Windows 8 is just what Microsoft needs to take advantage of the ongoing irreversible shift from PCs to handheld devices including iPads, iPhones, and other form factors yet to be designed, according to the company's former OEM chief.
This upgrade will enable businesses to manage data-center resources under a single platform.
The Army, Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency banded together to exact a good high-volume deal from Microsoft based on the 2 million users who will be supported by the contract.
Microsoft has altered its approach to selling Windows RT tablet/notebooks, at least in Australia. And the U.S. could soon follow.
A vulnerability in Microsoft Word ranks among the top security problems that will be addressed December 11 by Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes.
Business adoption of Windows 8 won't happen overnight. Here's why and how.
Two email outages within one week of each other prevented emails from reaching inboxes.
Windows 8 hasn't even been on sale for a month yet but is already the recipient of three critical security updates via Microsoft's monthly Patch Tuesday security bulletins, each of which will block flaws that allow remote execution of code on targeted machines.
Microsoft is all-in on the biggest gamble in its history.
Businesses should be looking at Windows 8 even if they are dead certain it won't be their operating system of choice for years to come, experts say.
Windows 8 is so different from Windows 7 that the learning curve for end users will be a nightmare
Customers waiting for Windows 8, as well as businesses completing the refresh of their inventories, triggered a dip in PC sales that may recover by year-end.
Microsoft has set some ambitious goals for Windows 8—400 million devices in customer hands by next July and more than 100,000 applications stocked in the Windows Store by the end of January, according to a top Microsoft sales exec.
Windows 8 will help boost overall sales of tablets by nearly 10 million this year over estimates made just three months ago, but Android and Apple products will be the main driver behind the increase, according to IDC.
VMWare Tuesday pulled the wraps off its mobility platform, Horizon Suite.