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Docker Enterprise now runs Windows and Linux in one cluster

With the newest Docker Enterprise Edition, you can now have Docker clusters composed of nodes running different operating systems. Three of the key OSes supported by Docker—Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z—can run applications side by side in the same … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Preview

Microsoft has announced its Windows 10 Fall Creators Preview, with new features like Timeline, Pick Up Where You Left Off, and the new Story Remix. Here’s what the new update will include. Computerworld Cloud Computing

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IDG Contributor Network: The wrap: Ubuntu 16.04 comes to Windows 10, Galaxy S8 announced, Red Hat reports 2017 revenue

Windows 10 users will soon be getting the Creators Update, which brings many new capabilities to users who want to run Linux command line utilities in Windows 10 through its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Those who are trying WSL … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Windows Server OS runs on ARM, with help from Qualcomm

Microsoft has warmed up to Qualcomm to make a Windows 10 PC based on its ARM chip, and now the companies are bringing Windows Server OS to ARM. For the first time ever, Microsoft is expected to show the Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s mysterious ‘Windows Cloud’ could be the second coming of Windows RT

Windows Cloud: That name has appeared in system files deep within some of the most recent Windows 10 Insider builds. While a few experts guess it could be a new version of Windows, what it actually is remains a mystery.  As … Continue reading

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The cloud will absorb Windows (and the rest)

InfoWorld’s Eric Knorr has made the compelling point that perhaps Microsoft should get out of the Windows business and instead focus on the public cloud. I get that opinion. In the 1990s, I reviewed client operating systems that included Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft is not giving up on Universal Windows Platform

Developers this week will hear a lot about Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform (UWP) for building Windows apps that run across all types of devices, according to a newly released session list for Microsoft’s annual Build conference. First introduced with Windows 8 … Continue reading

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Windows 10 needed universal apps, and Dropbox made one, complete with Windows Hello

Microsoft’s partnership with Dropbox has been slow to evolve, but the two companies announced a universal Windows 10 app on Thursday with a unique twist: It allows customers to log in to a Dropbox account using Windows Hello. The app … Continue reading

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Good news: Microsoft isn’t phoning in Windows Server 2016

With its recent release of the fourth technical preview of Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has proven its commitment to improving its server for both on-premises and cloud-based deployments. Microsoft’s recent on-premises tools have been getting half-hearted (if that) feature upgrades. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Now Ready For Chinese Market

Microsoft and the government of China have come to a new agreement that will bring Windows 10 to the Chinese market. However, this version of Windows will conform to certain state demands. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Review: Microsoft Azure reaches beyond Windows

A long time ago in a century getting further and further away, Bill Gates compared MSN with the exploding World Wide Web, saw the future, and pivoted nicely to embrace the Internet. A few decades later, someone at Microsoft looked … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Fail, Surface Enterprise Update: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft added to its Surface Enterprise Program, released its quarterly earnings, dealt with its Windows Phone failures, and quietly slashed 1,000 more jobs this week. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Windows 10 Security, Exchange Server 2016: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft sheds some light on its Windows 10 security policies, releases Exchange Server 2016, and plans its flagship store openings. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Windows 10 Downloads Questioned, Office For iPad Pro: Microsoft Roundup

With all that Apple news this week, Microsoft kept things quiet, but there was some news out of Redmond, including questions about Windows 10 downloads and Office support for the iPad Pro. InformationWeek: Cloud

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VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan

VMware’s Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft’s Windows 10 and Apple’s upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Windows 10: 8 Enterprise Essentials

Windows 10 has arrived. Here are 8 things to keep in mind as you consider an enterprise deployment. InformationWeek: Cloud

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6 tips for migration from Windows Server 2003

6 tips for migration from Windows Server 2003 It will also be worth considering how organisations can virtualise your their server estate, or integrate cloud technology to run their IT environment as efficiently as possible. Private cloud is a common … Continue reading

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How to migrate from Windows Server 2003 successfully

How to migrate from Windows Server 2003 successfully When businesses first deployed applications onto Windows Server 2003, the cloud may not have been seen as a viable option. Much has changed however, and enterprise can pick which applications are better … Continue reading

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Best Windows Web Hosting Suppliers Recommended By SEO Hosting Review Site Top10BestSEOHosting.com

(PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Today, Top10BestSEOHosting.com compares many professional Windows web hosting suppliers from the USA and announces that HostMonster, Arvixe and GreenGeeks.com (http://www.greengeeks.com/cgi-bin/affiliates/clickthru.cgi?id=seohosts) are the best Windows web hosting companies in the market. These companies insist on offering worldwide … Continue reading

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Microsoft targets virtualization with Windows 8/Windows Server combo

Microsoft targets virtualization with Windows 8/Windows Server combo Microsoft wants to use Windows Server 2012 as the crux of many happy cloud deployments, but still doesn't have the lightweight, mindlessly flexible texture of Linux. Licensing costs are high, although we … Continue reading

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Microsoft finalizes Windows Server Essentials 2012 small-business server

Microsoft finalizes Windows Server Essentials 2012 small-business server Windows Server 2012 Essentials is Microsoft's intended replacement for Windows Small Business Server and Windows Home Server (for those SMBs who were using WHS for business purposes). The Essentials product is a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is "cloud OS" — who knew?

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is "cloud OS" — who knew? Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Server 2012 is now available. Redmond is touting it as the first cloud operating system, offering better virtualization and remote manageability than do Linux and UNIX. In … Continue reading

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