard Web browser. But IE fell further and further behind in terms of modern HTML compatibility. And as mobile devices and Macs grew in popularity, its proprietary technologies like ActiveX and Java versions shifted from being powerful tools to balls and chains that kept expensive-to-update specialty apps from working in a mobile, cross-platform world. (Insider Story) Read More

There's a silver lining in the cloudy tablet forecast: Workplace tablets
With global tablet sales flat, or even falling in some cases, there is a bright spot for hardware manufacturers: Company purchases of tablets for workers in jobs such as retail sales or field work. Read More


3 Essentials for a Strong End User Security Experience
Data, whether it's intellectual property or personal data, needs to be protected. Upgrading systems is a great first step, but read this summary to learn more about how to leverage Dell Data Protection solutions as well to provide encryption, malware protection, and authentication for Dell and non-Dell products. View now

Dell Software enhances analytics support for Cisco, Microsoft UC platforms
Dell Software has announced a new release of its Unified Communications Command Suite, which adds analytics reporting for Office 365 for Exchange Online and Cisco Unified Communications Manager to Dell's cross-platform analytics and diagnostics solution. Read More

Microsoft pitches HoloLens to businesses creating 3D models
Microsoft is attempting to woo businesses with its HoloLens augmented reality headset, demonstrating how the device could be used to aid in 3D modelling. Read More

The grim reaper approaches for Windows Server 2003
Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 has its Windows XP moment coming very soon, and that's bad news for IT leaders who have been dragging their feet. Read More

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Object Theory takes aim at HoloLens business apps
While augmented and virtual reality are often associated with video games, Microsoft has highlighted enterprise plans for HoloLens, its augmented reality headset. Read More

Haven't migrated from Windows Server 2003 yet? You're not alone
Millions of CIOs are set to miss the July 14 deadline to migrate away from Windows Server 2003, despite the huge risks to their companies. Read More

Zinstall: Making Windows migrations and upgrades painless (even for Windows 10!)
Windows 10 will be released on July 29 and you're probably dreading the day because if you're on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 SP0, or Windows 8.0 there's no product upgrade path … you're going to have pay full whack. Read More


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