08/01/2010

Beware! Zombie-Ware!

Microsoft has tried to kill these eight products, but they just won't die.


In-Depth

Redmond's Living Dead: Microsoft's 8 Most Popular 'Zombie Products'

These roducts aren't really alive, but they're not quite extinct, either. They're the walking dead of Microsoft product lines, and it's best to avoid them -- if you can.


Salary Surveys

15th Annual IT Salary Survey: Good Times Ahead?

In the 15th year of Redmond magazine's annual salary survey, IT salaries generally remained flat, but some respondents got raises -- giving rise to general optimism about salaries next year.


Redmond Roundup

Review Round-Up: Data Protection and Recovery Products

Backup software has come a long way in recent years. We compare four products that should prove useful, particularly for small to midsize enterprises.


Barney's Rubble

A Nice Break

The accidental death of Doug's blackberry gives him the chance to take a real vacation -- for three days.


Decision Maker

Does Your Company Have Intelligence?

B.I. projects can be complex and expensive, but there are increasing options for smaller shops -- with big payoffs.


Foley on Microsoft

Bill Gates Is Gone, and He's Not Coming Back

Even if Steve Ballmer is going to be replaced (doubtful), it won't be by Bill.


Letters to Redmond

In Defense of Google

Readers chime in on Doug's recent "Who's Cool" column and more.


Windows Insider

New Advice for Building Your IT Team

Why generalists are gaining favor in cash-strapped IT departments.


News

ISVs Release SharePoint 2010 Tools

Now that the latest version of the Microsoft collaboration platform is available, a vast number of third-party tools aim to help configure, migrate, manage and extend its capabilities.


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