We've reached a point where we can have a fully functional Windows machine for cheap, with fast connections to peripherals and networks. That opens up a world of inexpensive, flexible, creative possibilities.
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Among the measures proposed by the data security branch of GCHQ to cut risks after Windows XP support ends is a block on government workers with the OS remotely accessing the network.
Like any other enterprise, large educational institutions have existing computing infrastructures which are likely built around Windows networks. Adding Windows tablets to them is far easier than adding iPads or Android tablets
Pre-orders have opened for Nokia's 41-megapixel 1020 device, with all the major mobile networks to offer the Windows Phone 8 handset.
Singapore telco contracts Nokia Siemens Networks to upgrade its core infrastructure to an all-IP network and deploy a nationwide 3G radio network on the 900MHz band.
A 'super-user' root-access account has been found in a number of Barracuda security and networking products, which may allow hackers to easily access company networks, albeit if their attacks are launched from a specific set of IP addresses.
Security researchers have discovered that Windows Update is partly responsible for how the Flame malware spreads across networks and how it is able to infect fully patched versions of Windows 7.
The next version of the Windows operating system will make it far easier for users on the move to establish and manage mobile broadband connections, Microsoft said.Billy Anders, a Microsoft group programme manager on the devices and networks team, outlined the changes in a blog post on Friday.
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. Microsoft urges Windows users to treat this update with the utmost priority.
Deal to acquire IP telephony provider, announced in May, finally ratified and Redmond plans to incorporate Skype's technology into key products such as Windows Phone and Xbox, reveals CEO Steve Ballmer.
The operator is testing out O2 Connect, an app and service that could eventually offer IP-based telephone calls to everyone, even to customers of rival networks
Brad Brooks, the Corporate Vice President of Consumer Marketing for Windows, has jumped to Juniper Networks.
Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 devices will land in the fourth quarter, but only on GSM networks initially. Why restrict a launch to the two worst carriers in the U.S. based on call quality?
The networking specialist has unveiled a console that allows unified management of SAN and IP networks, alongside its first 100Gb Ethernet router chassis and blade
The way that Windows Live lets you control your privacy online is a model other social networks and aggregators would do well to follow. You can easily make things private, shared with just close friends, open to friends of friends or public to the world and you don't feel like you'll have to write your own social network to do it.
I've written before about problems with proprietary software, and how some software vendors are locking in customers and using their leverage to cause painful headaches. Just today I was dealing with changing an IP address on a Windows server and therefore needed to get a new license file for a software package that runs on that server.
Have you ever considered why the Mac is so well suited to the home environment? Has it ever occurred to you why the Mac is great with multimedia, with fun stuff like graphics and movie editing, but not so great at the serious stuff?
Cisco has introduced a package of data center tools for carriers wishing to deliver cloud services over next-generation IP networks.
After spending most of the morning on the phone to a number of UK universities (due to the time difference, many US universities were still sleeping), the general consensus is that Windows 7, when released, will not be the first upgrade they roll out to their networks."Windows 7 Server" (Windows Server 2008 R2, the next generation server operating system from Microsoft) will be at the forefront of the next roll out of upgrades, with an unsuspecting client...
Microsoft finally is adding integration with a wider variety of third-party social networks and content to Windows Live.
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