Enterprise Infrastructure Management

  • December 01, 2003 01 Dec'03

    Exchange expert details the 'power of three'

    In an interview, Tony Redmond, CTO of Hewlett-Packard's services unit and an expert on Microsoft Exchange, delves into features of the latest version of Microsoft's messaging platform and he predicts how it will stack up against Lotus and open ...

  • November 25, 2003 25 Nov'03

    Admin restrictions help keep Active Directory safe

    Service administrators may be in charge of keeping Active Directory safe, but they can also be an organization's greatest liability.

  • November 07, 2003 07 Nov'03

    Analysis: Microsoft understands the great motivator

    For the longest time, Microsoft has been pleading with users to set up firewalls and regularly patch their software. Now Redmond's finally found the real solution to the rampant problem of computer viruses and worms.

  • November 04, 2003 04 Nov'03

    Letters to the Editor: Microsoft's new monthly security updates

    When asked administrators what they thought of Microsoft's new monthly security updates, the response was overwhelming.

  • October 31, 2003 31 Oct'03

    Analysis: Microsoft toots its Longhorn

    Longhorn, Indigo, Whidbey, Yukon. If you know which Microsoft products these code names are associated with, you win a prize. If you can remember any of their features after the barrage of news from this week's Professional Developers Conference, ...

  • October 23, 2003 23 Oct'03

    SMS 2003 released to manufacturing

    Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it has released its Systems Management Server 2003 product to manufacturing. The software is set to make its formal debut on Nov. 11.

  • October 15, 2003 15 Oct'03

    Users react to latest Microsoft security push

    Microsoft's new strategy to "secure the perimeter" is drawing mixed reviews from customers and analysts, whose reactions range from high praise to "show me."

  • October 08, 2003 08 Oct'03

    Microsoft partner show to focus on perimeter security

    Microsoft is expected to use its partner conference as a forum to advance the use of perimeter security. That would be a departure from its longtime promotion of patch management as the key to software security.

  • October 07, 2003 07 Oct'03

    Mark Minasi Q&A: NT 4.0 -- Hold 'em or fold 'em?

    It's the beginning of the end for Windows NT. But can an operating system as popular as NT 4.0 ever become truly obsolete? Find out what supreme Alpha geek Mark Minasi thinks on this and other important Windows issues.

  • September 29, 2003 29 Sep'03

    Disaster recovery service backs up Exchange

    Evergreen Assurance recently introduced a disaster recovery service that specializes in fortifying user accounts in Microsoft's Exchange messaging platform.

  • September 18, 2003 18 Sep'03

    Cost of replacing Windows may mute Sun challenge

    Sun Microsystems' head-on challenge this week to Microsoft's Windows and Office products could be muted by the cost of replacing Microsoft's desktop system.

  • September 04, 2003 04 Sep'03

    Microsoft plans November debut for SMS 2003

    Microsoft will release its long-awaited desktop management software, Systems Management Server 2003, in November at a conference in Denmark.

  • August 29, 2003 29 Aug'03

    Users get Microsoft to blink first

    If you've been putting off migrating from Exchange 5.5, breathe a little easier. Microsoft is going to cut you some slack.

  • August 26, 2003 26 Aug'03

    Exchange 5.5 users get one more year of support

    Companies still using Exchange Server 5.5 will get one more year of support as they continue their conversions to the next version of Microsoft's messaging platform.

  • August 24, 2003 24 Aug'03

    Letters to the Editor: The ex-employee e-mail debate

    What do you do with an ex-employee's e-mail account? Let us count the ways. We've received a ton of e-mail from members about a series of tips we published on how to handle the time and space-consuming problem of mail addressed to employees who no ...