Michael Dell made news when he appeared on stage at the market researcher Gartner’s annual security and risk management conference. He offered the following insights into his company: He expects Windows 8 to be successful with businesses who run Windows today. He is super excited about Windows 8 and what that brings...

I’ve been putting together a comprehensive video review of the BUILD conference that I will roll out in the next few days. It will talk about the behind the scenes stuff at BUILD and then talk about Windows 8 and my thoughts around it. As I started putting that material together, I started to think of a larger question...

Even though Microsoft hasn’t made a tablet that has even come close to the sales of iPads or any Android tablets, Windows 8 will probably change that completely. Gartner consulting firm thinks a little differently though. “The current buzz around Windows 8 driven by the demonstrations seen at the Build conference might...

According to new worldwide PC usage data from Gartner Inc, by the end of 2011, 42 percent of PCs in use worldwide will be running Windows 7. Gartner is also predicting that 94 percent of new PCs will ship with Windows 7 installed this year, analysts said on August 9. Improvements in IT spending in 2010 and 2011 are...

Cool – This is from Techspot At the end of July 2011, Microsoft can say that Windows XP is now used by less than half of all Internet users. Windows XP’s market share is eroding, and Windows in general is slowly slipping as well: between June and July, it fell 0.63 percentage points (from 88.29 percent to 88.76...

I wrote in a previous blog post that the timing of the introduction of Windows 8 is less than ideal. Now I see the drumbeat has started and there are articles questioning whether Enterprises will skip Windows 8. This article actually says “Why enterprises will skip Windows 8” and it’s by Robert L Mitchell of...

So depending on what studies you decide to believe, Windows XP still accounts for between 40 to 60% of the worldwide PC market. OK, so I can kinda understand third world countries where they aren’t going to be buying licenses for Windows 7 anytime soon. Apart from war torn parts of the world where shells are flying and...

Will executives and businesses embrace Windows 8 when it is released? There are a series of articles that will be written in the coming months on this topic and I will continue to bring them to you. Great article I found by Ed Scannell at Techtarget.com saying that execs will look at but not touch Windows 8. Some of...