Microsoft Windows 8 operating system
- August 24, 2016
Microsoft's new monthly rollups will make Windows OS updates less hectic. IT won't be able to pick and choose which updates and patches to deploy, however.
- January 11, 2016
Thanks to some fine print in its Windows 8.1 support lifecycle policy, Windows 8.0 users lose maintstream support from Microsoft starting on January 12, 2016.
- February 17, 2015
Enterprise adoption of Windows 10 isn't likely to follow the same pattern as for Windows 7, and that's a good thing, writes columnist Brian Madden.
- December 31, 2014
Thanks to Windows and Office developments, Microsoft news was among our most popular coverage of the past year. See which articles came out on top.
- September 08, 2014
Should IT pros stay with Windows 7 or leave now that mainstream support ends in January 2015? It might depend on which Windows OS you trust the most.
- July 22, 2014
Microsoft has acknowledged that users aren't just tied to desktop OSes, shifting its focus to Office 365 and DaaS rather than its Windows strategy.
- April 30, 2014
Microsoft's faster Windows 8.1 update cadence has a major impact on IT pros who don't have time to test applications and third-party software.
- April 11, 2014
Microsoft's universal apps have developers and some IT admins interested in delivering Windows Phone 8.1 into the enterprise.
- April 04, 2014
Microsoft unveiled a Windows 8.1 update and vowed to help developers create universal apps that run across Windows devices ranging from phones to Xbox One.
- April 01, 2014
There are many reasons why the Windows XP lifespan lasted longer than those of most operating systems. Our columnist looks at three major reasons.
- March 07, 2014
The OS still has some hardcore supporters, but Windows XP migration tools can help pave the way for users to access legacy Web-based data and apps.
- March 04, 2014
Microsoft launched a standalone Windows Enterprise upgrade SKU, but is it a true value or simply a way to lure IT pros to Windows 8?
- February 27, 2014
Microsoft added more keyboard and mouse usability features for non-touch Windows 8 devices and enhanced compatibility for legacy IE 8 enterprise apps.
- February 12, 2014
Microsoft's cloud transformation to a mobile and services company may be exciting, but can it retain its bread-and-butter enterprise IT customers?
- February 12, 2014
Microsoft is undergoing a transformation to focus on mobile and the cloud, but will the industry continue to stick with the software giant?