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Windows 10 Timelines..

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AS a follow-up to my Windows 7 End of Mainstream Support posting,   several questions came in regarding the Windows 10 availability dates… ( This is based  on multiple publicly  available news stories and sources.. ) Regarding Windows 10 availability: September 2014 — Windows Technical Preview (WTP) for laptops and desktops Microsoft’s Windows Insider Program opened […]

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Difference between Windows 8 Pro and Enterprise

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  A quick reference guide to show the differences between the two editions of Windows 8 follows. Hope it helps!     Windows 8 Professional Windows 8 Enterprise Bitlocker and Bitlocker to Go Yes Yes Boot to VHD Yes Yes Client Hyper-V Yes Yes Domain Join Yes Yes Group Policy Yes Yes Encrypted File System […]

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Technology Infrastructure Managed as Code

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I have been involved in Technology Management for much of my professional life.   I have helped people in many type of organizations (small, medium, large and global) manage their technology improvements, migrations and transformations including PCs, Internet, virtualization, and as of late, cloud-based infrastructures… I have seen what it takes organizations adopt, transform and shift […]

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VDI Basic Questions answered

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There seems to be a lot of market noise about this and it is an interesting topic. What does  VDI stand for? VDI =  Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Is VDI new? The virtual machine on the desktop is not new. Microsoft’s Remote Desktop, Citrix, VMware Workstation, Parallel, Virtual PC and several others have been around for […]

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Microsoft Project Natal – couple of thoughts.

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Everyone knows by now that Microsoft’s Project Natal is the talk of the town since it was introduced at E3 early this week. In fact there is one headline I read that said something like : “How Microsoft stole E3” Very cool technology, which is finally enabled by the power of faster more powerful processors […]

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Google Wave News

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The IT industry is all about change.  Change to make thing better, most efficient, response faster, while still reducing cost…  At least in theory.   In the past couple of years, there has been a significant transformation occurring.   The move to Cloud Computing has been slowly transforming everything – and I mean *everything*.  from the way we look at hardware […]

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New Vision Desktop Management – Article Series

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Desktop management is now a critical function of IT services within any organization. Historically, standalone computers and small networks did not require much centralization and management. However, rapid technological advancements, network size growth and the proliferation of the Internet have driven the need for advanced desktop management solutions. The Vision:  “Power and flexibility of a […]

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