It's time to ditch File Replication Service and move completely to Distributed File System.
In this Q&A, Microsoft Senior Director of Online Services Tom Rizzo talks up Redmond's hybrid cloud offerings and its desktop/server solutions, and shrugs off any threat from Google Inc.
Google Product Mananger Rajen Sheth fends off claims about the need for rich Office clients, traditional PCs, and alleged shortcomings in Google's hosted apps and SLA policies.
Microsoft's flagship Windows, Office and Exchange offerings may face renewed challenges in the stratospheric battle to come.
The challenges facing the class of 2011 could be just as difficult as last year, but new careers can be forged by taking the right steps.