July 2008 - Ray Ozzie: Cloud Man

As Bill Gates departs, Ray Ozzie takes over Microsoft's online strategy. Also in this issue, Sysvol's secrets, the unified communications puzzle, readers review SCCM 2007, and much more!


Flying Solo: Ozzie Takes Microsoft to the Cloud

As his boss Bill Gates departs, Ozzie takes Microsoft's online strategy into the cloud.

Big Efficiencies for Big Environments

SCCM 2007's new maintenance, configuration-tracking and updated reporting features make it a must-have for large Windows sites.

The Secrets of Sysvol

Windows Server 2008 has a new way to migrate Group Policies.

The Unified Communications Puzzle

ISVs look to fill in some of the pieces of Microsoft's unified communications vision.

Automation Nation

IT workflow-automation products could be the key to accelerating your day-to-day IT tasks and helping you build IT processes.


Analysis: Behind Microsoft's DATAllegro Acquisition

You've already snapped up Microsoft-branded mice, keyboards and gaming consoles. Is a Microsoft data warehouse (DW) appliance in your future?

Enterprise Adoption of Vista at 'Single Digits,' Report Says

Windows Vista has been "rejected," or is not widely adopted in the enterprise segment, according to a Forrester Research report.

DNS Problem Is 'Important' To Patch, Microsoft Says

Microsoft issued a formal security advisory with an "urgent warning" to patch a general Domain Name System vulnerability that can enable spoofing attacks.

How Large Will Windows Live Live?

Microsoft's Brian Hall looks to better integrate the Windows Live online strategy.

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