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IT Survival Kits

We've gathered a collection of resources to help you explore an IT topic you might not know much about. Here's how it works: We give you a little background about the concept, a glossary to look up related terms, some outside reading, and a self-assessment quiz. You spend as much (or as little) time as you like moving through the ten steps and exploring the concept. Use these, and our other learning tools to get up to speed quickly and sound knowledgeable. ;-)

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Learn IT: Defeating Spam in the Enterprise

Learn IT: How Spam Affects E-mail Marketing Campaigns.

Learn IT: Instant Messaging in the Enterprise

Learn IT: Systems Management

Learn IT: Unleashing the Power of the Database

Learn IT: Web Services

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64-bit Computing

802.11

Active Directory

Admin University: Spam

Autonomic Computing on iSeries

Backup and Recovery

Bluetooth

BPEL

Calculating ROI

CIO Survival Guides

CRM Analytics

Desktop Linux

Developer University: Domino and WebSphere Integration

Developer University: Domino, Java and J2EE

DSL

The essential storage primer

Firewalls

Grid Computing

IT Job Hunting

Linux Basics for Windows Pros

Linux Security

Linux Tools

Linux, Unix, and All the Little ixes

Network Administration

Networking: Fast track to our Crash Courses, Learning Guides & Learn IT series

PDAs in the Workplace

Quick Network Security & Hardware Refreshers

Samba

SAN-based Backups

SAN School

Security Policies

Spyware

Systems Management

SQL

Voice over IP

Wireless

Wireless Networking

XML

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