December 21, 2014, 9:59 am GMT  

12 item(s) containing the term "windows"

The Irony in IT

— Oh, the irony in IT. Early in my career, the Windows operating system dominated the corporate world, until Linux came along and presented an alternative to Windows dominance. Flash forward to today, and now both Amazon and Google, two of the largest cloud computing platforms that have Linux supporting the hypervisor, a...
Dec 18 12:55:20 pm GMT / The Virtualization Practice»

Windows 10 Hits 1.5M Testers, With 450K Using The OS “Day To Day”

—  Microsoft’s Windows 10 has around 450,000 users on a daily basis, according to the software company. A new blog post from the Windows team highlighted the statistic, also noting that it has collected 1.5 million testers for its preview operating system. That number was 1 million on October 13. So, the pac...
Dec 17 07:36:55 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Microsoft Readies Windows Server for Software-Defined Storage Era

— The next version of Windows Server will have enhancements to help organizations cobble together high-availability storage set-ups minus the hefty price tag.
Dec 16 07:10:00 pm GMT / Data Storage - RSS Feed»

Here’s What You Need To Know About The Latest Leaked Windows 10 Build

—  Microsoft recently announced that it would not release another Windows 10 build this year. That statement became ironic when when a new version of its new operating system leaked by accident. The Microsoft-watching community quickly dug in, finding goodies like Cortana, and a new Xbox app; here were the consumer-...
Dec 15 06:39:08 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Xbox, Windows Store now accepting Bitcoin payments

— You can now use Bitcoin to add funds to your Microsoft account.
Dec 11 05:50:03 am GMT / Uptime»

VDI: The "safe" alternative to doing the unknown

— We've written a lot this year about VDI being ready for prime time, about companies trying to figure out what they're going to do next now that they're on Windows 7, and about how the future of the enterprise desktop is not as simple as VDI. All that...(read more)
Dec 01 05:28:00 am GMT / Brian Madden»

We're all on Windows 7... Now what?

— It's been six months since Windows XP expired, and even though there are a few XP systems floating around here and there, it's safe to say that, in general, our Windows 7 migrations are done. (Can you believe that Windows 7 has been around for more than...(read more)
Nov 10 05:35:00 am GMT / Brian Madden»

High Speed Backup and Restore for Databases

— Surveys show that backup and restore remain at the top of the list of concerns for data centers. Each year as volumes increase, the struggle to meet SLAs and manage backup windows increases. Many enterprises with very large databases have come to rely on techniques such as simultaneously backing up data through multipl...
Oct 24 04:29:36 pm GMT / Hu Yoshida»

Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services and Windows Azure Receive FedRAMP JAB P-ATO

— Mark Estberg, Senior Director Online Services Security & Compliance I am pleased to announce that after a rigorous review process, Microsoft's Global Foundation Services (GFS) organization, in conjunction with Microsoft's Windows...(read more)
Sep 30 09:35:00 pm GMT / ms datacenters»

Microsoft Preps Array of Windows Patches

— The upcoming Patch Tuesday roundup targets a handful of fixes for Windows, several of which impact all supported versions of the OS.
Jan 01 12:00:00 am GMT / InternetNews Realtime News for IT Managers»