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Microsoft Has A Surprise for Win10 Users (& It’s Not a Forced Upgrade)

Anniversaries are all about good things, and the Windows 10 anniversary is no different.  On Aug. 2, Microsoft releases the anniversary edition of Windows 10 and is celebrating by adding multiple Windows upgrades that should improve Cortana, its intelligent personal assistant; security; and e-commerce, videos and data sharing in the Edge browser.

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Businesses Risk All with Windows Server 2003

Businesses Risk All with Windows Server 2003

On July 14, 2015, Microsoft ended all support for Windows Server 2003. This wasn’t unexpected. Microsoft had signaled it back in July, 2010 when it ceased offering mainstream support and had issued regular warnings leading up to the July 14 deadline.

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Making Your Way to Windows 10

Making Your Way to Windows 10

As the dust settles around the Windows 10 release and the good, bad and indifferent new features have been picked over, it's time to answer the hard question: how do you move onto this latest version? While there are multiple answers, let's look at a few possibilities: 1.

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Win10 Will Offer Continuous Updates #MSIgnite

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Microsoft executives have promised continuous deployment for Windows as far back as 2011, back in the era of Windows 8. But when they were asked back then how they planned to change Windows Update, they fumbled and admitted they weren’t changing it at all.

Today at Ignite in Chicago, Microsoft EVP Terry Myerson introduced an audience of admins and developers to the long-awaited Windows Update for Business, which he described as an entirely new mechanism for the distribution of continuous patches for Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 10.

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Nadella Shares Microsoft’s Mobile Productivity Vision #MSIgnite

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella opened the Ignite conference in Chicago this morning with a promise of what’s to come — both in the announcements that will be made over the course of the five day event and in the direction that Microsoft will be taking for the enterprise. 

A hint of this direction can be seen in the announcement of the release of Windows Update for Business.

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