Cloud infrastructure market leader Amazon Web Services upgrades its tools so that Windows Server 2012 virtual-machine images can move between on-premise systems and EC2.
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Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
Could moving to software or infrastructure as a service help small businesses get teams focused more on their "real" jobs?
After slashing a number of IT jobs in January, the construction materials company has recruited HP to provide IT infrastructure services.
Can you run existing Windows apps on Surface RT and other Windows RT devices? If you have the right back-end infrastructure and licenses, Remote Desktop may provide a way.
As Apple sweeps up the dust from their latest launch event, Microsoft expects to reach 2.1 billion people with its Windows 8 marketing launch over the next several months. What does the state of the Windows tablet landscape mean for infrastructure and operations professionals?
Windows 8 is out for enterprises, Chinese smartphone makers are in, big data jobs will outnumber qualified candidates around the world and Western economy IT pros will work for fast-growing Asia firms, according to Gartner.
Creating the infrastructure to provide funding and scalability for local startups will provide a boost for the domestic IT scene in terms of jobs created and revenue, but too much structure could stifle innovation.
The same forces that are eroding some jobs will fuel new ones. Taking a page from Forrester's Service Management and Automation Playbook, Stephen Mann outlines what the hottest infrastructure and operations (I&O) jobs of the next five years will be.
Accenture will expand its infrastructure outsourcing options as they become available from Windows Azure.
Windows 8 Server will offer three Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) options: Pooled Desktops, Personal Desktops, and Remote Desktop Sessions (formerly Terminal Services). Meanwhile, Citrix-Dell will ship this spring a turnkey VDI-In-A-Box. Gartner Group says next gen Personal Cloud will replace PC desktop by 2014
Today, Microsoft is releasing a Consumer Preview version of Windows 8, but don't be misled by the "Consumer" name. This is a beta of what will eventually become a major platform in business computing, with WinRT, and it's therefore an essential download for any company that has an IT infrastructure.
By melding mainframes and Microsoft Windows, IBM is looking to consolidate more data center infrastructure.
Virtual Computer wants users of server-hosted virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to know about what it thinks is a better way to offer secure, managed Windows desktop environments, the use of Intelligent Desktop Virtualization (IDV.) Virtual Computer feels so strongly that IDV is a better approach that is it offering free NxTop licenses as a way to introduce the concept to IT decision-makers.
A pivotal moment in Apple's history, CEO Steve Jobs announces iTunes for Windows on October 16, 2003. Jobs stated at the time, "It's probably the best Windows app ever written." The release was also considered a good strategic move by Apple because, for the first time, Windows users could buy music from Apple's online store, giving them a feel for the Apple user experience.
Why would you want to install Windows 7 on a MacBook? It makes Steve Jobs sad.
The Chinese infrastructure and handset giant will 'probably' follow its rival ZTE into the Windows Phone business in 2012, Huawei's chief marketing officer said while detailing the company's 'cloud-pipe device' strategy
The Chinese infrastructure company plans to create 500 jobs over the next three years, with more than 1,000 more to be created through outsourcing
Perth-based fabrication, construction and services company AGC has gone through an extensive overhaul of its technology infrastructure over the past year that has seen — among other things — a number of Windows 95 PCs finally phased out and the latest network, storage, datacentre, desktop and telephony technology installed.
The advent of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) saw a temporary spike in IT graduates looking for secure government jobs, according to the Department of Human Services' deputy secretary of ICT infrastructure John Wadeson.
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