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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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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
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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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
We wrap up our look at Mac OS tips for Windows desktop admins with the command prompt, fixes for corrupted apps and more troubleshooting functions. Continue Reading