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Microsoft has quietly revealed more information about how long it will provide updates for Windows 10, saying in a PowerPoint presentation that free refreshes will last between two and four years. read more »
Windows 7 has approached the user share numbers set by Windows XP six years ago, suggesting that unless Microsoft executes its Windows 10 upgrade plans to perfection, Windows 7 will persist on devices long after its 2020 retirement. read more »
Microsoft has confirmed that the free upgrades to Windows 10 will be rolled out in several "waves," with beta testers getting first dibs on the OS. read more »
Microsoft surprised testers of Windows 10 on Tuesday by launching another build of its forthcoming operating system just a day after the last update. read more »
The US Navy is paying Microsoft millions of dollars to keep up to 100,000 computers afloat because it has yet to transition away from Windows XP. read more »more news ..
Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more
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Why businesses should consider Windows 10, and what they should consider before migrating to Windows 10. Read on to find out the pros and cons of migrating to Windows 10. read more »
Time is running out for organisations that still haven't made the move from Windows XP. But which OS should they migrate to? Damian Dwyer, ECS's end user computing practice director, offers some tips. read more »
Microsoft wants enterprise IT administrators to play guinea pig by deploying a lot more fixes to Windows 7 and Server 2012 R2, another step in getting customers to help test patches before rolling them out everyone. read more »
Fitness First replaces legacy data centres with hybrid cloud to save 'hundreds of thousands of pounds' a year
To reduce costs and allow IT to become more responsive to business goals, the company has begun a a major data centre consolidation and migration project along with Nutanix Global Services Organisation. read more »
Many were expecting a new Windows 10 SDK and assorted tools to arrive in time for Microsoft's Build Developer Conference next month. Instead, the company surprised by releasing an enormous SDK and Visual Studio Tools for Windows 10 package on Monday, five weeks ahead of the annual gathering of the Windows faithful. read more »more features ..
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