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By Chris Magiet ⋅ May 15, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Get some career advice from Microsoft Technical Evangelists Rick Claus and Joey Snow. We sat down for an interview with them to ask about how to find success in a technology career while weathering today’s IT climate.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ May 13, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
“60 Minutes” interviewed Microsoft founder Bill Gates for a segment that aired Sunday. While the bulk of it focused on his high-tech philanthropy work, the discussion turned to his rivalry with Steve Jobs, which led to a touching conclusion to the interview.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ May 10, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
We love our moms. They’re great at a lot of things. But using technology is not one of them. In honor of Mother’s Day, we rounded up 10 ways our moms interact with technology to hysterical results.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ May 10, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Making sense of what cloud computing terminology actually means is a headache. Get some relief with these hilariously bad interpretations of the cloud.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ April 30, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
The HP Moonshot Server is here delivering the first software-defined network server, capable of storing a high number of servers with fewer complications along the way. One of the downsides is that it is limited in the types of environments it supports, but what does this new server mean for the future of software-defined networking?
By Ken Mauldin ⋅ April 30, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
If you get a couple multi-decade IT veterans talking about hardware that they grew up using, then you’re in for an interesting trip down memory lane. Check out some of the “cutting-edge” technology from 30 years ago that was pushing the limits of what we could do with some processors and data.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ April 29, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Not a Spiceworks yet? What are waiting for? The free, community-based IT service has a great mobile app and inventory software for managing your environment, and it serves as a social network for solving issues and having fun with other “IT heroes.”
By Gary Eimerman ⋅ April 27, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Head on over to the VMworld 2013 portal to vote for the sessions you want to see at this year’s conference in San Francisco, CA. Be sure to vote for your favorite TrainSignal instructors, including David Davis and Jason Nash.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ April 25, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
If plan on heading to VMworld 2013 in San Francisco this year, then make sure to head on over to the VMworld website to get sneak peek at the potential sessions. Every year VMware lets the community vote for the sessions to be featured at the virtualization conference, so check out our list of the hottest topics and go vote for yourself.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ April 24, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Free Download! Read the Ultimate Guide to Preparing for IT Certifications by renowned IT author, Ed Tittel. With this detailed guide you’ll get tips from an expert with 30 years of experience on how to really study for your certification exams, keeping the best study materials handy and how to survive exam day.
By Lynn Greiner ⋅ April 23, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
As soon as word of Windows Blue, now likely to be called Windows 8.1, emerged, the gossip and speculation began. Which rumors are credible and what can we tell so far about the changes coming? We break it all down and let you know when you’ll have some real answers.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ April 22, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Happy Earth Day! The EPA recently released a report on the top 50 organizations that use the most renewable energy. Several leading tech companies landed on the list, including clinching the No. 1 spot.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ April 18, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Coming up with images to represent tech topics is a struggle. A logo here, a stock photo there —that’s the norm. But not all stock pics are created equal. There are some fine ones, sure, but there are also some hilariously odd ones that are good for a laugh.
By Marco Shaw ⋅ April 18, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Most discussions about cloud services always center on Amazon. But that’s about to change. With news that it will match Amazon’s pricing, Microsoft is finally competing in the cloud game, and it’s time to take notice.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ April 12, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Wired Magazine is celebrating 20 years of publication, so check out what the tech news that was hot way back in 1993. It’s so interesting to see how devices have evolved over time since the ’90s, but believe it or not, we’re still having the same conversations today.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ April 11, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
A new CompTIA report shows the major reasons companies are increasingly adopting mobility policies, the challenges that come with BYOD, and what it means for IT pros looking to jump into a growing field.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ April 11, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Microsoft has revamped the office environment yet again with Lync. We describe the main features and benefits of Microsoft’s new Office Communicator and how your company can make the best use of this tool.
By Donovan Colbert ⋅ April 9, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Windows 8 is the best mobile OS platform available, says tech writer and IT pro Donovan Colbert. Problem is, most people don’t know it, and Microsoft isn’t doing itself any favors by making Windows 8 less consumer- and business-friendly than other OSs on the market.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ April 5, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
In the second half of our 2013 IT Conference preview we give the basic details of the most valuable events happening between to July and December of this year.
By Andy Newman ⋅ April 3, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
If you’ve been to a large conference before, you know prioritizing your time is the only way to survive. An MMS first-timer discusses what he’s hoping to get from the event and why you might want to go next year.