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Decoding Modern Data Storage Features

For those who might have not been paying close attention lately to the ever-changing storage landscape, here's some key terms to keep in mind.

Popular Ransomware Adds Ability To Steal Victims' Passwords

The infamous Trojan that's rolled up into widely used exploit kits is getting a new trick.

Re-Examining Office 2013 on Windows RT

Due to reader reaction, Brien clarifies exactly what is missing on the RT version of Microsoft Office 2013.

Microsoft Warns of Facebook Hijack via Browser Plugin

The malicious plugin could allow attackers to post on your behalf on the social networking site.

Enterprise Storage Battle: On-Premises vs. Cloud

Since there's no clear-cut answer for all enterprises, evaluate the pros and cons of each before making your choice.

Hackers Steal $45 Million from Thousands of ATMs

Arrests were made in the U.S. on eight running the scheme in New York City.

Microsoft Releases IE 8 'Fix It' Ahead of May Security Update

The temporary fix looks to get a permanent solution with this month's Microsoft patch.

Government Lab Reveals Secure Quantum Internet

Will quantum cryptography provide air-tight security?

Can't Use DHCP? Try VMM 2012 IP Pools

System Center 2012 SP1's Virtual Machine Manager IP pools offer the same zero-effort IP addressing experience that desktop administrators have enjoyed for years.

Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Performance Boosters

Lync Server is a powerful communications platform, but there are several things you can do to further improve its performance.

Are Solid State Disk Storage Options Right for Your Enterprise?

When weighing the benefits of the newest player in the storage market, enterprises need to look at the increased performance vs. the relatively small storage size.

Caution: Read Beyond the Fine Print If You're Considering Office 365

Office 365 is working great in Don Jones' shop, but there are issues you need to be aware of. He shares what he's found out (so far).

Xbox 'Durango': Why IT Pros Should Care

Mary Jo Foley explains why Microsoft's next-gen Xbox console will impact more than gaming.

Quick Look: Windows Phone 7.8

Brien chronicles the update process and gives his initial thoughts on the mobile OS update.

Spamhaus DDoS Attacker Arrested

Here's a tip, don't try to make up a fake diplomat title to get out of being arrested.

Microsoft To Reveal Windows 'Blue' in Coming Months

Look for Microsoft to pull back the curtain on the major Windows 8 update at May's TechEd and June's BUILD conference.

Get Your Active Directory Organized

In order to get the most out of Active Directory, you need to give a lot of thought to an efficient configuration that matches your workflow.

Making the Switch to Office 2013

Brien chronicles what went right and wrong during his Office 2013 migration.

Best Practices for Exchange Archiving

Using carefully configured archive mailboxes can help youwork around Exchange storage limits and corporate retention policies.

Broken Microsoft Security Bulletin Gets Fixed

An April Microsoft security update has been re-released after being pulled due to compatibility issues for Windows 7 users.

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