9/1/2013

Greater Depths

Microsoft wants you to migrate traditional datacenters to cloud-based architectures. See how the Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview makes that transition more seamless. Also, learn how to replicate your Active Directory to the new Windows Azure Active Directory.


In-Depth

First Look: Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview

Diving into Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview reveals key additions to facilitate more seamless server-to-cloud migrations to public, private and hybrid clouds.


Syncing Azure Active Directory with Windows Server Domains

Brien walks through the steps necessary for authenticating users on-premises and in the cloud with Microsoft's Windows Azure Active Directory.


Salary Surveys

Redmond's 2013 IT Salary Survey: Upward Mobility

Compensation for Windows information technology pros continues to rise, and the 18th annual Redmond Magazine Salary Survey reveals more IT pros might change jobs, a move fueled by an IT labor shortage and sustained economic growth.


Product Reviews

Virtual LoadMaster with Hyper-V Review: Improve Server Uptime

The Kemp load balancer helps IT pros use the Microsoft hypervisor to distribute workloads across physical and virtual clusters.


Decision Maker

Microsoft's Ever Evolving Configuration Management

Microsoft has followed a long and winding road with configuration management, and the company is taking some interesting new steps on the path.


Foley on Microsoft

Where's Microsoft's Answer to Apple's Siri?

Mary Jo Foley breaks down where Microsoft stands with its voice recognition technology and why Redmond is confident it will outperform its competitors.


Letters to Redmond

September Reader Letters: IT Pros Fight Back

Readers share their thoughts on the changing IT landscape, the return of Microsoft's Windows Start button, administrator headaches and more.


Windows Insider

RDS or Citrix: Which Do You Need?

While the products are somewhat similar, using a combination of both may be the answer for most shops.


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