Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

Gregg Keizer covers Windows, Office, Apple/enterprise, web browsers and web apps for Computerworld.

Microsoft gives Windows 10 1903 the 'go' sign for business, four months after release

Microsoft gives Windows 10 1903 the 'go' sign for business, four months after release

The business-ready milestone is designed to give enterprises confidence that 1903 is both stable and reliable and can be widely deployed.

Microsoft uses WSUS and Config Manager to lure more testers to Windows 10 betas

Microsoft uses WSUS and Config Manager to lure more testers to Windows 10 betas

The company is offering up new ways for enterprises to test upcoming versions of Windows 10 before those updates go live.

Microsoft starts selling extra OneDrive space to Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft starts selling extra OneDrive space to Office 365 subscribers

Customers who subscribe to Microsoft's consumer-grade Office 365 plans can now buy additional OneDrive storage. One terabyte will cost $10 a month.

Microsoft delivers emergency security update for antiquated IE

Microsoft delivers emergency security update for antiquated IE

The browser flaw, a classic 'zero-day' vulnerability found by a security engineer with Google's Threat Analysis Group, is already being exploited by attackers.

5 unanswered questions about Windows 10 1909

5 unanswered questions about Windows 10 1909

The next version of Windows 10 is due to arrive soon. But for enterprise customers, a number of questions remain about what it will entail and whether it sets the stage for all future fall updates.

Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's some of what's coming.

Mozilla steps on the gas, cuts time between Firefox upgrades in half

Mozilla steps on the gas, cuts time between Firefox upgrades in half

Beginning with Firefox 74, slated to ship in March 2020, Mozilla will begin pushing out browser updates every four weeks.

Mozilla first reveals, then conceals, paid support plan for Firefox

Mozilla first reveals, then conceals, paid support plan for Firefox

For more than a week, Mozilla touted a service called 'Mozilla Enterprise Client Support' for Firefox, then pulled the information off its website.

Microsoft gives enterprises another 9 months to get off Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft gives enterprises another 9 months to get off Exchange Server 2010

Though support was slated to end Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft acknowledged that some companies haven't yet migrated Exchange Server 2010 to newer software, and will give them until mid-October 2020 to make a move.

What's in the latest Chrome update? No EVs, that's what

What's in the latest Chrome update? No EVs, that's what

In addition to losing the Extended Validation (EV) certificate indicator in its address bar, Chrome 77 offers tweaks to the tab-sharing tool and adds a new performance metric to site designers' toolboxes.

Mozilla previews Firefox VPN, will charge for service at some point

Mozilla previews Firefox VPN, will charge for service at some point

The company's Firefox Private Network is an extension that encrypts traffic between Firefox and websites to better secure user data and privacy.

Windows 10 1909: What's in it for enterprises?

Windows 10 1909: What's in it for enterprises?

This fall's update for Windows 10 may not include a raft of new features, but it does offer something even more important to enterprise IT: extended support that should make future upgrades easier to manage.

What we know so far about the unusual Windows 10 1909

What we know so far about the unusual Windows 10 1909

The way Microsoft plans to roll out the next version of Windows 10 this fall is almost certainly a precursor for future autumn upgrades.

What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 69 thwarts web tracking by default for everyone

What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 69 thwarts web tracking by default for everyone

Firefox 69 switches on the browser's anti-tracking technology by default for all users.

Edge embraces Chrome's kill-Flash timetable

Edge embraces Chrome's kill-Flash timetable

The move means Microsoft won't stick to its own timetable for killing off Adobe Flash; instead, it will parallel Google Chrome's plan for eliminating the media player software.

Microsoft set to close licensing loopholes, leave cloud rivals high and dry

Microsoft set to close licensing loopholes, leave cloud rivals high and dry

Beginning in October, Microsoft plans to tighten its licensing rules to stop customers from using their own licenses for Windows, Windows Server, SQL Server and other software on rival cloud providers.

Microsoft: Enterprises have upgraded Windows 10 just once a year from the start

Microsoft: Enterprises have upgraded Windows 10 just once a year from the start

The company's decision to extend support for the fall editions of Windows 10 Enterprise and Education reflects an upgrade cadence companies have already been following.

Microsoft offers free post-2020 Windows 7 support for Win 10 Enterprise subscribers

Microsoft offers free post-2020 Windows 7 support for Win 10 Enterprise subscribers

The company will give Windows 7 Extended Security Updates to EA and EAS customers with active subscriptions to Windows 10 Enterprise E5, Microsoft 365 E5 or Microsoft 365 E5 Security.

Microsoft provides group policies for enterprise control of 'full-Chromium' Edge updates

Microsoft provides group policies for enterprise control of 'full-Chromium' Edge updates

IT admins will be able to use the policies to manage, deploy and update the new browser to their corporate workforce.

Microsoft promotes 'full-Chromium' Edge to Beta, touts enterprise skillset

Microsoft promotes 'full-Chromium' Edge to Beta, touts enterprise skillset

Microsoft on Tuesday launched a Beta build of its browser for all supported editions of Windows, including 7 and 10, and macOS.

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