The iPad was designed for and sold to consumers. But savvy IT pros and more than a handful of third parties are making the device a true enterprise force.
Microsoft is opening its management suite, already hugely popular in Microsoft shops, to handle third-party applications. The company hopes its huge customer base and the newfound flexibility of System Center will put the hurt on a raft of smaller competitors in the application-management market.
A dominant player in many categories of enterprise software, Microsoft is the scrappy little guy in a CRM market filled with big-name vendors. But the company is looking to scare its more established competitors by offering IT a set of enhanced applications.
Apple, Google and Microsoft are battling for market share in the smartphone OS space. While Apple and Google have more popular but similar offerings, Microsoft Windows Phone 7 represents a new vision in the market.
From Word formatting issues to Firefox problems to Windows 7 fizzling out, here's Doug's current top tech peeves.
Most likely, it's time to at least consider restructuring your current domain and forest design. With the right planning and tools, migrating to a new structure won't be as painful as you might think.
Windows and Office have been Microsoft's cash cows for years, but what will the next generation bring?
Readers respond to our May cover story "The Cloud vs. IT" and other recent articles.
The Microsoft unified communications platform helps information workers stay connected across the hall or across the globe.
Should you build you own private cloud or buy someone else's? What about doing both?