Eastbound and Up: Highest IT Salaries Are Not Where You Might Think Commented on: 2 days ago (April 23, 2015)

The challenge I've always seen with these surveys is that my market is either lumped in with Seattle as Pacific Northwest or includes California if the region is the whole Pacific coast. It ends...

HP on the Cloud: We're All Out Commented on: 1 week ago (April 13, 2015)

I agree that HP should focus on their hardware business as well as their systems management software. Let others offer the top-layer as the cloud provider and let HP power the cloud behind the...

The Millennium Falcon Rule: If It Is Working ... Commented on: 6 weeks ago (March 9, 2015)

I very rarely delete AD accounts outright. I will remove their rights, change their password and possibly rename them (like prepending "gone-"), but keep the account intact. This prevents the...

Google Unleashes Another Windows Flaw After Direct Communication with Microsoft Commented on: 13 weeks ago (January 20, 2015)

So, how would you all feel if Google knew about the flaw and had notified Microsoft and then delayed the announcement at Microsoft's request and then the flaw is exploited? Would you feel that...

Microsoft Appeals Federal Order to Turn Over Data Held in Ireland Commented on: 19 weeks ago (December 9, 2014)

I agree with Microsoft on this. I believe the US Government is overstepping their bounds and is endangering US businesses in the international arena in their approach to this case. If they can...

Hacker Group Takes Down Xbox Live, PSN Commented on: 19 weeks ago (December 8, 2014)

If Christmas is ruined for some because XBox Live is offline, then those folks need to get a better perspective on what's actually important. I think these actions are childish and need to be...

(Re-)Embracing the PC Commented on: 20 weeks ago (December 2, 2014)

I think this article is spot on. There's been a big push for converging devices (phone and tablet, tablet and laptop) that makes sense if you don't have the income to purchase multiple devices....

OWA functionality gap widens between Office 365 and Exchange 2013 Commented on: 20 weeks ago (December 1, 2014)

While I do believe that Microsoft is competing with Google with Office 365, I believe they are also competing heavily with on prem versions of Exchange as well. Microsoft wants to drive as many...

Microsoft's Game Changer: Cloud Storage is Now a Feature, Not a Service Commented on: 25 weeks ago (October 28, 2014)

There's no question that moving from 1TB/account to unlimited storage is beneficial. The reality is that this is more PR than technical as the vast majority of users won't come close to using the...

Small Business in the 21st Century Commented on: 42 weeks ago (July 1, 2014)

You make it sound like we have an obligation to Microsoft to preserve our own futures. Is that the same as the people that ran the big iron that saw PCs as their doom and fought to protect IBM,...

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