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TechEd Returns to the Big Easy

Microsoft and its partners reveal what's next for the cloud and datacenter at the annual gathering of IT pros and developers.

Going Big Data: What IT Managers Need to Know

The traditional SQL database is under siege by modern information stores that can process larger volumes of data designed for the cloud era more rapidly. Here's your guide to what's going on in the big data world and the major players to watch.

Dealing with BYOD Security Risks

IT is now challenged with implementing personal device security procedures that keeps networks safe from infection and protects data from being lost or stolen.

A New Age in IT Security

Cyber attacks are increasing at an alarming rate, forcing IT to rethink protecting systems.

Survey: Security Threats Aren't Inhibiting Most Cloud Use

Many organizations in a recent poll said that many cloud services have been deployed without having the proper security protocol in place.

Windows XP Death March: Tips, Tools and Last-Ditch Support Options

A black day for many IT pros will be coming less than a year from now when the venerable Windows XP operating system hits its end of life.

Setting Up Virtual Machines on Windows Azure IaaS

A demo shows how to quickly spin up Windows and Linux VMs in Microsoft's IaaS cloud.

SharePoint 2013, Cloud vs. On-Premises: What You Need To Know

Here's a variety of factors you'll want to consider before making the on-site vs. cloud decision for your upcoming SharePoint 2013 installation.

Working Together: Integrating Microsoft Office with SharePoint 2013

Now you can collaborate using the new Microsoft Office release with SharePoint 2013.

David Pogue's Top 7 Tools To Reclaim the Start Menu in Win 8

Technology pundit David Pogue gives his take on Microsoft's controversial decision to take away the most popular shortcut in Windows -- and what you can do about it.

Make Friends with the USMT

The User State Migration Tool may have its detractors, but it's pretty handy when it comes to migrating user settings

Secure Branch Offices with Windows Server

Effectively securing a number of branch offices is a considerable challenge, but there are tools to help.

Drive Better Active Directory Data with DRS

You can improve query performance in Active Directory by using disconnected data sets.

Find the Right Shortcut for You in PowerShell

Of the many ways to get things done in Windows PowerShell, it's best to figure out which one works and stick with that.

Making the Move to Windows 8

When it comes time to migrate to Windows 8, you'll have many choices. Pick the right one to suit your organization's needs.

5 Steps To Getting IT Projects Approved

The project approval process can be fraught with peril, but if you follow this outline, you'll likely have better luck.

How To Migrate to Windows 7 Using the Microsoft USMT

Migrating user settings and data over to Windows 7 is much easier when you have the User State Migration Tool on your side.

Q&A: ThreatTrack Chief Details Enterprise Security Plans

Julian Waits, the CEO of GFI's new spinoff ThreatTrack, discusses how his company intends to stand out in the growing federal and large-enterprise security space, especially in the new era of international cyber-attacks.

David Pogue's Top 20 Windows 8 Usability Tips

Personal technology pundit David Pogue explains how you and your end users can navigate, be more productive and have some fun with the new Microsoft client OS.

Public Cloud Backup: Is It Right for Your Enterprise?

Lower costs and expanded offerings are making Infrastructure as a Service an attractive data-protection target.

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