After fumbling public clouds, VMware focuses on hybrid clouds

After fumbling public clouds, VMware focuses on hybrid clouds

VMware's approach of pulling together the data center and pubic cloud should appeal to IT, if the company can pull it off

09/02/15

Do you really need VDI? Try desktop as a service instead

Do you really need VDI? Try desktop as a service instead

Running Windows desktops from the cloud instead of your data center opens more possibilities for managing distributed users

08/26/15

SharePoint 2016: The future is hybrid

SharePoint 2016: The future is hybrid

The on-premises collaboration server will increasingly rely on, or encourage the use of, cloud services

08/20/15

Don't sleepwalk into Office 365

Don't sleepwalk into Office 365

Plan differences, feature limitations, and service levels can trip up your deployment, unless you do your homework first

08/12/15

Microsoft Threat Protection may not be right for you

Microsoft Threat Protection may not be right for you

A new, added-cost threat-protection service for Exchange can protect email, but you should look at other tools as well

08/05/15

Exchange 2016: You'll swear it's Exchange 2013

Exchange 2016: You'll swear it's Exchange 2013

The new email server removes any doubt that on-premises software is in Microsoft's rearview mirror

07/29/15

Office 365 joins the IFTTT party

Office 365 joins the IFTTT party

Microsoft seems to be more comfortable in helping its users work with alternative products, which is a smart move

07/22/15

6 innovations from Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

6 innovations from Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

New offerings around business intelligence, collaboration, data visualization, email, and private clouds should be on your radar

07/15/15

What you need to know about Microsoft Skype for Business

What you need to know about Microsoft Skype for Business

Microsoft's concurrent shifts from Lync to Skype and from on-premises servers to the cloud are confusing many enterprises

07/08/15

3 collaboration tools vying to knock Microsoft out of the enterprise

3 collaboration tools vying to knock Microsoft out of the enterprise

Slack, Jive, and Symphony hope business-oriented collaboration in the Millennial style will displace Exchange, SharePoint, Yammer, and Skype

07/01/15

How to make cloud backup a no-brainer

How to make cloud backup a no-brainer

It's time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy

06/24/15

Email security and spear phishing secrets of an ex-hacker

Email security and spear phishing secrets of an ex-hacker

Technology and user training together can help CISOs protect their data against the attacks demonstrated by Kevin Mitnick

06/17/15

Microsoft is hurting small-business Azure adoption

Microsoft is hurting small-business Azure adoption

It's too confusing and expensive to adopt Azure, but Microsoft could easily remove that barrier if it wanted

06/11/15

Migrate from Windows Server 2003 before it's too late

Migrate from Windows Server 2003 before it's too late

Windows Server 2012 R2 is the right choice for most IT organizations to keep their data center operating optimally and securely

06/03/15

Find the right balance between security and usability

Find the right balance between security and usability

Make sure your security reduces the burden on users to the minimum required to get the security you truly need

05/28/15

Shape up: Tech to keep IT admins healthy

Shape up: Tech to keep IT admins healthy

Follow these three suggestions if you want to stick around long enough to see flying cars and a Mars landing

05/20/15

Microsoft's Office 365 push tramples partners -- and IT

Microsoft's Office 365 push tramples partners -- and IT

New migration tools and other recent Exchange cloud moves will help you move your data to the cloud, but they'll also end your choice in the matter

05/13/15

Microsoft's 'intelligent cloud' starts to take shape

Microsoft's 'intelligent cloud' starts to take shape

New containers and new versions of Windows Server, Azure Stack, SCCM, Windows Update, and Exchange lay the groundwork

05/06/15

Solution architect, reinvent yourself for the cloud

Solution architect, reinvent yourself for the cloud

Solution architects are facing extinction unless they reexamine and reinvent themselves

04/30/15

What we know about Exchange Server 2016

What we know about Exchange Server 2016

The few clues suggest improvements to the back end, document collaboration, and search

04/23/15

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