So for those who made fun of the Ipad and called it a toy with little enterprise use, this one’s for you. Boeing’s Jeppesen unit will deliver customer apps to 11,000 iPads deployed throughout United Continental via Apple’s B2B App Store. United Continental said it will deploy 11,000 Apple iPads to its pilots in an...

Some interesting new tools for the Enterprise have started to emerge. Start-up Nutanix has launched its first product, a slim, virtualized server that is clustered together with solid state and hard drive storage that can be managed under a single GUI. Their overview states: Founded in 2009, Nutanix is the first...

The BUILD conference is coming soon and there’s a lot of pent up anticipation about Microsoft and all the new tools and features they will unleash upon us in September. As TheNextWeb pointed out today, the stakes are really high. It did however get me thinking about Microsoft and how far the company has come. More...

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...

I wrote an article for the InternationalBusiness Times.com on the top 6 features Windows 8 needs to offer businesses. I have been a strong believer in the fact that Microsoft will have to perform a very difficult balancing act in order to keep corporate clients from upgrading simply to Windows 7. In light of the fact...

On this blog, I continue to be an advocate of not just cool tech features for consumers but for functionality that will add value to the enterprise as well. Office and Windows are Microsoft’s bread and butter. Corporate licensing makes up a lot of revenue for Microsoft when they deploy their client and server operating...

I wrote a book called The Windows 7 Deployment Guide and as a result, I am initmately familiar with the business benefits of Windows 7. In my opinion, the operating system is hands down the most stable and intuitive masteriece that Microsoft has put together. Easy and reliable, the operating system (in my opinion) is...

OK so once again, the big blogs are arriving late at the table. For the past year, on this website, I have been predicting that Windows 8 in 2012 would be a disaster and now, it seems that other blogas are trying to wise up too. Heck, I even talked about this in my article “Windows 8 will come out in 2013/2014 not...