Microsoft's SharePoint director of product management talks with us about how the platform has evolved and what's in store for the future.
Sony is showing competing technology companies how not to handle an outage.
Check out who we think are the top leaders in the IT world (that aren't located in Redmond).
Everyone is pushing the cloud. But there's a raging debate as to whether the cloud is good or bad for IT. We talked to readers and analysts and other industry experts to find out what the cloud may really mean for your future, plus other implications of this emerging technology.
Virtualization has brought the lost art of performance tuning back into the datacenter. Here's how to tune your VMs and hypervisor, and optimize CPU resources and memory to get the most out of your virtual servers.
IT professionals who work with Hyper-V on a regular basis might feel lost in a VMware environment, but some key similarities between the two offerings can provide a welcome sense of familiarity.
So far, useful apps are hard to come by on Windows Phone 7 devices. But that doesn't mean there aren't any. Check out what apps we think are worth your time in the operating system's infancy.
Check out these videos highlighting Microsoft CEO's larger-than-life personality.
- By Lee Pender, Jeffrey Schwartz
How hard is it to execute UC? Our readers who've done it share their take and offer tips for others trying to bring together voice with Microsoft Exchange, Office, OCS, Lync and more.
This Microsoft MVP talks all aspects of UC, from Microsoft's offerings like Lync to those of its competitors, plus cost considerations, team organization and more.
Knowing Windows PowerShell is no longer a bonus for IT professionals who work with Windows Server -- it's a requirement. As Windows PowerShell becomes more prominent, the Windows Server GUI is fading away.
Business intelligence has long been the domain of big companies with lots of resources. Microsoft wants to change that, but it faces a daunting task.
- By Paul Korzeniowski
Microsoft's addon for the Xbox 360 isn't just for games. Check out what happens when the hardware falls into a modder's hands.
Microsoft ran an online Q&A on Thursday, answering questions about virtual desktop infrastructure, its new Windows Thin PC, plus general licensing questions.
Social media has opened a whole new can of worms for companies, just as they were getting e-mail under control. Despite the challenges, it's possible to get social networking applications under control, too.
- By Paul Korzeniowski
Microsoft has famously lost -- or ousted -- eight top executives since 2008, including luminaries Ray Ozzie and Jeff Raikes. The change of leadership might have questionable long-term effects, but isn't likely to change much in Redmond for the time being. Here's why.
From a young Bill Gates and crew to competing CEOs like Apple's Steve Jobs and VMware's Paul Maritz, here's our picks for the tech casting couch.
- By Kathleen Richards
It's time to ditch File Replication Service and move completely to Distributed File System.
If you were making the ultimate operating system, what features would you choose? Here's one take on the best of the best from Mac OS X, Ubuntu, Unix, iOS, Windows and more.
- By Terrence Dorsey
In this Q&A, Microsoft Senior Director of Online Services Tom Rizzo talks up Redmond's hybrid cloud offerings and its desktop/server solutions, and shrugs off any threat from Google Inc.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz