Here's a variety of factors you'll want to consider before making the on-site vs. cloud decision for your upcoming SharePoint 2013 installation.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
The User State Migration Tool may have its detractors, but it's pretty handy when it comes to migrating user settings
- By Greg Shields
Effectively securing a number of branch offices is a considerable challenge, but there are tools to help.
When it comes time to migrate to Windows 8, you'll have many choices. Pick the right one to suit your organization's needs.
- By Stella Chernyak
Migrating user settings and data over to Windows 7 is much easier when you have the User State Migration Tool on your side.
- By Johan Arwidmark
The project approval process can be fraught with peril, but if you follow this outline, you'll likely have better luck.
- By Ryan Haveson
System Center has morphed into a true private cloud platform. Here's a quick overview of what this means and how your IT infrastructure can take advantage of it.
You, as the IT manager, are responsible for finding places to automate and making sure it happens.
Brien suggests some areas of action Microsoft should take to make Windows 8 a success.
Just because Windows 8 may not be right for all users, mixing in where needed among older Windows OSes should be a perfectly viable option for IT.
A Microsoft-funded study described "hidden costs" for organizations that use multiple browsers.
Microsoft is the one software vendor that's most likely to audit companies on their software licensing compliance, according to an industry-sponsored survey.
We can't make users happy when we insist that every IT service comes straight from our own datacenter. Now's the time to start thinking of new ways to manage IT.
According to a study, 67 percent of IT pros say that bring your own device (BYOD) policies in the enterprise increases the cost to companies.
If you want to get the most out of Windows administration tools like Group Policy preferences (GPPs), you need to break down those walls.
- By Greg Shields
Your users might just be smart enough to handle security issues correctly -- with the right training.
With a new file system, Features on Demand, and major improvements to storage, networking and clustering, the forthcoming server OS is a substantial move forward for Microsoft.
Mary Jo Foley on whether Microsoft can/will turn up the speed in which it delivers new updates.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Why the one size-fits-all approach wouldn't work for you or Microsoft.
According to a survey of approximately 1,400 IT pros, 20.7 percent said they were "very interested" and 40.2 percent were "somewhat interested" in Windows 8 for their companies.