OS installation & configuration News
November 11, 2015
The BYOD trend isn't as relevant as it once was. Enterprise mobility today is about much more than employees bringing their own smartphones and tablets to work. Organizations instead need to focus on mobile apps, management and security as a whole, to make all devices viable productivity tools -- regardless of who owns them. This issue's cover story explains the importance of a holistic mobility approach in the post-BYOD era.
Also in this issue, readers will learn how Apple iOS configuration profiles can help IT admins manage iPhones and iPads. Box's chief strategy officer sits down for a Q&A on the enterprise file sync-and-share market. And some of the most well-known enterprise mobility experts share their predictions for 2016.
April 14, 2015
Microsoft has taken the wraps off some Windows 10 features, including holographic technology, automatic -- and free -- updates, and more Cortana integration.
March 19, 2015
The recent Exchange 2013 cumulative update includes improved features for Public Folders and Exchange ActiveSync.
January 13, 2003
Did you know that Windows XP Professional comes with a Web server and an FTP server? In this article, Robert Shahon walks you through installing the FTP server on Windows XP.
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