Are You Ready for This?

Windows 7 will blow you away. Our experts discuss what they love about Microsoft's new OS and how IT can benefit from it.


Netbooks Play Small Enterprise Role

As Windows 7 nears, more enterprises consider inexpensive netbooks -- but only for a narrow range of applications.

10 Reasons to Love Windows 7

You'll probably have to move to Windows 7 at some point, but there's good news: Microsoft's new OS has lots of great features. Here's what we love -- and don't love.

7 Wonders of Windows 7

After the Vista debacle, seven could just be the lucky number for Windows. We review seven features of Windows 7 that could make the newest version of the OS the best Microsoft has produced in years.

Product Reviews

VMware vSphere: Evolutionary or Revolutionary?

The new virtualization suite expands upon previous Virtual Infrastructure capabilities and adds some new showstoppers.

Microsoft's System Center Suite

An in-depth review of each System Center component shows the overall product is more like a collection of similar applications than a suite.

Barney's Rubble

7 on 7

Doug's a big fan of Windows 7, from its quickness to its stability. But that doesn't mean it's perfect.

Foley on Microsoft

Microsoft's Obsession with Apple

If left unchecked, Microsoft's Apple fixation could be the company's undoing.

Letters to Redmond

XP Is Still King

Readers share their thoughts on why XP hasn't gone gently into that good night. Plus, what can journalism do to save itself?

Mr. Roboto

Polish Your Shell

Learning PowerShell is simple once you understand these basic cmdlets.

Security Advisor

The Forefront of E-Mail Protection

Microsoft's upcoming Forefront Security for Exchange 2010 is an anti-spam solution that actually works.


Microsoft-Google Battle Heats Up

New developments -- Microsoft's search deal with Yahoo! and Google's planned introduction of an OS -- are ratcheting up competition for IT dollars between the two rivals.

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