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Why Role-Based Access Management Is Hard

Role-based access management is the all the rage, but you'll need third-party software support to make it work in Windows.

It's Time To Lose the Passwords!

Token-based login technology has improved significantly, so what are you waiting for?

Backup 2.0: The Way Forward

Old habits can die hard, but is the current way you're doing backup really the way it should be done?

3 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Lies You Need To Know

If you want to implement VDI correctly, you need to be able to separate the myths from the facts.

FIM: At the Forefront of Identity Management

A look at what FIM, Microsoft's latest evolution of meta-directory services for active directory, might be able to do for your shop.

Moving to Hybrid IT: Integrating Cloud Technologies

Software as a Service (SaaS). Hosted services. "The Cloud." These are terms that have been flying around the IT industry more and more frequently of late, and if you haven't been paying attention, it's time to start.

Does Your Company Have Intelligence?

B.I. projects can be complex and expensive, but there are increasing options for smaller shops -- with big payoffs.

Is Change Control Killing Your Business?

Change control can sound good on paper, but it can also be used to shut down change entirely. Here's the process controls you'll want to implement to make sure innovation stays alive and keeps you (and your employer) happy.

Managing File Transfer with MFT and P2P

There's probably a dozen or more ways this is getting done in your shop. Here's what you need to know to create a supported, secure solution for everyone.

Back Up Active Directory and GPOs

Active Directory is obviously a critical part of your infrastructure -- so what are you doing to protect it?

The Quest for Compliance

Welcome to Redmond magazine's newest column, directed at IT decision makers and influencers.

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