Within Reach of Most IT Budgets, Storage Area Networks Pay Off

Storage area networks can help you optimize data storage, reducing costs and expansion hassles--and they can get the power of a big data center out of a single PC.

Streamline the Move to Windows 7 With Easy Transfer

With a few mouse-clicks, this simple tool migrates user profiles and data from XP or Vista to Windows 7.

A Business Case for the Apple iPad

Apple's Tablet may not be for everyone, but it has its place in the work world.

Simplify File Organization With Windows 7 Libraries

Losing precious time in the search for files on your PC? Here's how to use Windows 7 libraries to get all your data in order.

Track Down Network Problems With Wireshark

Diagnosing some network problems requires a comprehensive view of your infrastructure and traffic. Wireshark surfs your network to help you identify problem software, hardware, and users before they take down your network.

Last-Minute Gifts for IT Guys

Want to show a little appreciation for the geeks in your life? Here are eight easy gift ideas that are sure to please any nerd you know.

Patch Management Made Easy with WSUS 3.0 SP2

Windows Server Update Service simplifies patch management across a network.

Despite the Cost, SSDs Are a Great Value

In comparisons between SSDs and traditional spinning disks, price is only one small factor to consider.

Why Chrome OS Is No Threat to Windows

Google's new operating system is meant to supplement, not supplant, your current computer.

What Chrome OS Means for Business

Chrome OS will be useful to road warriors and mobilistas on companion devices. But for most companies, it won't replace traditional desktop operating systems anytime in the near future.

How to Choose a Hosted E-mail Solution

Both Google and Microsoft offer compelling hosted e-mail solutions, but they both have advantages and drawbacks. Here's how to decide which one is right for your business.

Office Live Add-In Eases Working Across Multiple Computers

This Web-based Office add-in provides seamless integration between Office Live Workspace and Microsoft Office.

Exchange Surcharge Could Hinder Droid With Businesses

If Verizon wants to win over business iPhone users, it needs to rethink its data plan.

Six Ways to Botch Your Backups

Want to lose all your data and sink your business? Follow these six simple rules.

Why Verizon's Droid Isn't an iPhone Killer

Verizon's offering is a powerhouse for sure, but it won't hurt iPhone's sales.