Windows 8 also features a server side operating system known as Windows 8 Server. Windows 8 Server is downloadable if you have subscribed to an MSDN account. In this article, we take you step by step through installation of the Windows 8 Server Developer Preview. Step 1: Get Windows 8 Server using MSDN subsciption You...

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...

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...

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...

There has been talk about Windows Server 8 enabling the “private cloud”. I recently got some emails asking me to go into some detail about what the private cloud was so, let’s talk about it a little. Let’s start with what cloud computing is – it’s simply the use of any commercial service delivered over the Internet in real...

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...

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...

OK so people need to calm down. I just wanted to have a discussion about Windows 8 beta torrents and Windows 8 torrents in general. I don’t endorse the creation or dissemination of illegal torrents. This is just a discussion. This site also does not participate in the dissemination of Windows 8 beta torrents or Windows...

In my previous article for the International Business Times, I wrote about the top 6 features that Windows 8 needed to offer businesses. In this article, I will discuss 6 similar features that Windows 8 needs to offer consumers in order to be successful. Once again, I can’t stress enough how successful Windows 7 has...

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...