Happy Birthday Redmond!

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer celebrates as Redmond looks back on the last five years -- and forward to the future of Microsoft and IT.


Backing up Hyper-V

With support for Hyper-V in Service Pack 1, Microsoft's System Center Data Protection Manager can be the ideal application for backing up virtual machines.

Salary Surveys

14th Annual Redmond Salary Survey: Good News, with Strings Attached

Redmond magazine's annual survey of Microsoft IT compensation shows that, despite a global recession, respondents reported higher average salaries -- but lost some ground with raises and bonuses.

Product Reviews

Office 2010: Is It Worth an Upgrade?

Microsoft will release the next version of its stalwart Office suite next year. Will it bring enough to the table to warrant upgrading?

Kaseya Virtual System Administrator

Kaseya's management system is a little inconsistent, but is useful for some administrators and should get better with further work.

Barney's Rubble

We're Five!

A lot's happened since this magazine first launched. Here's a look back at the good, the great...and the Photoshopped.

Foley on Microsoft

Five Microsoft Products to Watch

It might surprise you to know which Microsoft products are poised to make a big splash in 2010.

Letters to Redmond

R.I.P. Journalism

Readers ponder the problems of old-school news media -- and how to fix them.

Mr. Roboto

Your First 5 Minutes with Windows PowerShell

Here's how to make your first PowerShell experience a good one right from the outset.

Security Advisor

Top 5 Security Features of Windows 7

Redmond has talked a lot about performance, usability and manageability, but has said less about security. This isn't surprising.


It's a Small VMworld After All

With relatively few attendees and even fewer big announcements, VMware's annual show left just one lasting impression: fear of Microsoft.

Microsoft Feels Virtualization Pinch

With VMware and Google threatening Microsoft's traditional stronghold, Redmond must battle on two new fronts while still keeping Windows on top of its game.

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