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.
Here's six decisions we think Microsoft would most love to take a mulligan on.
From Google to Microsoft to HP (and Microsoft a few more times), here's 12 tech flip-flops that continue to resonate.
If Microsoft did replace Steve Ballmer, here's who we predict would be on the company's short list.
Microsoft has its hands in many areas -- here's the 13 most important products to keep an eye on in 2012.
Here's our picks for some of the most important computing releases ever. Be sure to share your take in the comments!
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.
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.
The BeyondTrust application is great for putting files on lockdown and preventing data leakage.
Doug's column this month focuses on the truly dismal state of privacy these days.
Coupled with a good monitoring system, RBA tasks can become automated responses to detected conditions -- creating a more self-healing IT environment.
Mary Jo Foley on what she'll be watching for from Microsoft in 2012.
Readers write in with feedback on recent articles.
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.