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  • How to Pick the Best Browser for Your Enterprise

    By John Brandon | 09 December, 2014 03:16

    Knowing which browser to deploy in a large company is no easy task. The default option is Internet Explorer, but many users balk at this older, more cumbersome browser that seems to attract the most malware. Google Chrome gets most of the attention these days (as proven by a growing market share) and Mozilla Firefox offers good compatibility and speed. To determine which browser is the best for business, it's important to keep tabs of the latest improvements. Here's a look at the Big 3 with an eye on the enterprise.

  • 6 Tips for Replacing Your Windows Laptop With a Surface Pro 3

    By Paul Mah | 15 September, 2014 22:41

    It's no secret that Microsoft's Windows 8 launch marks the start of a hybrid device strategy. Though the initial batches of Windows 8 hybrid devices were far from successful, the push by Microsoft to meld touch with traditional computing is starting to look better with the release of the latest generation of such devices, led its own Surface Pro 3.

  • How to Work Seamlessly Across Multiple Devices

    By Paul Mah | 19 March, 2014 12:57

    Employees who used to burn the midnight oil at the office now get to do so from the comforts of home, thanks to the proliferation of personal laptops, tablets and smartphones. Getting files to appear on and sync with multiple devices can be challenging, but a little bit of advanced planning can go a long way.

  • 7 Reasons Not to Use Open Source Software

    By Paul Rubens | 11 February, 2014 13:44

    Businesses of all sizes embrace open source software and the benefits it can bring. Sometimes, though, choosing proprietary software makes better business sense. Here are seven scenarios when it pays to pay for your software.

  • How to Prepare Your Small Business for Tech Success

    By Paul Mah | 14 January, 2014 13:49

    Take some time in the early days of 2014 to improve the computer setup in your home office or small business. These security, networking, storage and productivity tips will help you work faster once you get back to business as usual.

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  • Microsoft answers Windows device share slump with freemium strategy

    By Gregg Keizer | 21 March, 2015 01:53

    Microsoft's strategic shift to creating apps and services for rival operating systems was born from the hard realization that Windows' share of the total device market was in the middle of a three-year slump, according to new forecasts Thursday by research firm Gartner.

  • Why you still need to care about software licensing

    By Mary Branscombe | 13 March, 2015 04:44

    Microsoft might promise free upgrades for Windows and simplify its volume licensing with a new agreement, but the influx of cloud services, new devices and mobile apps means software licensing continues to be complex. A recent lawsuit should remind you that you can't afford to lose track of what software your company is using.

  • Why Israel could be the next cybersecurity world power

    By David Strom | 11 March, 2015 07:24

    There are plenty of cities in the U.S. that want to lay claim to becoming the "next" Silicon Valley, but a dusty desert town in the south of Israel called Beersheva might actually have a shot at becoming something more modest, and more focused. They want to be the first place you think about when it comes to cybersecurity research, education, and innovation. If things go right there, it may well happen.

  • Docker Inc., leave Docker tools alone

    By David Linthicum | 03 March, 2015 22:07

    Several new Docker tools are out there: Docker Machine, Docker Swarm, and Docker Compose. They come from Docker Inc. itself, which has has the advantage of being designed by the same folks who developed the Docker container.

  • CIOs Share Lessons Learned From the Journey to the Cloud

    By Thor Olavsrud | 28 February, 2015 06:34

    The journey to the cloud can be fraught with peril and unexpected pitfalls, but many companies have undertaken to make it anyway due to the promised benefits from agility and scalability to cost reduction. IT executives who have successfully navigated the dangers have learned many lessons along the way.

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