Readers' Choice: 15 admin tools you can't live without!

We asked our readers to name the one admin tool they couldn't live without. The response was great, and here we share with you the overall winner -- Hyena -- along with 14 other admin tools that our readers cited as their favorites!

We asked SearchWinComputing.com readers to tell us what their favorite admin tools are -- the utilities that make their jobs easier and that they just couldn't live without.

We received an enthusiastic response, along with detailed descriptions of what the favorite admin tools do for them. While it was difficult to select one overall winner, the editors and site experts of SearchWinComputing.com chose Doug Crist for his nomination of Hyena from SystemTools Software Inc. Congratulations to Doug, who won a $50 Amazon.com gift certificate!

If you aren't familiar with Hyena, read this tip that Serdar Yegulalp, our Desktop Administration expert, wrote about the program and find out how Hyena can save you time.

We received so many other nominations for time-saving tools. With permission from our readers, we are sharing the majority of their product recommendations. We'd like to point out that the products are not ranked in any way in the list below—we are presenting them in a totally arbitrary order.

Thanks to everyone who wrote in to share their favorite admin tool with us! Read on and learn what your peers say is the tool they need most. You may just learn about a tool that you can't live without.


Readers' Choice: 15 admin tools you can't live without!

  Introduction
 Tool 1:  Readers' Choice admin tool winner: Hyena
 Tool 2:  Toad for Oracle
 Tool 3:  Fastpush
 Tool 4:  Belarc Advisor
 Tool 5:  Angry IP Scanner
 Tool 6:  Dameware NT
 Tool 7:  Microsoft Computer Management Tool
 Tool 8:  PC Duo and PC Duo Enterprise
 Tool 9:  CheckIt Pro
 Tool 10:  WinSCP 3.7.5
 Tool 11:  Treepad
 Tool 12:  Remote Administrator
 Tool 13:  BartPE
 Tool 14:  Sam Spade
 Tool 15:  EventID.net

Dig deeper on Windows Server Virtualization and Microsoft Hyper-V

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close