Enterprise desktop management
- July 14, 2020
The PC market will likely contract as 2021 nears, analysts say. The second quarter was a positive one for PCs, as companies bought laptops to enable remote work.
- June 30, 2020
With new Workspace microapps, Citrix is looking to make it easier for offices to reopen. Company representatives said the tools were informed by the firm's own experiences.
- June 24, 2020
Future Macs will not run on Intel processors but on Apple silicon chips. The change could present compatibility issues, although it could be a step toward a consistent user experience.
- June 05, 2020
With the latest Quest Kace UEM updates, IT pros can now better control Chromebooks and manage Apple TVs. Experts say managing a variety of devices is critical for a remote workforce.
- June 01, 2020
HP hardware releases are centered on 'micro mobility' around the home, enabling remote employees to be productive in spaces not designed for work.
- May 29, 2020
Ivanti Unified Endpoint Manager 2020.1 was released this month, emphasizing remote work features for IT pros and noting the importance of endpoint management in the 'new normal.'
- May 26, 2020
An electronics manufacturer is in the planning stages of implementing micro apps in Citrix Workspace in the hopes of saving time and easing distractions.
- May 06, 2020
After the initial rush, IT admins are now faced with how to keep remote work going.
- April 27, 2020
Managing Apple devices remotely has been made easier through cloud-based products and administration software.
- April 17, 2020
The new ProBooks -- the 445 GH and 455 G7 -- feature the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 chip processor and enhanced security features to enable remote work and aid small businesses.
- April 03, 2020
Several new features for VMware Workspace One are now generally available -- including an option to accelerate remote onboarding.
- March 18, 2020
VMware's Shawn Bass and Brian Madden shared tips to help IT workers make remote work a reality for their organizations as the new coronavirus pandemic progresses.
- January 31, 2020
Employee experience has become a catch-all phrase for every part of an employee's interaction with a company. Does that include IT? Experts say yes.
- January 24, 2020
Does the growth of the PC market in 2019 reflect an increased appetite for the devices? Experts discuss the PC's role in the workplace and the influence of the Windows 7 sunset.
- January 20, 2020
New Ivanti CEO Jim Schaper is no stranger to the C-suite of an IT company. And he's got a plan to push the company forward.
- December 16, 2019
With Windows 7 coming to an end and more businesses developing cloud strategies, 2020 is set to bring end-user computing changes for IT. Here are five trends to watch.
- November 05, 2019
Organizations will be able to use one console to view and manage devices from SCCM and Intune. Other new Microsoft 365 dashboards could help IT teams better communicate.
- September 25, 2019
OneLogin said its new tool is capable of discovering phishing websites and does not store users' passwords. Instead, it uses hash analysis to identify reused and weak passwords.
- August 05, 2019
In his first public interview as Citrix's first COO, Mark Schmitz discusses what the company's priorities are and how he hopes to grow their subscription products.
- July 24, 2019
When migrating to Office 365, IT admins need to keep the end users in mind. That was the big takeaway from a training session at a Virtual Technology User Group event in Maine.
- June 19, 2019
Designed for Windows desktop applications, Apica's Desktop Application Check intends to increase visibility and boost desktop application monitoring capabilities.
- June 10, 2019
IT support vendor Evan introduced an automated SaaS offering for large businesses. Evan360 intends to connect users with IT experts to solve problems immediately.
- June 05, 2019
While acknowledging a sale is unlikely, one Citrix customer said he would expect a similar level of support and satisfaction with Citrix products even if it was.
- June 04, 2019
In this Q&A, Citrix CEO David Henshall touches on sale rumors, the growth of cloud subscriptions and the importance of providing customers with options.
- June 03, 2019
Two new laptops will be available from Samsung later this year. The Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force were designed for consumers and content creators, Samsung said.
- May 29, 2019
In this Q&A, Citrix's Jeroen van Rotterdam talks about the delicate balance between security and productivity and how finding the right balance is needed to improve the employee experience.
- May 22, 2019
Apple introduced its newly updated 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros, including Apple's first 8-core laptop, that are up to twice as fast as previous models, according to the vendor.
- May 22, 2019
Citrix details a new add-on to its Analytics service that seeks to improve end users' experiences by providing IT with quantifiable data on performance.
- May 21, 2019
Citrix details upgrades to Workspace and unveils a new DaaS product called Managed Desktops, as well as a new integration with Google Cloud at its annual user conference.
- April 04, 2019
Windows Defender is coming to Mac OS along with a new name. The new Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection is also getting new threat vulnerability management features.
- March 25, 2019
Ivanti Cloud hopes to break down IT siloes by combining IT operations and security teams. The platform includes key features like device prescription and real-time updates.
- March 21, 2019
The bigger the company, the more challenging it will be to migrate to a UEM system. But, according to Gartner's Chris Silva, the move is a necessary one.
- January 31, 2019
Other business laptops look downright drab next to the newly redesigned Samsung Notebook 9 Pro 2-in-1, which also has the specs to compete with those Windows 10 workhorses.
- January 21, 2019
The government shutdown could be a boon for hackers, as end-user resources are a prime attack vector. An expert explains what IT should be on the lookout for.
- June 08, 2018
Many organizations that are good candidates for VDI have already adopted the technology. Find out how cloud and other factors are driving changes in adoption today, and how new numbers from the ...
- October 18, 2017
It's important for everyone in a company to take security seriously, including end users. A big part of that is training.
- August 08, 2017
The internet is dark and full of terrors. With the HBO ransomware attack threatening to spill sensitive corporate data, IT departments must act to shield their companies.
- August 04, 2017
New features in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update link PCs and smartphones, making users more productive. But they present some security issues for IT to worry about.
- March 10, 2017
Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 is a more likely PC replacement than Apple's iPad Pro, thanks to Windows 10 and its Continuum feature. The tech industry continues to search for a device that ...
- March 08, 2017
With other market players revving up their Windows compatibility and performance, AMD and ARM deliver 1-2 punch to Intel. How will it fight back?
- February 17, 2017
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Insider Program for Businesses will cater to IT professionals. Through the program, nicknamed WIP4Biz, IT admins will be able to test new Windows 10 features with their ...
- April 18, 2016
Apple quit providing security updates for QuickTime on Windows PCs. Discovery of 2 zero day exploits makes it time to uninstall QuickTime for Windows NOW.
- February 17, 2016
With 2 hidden cumulative updates for Windows 10 in the Microsoft Update Catalog that never made Windows Update, are they for testing or real updates?
- February 10, 2016
After six months of little or no information about updates for Windows 10, MS has launched a Web page that provides useful details about changes included in Windows Update items, starting with ...
- February 01, 2016
A new revision to the Secunia Personal Software Inspector/Corporate Software Inspector lays some long-standing Windows 8 and Windows 10 errors to rest.
- January 22, 2016
Upon learning about the power cord recall on certain Surface Pro tablet models, I jumped onto the Microsoft website to request a replacement, and found the process simple and straightforward to ...
- January 20, 2016
A recent blog post from Microsoft EVP Terry Myerson shows how the company is using both positive and negative inducements to get enterprise users to migrate to Windows 10. On the positive side: new ...
- October 07, 2015
I've been following Microsoft's progress in laying out and elaborating its Surface vision since the first version (and the RT model) emerged in 2012 or thereabouts. I went so far as to buy into the ...
- September 30, 2015
Reading one of Sergey Tkachenko's recent Winaero blogs yesterday, I learned that Windows 10 will compress the OS files on a system/boot drive. See his "Reduce the size of your Windows 10 ...
- September 09, 2015
For years and years, I've subscribed to the notion that a clean Windows install -- as opposed to an upgrade -- can be a desirable thing. In cruising the Web, I see that my belief is still shared by ...
- August 10, 2015
In case you've been wondering, I've been on vacation since my last post went up on July 27. Though I had a great trip to Germany with my family, I ended up skipping blithely past the Windows 10 RTM ...
- July 24, 2015
Starting on July 22, Windows Update on Win10 Build 10241 started offering me a Synaptics driver update for the touchpad on my Dell Venue 11 Pro 7139. And man, did my system get caught in a crack, ...
- July 23, 2015
DENVER -- Considering all the attention desktop as a service has gotten in the IT world over the last year, the technology has been a big failure. That’s what Brian Madden said in his welcome ...
- July 15, 2015
In his attempt to woo his future wife in the 1985 sci-fi hit Back to the Future, George McFly flubs his pickup line, saying "I'm your density" instead of "I'm your destiny." That classic movie ...
- June 18, 2015
Over the years, I've always struggled with some Windows drivers that prove more tricky or difficult to install than others. This goes double for those devices whose vendors provide installable ...
- April 29, 2015
Just for grins, I decided to re-try the Windows Update download for Windows 10 Build 10061 on my Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 yesterday afternoon. The last two times I'd tried, I'd not sat in front of ...
- April 13, 2015
In experimenting with a full system recovery recently on my Microsoft Surface Pro 3, I've been trying various methods to get from a current bad system state to a current good one. But while a ...
- April 10, 2015
Over the past two weeks, I've been engaged in a part-time exercise to rebuild my Surface Pro 3 from a clean re-install of Windows 8.1 Update 1. This has proved to be an interesting exercise for ...
- March 30, 2015
In the wake of last week's firmware updates for the Surface Pro 3, released outside the usual "Update/Patch Tuesday" timeframe, I decided to upgrade the drivers on that machine as well. I shouldn't ...
- March 27, 2015
When I saw through the various news outlets that Microsoft had released an out-of-band Firmware update for the Surface Pro 3, I knew it was probably worth jumping onto sooner rather than later. ...
- January 12, 2015
About two months ago, I purchased a Dell Venue 11 Pro model 7130, when I read that it featured a Broadwell "M" class CPU in a compact 11" format. By the time all was said and done I spent around ...
- June 22, 2010
According to MS KB Article 983551 (6/10/2010; Rev: 2.0) some computers running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 can freeze at the "Please wait" display that precedes appearance of the desktop on ...
- September 14, 2009
Passwords that are eight characters long are easily cracked. Learn how a seven-character complex password can provide better security, and passphrases can be stronger still.
- January 13, 2005
The following 10 quick tips offer expert advice on password policy considerations, from educating users on the importance of a password policy to enforcing minimum length passwords.