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Pandemic gives VDI a new lease on life

This year’s coronavirus-driven shift to remote work has renewed interest in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and its cloud offshoot, Desktop-as-a-Service.

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The best ways to run Windows 10 on a Mac

Two business-class virtualization tools, macOS’s own Windows partition feature, and two hobbyist-oriented tools give you plenty of options to have your Windows PC and Mac on one computer.

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Is Microsoft finally getting its Windows update act together?

Microsoft is reconsolidating its Windows team and maybe, just maybe, we'll finally see Windows patches we can install without praying first.

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Cameyo – the new alternative to Citrix

With the pandemic still raging, desktop virtualization is an important option for companies. And while Citrix might be better known, Cameyo may be the better answer.

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Why AMD’s energy efficiency milestone is important to the emerging cloud desktop

As the pandemic continues to re-shape how (and where) we work, energy efficiency efforts by chipmakers could renew the push for a virtual desktop ecosphere. That would be a win for companies, users and cloud providers alike.

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Flashback Friday: Failover? Well, he got the first half.

Spectacularly, as a matter of fact.

Rethinking the PC: Why virtual machines should replace operating systems

As I look at the hardware/OS system that surrounds our PCs, I find it wanting. What we should do is use virtual machines to isolate the OS from the hardware and allow a level of OS flexibility and security we now lack – while...

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How VITAS Healthcare moved to UEM

VITAS Healthcare is three-quarters of the way to providing iPhones and iPads to its 12,000 employees -- and the company will be able to manage all of the devices with just six people.

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Excel 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most popular commands on the Ribbon in Excel 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Outlook 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in Outlook 2016 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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PowerPoint 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Best Places to Work in IT archives, 1994 to 2018

See 25 years of Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT lists in an easy-to-sort spreadsheet.

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Download the 2018 Best Places to Work in IT special report

Our 25th annual report highlights 100 top organizations across the country that attract skilled tech professionals by offering robust salaries, stellar benefits, and flexible, fast-paced work environments.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet: Handy gestures and shortcuts

Learn these useful touchpad gestures, keyboard shortcuts and touchscreen gestures for getting around Windows 10.

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Best of Shark Tank

Take a look back at some of the timeless tales that caught Sharky’s attention over the past year.

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Word 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in Word 2016 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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How to manage mobile app madness

Enterprise demand for mobile apps is outstripping IT's ability to keep up. Here are several strategies for coping.

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Your guide to the mobile virtual reality boom

The mobile world is going virtual, from virtual assistants to virtual (and augmented) reality. This collection of columns from Mike Elgan can help you separate fact from fiction.

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