Starting on Friday, Microsoft's bonanza of software and hardware relases begin.
With features like Windows To Go and DirectAccess, Windows 8 can rise above the controversy to be a solid OS for the enterprise.
Brien throws caution to the wind and fully installs Windows 8 on a hard drive to see if Microsoft's latest OS can stand up to the day-to-day tasks for a techie.
Brien discusses how Microsoft's continued push and integration for PowerShell may be shifting the role System Center has in the enterprise.
You had a good half year if you were in the business exploiting application flaws and spreading malware through software key generators.
Has two small security updates in a row put you in a state of complacency?
Phone authentication could be installed in quite a few Microsoft products in the near future.
VM Self-Service could be confusing for even the most seasoned IT pro. Thankfully, Greg is here to shed some light on what it means for your private cloud.
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft's choice to store passwords in plain text format may give attackers easy access to your system.
Microsoft brings its out-of-date Hotmail service into the present with new social networking features, Windows Phone 7 connectivity and richer features. It's also received a new name: Outlook.com.
Mary Jo Foley provides a helpful guide on Microsoft's product name changes, and provides some insight on the company's method to the name madness.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Is the cloud the next step to propel security to the future? Readers chime in with their thoughts.
- By Readers of Redmond magazine
Microsoft is prepping quite a few changes for Exchange 2013 and Exchange Online, including tools to help you keep your corporate data safe.
When providing antivirus services to paying customers, don't have your own software red flag your software. That seems like a bad business decision.
Brien runs through some of the issues he's run into with Redmond's updated licensing policies.
The IE vulnerability incident presents Microsoft with a perfect occasion to brag about the new security features hitting Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10.
Use that extra time you would be using to patch to test out the newest System Center update instead.
An Anonymous hacker (although not sure if part of Anonymous or just anonymous) was quick to take credit on Monday for the six-hour Web site outages of GoDaddy customers.
Is the cloud a viable tool in the fight?
It's been a tough week and a half for Oracle and its Java crew.