Windows 8 planning Archive

The Nuts and Bolts of Windows 8 Deployment

This article draws from the work of the very skilled Alex de Jong, who has some really great graphics that give deeper insights into the nitty-gritty of Windows 8 deployment.  There are three areas to be discussed

Finding the Best Approach to Deploying Windows 8

While more than a few organizations have passed on deploying Windows 8 for various reasons, there are many others who are planning to deploy Windows 8 in some form. For the IT organizations in these companies, one

XP Users Face a “Technical Cliff” in 18 Months

OK, maybe the allusions to the ‘fiscal cliff’ are a bit cheesy, but Windows XP users do face a deadline of sorts as Microsoft will cease support for their OS in just 18 short months. Yes, that’s right;

XP Users Face a "Technical Cliff" in 18 Months

OK, maybe the allusions to the ‘fiscal cliff’ are a bit cheesy, but Windows XP users do face a deadline of sorts as Microsoft will cease support for their OS in just 18 short months. Yes, that’s right;

How to Determine the Total Cost of Ownership for Windows 8

Many IT organizations use Total Cost of Ownership or TCO analysis to determine the economic value of new technology deployments. Windows 8 as a new platform is no different, requiring organizations to look at all the hardware, software,

Nine Reasons Why Windows 8 Might Succeed in the Enterprise

The truth right now is that many in the business community are counting on Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows 7 Professional to be the focus in the enterprise. Windows 8 Pro and Windows 8 Enterprise come at

PC Helps IT Survey Gives Clues to Windows 8 Migration Strategies

PC Helps conducted a survey in September among 500 corporate IT users to better understand opinions of, and strategies towards deployment of Windows 8 in organizations. The survey shows that Windows 7 migration is generally underway in

Windows 8 to Enjoy Faster Adoption by Small Businesses

What made sense to Redmond in regard to an upgrade cycle for the Windows OS may not be making as much sense in the enterprise. Many surveyed managers – up to 90% of IT leaders according to

Windows 8 Planning is in full swing

According to a job posting on Microsoft’s career site, Windows 8 planning and preparation is currently taking place. The job posting, spotted by enthusiast site CodenameWindows, hints at third-party application updating, updating virtual machines while they’re turned