Routine upgrade causes major outage: 3 lessons for IT

Scheduled upgrades usually go off without a hitch, but when they don’t – well, we don’t need to tell you what a headache that can be. Dropbox learned that lesson over the weekend. 

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. 

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. 

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? 

Windows 8 will be here in October, Microsoft says

It’s what tech industry analysts have been predicting for a while, but Microsoft has officially announced that its next operating system, Windows 8, will be available this October. 

Microsoft: IT and business will love Windows 8

We recently listed some of the reasons tech experts believe Windows 8 will be a nightmare for businesses and IT departments. Not surprisingly, Microsoft has stepped up to defend its upcoming operating system. 

Why IT will hate Windows 8

Microsoft recently launched the Windows 8 Release Preview. What do early reviews say about the upcoming operating system? That depends on whether it’s installed on a tablet or a PC. 

Microsoft ends Mainstream Support for Vista

As if businesses using Windows Vista needed more encouragement to move away from the much-maligned operating system, Microsoft has given them another good reason to upgrade to Windows 7. 

Windows 8: Half who’ve tried the OS don’t recommend it

Microsoft recently released the Consumer Preview of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system – and the reception is lukewarm so far, according to one recent survey. 

More people running Windows 7 than XP, report says

Many businesses are still clinging to their old Windows XP installations, but as the end of support for that operating system draws near, Windows 7 is taking over as the more frequently installed OS.