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Q&A: SharePoint Cloud Migration Advice

EPC Group.net Founder and CEO Errin O'Connor shares tips for a smooth cloud experience with SharePoint.

Sharepoint in the Cloud: Cloud Collaboration

SharePoint is tailor-made for the cloud, providing location and device independence.

2012 IT Salary Survey: Wages on the Rise

The 17th annual Redmond Salary Survey shows compensation among Windows IT pros is up sharply in 2012 following years of meager growth.

Q&A: Looking at SharePoint in the Cloud

Acrowire President Ted Theodoropoulos gives expert advice for businesses choosing between on-premises and cloud SharePoint.

Creating a Cloud Storage Strategy

When it comes to storing data, there are numerous choices IT can make, all with varying levels of complexity.

Black Hat: Will Windows 8 Be a Hacking Killjoy?

During a presentation at this week's Black Hat security conference, security pros presented an argument on why Windows 8 may be the most secure OS Microsoft has ever released.

Top 5 Free Microsoft Tools for Active Directory Health

How to evaluate the health of an Active Directory implementation with instrumentation built right into the platform.

Technology Nit Picks

There's plenty to drive IT mad. Constantly changing UIs, shoddy tech support and annoying sales practices -- and that just scratches the surface of what bugs Redmond readers.

Microsoft MVP: How IT Pros Can Prepare for IPv6

IT pros need to be getting their networks ready for Internet Protocol version 6, and MVP Ed Horley describes how to get there.

TechEd 2012: A Turning Point?

As Microsoft prepares to release the most radical redesign of Windows in its history -- and bolsters its cloud computing platform -- TechEd 2012 will prep IT pros and developers.

What's Coming to TechEd 2012: Third-Party Tales

Microsoft partners reveal plans to showcase their wares at the annual gathering of IT pros and developers.

10 Years of Trustworthy Computing: The Current State of Windows Security

A decade after launching its Trustworthy Computing initiative, Microsoft has come a long way but faces new challenges.

Gartner: Governance and Strategy Key to SharePoint Deployments

Gartner recently offered some tips on deploying Microsoft SharePoint, which requires lots of team effort and coordination.

Proper Employee Monitoring: Best Practices for Doing It Right

Some companies demand that IT track Web use or go even deeper into user behavior. Here are some tips on how to do it right and what tools to use.

Q&A: RSA Chief Art Coviello on 10 Years of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing

In an interview with Redmond, Coviello recalls where Microsoft was a decade ago when it announced Trustworthy Computing and the progress it has made since.

10 Common IT Security Blunders (and How To Avoid Them)

While IT managers are trained early on to avoid obvious threats, many still fail to watch out for the basics. From password issues to excessive auditing to not using Group Policy, here's a list of 10 things to make sure your shop is taking care of.

Windows 8 Enterprise Edition To Bring VDI Licensing Complications

According to independent experts, licensing for Windows 8 Enterprise virtual desktops may end up costing you more and/or bring new restrictions.

What To Expect in SharePoint 2013

A new version of the Microsoft collaboration and enterprise content management platform is in the works, and it will offer improved social networking, client and mobile UI enhancements, an app marketplace, and better cloud support. And that just scratches the surface.

What's Wrong with SharePoint?: Third-Party SharePoint Developers Weigh In

Stakeholders looking to Microsoft for guidance about this very complex product discuss what they don't like about SharePoint 2010 and what they'd like to see in the next version.

Tech Outlook: SharePoint Takes a Bigger Piece of the ECM Pie

As Microsoft boosts the product's functionality, SharePoint's influence grows.

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