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Cloud Computing: The Executive Summary

If you find techobabble confusing, here's what 'cloud computing' means to you.

Tech Support Showdown: Battle of the Big-Box Chains

When seeking tech support for your small business, could your best option be the nearest outlet of a chain retailer? Here's how tech help from big brands compares with that of independent IT shops.

To Add Value Through IT, Pick Up the Ball

Stop playing defense. Proving IT value means devising new strategies for gaining revenue using technology.

Jackass IT: Stunts, Idiocy, and Hero Hacks

Sometimes you have to get a little crazy to find the right solution to technology problems gone absurd.

Secure Flash Drives Lock Down Your Data

Secure flash drives offer small size, big data protection.

How to Add Depth to Your IT Team's Bench

The potential for losing tech talent is on the rise these days. Here's how to keep today's talent and groom tomorrow's players.

How to Move From a Physical to Virtual Infrastructure

You've already got the budget. Here's how to migrate a small physical infrastructure to a small virtual one.

Get VIP Treatment When You Buy for Your Small Business

You could be missing out on preferred treatment and better deals when shopping for tech gear for your company. Here are some special deals that seven big retailers offer small businesses.

Fix an XP System That Won't Recognize Flash Drives

A mucked-up Registry is the probable culprit for this annoying hassle. Fortunately, Microsoft has a one-click fix.

How to Take the First Steps to Server Virtualization

You don't have to jump in to server virtualization with both feet; just dipping a toe in with these open-source options will do to start.

How to Choose Network-Attached Storage for Your Business

Network-attached storage can simplify your business's data management requirements. Here's what to look for when buying a NAS system.

IT Certifications That Matter

Here’s a quick guide to the meaning of various popular IT certifications and to the hoops they require IT pros to jump through.

The 25 Worst High-Tech Habits (and How to Fix Them)

You’re doing a lot of stuff that's messing up your tech hardware--and your personal and professional life along with it. Here’s how to do better.