As the cost of energy rises and budgets collapse, thinking green isn't just an option for IT -- it's a necessity. Fortunately, there are more options than ever to reduce your energy footprint, even as you add capacity.
The decision to virtualize Exchange can be a difficult one, but it can also pay off for some organizations. Here's what to consider when looking at running Exchange in a virtual environment.
A free tool from Microsoft can make backing up data in Windows Server 2008 R2 efficient and almost hassle-free. Here's how to use it effectively.
A closer look at the Windows Azure Platform and the Business Productivity Online Suite.
We talk with IBM Senior Fellow John Lamb about green IT's many benefits.
Despite a hiccup or two, Messageware's suite is an excellent addition to Exchange 2010.
These four tools provide excellent capabilities for reining in runaway virtualized servers.
Recently I asked about the Ribbon interface -- which is now 3 years old -- and 30 of you responded. You'd think that after three years on the market, IT would be used to the Ribbon. Nothing doing.
Welcome to Redmond magazine's newest column, directed at IT decision makers and influencers.
It's been almost three years since Microsoft threw down the gauntlet by claiming that open source and Linux software infringed on 235 of the company's patents.
Readers weigh in on Doug's recent "Best Dead Companies" column.
If you've been using Windows PowerShell for a while, hopefully you've discovered how much it can help in day-to-day administration, as well as how easy it is to use.
Exploring distributed transactions, performance counters and SQL backups.
Windows Insider has returned to Redmond -- and it feels good to be home!
Microsoft is betting its business on cloud computing, which will power everything from the Xbox and Windows Phone 7 to Windows, Office and a massive data center in a box.