B. K. Winstead

Senior Associate Editor , Penton Media

B. K. Winstead is a former editor for Windows IT Pro specializing in Exchange Server, messaging, mobility, unified communications, and cloud computing.

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Apr 29, 2013

Cloud Computing Changes IT for Good and Bad

Cloud computing complaints about security, availability, and data residency are just as real as the touted benefits of predictable costs and quick....More
Apr 15, 2013

Cloud Computing: Getting the Basics

Cloud computing might still not be well understood, so here are some resources to help you grasp the fundamentals and explain it to others....More
Apr 01, 2013

Web Applications Biggest Threat, Says Cloud Security Report

Alert Logic's new State of Cloud Security Report finds that cloud computing is no less safe than enterprise data centers, but web applications are a....More
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Mar 18, 2013

Why I Don't Believe in Cloud Computing, But You Should

Cloud computing goes by many names, but the key is delivery as a service; if you're not already using or investigating the cloud for your business,....More
Mar 04, 2013

Lync 2013 Moves Closer to the Cloud for UC

Last week, as expected, Microsoft introduced the new business editions of Office 365. This launch followed closely after the Microsoft Lync....More
Feb 19, 2013

Working Mobile, Cloud Enabled

When last we spoke, I was telling you about the big Microsoft launch for Office 365 Home Premium. Since that time, I've been testing the service....More
Feb 04, 2013

Microsoft Brings the Cloud to the Masses with Office 2013

Last week, Microsoft launched Office 365 Home Premium subscription service, the version of its cloud service aimed at home users of the company's....More
Jan 07, 2013

Streaming Music, the Death of CDs, and the IT Impact

As we begin a new year, with all the self-reflection that often entails, I'm not afraid to admit my many addictions. Nothing illegal or immoral, of....More
Dec 14, 2012

Consider the Cloud for Dynamic Workloads

When you mention cloud computing, most IT pros probably think of outsourcing their company's applications and infrastructure. Certainly, that model....More
Dec 05, 2012

Kerio Puts Connect in a Private Cloud

It's important to know your market, particularly if you're in marketing. That's why it wasn't much of a surprise to hear Dusan Vitek, vice president....More
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