‘Windows Blue’ OS leaked: What can we expect from Microsoft’s update?

An updated version of Windows 8, originally referred to as “Windows Blue,” is due for release this summer. Will the update convince more businesses to switch to Microsoft’s latest OS? 

Businesses sticking with XP because of legacy apps, survey says

Support for Windows XP will end in just over a year, but many businesses are still clinging to the old OS. Why are IT departments so reluctant to upgrade? 

Windows 8 price to rise 500% next week

For those considering a move to Windows 8: If you don’t do it soon, the upgrade could get a lot more expensive. 

Windows 8 downgrade rights: 3 things IT needs to know

We wrote recently about how downgrading to Windows 7 may be the best option for businesses that find themselves with new PCs running Windows. But before making those plans, it’s important to properly understand Windows 8 downgrade rights. 

Why a Windows 8 downgrade could be best for businesses

Two months after its release, Windows 8 adoption has been slow to catch on – especially among businesses. 

IT will avoid Windows 8, despite security improvements

Windows 8 will struggle to catch on with businesses, according to recent surveys. Apparently many organizations would rather stick with the 11-year-old Windows XP than upgrade. 

OS security: Will this firm build the first invulnerable operating system?

Hackers often attack vulnerabilities in operating systems, making OS security one of IT’s top concerns. One company says it has a solution for preventing further attacks: an OS with no security holes. 

Why IT might be wrong about Windows 8

Early indicators suggest Windows 8 may suffer from a lack of interest, especially in the enterprise. But there are reasons IT may want to consider moving to the new OS – and some businesses may not have much choice. 

6 intriguing features of Windows Server 2012

Experts who’ve had the opportunity to get their hands dirty with the beta release of Windows Server 2012 point to six intriguing features that should pique the curiosity of IT managers. But are the new bells and whistles enough to prompt a mass exodus away from earlier versions?

Upgrading to Windows 8? Most IT pros say no

Microsoft has finished building Windows 8 and will release it at the end of October. What do IT pros think about the upcoming operating system?