Alternative operating systems News
October 03, 2014
Microsoft previews Windows 10 with more enterprise controls, but IT pros need more details before considering a migration.
June 05, 2014
Large organizations across multiple industries committed to Surface Pro 3 for their mobile workers.
March 25, 2014
Dell will launch the KACE K1000 v6.0 endpoint systems management appliance in May with a sleeker look, enhanced security and IT controls.
January 16, 2014
Microsoft will reportedly lay out its vision for Windows 9, but is IT ready for yet another operating system when Windows 8.1 has yet to make a dent?
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Awk lets you find and process patterns in text. It can get complicated, but the basics are pretty simple and a good place to start learning about Linux commands. Continue Reading
There are many different certifications from Microsoft, Apple and other vendors. Admins can use these certs to validate their skills and make themselves more marketable to hiring IT shops. Continue Reading
Windows is the dominant desktop OS, but it's not the only game in town. Admins must know how to manage Apple's Mac OS and should be familiar with common problems that can arise. Continue Reading
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Linux might not be able to replace Windows outright, but it can bring a lot to the table for your users if you pair the two OSes. Continue Reading
Not everyone will need Linux virtual desktops, but one bonus that could sway organizations is not dealing with Windows VDI licensing costs. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Windows operating system is still dominant on enterprise desktops, but the rise of mobile and cloud technologies has challenged workers' allegiance. Mobile operating systems, such as Apple iOS and Google Android, are very different from ... Continue Reading
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For enterprise IT, Apple's Mac OS can pose a few problems, including compatibility, applications, support, networking and other issues. But if you know what could be coming your way, you can get the training and tools to manage Macs. Continue Reading
EMM may be the key to balancing personal privacy and business control. Discover important elements of a BYOD policy and new ways to control apps. Continue Reading
Apt-get is a widely used application manager for Unix and Linux systems, so even Windows and Linux admins can benefit from knowing its requirements. Continue Reading
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Some of the most common Linux security vulnerabilities are also Windows vulnerabilities. They're all fairly easy to guard against, but some shops overlook securing any Linux systems that may be on their network. Continue Reading
IT admins can plan for extended XP support, but they should reduce corporate security exposure by evaluating critical software. Continue Reading
Although the open source Songbird music player was discontinued, there are Windows 8 open source alternatives, such as Nightingale. Continue Reading