Coming in November, our “Ignite your Business” Tour!

Connect. Learn. Innovate.Whether you’re a Technical Decision Maker, IT Professional or Developer - Ignite Your Business is the event to attend.Learn why Windows 10 is the best platform for business. Connect with our valued partners at the showcase, engage with experts and get hands-on experience. Whether you build, manage or design, this is your opportunity … Continue reading Coming in November, our “Ignite your Business” Tour!

Doesn’t Windows 8.1 require more hardware than Windows 7? (Series: Windows 8.1 for Business)

Logically, it makes sense.  Forever it seems whenever any software company comes out with a new version of their product, the added features and functionality require extra hardware.  In the case of operating systems, that seems especially true.  Software vendors are always trying to build their solutions not to fit today’s hardware, but what hardware … Continue reading Doesn’t Windows 8.1 require more hardware than Windows 7? (Series: Windows 8.1 for Business)

Can I use Windows 8.1 without a touchscreen?

Even if you’ve never tried Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, you may have seen the advertisements showing off the lovely colorful “touch-first” interface (previously known as the “Metro” UI).  Even some people using a traditional old non-touch laptop will reach out and touch the screen when they first encounter the start screen.  (And by “some … Continue reading Can I use Windows 8.1 without a touchscreen?

Why can’t I just use the desktop in Windows 8.1?

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm Well, you can.  In fact, my friend and coworker Jennelle Crothers explains it all for you in today’s article in our “Windows 8.1 for Business” blog series.  She writes… “Ask anyone who uses a computer for every day work tasks, they might say that they LIVE on the desktop and can’t be bothered with … Continue reading Why can’t I just use the desktop in Windows 8.1?

Do you really need a start menu?

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmOne of the reasons some people weren’t comfortable with Windows 8 from the beginning was for the lack of their familiar start menu.  In today’s article in our “Windows 8.1 for Business” series, my friend Matt Hester delivers the run-down on the benefits of the Start Screen vs. the old Start Menu, and provides some … Continue reading Do you really need a start menu?

What’s New in R2 – The Executive Interviews

A couple of months ago I had the privilege to interview Brad Anderson.  Brad is a Sr. VP at Microsoft, responsible for the System Center and Windows Server product lines.  So… http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm“So this guy knows what he’s talking about?” Exactly.  As a companion to his blog - In the Cloud – we recorded these three … Continue reading What’s New in R2 – The Executive Interviews

Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmBuild your very own Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 for FREE and Enter for a chance to win* one of the following fantastic prizes: Three Grand Prizes: One of three Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB devices with Type Cover keyboard cover ($828.99 USD Retail Value)   Twenty-Five First Prizes: One of twenty-five Microsoft Certification Exam Vouchers ($150.00 … Continue reading Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )