Ken Hess

Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.

My full-time employer is HP. I write as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are my own and don't necessarily represent HP's, their subsidiaries or affiliates positions, strategies or opinions. I own no investments or direct financial instruments in the companies I write about nor do I serve as an officer or board member of any publicly traded company or concern.

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Is Microsoft's cloud view realistic?

Is Microsoft's cloud view realistic?

Everyone talks a good game when looking into cloud computing's future but Microsoft has a unique point of view--especially unique since it includes open source operating systems and software. Realistic? Yes.

July 29, 2013 by in Microsoft

A Windows 8 rebuild plan for Microsoft

A Windows 8 rebuild plan for Microsoft

There's been much angst and consternation surrounding Windows 8, the big Blue update, and the missing Start button. Fear not, Windows faithful, Ken Hess is here to help with suggestions for a Windows 8 rebuild.

April 24, 2013 by in Microsoft