Hardware


Microsoft's Bloatware Removal Tool: It's About Time

Refresh Windows looks to battle the amount of unwanted software that is included with new PCs.

Microsoft Launches 'Professional Degree' Pilot Program

Microsoft has entered the testing stage of its new Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) cert and training programs.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Surface Subscription Options

Microsoft on Tuesday at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto announced Windows 10 Enterprise E3 in CSP [Cloud Service Provider] and Surface as a Service programs.

EMC's All-Flash Strategy

Many firms are banking on the all-flash database revolution starting now.

The Best and Worst Obscure Microsoft Products I've Used

While some were absolute duds, Microsoft was ahead of the curve on a few of its lesser known products.

Dell Announces Enterprise-Focused Flash Storage Arrays

Dell last week unveiled a new line of flash storage arrays that looks to expand the use of the storage format in enterprises.

Office 2016 Finally Gets Ink Annotation Capabilities

Better late then never.

At Build 2016, Everything Old Was New Again

This year Microsoft showed off improvements across its large line of products and services.

Why Apple Is Offering Office 365 for the iPad Pro

While supporting a competing device may be puzzling, Microsoft may have a good reason for doing so.

How To Reuse Old Disks in Storage Pools

The easiest way to accomplish this task is to modify the individual disk attributes.

Cisco Readies SDN-Based Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

Plus: Parallels Remote Application Server bolsters UI and security; Docker Datacenter suite released.

Microsoft's Path Is Leading to a Connected World

The company wants all your devices to work in harmony, with Windows at the heart.

Microsoft Begins Shipping Surface Hub Meeting Room Machines

Microsoft has started shipping its big-screen Surface Hub videoconferencing and white-boarding products, the company announced today.

Microsoft Adds Another Year to Windows Intel Skylake Support

Microsoft has extended its Windows 7/8.1 product support on Intel Skylake devices for an additional year.

Microsoft's Skylake Surprise May Help More than Hurt Early Adopters

From dedicated support to hardware/software deals, the limited OS support for upcoming Skylake line might actually benefit those looking to get in early.

Intel Focuses on Strengthening Authentication on Windows Machines

Intel is readying multifactor authentication that stores and processes encrypted credentials on its CPUs, aiming to change the way commercial users access Windows using a combination of biometrics, PINs and one-time passcodes.

Microsoft Truncating Windows Embedded Support on Intel Skylake Devices

Microsoft isn't shortening its Windows Server 2012 product lifecycle support policies for servers using Intel Skylake processors, but it is shortening them for Windows Embedded 7/8.1 devices using those chips.

Sizing Up A Surface Phone

Could we see a new line of smartphones from Microsoft by the end of the year?

Hardware's Role in Redmond Jumps from Understudy to Star

Merging the hardware team with the Windows team has made huge inroads to change the device focus of Microsoft.

Centrify Adds Privilege Access Controls for Outsourced Environments

Plus: SteelHead Mobile Gets Windows 10 Support; 5nine beefs up security suite; Metalogix adds backup support for Exchange Online in its management tool.

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