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Administrators who spent time this year retiring their last computers running Microsoft Windows XP might have another migration task ahead -- Microsoft is set to retire its Windows Server 2003 operating system next July. read more »
Microsoft won't talk about what Windows 10 will cost until next year. But it's looking unlikely that it will be completely free, either for users or for PC makers building larger devices, after Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner said that Windows 10 won't be a priced to keep users in the Microsoft ecosystem. read more »
The cut-price Raspberry Pi Model B computer has been given its first major upgrade since its launch two years ago. read more »
Red Hat has launched the seventh iteration of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system, announcing support for emerging technologies such as Docker containers. read more »
Waitrose has completed a project to modernise its end-user device estate and upgrade to Windows 7, enabling mobile working for more of its staff. 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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Microsoft may have given plenty of notice of its decision to stop supporting Windows XP, but what to do next is is still a major headache for many large companies and large parts of the public sector who have yet to migrate. There are a number of both Mic rosoft and non-Microsoft migration options available, in the first of a series of articles, we evaluate the choices. read more »
Alongside Microsoft's Oct. 1 release of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, the company offered early previews of the next iteration of Windows Server and System Center. With final releases not expected until the summer of 2015, these extremely early technical previews are a marked departure from the norm for Microsoft. read more »
By making Windows 9, aka "Threshold," free, Microsoft will be able to push more than half of all Windows 8 users to the upgrade within a matter of months, an analysis of user share data shows. read more »
Even as enterprises try to get rid of their last Windows XP machines, Gartner analysts are urging them to start planning for the end of Windows 7. read more »more in depth ..
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