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Greg Nuelle's picture

 Windows 10 is all about Microsoft’s vision and mantra: “Mobile First, Cloud First.” It is built for a new generation of mobile end users, but neatly ties the business desktop experience with the mobile experience. With Windows 10, Microsoft is hoping to “change the waypeople use PCs," as discussed in the live briefing.

The two hour plus keynote on January 21 summarized earlier revelations about Windows 10, and then offered up more information about what is coming in impending previews.

Gillian Ventura's picture

Volume licensing (VL) customers of several Microsoft resellers have recently received an email message, appearing to be from Microsoft, which indicates that a new Open License agreement has been established for their company. 

Kevin Wood's picture

This article will discuss some of the challenges facing organizations. Your organization’s archiving strategy should be able to address most or all of these challenges. This article is NOT intended to provide legal advice on your organizational challenges. Hopefully you will recognize some of the challenges as being relevant to your organization. If so, En Pointe can help you resolve the issues.

Erik Collett's picture

Here at En Pointe, we're ramping up for VMware's upcoming Partner Exchange event. This is one of two major events that VMware puts together per year and, usually, a platform to announce new products as well as updates and changes to existing product lines.

Uday Nataraj's picture

Microsoft’s new Enterprise Cloud Suite (ECS) could be the perfect fit for medium-sized organizations as it will include Office 365 E3, Enterprise Mobility Suite and Windows OS. Licensing under ECS is user-based rather than device-based. See below for an outline of what’s included in your ECS plan, why it can help your business and IT department, and how it differs from other Microsoft plans.

Office 365 (Plan E3) includes:

Jason Myers's picture

The use of mobile devices in the enterprise has become common practice, initiating immediate access to work-related content and resources at the touch of a finger. For users, they’re valuable, but for IT administrators, the variety of operating systems, versions or mobile platforms prove difficult to manage. Updates in mobile device management (MDM) continue to ease the difficulties IT administrators face by allowing you to centrally configure, secure, monitor and manage the various mobile devices within your organization, including company-issued and BYOD programs.

Uday Nataraj's picture

Workers are and will continue embracing a spate of cloud based applications. There is and will continue to be a proliferation of data and devices as well as the need to provide anytime, anywhere access to that data, which leads organizations to manage data and devices.

Aaron Cox's picture

Consumers will finally learn more details about the exciting new features of Windows 10 following the Microsoft-hosted event in Redmond, WA on January 21st, 2015. Members of the press received their invitations recently to what is simply described as "the next chapter" in Windows technology.

Christopher Chute's picture

As we wrap up 2014, I like to step back and think about how the IT market has changed over the past 12 months, particularly for legacy IT vendors like IBM. I attended two recent IBM events this past month: its annual midmarket Reimagine Work Influencer event, and Software Group Analyst Insight event. IBM chose a theme centered on how the rapid growth in its cloud portfolio is positively impacting the firm's ability to better serve customers, particularly in the midmarket.

Tobey Amy's picture

With all the hacking happening in today’s news with big companies like Target, Home Depot, Michaels and Google (not to mention, celebrity accounts), it is safe to say that Microsoft is being proactive with their clients’ data. Not only do they want to provide high availability (99.9% guaranteed uptime) but also a safe, protected environment.