Unified endpoint management
- April 03, 2020
Several new features for VMware Workspace One are now generally available -- including an option to accelerate remote onboarding.
- March 24, 2020
While the focus during the pandemic has been on getting employees connected so that they can work from home, proper endpoint management is key to enterprise data security.
- 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.
- August 30, 2019
In this podcast from VMworld, VMUG President Steve Athanas discusses Workspace One upgrades and the security potential that the Carbon Black acquisition brings to VMware.
- July 24, 2019
KACE Systems Deployment Appliance 7.0 and KACE Systems Management Appliance 9.1 are both now available from Quest Software to enable IT admins to manage devices in a network.
- 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.
- 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.
- September 26, 2018
Microsoft's Managed Desktop service extends physical device management into the cloud era, with managed security updates and a monthly subscription fee.
- September 25, 2018
Remote access tools, help desk systems and others are essential to managing end users. Without these tools, IT would have a much tougher time with even the simplest tasks.
- May 11, 2018
As it becomes more difficult to monitor and secure applications and data, Citrix's security analytics platform is getting more attention from IT pros.
- May 09, 2018
At Synergy 2018, Citrix introduced a new secure digital workspace that provides users unified access to their virtual desktops and applications, SaaS and mobile apps, and data.
- November 02, 2017
End-user computing technologies can help IT with General Data Protection Regulation compliance, but they aren't up to snuff when it comes to inventorying data.
- 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.
- June 07, 2017
Microsoft revealed plans to release a new edition of Windows 10 that can optimize PCs to deal with intensive data workloads. That could be a big help to companies that rely on machine learning data and more.
- June 05, 2017
IT can control any enterprise device from one main console with unified endpoint management. This option has become grown appealing to businesses using Windows 10. In a session at the Boston VMware ...
- April 10, 2017
Developers and IT admins have to manage and build apps for a multitude of different operating systems and device types. Windows 10 and Google's universal OS could change that.
- March 15, 2017
Ideally, businesses can take a unified endpoint management approach to managing their mobile devices and PCs with one platform. AirWatch 9.1 moves closer to that goal.
- June 13, 2016
MS Buys LinkedIn, with all kinds of synergies sought for. Overlaps in training, certification, and professional development are most interesting!
- April 25, 2016
The next release of Windows 10 includes driver update controls via Group Policy, shown in a new item added to Insider Preview 14328.
- January 08, 2016
An upcoming update to the Microsoft Intune service, now part of its Mobile Device Management toolset, will add support for native Windows 10 features, while also improving Android and iOS support.
- 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.
- June 19, 2014
Dell shops needn't worry about the future of PCs; the company needs its computer hardware to cross-sell software and services, including its EMM platform.
- April 11, 2014
Microsoft's universal apps have developers and some IT admins interested in delivering Windows Phone 8.1 into the enterprise.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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?
- January 31, 2014
The Windows XP end of life could revive the breathless PC industry as enterprise IT shops buy new systems to upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8.
- 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?
- December 20, 2013
A Q&A with Dell Software Group President John Swainson reveals his top priority for next year: integrate Dell's acquisitions into a single entity.
- December 18, 2013
It's no surprise that Windows 8 articles were popular this past year, but the amount of discussion around its UI and Windows 8.1 features was.
- October 22, 2013
Mobile workstations from Dell, Toshiba and HP pack plenty of computing power and weigh less than their predecessors, but prices may limit adoption.
- October 17, 2013
Despite the decrease in worldwide PC adoption, vendors are readying enterprise-level Windows 8.1 notebooks for Q4. Here's what's coming.
- October 16, 2013
Windows 8 tablet and virtualization deployments in educational IT echo enterprise challenges, giving IT admins lessons from their school counterparts.
- October 16, 2013
The Windows 8.1 Preview features more biometrics support, such as built-in fingerprint authentication, which could be useful for mobile security.
- October 14, 2013
Among its new Windows 8.1 features, Microsoft has added mobile device management tools, such as Open MDM, strengthening the case for Windows 8.1 BYOD.
- September 20, 2013
Departing CEO Steve Ballmer admits that Microsoft missed a huge opportunity to be competitive in the now lavishly successful mobile device market.
- September 20, 2013
Office productivity software alternatives from IBM, Huddle and others now integrate more mobile, social and collaboration features for the enterprise.
- September 13, 2013
Newly private Dell will be able to take more risks and move its devices and services ambitions forward. What will this mean for Dell PCs?
- August 30, 2013
Delta has completed a Nokia 820 Windows Phone 8 deployment to 19,000 flight attendants -- a much-needed endorsement for Microsoft's mobile phone.
- August 02, 2013
As application access is changing from desktop to mobile, so are the jobs of traditional desktop admins.
- July 29, 2013
How does a tablet differ from a notebook or an ultra-mobile PC? Here's how to determine which is which.
- July 18, 2013
Microsoft will soon provide the ability to download Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview on Windows To Go USB sticks.
- July 18, 2013
Tablet use has affected the PC market, but the corporate world continues to rely on desktops and use tablets only as supplemental devices.
- July 12, 2013
Experts expect the Microsoft reorganization and its efforts to be a devices, cloud services company to affect Windows desktop and device deployments.
- July 03, 2013
Microsoft's Surface RT is a consumer device, while Surface Pro is designed for enterprises, but there may be a place for the RT in the corporate world.
- June 17, 2013
Microsoft GM Erwin Visser discusses the company's mobile strategy for Windows 8 and the need to deliver one device supporting all types of computing.
- June 14, 2013
Telerik's updated DevCraft tool for developing Windows 8 apps helps IT to deliver business apps to end users on PCs and tablets.
- June 12, 2013
With the ADK for Windows 8.1, Microsoft has armed IT administrators with the tools they need to deploy the future Windows 8.1 in the enterprise.
- June 11, 2013
IT pros are encouraged by Hewlett Packard's new support services plan for PCs, but would like to see mobile devices from the company.
- June 07, 2013
I did it. I agonized and waffled about it for days but finally caved in. I just had to experience why anyone on earth would stand in line for the Surface RT and Surface Pro fire sale. They're first ...
- June 05, 2013
Microsoft missed the boat on the enterprise message for Windows 8. Can it win over IT with security features and other enhancements in Windows 8.1?
- June 03, 2013
OK, so it doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand that MS has to do something to boost Surface Pro battery life, not only to establish parity with other emerging Windows 8 tablets, but also ...
- April 22, 2013
Keeping data safe in mobile devices is the Holy Grail for preventing corporate data loss.
- April 15, 2013
The enterprise can learn a thing or two about managing mobile devices from the education industry's standardization on Windows-based tablet PCs.
- March 25, 2013
Microsoft's Companion Subscription License with Windows 8 accommodates BYOD and may turn out to be more economical for some enterprises.
- March 21, 2013
Companies considering a move to the latest Windows OS may have to delay upgrades due to a lack of enterprise Windows 8 app development tools.
- December 11, 2012
Microsoft isn't saying where it sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses, but the company still claims that the new system is perfect for enterprise users.
- June 01, 2012
To give Windows 8 a competitive edge, Microsoft will deliver Office 15 only for its own devices this fall, with versions for the iPad and Android devices due out next year.
- April 13, 2012
Employees using their devices for work may violate their employers' Microsoft licensing agreement. But, licensing compliance issues can be avoided.
- March 15, 2012
Microsoft Office 15 will include radical changes to the way the product is bought and licensed. An Office for iPad app may also be on its way.
- March 07, 2012
Microsoft has touted Windows To Go as a way to facilitate bring your own device programs, but the USB-based Windows 8 feature may not support commonly used devices.
- February 10, 2012
Small IT departments say it's better late than never for Windows Intune -- a cloud-based desktop management app for remote desktop access, patches, antivirus and software updates.
- February 01, 2012
Windows 8 on ARM processors will give enterprises supporting BYOD a way to manage one operating system across all devices. But putting Windows 8 on ARM also raises concerns.
- January 30, 2012
Experts warn that BYOD can lead to Microsoft licensing violations, and they explain how to properly license software for mobile access.
- October 13, 2011
At Dell World, Dell executives had plenty to say about HP. IT pros might have preferred the vendor discussed new investments in Dell's own client devices.
- August 01, 2011
Apple has placed an order for 300 million parts for its iPhone 5. More than a few of those will no doubt make it into the enterprise.
- March 22, 2011
Windows Intune, Microsoft's cloud-based desktop management console is ready, and an MDOP 2011 update is due this year which will be offered to a wider customer base.
- January 04, 2011
Microsoft was first to market with tablet PCs in the 1990s, but those pen-strapped devices fizzled. Apple ruled the tablet market in 2010 and now Microsoft needs to compete.
- October 19, 2010
Checkmate! Microsoft hopes its Office 365 online software suite will help retain customers considering a move to Google Apps.
- December 07, 2005
The software giant is adding a pair of specialties to its Security Solutions Competency, and integrating certifications from ISC² and ISACA.