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SharePoint: Working in Harmony

Office 2007 has functionality that allows administrators to see SharePoint in a whole new light.

Cisco Plays Both Sides of the Virtual Coin

The Unified Computing System supports VMware and Hyper-V and aims to be a "Cloud in a Box" solution. But can Cisco transition from routers to servers?

IT Gone Good

Increasing numbers of IT professionals are using their well-honed skills to benefit those in need.

Don't Be Afraid of Hosted ERP

Many IT professionals don't trust their enterprise resource planning infrastructure to a hosted model, but some who have taken a chance found it worth the risk.

7 Disaster-Dodging Dictums

Following these seven tips can help you prepare for a disaster -- or prevent one from becoming even worse.

6 Tips for Troubleshooting Active Directory

A few hints you might not be familiar with can help you spot and fix problems in AD.

Green Power

As a software company, there's only so much green Microsoft can spread -- but Redmond is a good place to start.

Tech-Ed: Let's (Third) Party!

Independent software vendors have long been the life of Microsoft's party by producing products that fill in the gaps Redmond leaves open. For Tech•Ed North America 2009, we celebrate third-party vendors and preview what they'll be announcing and demonstrating at the show.

Sunshine on a Cloudy Day: Virtualization Clears Up IT's Recessionary Fears

While most companies in IT are hoping to just ride out the recession storm, those in the virtualization space are finding clearer skies.

A Secure Leap into the Cloud

Companies looking to reduce costs through cloud computing will have to make some tough decisions about security.

SQL Speed Secrets

Wait-time analysis can help improve performance by focusing on how long applications take to respond to queries.

Windows Mobile's New Moves

Facing strong competition from Apple and Google, Microsoft looks to re-tool Windows Mobile for the enterprise market.

Behind the (IE)8 Ball

Under pressure from competitors in a high-stakes game, Microsoft is releasing Internet Explorer 8. But will the new browser scratch or run the table?

DR in a Box

PlateSpin Forge offers peace of mind at a reasonable price.

Free VM Discovery

Embotics' V-Scout ends the days of tracking your virtual machines via spreadsheet.

A SharePoint Workflow Primer

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is one of the hottest products in Redmond's arsenal and can provide a major productivity boost for companies. In this four-part guide, we detail how IT administrators can get the most out of SharePoint by effectively using workflows.

Microsoft: The Strength to Endure

Microsoft has the stuff to come out of this recession on top.

Windows 7: Already Better than Vista?

Early testers reveal a snappier, crisper and far more satisfying desktop effort.

3 Exchange Server Add-ons You Don't Want to Miss

Mimosa, Quest and CA provide functionality that Microsoft hasn't added yet.

Will Windows 7 Be Microsoft's Redemption?

Early versions of Windows Vista's successor could burnish the operating system's tarnished reputation in the desktop market.

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