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Microsoft confirms 'waves' roll-out of Windows 10

Microsoft confirms 'waves' roll-out of Windows 10

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 releases its second Windows 10 build in two days

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's warfare systems command pays millions to stay on Windows XP

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 »

Windows 8 users face patch shutoff in 7 months

Windows 8 users have a little less than seven months to move to Windows 8.1 or be severed from Microsoft's security update stream. read more »

Microsoft uses security patch incentive to keep customers current on Windows 10

Microsoft has confirmed that it will use security updates -- or more accurately, the refusal to serve them to customers -- as the stick to keep businesses in line with Windows 10's accelerated tempo of feature and functionality upgrades. read more »

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Lexmark

Windows Server 2003 Migration: what you need to know

Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more


Google Nexus series

Google Nexus series

The latest news, features and slideshows about Google's Nexus series, including the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet.


Webcast

Part 2 of your journey to virtualisation

Explore how you can improve your servers, storage and networks by developing your infrastructure.


Windows 8

Windows 8

Check out our latest articles on Microsoft's next-generation operating system.


Features

Microsoft asks enterprise IT for help in testing Windows 7 updates

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 »

Inside the new Windows 10 Technical Preview tools, SDK

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 »

Microsoft Windows 10 launch: Will it be relevant in today’s enterprise environment?

End users including Home Retail Group and Cancer Research UK's IT lead question whether there is a need for a single, overarching OS in today’s multiplatform and virtualised world read more »

BMW chooses OpenStack for private cloud over commercial vendors due to lock-in risk

BMW is preparing to replace its in-house developed private cloud platform with an OpenStack system, deciding against partnering with proprietary cloud management vendors due to the risk of lock-in. read more »

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White Papers

Quantifying the Business Benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Solutions

This IDC paper assesses and quantifies the business benefits of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating environment. read more »

Contain costs and increase operational efficiency

Sreamlining operational efiiciency read more »

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Blogs

Planning for the Arrival of Windows 10

The arrival of Windows 10 won't be plain sailing for IT departmentsread more »

Goodbye and Thanks

Highlights from 1400 posts on the Open Enterprise blog.read more »

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Solution Centres

Securing the Enterprise

Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyber criminals


HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone is your source for software downloads, video, whitepapers and news on how you can keep your business data safe. Read more...


Agile Data Center

Transition to the Agile Data Center

Explore the importance of the agile data center to the business, and ideas on how IT can make this transition


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