Microsoft SCCM – new version will be released to support Windows 10

Brad Anderson, corporate vice president of program management for Microsoft’s Windows Server and System Center Group, recently gave a keynote address at the 2015 System Center Universe in Dallas. He assured the audience that Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is the on-premise PC management solution of choice for Miscrosoft

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Windows Server 2003: Count Down to End of Support

This month issue of Redmond Magazine (March 2015 Vol.21 No.3) features a countdown to the critical Windows Server 2003 end of support deadline July 14, 2015. 32% of Redmond readers said that migrating their Windows Server 2003 systems is a top priority this year, but an estimated 65 percent will not finish all the server migrations by July 14.

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Windows 10 Will Ship With Two Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 and Spartan

AdminStudio Suite helps customers quickly test and remediate application compatibility issues for IE 8, 9, 10, and 11, and more. We work with Microsoft and other vendors to ensure compatibility and supportability for a wide range of applications and platforms, including virtual and mobile. With the right solutions and automation in place, customers can maintain a process for continual Application Readiness, keep up with new releases, and never have to worry about being forced into transition by products that have reached their end of support.

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Predictable Application Delivery: Keeping Up with Application Virtualization and Mobile Application Management

Standardizing and automating the Application Readiness process for physical, virtual, and mobile apps enables more agile releases and consistent quality. Automating the entire process from request to installation of apps on the employees device, ensures a better user experience and removes the possibility of manual errors and delays from the process. Keeping software current not only reduces risk from threats, it also keeps employees happy and helps reduce their dependence on “Shadow IT”.

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Windows 10 May Be Here Sooner Than Expected

This week Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will be released to manufactures as early as June 2015. That’s earlier than expected and highlights Microsoft’s goal of releasing new versions and updates at an increasing pace. For enterprise customers with global deployments, keeping up with a new OS is a huge undertaking and allowing Microsoft to automatically deliver new features and updates continuously to its infrastructure is problematic. Critical enterprise systems require strong change management and compatibility testing and verification prior to releasing updates into production to ensure systems continue to operate reliably. A highly automated and continuous Application Readiness process…

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Word on the Street: Windows 10 Will Come with another New Browser

Windows 9 10 is rumored to have a new browser, or two, that will tag along with the new Windows 10operating system release. Some say that the new browser, code named ‘Spartan’, will be a cross between Chrome and Safari and provide a simpler user experience. Internet Explorer is not dead and it too will come out with a new version with Windows 10. With all these changes on the horizon, enterprises will need to start planning for the upcoming releases soon if they want to keep up with Microsoft’s increasing frequency of updates.

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Top 10 Application Readiness Blog Posts 2014

It is that time again when the end of the calendar year is fast approaching. In the world of technology, 2014 was another disruptive year with thousands of new software versions and upgrades released by software vendors. In this post, we will look back at the most popular Application Readiness blog posts this year. The topics that generated the most interest in the past 12 months were the impending end of life of Windows Server 2003, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and ongoing updates from Microsoft. #1 Top 5 Technology Trends for IT in 2014 Rapid innovation and consumer technology continued…

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AdminStudio Application Manager: Consistently Reliable Physical, Virtual, and Mobile Application Deployment

Reduce cost and complexity by managing Windows Installer packages (MSI package), web applications, virtual application packages and mobile apps following a standard Application Readiness process. In this featured video, learn how AdminStudio Application Manager can help maintain and deploy consistent and reliable applications to employees on what ever device they choose.

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Battling constant change: Microsoft SCCM, App V, and the transormation of end user computing with VDI

Ensuring the availability and compatability of software to enterprise employees is a big job for Application Managers. The enterprise environment is always changing as operations groups upgrade Microsoft SCCM, App V, and transorm end user computing with Virtual Desktop Infrastructer (VDI). See how Flexera Software helped Lucas manage the compatibility and availability of apps at his company despite these challenges. Check out this two-minute video to find out.

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