Books for IT Professionals


Windows Administration Resource Kit

The definitive source of productivity solutions for Windows administrators.

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680): Configuring Windows®

This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time

Windows® 7 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

The on-the-go reference that desktop administrators and support professionals can carry with them as they support and manage Windows 7.

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Windows Server

Windows Server 2008 Inside Out

Designed for system administrators, gain timesaving solutions, expert insights, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for administering Windows Server 2008.

Windows Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

Designed for quick referencing, this portable guide covers all the essentials for performing everyday system administration tasks.

MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-646): Windows Server Administration

This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills.

Windows® Server 2008 Hyper-V Resource Kit

In-depth and comprehensive, this official RESOURCE KIT delivers the information you need to plan, implement, and manage a virtualized enterprise infrastructure. Covers R2 features.

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General Interest

The Practice of System and Network Administration, 2nd Edition

This wonderfully lucid, often funny cornucopia of information introduces beginners to advanced frameworks valuable for their entire career, yet is structured to help even the most advanced experts through difficult projects.

Microsoft® Windows PowerShell(TM) Step By Step (Step By Step (Microsoft))

Teach yourself the fundamentals of Windows PowerShell command line interface and scripting language. Written by a leading scripting expert, this tutorial delivers self-paced labs, timesaving tips, and hands-on sample scripts for automating Windows administration—one step at a time.


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Exchange Server

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-662): Configuring Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

This self-paced training kit is designed to help maximize your performance on the required exam for the MCTS: Configuring Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 certification.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition

The practical, portable guide to Exchange Server 2007!

Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 Administrator s Pocket Consultant

The practical, portable guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010!

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System Center

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Administrator's Companion

Your comprehensive, one-volume guide to planning, deployment, and administration.

System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed

This book guides you through designing, deploying, and configuring OpsMgr 2007.

Mastering System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Details on all aspects of SCCM 2007 R2, including planning and installation, upgrading, handling security, automating and customizing with scripts, troubleshooting, and much more.

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The Microsoft Certified Application Specialist Study Guide

Get in-depth, all-in-one exam prep—increase your competency and productivity with Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Office Professional 2010 Step By Step

The smart way to learn Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Office 2010 Inside Out

Dive into the essential features in Microsoft Word 2010, Excel® 2010, OneNote® 2010, Outlook® 2010, and PowerPoint® 2010.

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Office Communications Server

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Resource Kit

The definitive source for in-depth technical information and tools—fully updated and direct from the Office Communications Server team.

Microsoft Voice and Unified Communications

Learn about Microsoft’s Voice and Unified Communications portfolio of products and services related to Microsoft Windows Live, Microsoft Response Point, and the Microsoft Unified Communications platform.

How to Cheat at Administering Office Communications Server 2007

This book provides an easy-to-access reference that provides step-by-step instructions on how to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot Communicator across the network.

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SharePoint Server

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Best Practices

Get field-tested best practices and proven techniques for designing, deploying, operating, and optimizing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 Step by Step

The smart way to learn Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007—one step at a time!

Essential SharePoint: Microsoft Office Document Collaboration in Action

Essential SharePoint covers all the key topics for getting up and running with this powerful and popular set of collaboration tools.

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