Tag Archives: Microsoft

Containers: What IT Pros Should Consider

[My post in Network Computing, July 2, 2015]

Containerization is a hot technology that IT teams can’t afford to ignore. Here are some basic facts to know plus benefits and risks to weigh.  Read more…

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2015 Predictions

[My post in Virtual-Strategy Magazine, January 5, 2015]

2015 promises to be an exciting but challenging year for IT departments. The further availability of affordable devices will lead to an increase in network bandwidth and security issues while the much anticipated Windows 10 will make its debut. Based on my observations, here are four predictions for 2015 with a better than average chance of playing out.  Read more…

Should We Be Excited About Windows 10?

[My post in Wired magazine, Innovation Insights, October 23, 2014]

With Microsoft leapfrogging over Windows 9 and proceeding straight to Windows 10, the question becomes, should we be excited? The short answer is yes, we have waited three years for this preview. While I suspect that not everyone shares my enthusiasm, the reality is that Windows 10 represents an acknowledgement of past pain and introduces user-experience improvements that will certainly sit well with Windows users. And while we have only been given a first look, more can be expected from the “continuum of devices” that will operate on Windows 10.  Read more…