November 2006 - Microsoft Gets a New Man at the Middle
As Burgum steps down and Nadella steps up, Microsoft continues its mid-market roll. Plus, Doug Barney explores how well Microsoft Dynamics can work for your company; readers tell their tales of wonder and woe after leaving systems administration behind for new careers in IT consulting; Todd Lammle goes in-depth with what you should do to get ready for IPv6; and much, much more.
Jumping ship from a career as a systems admin to that of an IT consultant can be stressful but ultimately rewarding. Some Redmond readers tell their tales of wonder and woe.
IP version 6 is poised to revolutionize networking. Here's why you should care and what you need to do to get ready.
Microsoft is pushing Dynamics as one-stop shopping for midsize companies seeking ERP, and as an add-on and integration tool for large enterprises. Should you push for Dynamics in your shop?
As Burgum steps down and Nadella steps up, Microsoft continues its mid-market roll.
Virtual PC may be free, but its lack of key features makes its more expensive competitor increasingly attractive.
Total Traffic Control puts you at the helm of your network traffic.
Doug welcomes the newest member of the Redmond publication family, Redmond
Microsoft's PowerShell puts scripting power in your hands.
This month, readers take issue with our use of bikers to depict "IT Gone Bad." Plus, is Microsoft taking unfair advantage by jumping into the security market, or just doing its job?
Reader Tim FitzPatrick sends in a great scripting tip for managing time across time zones.
Drinking and disk management just don't mix.
For some security chores, outsourcing just might be the right answer.
Greg walks you through new ways to set up this technology.
Will the new OS really launch as strongly as Microsoft is predicting?
New GM targets IT generalists at SMBs.