Remote Installation Service (RIS)

The Remote Installation Service (RIS) is a Microsoft technology that allows administrators to install Windows operating systems remotely. RIS is typically used to install operating systems on new computers that do not have an operating system installed. RIS can also be used to re-image computers that have become corrupt or have been infected with malware. … Read more

Chief storyteller

The chief storyteller is a position within Microsoft that is responsible for creating and maintaining the company’s narrative. This includes crafting the stories that are told about the company, its products, and its people. The chief storyteller also oversees the company’s internal and external communications, and works to ensure that the company’s message is consistent … Read more

Azure Quantum

Azure Quantum is a cloud-based quantum computing platform developed by Microsoft. It offers users the ability to develop and run quantum algorithms on Azure-based quantum computers. Azure Quantum also provides access to a variety of quantum programming languages and tools, as well as a quantum computer simulator. Does Azure have quantum computing? As of right … Read more

Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD)

Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) is a service that delivers a complete, cloud-based desktop experience for enterprise customers. MMD provides customers with a secure, always-up-to-date desktop that includes Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise, enterprise-grade security, and 24/7 support from Microsoft. What is Microsoft Windows desktop management? Microsoft Windows desktop management refers to the process of managing … Read more

GWX (Get Windows 10)

The Get Windows 10 (GWX) campaign was a Microsoft initiative that encouraged users of the Windows 7 and 8.1 operating systems to upgrade to Windows 10. The campaign began on May 5, 2015, and ended on July 29, 2016. The initiative was part of Microsoft’s push to have Windows 10 installed on one billion devices … Read more

Azure HDInsight

HDInsight is a cloud-based service from Microsoft that makes it easy, fast, and cost-effective to process massive amounts of data. HDInsight enables you to run Apache Hadoop clusters in the cloud without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure. HDInsight is built on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), an enterprise-grade Apache Hadoop distribution that is … Read more

TurboTax

TurboTax is a software program that helps individuals prepare their federal and state income tax returns. The program is developed and marketed by Intuit, a financial software company. TurboTax is one of the most popular tax preparation software programs in the United States. TurboTax allows users to prepare their taxes using a step-by-step process. The … Read more

Trademark

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, design, or other feature that distinguishes the products or services of one company from those of another. Trademarks can be registered with the government in order to provide legal protection for the owner of the mark. What is a trademark vs copyright? A trademark is a word, phrase, … Read more

Operating system (OS)

An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is the most important type of system software in a computer system. The operating system manages the computer’s memory, processes, and all of its software and hardware. It also allows you … Read more