1/1/2012

The List Issue

Steve Ballmer's potential replacement, best exec fights, products that changed tech forever: Redmond editors lay out lists that IT pros shouldn't miss.


In-Depth

Top 6 Microsoft 'Mulligans': A Do-Over Wish List for Redmond

Here's six decisions we think Microsoft would most love to take a mulligan on.


12 Worst Tech Industry Flip Flops

From Google to Microsoft to HP (and Microsoft a few more times), here's 12 tech flip-flops that continue to resonate.


Top 9 Candidates To Succeed Steve Ballmer

If Microsoft did replace Steve Ballmer, here's who we predict would be on the company's short list.


13 Most Important Microsoft Product Lines

Microsoft has its hands in many areas -- here's the 13 most important products to keep an eye on in 2012.


Top 14 Products that Changed IT in the PC Era

Here's our picks for some of the most important computing releases ever. Be sure to share your take in the comments!


6 Most High-Profile Tech Spats of 2011

You already know Oracle's Ellison is going to be on this list -- find out who else just couldn't seem to hold back last year.


Fixing Active Directory Disasters: A How-To Guide

Spotting Active Directory problems isn't necessarily simple, but it can help avoid a catastrophe. These tales of AD disasters come from real-life situations and should serve as instruction -- and perhaps a warning -- to IT pros.


Product Reviews

Review: PowerBroker Desktops DLP

The BeyondTrust application is great for putting files on lockdown and preventing data leakage.


Barney's Rubble

Privacy Is Dead

Doug's column this month focuses on the truly dismal state of privacy these days.


Decision Maker

Space to Watch: Runbook Automation

Coupled with a good monitoring system, RBA tasks can become automated responses to detected conditions -- creating a more self-healing IT environment.


Foley on Microsoft

12 Microsoft Hot Buttons for 2012

Mary Jo Foley on what she'll be watching for from Microsoft in 2012.


Letters to Redmond

January Reader Letters: To Upgrade or Not To Upgrade?

Readers write in with feedback on recent articles.


Windows Insider

12 New Year's Resolutions for Windows IT Pros in 2012

The year 2012 should be a banner year for Microsoft. With what seems like every product going through a major revision, this year means more changes for the Information Technology industry than any year in recent memory.


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