Just because Windows 8 may not be right for all users, mixing in where needed among older Windows OSes should be a perfectly viable option for IT.
We can't make users happy when we insist that every IT service comes straight from our own datacenter. Now's the time to start thinking of new ways to manage IT.
Don Jones walks you through what considerations to take for a possible SharePoint transition in your organization.
With features like Windows To Go and DirectAccess, Windows 8 can rise above the controversy to be a solid OS for the enterprise.
Every company has different needs. While Office 365 may be a perfect fit for the shop across the street, it may not be right for your business.
Your users might just be smart enough to handle security issues correctly -- with the right training.
Many organizations are slowly phasing out the traditional and clunky IPSec VPN for newer SSL VPNs. Here's the pros and cons.
Why the one size-fits-all approach wouldn't work for you or Microsoft.
Yes, Redmond magazine columnist and Windows author and expert Don Jones uses a Mac -- and not just occasionally. Read on to find out why.
Your clients aren't customers; part of doing your job right will be saying "no."
When considering a new tool for your IT team, taking only the product cost into considering is about the most short-sighted thing you can do.
Want a job in Windows IT? Get your scripting skills down.
Coupled with a good monitoring system, RBA tasks can become automated responses to detected conditions -- creating a more self-healing IT environment.
Don Jones clarifies his earlier statements regarding the pending doom of the GUI in Windows Server OSes -- and yes, death is still in the picture.
Don Jones shares the challenges that one of his clients faced moving to Server Core and how they worked around them.