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Consider Desktops in the Cloud for BYOD

Desktop-as-a-Service is an interesting way for IT execs to provide cloud-based Windows desktop sessions, as well as shared resources such as storage.

How to Divorce Google

Leave Google and restore your privacy in seven days (or at least get a start on the process) -- One man's tale of escape.

Cloud Activity to Explode in 2012

Key areas of growth in cloud activity will include asset management, security monitoring, cloud service brokering and service stacks.

Top iPad Alternatives for Business

The iPad is the gold standard when it comes to tablet computers, but there are alternatives. We tested 8 products to determine if they had what it takes to give the iPad a run for its money as a business device.

First Look: Windows Server 8

Microsoft's proposed Server Manager for Windows 8 Server Editions helps explain a lot of what Microsoft proposes in Windows Server 8: Ease and flexibility.

Windows Server 8: The Microsoft Server Fork

There's an argument to say that Windows Server is now Microsoft Server with Optional Windows. If it's what Microsoft has described, it's a hard left turn for Microsoft

Broadband Bytes Have Lost Their Bite

DSL, cable, fiber, or wireless -- bytes/sec are no longer meaningful measures.

5 Cool Tools for Cloud Management

Cloud management tools are as varied as cloud uses. For this test, we chose five tools that each attack cloud management from a different perspective.

Malware is a Disease; Let's Treat it that Way

Analysis: Were these a human virus, the CDC would be subjecting it to observation and protocols, while someone was racing to invent vaccinations for the world to use.

AT&T/T-Mobile: Why this New Monopoly is Bad for Consumers

Analysis: Does the AT&T/T-Mobile merger give AT&T too much power?

Who Killed the Netbook?

The netbook’s brief success was also its swan song

First Look at Windows Azure

There's "the cloud" and then there's Windows Azure.

VMware Makes Cloud Jumping Easy

VMware's vCloud Connector (VCC) is a free VMware virtual appliance and vSphere plug-in that makes it a snap to transfer VMware virtual machines.

VSphere Rounds Into Form

VMware's vSphere 4.0 cloud operating system, which we tested last June ushered in new methods to manage virtual machines on internal and external hosts.

5 Ways the Plug Could Get Pulled on Google TV

Will the product be first rate, or will we have to wait for generations and betas before we really like Google TV? Or will it disappear before we can decide?