Mike Heck


Microsoft nudges Office 365 Home users to the cloud

Microsoft has been dishing out various flavors of Office 2013 Office 2013: Everything IT needs to know since November 2012, when enterprises with volume license plans got first access to the finished software. In mid-January,...

First Look: BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES)10

First Look: BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES)10

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 is BlackBerry’s new mobile device management platform, designed to provide management, security, unified communications and application management for BlackBerry, Apple and Android...

Can BES 10 save BlackBerry?

Research in Motion (RIM) is now BlackBerry, and the renamed company recently launched the BlackBerry 10 OS. While much attention was focused on phones running the new OS, we decided to take a closer look at the company's new...

Office 2013: Everything IT needs to know

With Office 2013, Microsoft sets the bar high. The reworked suite of applications runs on a range of devices, including new Windows tablets; it has a new look, which is fast and fluid, yet has familiar commands; it responds to touch...

10 things we love about Microsoft Office 2013

10 things we love about Microsoft Office 2013

Office 2013 was designed with IT admins in mind. The new version of Office features improved deployment options, better security and a strong cloud connection. STORY: Office 2013: Everything IT needs to know Improved...

Windows 7 rollouts without the pain

Migrating to the next version of Windows can be a painful exercise for enterprise IT departments. That said, with support for Windows XP ending and with hardware refresh cycles kicking in, the move to Win 7 is unavoidable for most...

13 cool features of Office 365

13 cool features of Office 365

Microsoft released the official beta version of Office 365 today, but we've been playing with it for a while now. Here are 13 cool features of the cloud-based service that combines Office, SharePoint, Lync and...

First look at Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft might not be the first name you think of when considering enterprise cloud offerings. But then again, the company does handle 10 billion Hotmail and Windows Live messages a day and has a 15-year history of deploying and...

Microsoft Lync 2010 puts the "U" in UC

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2, which was released in early 2009, does a credible job of providing presence awareness, instant messaging, conferencing and voice capabilities. Still, these services aren't always...

10 things we love about Lync 2010

10 things we love about Lync 2010

Microsoft?s new version of Office Communication Server puts the ?U? in Unified Communication

Exalead Desktop, Version 4.6

Exalead is built around an intuitive, browser-based interface that's modeled after the company's Web search portal. This convenient design lets you search your desktop and external Web sites from one place.

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