Search Results for: "Windows 8

Enterprise Update for Windows 8 Pumps Up BYOD, Remote Work

Posted In DataCenter
VDI, remote disk-wipe, contextual application control, and automatic VPN launch are among key features. continue…

Windows 8 Finally Passes Vista: Net Applications

Windows 8 faces multiple competitors, including old versions of Windows. continue…

At BUILD, Microsoft Unveils More of Windows 8.1

Posted In Cloud
But can the upgraded Windows make inroads into the burgeoning “mini tablet” market? continue…

Microsoft Giving Start Button Back to Windows 8: Reports

Posted In Cloud
The reported changes will also include a boot-to-desktop option. continue…

Windows 8 Won’t Become Business Standard: Forrester

The firm hints that the decline of the PC market, coupled with the popularity of iOS and Android, is also harming Windows 8’s corporate adoption. continue…

Windows 8 Sells 100 Million Licenses, But Faces Long Road Ahead

Windows 8 has sold 100 million licenses. That’s a solid number, but Microsoft needs it to climb much higher in months and years ahead. continue…

Microsoft Plans a Hollow Start Button for Windows 8

Windows 8 Start Screen
Microsoft will restore the Start button to Windows 8, though it won’t lead to a Start menu as previous versions did. Instead, the button, which will look like Windows 7’s version, will take users to the Windows 8 Start screen, according to the Verge. At ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley says the button supposedly wasn’t originally part of the Windows build, but is indeed looking more likely. Here’s the thing: A Start button that doesn’t include a menu is disingenuous. It… continue…

Windows 8 Partially Responsible for PC Implosion: IDC

Windows 8 has failed to revitalize a moribund PC market, according to the research firm. continue…

Microsoft Considering Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

Posted In Cloud
Microsoft lowering the minimum resolution for Windows 8 tablets could open the door to 7-inch devices. continue…

Here’s Why IT Shouldn’t Write Off Windows 8

Windows 8 Desktop
Back in October I speculated that the enterprise will have to support Windows 8 whether it wants to or not. If anything, the plain old consumerization of IT will force technology departments to integrate it into employee preferences with corporate solutions. At the time, there wasn’t a clear consensus on the what value Windows 8 would add to the enterprise and no one had yet seen the Microsoft Surface Pro, but now things are a lot different. Many of us… continue…