08/01/2011

Bigger Bucks

IT pros are once again raking in the cash, with salaries showing growth in our annual survey.


In-Depth

The Future of IT Skills: What You Need To Keep Your IT Career Alive

IT pros need to constantly update their skills in order to survive. Redmond asked experts -- and readers -- which skills and jobs have a solid future and which ones will crumble in the years to come. Here's what we found.


How To Manage Active Directory Password Policies in Windows Server 2008/R2

So, you think you know how password policies work in Active Directory? Well, you might ... or you might not. Find out how to manage Active Directory password policies in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.


Redmond's 2011 Windows IT Salary Survey: Bigger Bucks

Our 16th annual salary survey shows that compensation for Windows IT pros has gone up and raises and bonuses made a comeback after a mostly flat year in 2010.


Barney's Rubble

Windows 8 Wishes

Vendors that listen to customers tend to succeed -- and those that don't, fail.


Decision Maker

Can You Trust Vendors in the Cloud Age?

From security concerns to whether a product (or vendor) will be around in three years, there's a lot to consider when picking your next tech vendor, esp. in the age of the cloud (and yes, you'll still need on-premise staffing).


Foley on Microsoft

Why Microsoft Won't Dump Bing

Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley says that just like Ballmer, Bing isn't going anywhere. Here's why.


Letters to Redmond

August Letters From Readers: Tech Pet Peeves

Redmond magazine readers share what gets their goat when it comes it technology.


Practical App

How To Protect Your Network with Lync 2010 Edge Server

DoS and password brute-force attacks can be particularly nasty, but you can protect your network against these types of disruptions.


Windows Insider

Automating Windows 7 Deployments (and It's Free!)

Take the time to get the most out of Microsoft's free Windows 7 automation deployment tools -- you won't regret it.


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