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Windows To Go allows enterprises to create a bootable Windows 8 image that runs directly from a USB drive. It can be a useful way of allowing access to corporate resources through a known Windows environment, but there are traps to watch for.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Microsoft's System Center platform includes a wide range of options for configuring and managing Unix and Linux systems. However, when it comes to rolling out and managing virtual machines and creating private cloud environments, there's not much room for Unix.

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It's a familiar ritual: if you're going to be absent from the office for a day-long meeting or a week-long holiday, you set up an auto-reply message on your email to let people know you won't be responding straight away. But in an era where email follows us around everywhere, does that really make any sense?

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The Microsoft Management Summit 2013 (MMS 2013) conference commenced in Las Vegas today with a keynote showcasing live demonstrations of how to use Windows Server 2012 for data centre optimisation and BYOD management for the 5000 attendees. But there was one technology that was deliberately nowhere in sight: the promised Windows Blue updates that are expected mid-year.