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BlackBerry CEO says company is here to compete, regain lost ground

John Chen announces a new version of BES, free licenses for customers switching, and new pricing.

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Windows Phone to get long-awaited enterprise update

The update brings a lot of new security options to enterprise users and will be here soon, Microsoft said

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BlackBerry upgrades BES to improve Android, iOS management

Version 10.2 of the management platform gives IT staff more flexibility when managing iOS and Android-based devices.

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Microsoft's Desktop Optimization Pack gets Win 8.1 management capabilities

The suite of IT management tools also gained the ability to virtualize Office 2013.

Google, Amazon reveal their secrets of scalability

Internet giants such as Google and Amazon run IT operations that are far larger than most enterprises even dream of, but lessons they learn from managing those humongous systems can benefit others in the industry.

Box buys technology to let admins keep better track of content

Following the cloud storage company's purchase of dLoop's technology, look for the first improvements to Box's search capabilities to come along soon.

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Microsoft preps mobile app for Office 365 admins

In addition to a Windows Phone 8 version of the new Office 365 Admin app, Microsoft also extended the document-sharing options in the suite's SharePoint Online component.

Microsoft giving away free IT training -- and a job -- to soldiers

In a bid to help soldiers transition from the military to civilian life, Microsoft is offering a free IT training for soldiers in the military, plus a job.

Puppet users to get visual cues for troubleshooting systems

Puppet has added some visual pizzazz to its namesake open source IT automation software, providing a graphic event inspector for administrators to see at a glance where trouble spots in their systems reside.

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Microsoft thinks BYOD with Surface 2 tablet and Windows RT 8.1

Microsoft has more than just consumers in mind with the latest Surface tablet. It's also hoping to woo businesses with features for making easier to secure and manage in IT environments.