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TechMentor Flashback: Orgs Need Gen Z, and Gen Z Needs Microsoft Teams

Why the strongest case for using Microsoft Teams isn't the rise of hybrid work, but the rise of the next generation of hybrid workers. Plus, Teams Premium is cool, but you may not need it.


'What Does It Actually Excel At?' A Conversation with an AI Expert About ChatGPT

To hear one applied AI specialist explain it, the reason there are so many questions around ChatGPT is that it makes us ask questions about ourselves.

5 Questions with Power BI Expert Andrew Brust

Ahead of his VSLive! session, Microsoft MVP and analytics expert talks about how far Power BI has come, what killer features might be in the pipeline -- and whether they will include ChatGPT.

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Take Control of High Cloud Costs

Here are some tips for getting the most out of cloud computing, while keeping your bottom line in check.


Breakdown of the Rackspace Ransomware Incident

What caused the issue and what, as customers, we can do to keep our data secure.

It's Time To Go Passwordless -- Here's How

Microsoft has provided the tools for you to ditch the outdated and unsecure log in tech. It's up to you to actually take advantage of it.

FIDO Authenticate Keynote Talk Calls for 'Radical' Industry Transparency on Multifactor Authentication Use

The Authenticate 2022 keynote talk highlighted passwordless efforts by the FIDO Alliance and called for increased multifactor authentication transparency by industry sectors.

Q&A with Jeffrey Hicks: The PowerShell 7 Era Is Here

Even if your PowerShell IQ is somewhat lacking, there's never been a better time to jump in to the powerful automation tool.

Civo Offers Simplicity To Take on the Big Three Cloud Services Providers

Civo CEO and cofounder Mark Boost recently shared his views on the current state of cloud services, including vendor lock-in and the complexity that inevitably brings problems.


Managing Multicloud Environments Amid the Cloud Boom

From cloud security to multicloud management, this IT industry expert provides great insights into where the cloud is and where it's headed.

Q&A with Nestori Syynimaa: Don't Neglect On-Prem Security

Cloud security in a growing work-from-home landscape should not be IT's only focus.

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Q&A with Sami Laiho on Implementing Privileged Access Workstations

A Windows security expert explains why PAW should be the default setup for all organizations -- and why IT pros neglect it at their peril.

Q&A with Derek Melber on the Horrors of Active Directory Security

Your Active Directory isn't secure. Learn what to do to protect your users and be ready for the next attack.

Q&A with Jan Ketil Skanke on Going Passwordless

As the IT landscape continues to transform with the newest cloud tech and services, why are you still relying on unsecure passwords?

Q&A with Panu Saukko on Managing Windows

A Windows management expert explains how much automation is too much, and why one of the most useful features in Microsoft Intune is so hard to get hold of.

The FIDO Impetus to Passwordless Authentications

The time is ripe for organizations to implement "phishing-resistant multifactor authentication" via FIDO standards, says advocate Andrew Shikiar.

Microsoft Offers Tips for Addressing Human-Operated Ransomware Threats

Microsoft last month offered some general insights on how to secure networks against human-operated ransomware.

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AWS Outage Fallout: What Lessons You Should Learn

A full post-mortem from AWS is still to come, but in the meantime, IT pros should start bolstering their cloud disaster recovery strategies now -- before the next outage.

What Microsoft Is Prioritizing with Azure Updates at Ignite: Multicloud, Security and Storage

Microsoft announced a range of new Azure features at this week's virtual Ignite conference, with several services moving out of public preview and into general availability.

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6 IT Lessons from the Remote-Work Trenches

Insight Enterprises shares what it learned after IT teams responded to the pandemic shift.