Cloud computing is the new age paradigm being adopted by almost all IT installations. Organizations are increasingly focused on building applications that can be deployed either on premises or on cloud. Windows server 8 is an optimized cloud based operating system with features for small and medium sized...

Got to love the web. One of the loose ends that is too early to tie up at this point is umm, this is all good but how the heck will all this be deployed? Time will tell but in the meantime, James Bannan seems to have given it a shot with Microsoft SCCM 2012 (System Center Configuration Manager). I quote: And, as it...

Before installing Windows 8 on an actual machine, it would be beneficial for testing purposes to install Windows 8 in a virtual environment just to get a first-hand feel of the operating system. In our case, we will use the virtualization software Virtual Box. Virtual Box is open source virtualization software managed...

If I was a CEO, CTO or CIO and I had to make decision about what tablets to buy for our organization, what would I choose? If the question was asked today, in August, the answer would probably be – it depends – let’s wait and see about these new Windows 8 tablets. Now to be clear, I love the Ipad. I bought an Ipad, got...

As we march down the road to Windows 8, it’s probably important to start talking about how this new Operating System is going to affect an area I’m quite familiar with – ERP. What is ERP? Well Wikipedia would define it as the following: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) integrates internal and external management...

Windows 8 is coming next year and businesses need to start thinking about evaluating the Return On Investment (ROI) that they will get for moving to this new Operating System. This is the first in a series of articles that will discuss evaluating ROI for Windows 8. Important Caveat: This is being written before the...

Welcome to the Windows 8 deployment page. By Windows 8 deployment, we mean the actual process of performing multiple installations of Windows 8 across multiple computers. Like Windows 7, we anticipate that Windows 8 will have multiple methods of automated installations. On Windows8update.com, we will be discussing the...