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September 08, 2017
When Windows DevOps shops want to modernize legacy applications, third-party services and VM-based automation techniques can take them on the first steps.
June 02, 2017
The knock against Windows 10 S is it only supports Windows Store applications. Businesses that really want to adopt the OS can you use VDI to deliver other types of apps.
May 26, 2017
As thin client vendor IGEL expands beyond hardware, CEO Jed Ayres sits down at Citrix Synergy 2017 to talk about the future of the desktop virtualization market.
April 13, 2017
Legacy Visual Basic apps built for Windows desktops are in dire need of a reworking for the cloud and mobile age. Laborious manual code conversion is giving way to automation.
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The arrival of Docker native support for containers on Windows Server 2016 is a big deal for developers. Analyst Chris Tozzi lays out the big pros and lesser cons. Continue Reading
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Now that Microsoft BitLocker includes Direct Memory Access, Azure Active Directory and other new features, IT admins should consider it as an option for full-disk encryption. Continue Reading
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Group Policy Objects in Windows 10 are powerful. IT can use them to turn off the Windows Store app, reshape the Start menu, change how users log in and more. Continue Reading
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Think you know everything about Microsoft Azure RemoteApp? Prove it by taking this quiz on how Azure RemoteApp uses the cloud to deliver applications, which operating systems it works on and more. Continue Reading
It can be tough to transform traditional business processes into mobile apps, but refactoring technology helps IT bring more modern apps to fruition. Continue Reading
You might notice multiple instances of Service Host running in your list of processes, and that's perfectly fine. It usually corresponds to a system service. Continue Reading