Best of 2016: Most Visited Application Readiness Posts

App-V, Windows 10 migration, Windows 10 Compatibility, and Enterprise Mobility Management were the topics of interest this year.  Below are the top 5 posts based on visits in 2016.

App-V 5.1 Q & A with Steve Thomas, Microsoft Consultant

The most read blog of the year was in-depth coverage of new features and changes included in the release of App-V 5.1. During a webinar in February, Steve Thomas was the featured speaker and we had over eighty questions submitted during the hour long event.  He was not able to get to them all, but was kind enough to answer them after the webinar.  This post covers the top 50 or so App-V questions and answers.

Microsoft Changes Support Policy for Windows 7 and 8.1

Customers started accelerating their Windows 10 migration due to hardware refreshes. Newer PCs that won’t support Windows 7 and 8.1 as a result of a Microsoft announcement. Even though Windows 7/8.1 are supported through at least 2020, they’re really only supported through 2020 if running on Intel hardware older than ‘Skylake’.  Any newly purchased hardware will have to run Windows 10.

Windows 10 Compatibility – Frequently Asked Questions

The Q & A from a webinar with Maureen Polte, VP of Product Management, and Ken Hilker, Senior Product Manager, had close to 200 people on the line and they received a lot of great questions that we did not have enough time to get through, but have consolidated and provided the answers about Windows 10 compatibility for you here.

Windows 10 is Not Free

This post was from the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2015 in Las Vegas. One packed session focused on an issue on many minds, ‘Planning for Windows 10’. The presenter, Michael A. Silver, is a vice president and research director at Gartner Research, and his presentation was insightful.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management solutions for 2015 was just released and it’s good to see that some of our key partners are positioned as leaders and visionaries.  The mobile space has evolved quickly and enterprises are changing right along with it, trying to keep up with the latest trends and technology advancements.

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