02/01/2011

Clouds Collide

Google and Microsoft are both battling for cloud supremacy -- but they're employing different strategies.


In-Depth

DFS Best Practices: How To Ditch Windows File Replication Service

It's time to ditch File Replication Service and move completely to Distributed File System.


26 Questions with Microsoft's Tom Rizzo on Office 365, Google and More

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.


Clouds Collide in Strategic Microsoft vs. Google Battle

Microsoft's flagship Windows, Office and Exchange offerings may face renewed challenges in the stratospheric battle to come.


Q&A: Google Official Rebuts Microsoft's Cloud Critiques

Google Product Mananger Rajen Sheth fends off claims about the need for rich Office clients, traditional PCs, and alleged shortcomings in Google's hosted apps and SLA policies.


IT Graduates Find Difficult Job Market

The challenges facing the class of 2011 could be just as difficult as last year, but new careers can be forged by taking the right steps.


Product Reviews

Review: Office Live Stumbles

Office Live isn't bad for a Web-based suite, but it can't begin to compare to its client-based counterpart.


Database Check: Testing Sentrigo's Hedgehog DBscanner

Sentrigo Hedgehog DBscanner offers enterprise-class vulnerability assessment and security scanning for databases.


Barney's Rubble

A Cloud Doofus: Backup Lessons From Life

Cloud backup is simple, if you remember to set it up in the first place.


Decision Maker

Why Role-Based Access Management Is Hard

Role-based access management is the all the rage, but you'll need third-party software support to make it work in Windows.


Foley on Microsoft

5 Futuristic Microsoft Technologies

From Codebook to XAX, here's five upcoming Microsoft technologies Mary-Jo Foley says to watch out for.


Letters to Redmond

January Letters: Readers Debate One-Time Passwords and More

Should IT support token-generated, one-time passwords for users on a network?


Windows Insider

Hyper-V Licensing: Make Sure You're Compliant

Read the fine print to understand Hyper-V licensing, which comes with some caveats.


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