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Bye-bye MCSA: What Microsoft’s massive certification shakeup means to your IT career

Microsoft is shifting to role-based credentials centered on the cloud, and is retiring its MCSA, MCSE, MCSD, and on-premises, technology-based certifications. Here’s what you need to know.

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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

Not dead yet: Windows Server 2008 users have options

With support for Windows Server 2008 ending, there’s still time to examine alternatives to upgrading.

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Answering your Windows questions: January 2020

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answer viewers' questions about the latest Windows 10 release. If you have a question, post it as a comment so it can be answered in a future episode.

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Answering your Windows questions: December 2019

Computerworld contributor Preston Gralla answers viewers' questions about Windows 10 (and Windows 7) with Executive Editor Ken Mingis.

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Microsoft shows off hybrid cloud management and cloud analytics tools at Ignite

Enterprises will soon have access to Azure Arc and Azure Synapse Analytics, two new services that bolster Microsoft’s cloud offerings.

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Windows 10: Answers to your most important issues

Computerworld contributor Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answered viewers' questions about Windows.

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Windows 10: Answering your most important questions | TECH(talk)

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis are back to answer your questions about Windows 10.

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Inside Microsoft and Google Cloud’s battle for the enterprise

The competitive landscape is heating up. As Google Cloud aggressively approaches enterprises to get a foot in the door, Microsoft is going to great lengths to keep them out.

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Windows 10: Answers to your most important issues | TECH(talk)

Computerworld's Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis are back answering questions about Windows 10. If you have questions, post them in the comments to be featured in our next TECH(talk) about Windows 10.

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Microsoft expands Dynamics 365 with e-commerce, in-store modules

Microsoft is tailoring its CRM tool for retail, and tuning it to deliver more insights from data.

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How to set up Edge Chromium security options

Edge Chromium can provide more protection for organizations that use older versions of Windows.

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How to set up Azure AD to spot risky users

You have several options to set up alerts in Azure Active Directory to help spot risky user behavior.

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How to set up a Microsoft Azure backup process

Setting up a backup process in Azure is one way to quickly recover from a ransomware attack.

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Power(apps) to the people

At its annual Build developer conference, Microsoft aims to please coders and front-line workers alike with its drag-and-drop Power app-building platform.

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MCSA certification guide: How to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

Microsoft’s associate level certifications are a smart choice to prove your skills and bolster your resume as you launch and develop your career in IT.

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CIO Digital Magazine, November-December 2016

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

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