Windows client management

  • May 17, 2004 17 May'04

    Microsoft still has its work cut out on licensing

    Software Assurance. Licensing 6.0. These are still alien terms to many of the 1,000 IT managers and administrators who responded to a recent survey. Can anything bring down the wall of confusion?

  • May 17, 2004 17 May'04

    Screech! Users hit the brakes on Linux server migrations

    Reversing last year's trend, fewer Windows administrators say they are going to make the switch to Linux.

  • May 14, 2004 14 May'04

    Tilting at Microsoft security windmills

    I'm the administrator of a midsized network -- 6,000 users -- and due to who we are, we are always under attack from remote hackers. But over the past year, there have been three major attacks on our network that have come from within.

  • May 13, 2004 13 May'04

    Linux mentor now heads Windows group

    The Boston Windows Server User Group has a new chairman, who also happens to be new to championing the Windows platform. Kent Smith, president of IPSO Inc., in Wayland, Mass., is a consultant with much of his background in Unix and Linux. Formerly ...

  • May 12, 2004 12 May'04

    Microsoft should weather IBM desktop move

    Industry observers expect Redmond to fend off IBM's bold move to challenge Microsoft's preeminence on the desktop. That doesn't mean Office is invincible, however.

  • May 11, 2004 11 May'04

    The changing face of identity management

    Forget everything you know about identity management. This technology has grown up a lot in the past six months.

  • May 04, 2004 04 May'04

    Late to migrate? MS offers free tool

    Microsoft is offering a free migration tool for the last of the NT 4.0 holdouts, but some customers say the gesture is too little too late.

  • April 30, 2004 30 Apr'04

    Microsoft's next-generation firewall hits homestretch

    A refresh of the ISA firewall will be introduced in May at TechEd 2004.

  • April 26, 2004 26 Apr'04

    Unfolding the layers of virtualization

    Forget the obsession with operating systems. IDC says the complex layers of virtualization will determine the effectiveness of future IT infrastructures.

  • April 19, 2004 19 Apr'04

    Homegrown upgrade study proves a valuable guide

    One organization's months of research into the most efficient way to migrate from one Windows system to another could benefit others facing the same decision.

  • April 19, 2004 19 Apr'04

    Gartner favors OS upgrade through attrition

    A Gartner analyst explains why the consultancy recommends a program of "managed diversity" for companies looking to introduce a new operating system in their IT environment.

  • April 19, 2004 19 Apr'04

    Unsupported Windows a disaster waiting to happen

    Partners Healthcare System is looking to migrate off Windows 2000, but leaving some systems in place past Microsoft's extended support date during a phased-in upgrade is "untenable."

  • April 16, 2004 16 Apr'04

    An insider's view of the Microsoft MVP Summit

    More than 2,500 people in 60 countries received Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional award this year, and Bernie Klinder is proud to say that he's one of them.

  • April 15, 2004 15 Apr'04

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #8: Answer key

    ANSWER KEY: Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #8
    How to Do Everything with Windows XP, 2nd Edition

  • April 09, 2004 09 Apr'04

    A fresh start for Microsoft and Sun

    Microsoft and Sun Microsystems have proved that if two bitter rivals like India and Pakistan can use a gentlemanly series of cricket matches to help mend their differences, it shouldn't be too hard for a couple of technology antagonists to find ...