Although Microsoft's latest operating system is gradually gaining acceptance, thanks largely to the Windows 8.1 update, there is no denying the fact that it isn't for everyone. For those who want to wash their hands of Windows 8 and revert to... Tip | SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com
Despite the proliferation of smartphones and tablets in the enterprise, 26% of workers use office laptops to conduct business, according to a 2012 study conducted by Harris Interactive. Of those workers, 61% store critical data on their systems,... Tip | SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com
Emerging 64-bit ARM processors are headed to the data center and may enable a new wave of scalable, energy-efficient enterprise-class computing. Tip | SearchDataCenter.com
Microsoft's BitLocker Drive Encryption works with only certain versions of Windows. Two alternatives to Windows 8 BitLocker, one free, could help. Answer | SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com
Microsoft has improved several features in Windows 8 BitLocker, but IT shops may still want to consider whole-disk encryption alternatives. Tip | SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com
Windows laptops are still the main computing device in the enterprise, despite the consumerization of IT. That means choosing the right machine for your end users remains an important decision.
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While Microsoft’s latest server products are 64-bit, Windows desktop apps come in 32- and 64-bit versions. In some cases -- such as Outlook 2010 -- the old 32-bit... Tip | SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com
Among the Windows 8.1 features getting buzz is one called Work Folders. It's a tool that allows users to sync files between multiple systems in real time (or near real time) and have access to these files even when they're not on the enterprise... Tip | SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com
Notebook PC vendors are giving enterprises some new choices for Windows 8.1, despite the continued decline of PC sales.
PC unit shipments remained weak during the third quarter, but the dip was not as large as expected, despite the... News | SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com
Whether or not Windows 8.1 will be popular among enterprises is yet to be seen. One thing is certain, Microsoft's latest desktop operating system includes some new technologies that can help take some pain out of the bring your own device chaos.... Tip | SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com