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Star Power: Redmond Readers' Choice Awards 2007

You voted for our annual Best of the Best and the results are in: Find out which products you've chosen as the cream of the crop.

Laying the Groundwork for Vista: Part II

The resources are there to help ease deployment, now here's the best way to use them.

Exchange 2007: So Far, So Good

The new Exchange offers welcome changes on the admin side, but not as many on the client side.

10 Tasty Terminal Server Tools

Choosing the right Terminal Server admin tool can be a little like concocting the perfect latte.

Changes for Better or Worse

The updated interface and raft of new features in Office 2007 will eventually make users more productive, but getting to that point is a struggle.

Top 5 Cool Vista Tricks

Even if you never have to use these, it's good just to know they're there.

Is Microsoft Finally Ready To Play Nice?

The company appears as if it wants to work cooperatively with competitors.

Cracking Open the Door to Open Source

Microsoft veers toward the light in its new approach to open source.

Hitting One Out of the IT Park

How IT can look to baseball for better management strategies.

Honesty in the Workplace

You can influence the honesty of those around you, or at least understand the causes that lead people to be less than truthful.

Running Effective Meetings

Business meetings do not have to be the most despised activity in your work day.

Laying the Groundwork for Vista

Vista will be a complex installation, but there are a handful of tools that can help ease your pain.

Will Vista's New Look Attract Developers?

Adoption of Windows Presentation Foundation key to delivery of 3-D applications.

Vista Not Quite Compelling Enough -- Yet

Early users like Vista's new interface and security improvements, but most are taking a "wait and see" approach.

Web-Filtering: Deal or No Deal?

It's a Web-savvy world out there, so getting the most out of any solution will require vigilance on your part.

It's 10 O'Clock. Do You Know Where Your Hacker Is?

IT pros have reservations, but ethical hackers are becoming a fact of life.

Google's Descendants

Innovative Web 2.0 firms are storming the next IT battleground.

Laying the Groundwork for Office 2007

It's coming, along with Vista and a host of other major releases. Making the proper preparations will ease the transition.

Opening Up New Vistas in Group Policy

Microsoft's latest OS wipes out a raft of nagging problems.

Keep Tabs on SQL Server

These two SQL Server monitoring tools go head-to-head.

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