• October 27, 2008 27 Oct'08

    Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

    Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), also called Windows Update Services (WUS), is a free add-on for managing patches and updates to the Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2000, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2008 27 Oct'08

    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS)

    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) is the full version of a portal-based platform for collaboratively creating, managing and sharing documents and Web services. MOSS enables users to create "Sharepoint Portals" that include shared workspaces,...  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2008 27 Oct'08

    Group Policy Object (GPO)

    In the Windows 2000 operating system, a Group Policy Object (GPO) is a collection of settings that define what a system will look like and how it will behave for a defined group of users.  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2008 27 Oct'08

    Active Directory

    Active Directory is Microsoft's trademarked directory service, an integral part of the Windows 2000 architecture. Like other directory services, such as Novell Directory Services (NDS), Active Directory is a centralized and standardized system. (...  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2008 27 Oct'08

    Windows Server 2008 and Vista service pack betas out this week

    Service packs betas for Windows Server 2008 and for Vista will include fixes as well as some features.  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2008 27 Oct'08

    Considerations in building GeoClusters for Windows Server 2008

    Creating geographically dispersed server clusters over multiple sites in Windows 2008 is a challenge even for seasoned Windows admins. Find out how to set up GeoClusters using third-party support.  Continue Reading

  • October 23, 2008 23 Oct'08

    IT pros have their Windows 7 wish list

    Whether Microsoft's PDC 2008 product plans stay intact, or whether the company repeats PDCs of yore, where products were gutted to make ship dates, no one can say. Either way, IT managers have opinions about the Windows 7 features they want to see.  Continue Reading