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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How one telecoms company benefited from Software Defined Networking (SDN)
With Microsoft throwing its weight behind Docker containers, the man who started the project, Docker CTO Solomon Hykes, spells out the message behind the Windows move.
Malicious ads are making their way to high traffic properties and using unique malware in a hunt for fresh victims.
The Vertigan cost-benefit analysis has further downgraded the role of fibre in the multi technology mix (MTM) model for the NBN - even though it also suggests that fibre isn't as relatively expensive as it used to be. What are we to make of this?
Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has certified plugins that let Windows Server run as a guest operating system on Ubuntu and OpenStack.
Microsoft is developing a set of cloud-based tools for managing and deploying session virtualisation servers, allowing you to publish and share apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OS X and (soon) Windows Phone devices. We take the beta for a test drive.
HP embeds support for the OpenFlow communications protocol into a wider range of network infrastructure and releases applications for its software-defined networking controller.
Virtualisation specialist VMware has launched its VMware Horizon desktop-as-a-service, a public cloud offering that allows businesses to deploy virtual Windows desktops to PCs and mobile devices.
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.
In 2013, we spoke to well over 300 different companies offering products or services in either the virtualization market, the cloud computing market or both. What can we expect to see in the coming year.
Nokia's biggest Windows Phone yet, at six inches, offers some benefits for those not put off by a meatier form factor.
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
Next month, a free tool created by Infoblox could help IT departments get a better grasp of the growing complexity of their network.
Pre-orders have opened for Nokia's 41-megapixel 1020 device, with all the major mobile networks to offer the Windows Phone 8 handset.
Virtualization continues to expand its reach, from data centers to networks to desktops. This ebook explores the benefits and risks of various virtualization technologies.
Server, storage, network, desktop and application virtualization allows the creation of flexible, scalable, manageable and secure IT infrastructure that utilises the underlying hardware to maximum efficiency. Some of these technologies are in the early stages of development while others are mature and widely deployed.
The 'Blue' upgrade to Windows Server 2012, R2, looks much like its predecessor, but there are plenty of changes when you look at the fine detail.
The latest iteration of Microsoft's server OS is now in beta. Is this the Cloud OS on cloud time?
Better integration with cloud services and simpler virtualisation are some of the new features in the next release of its Microsoft Server 2012 Essentials, the version of Windows Server targeted at small businesses.