Windows client management

  • May 14, 2003 14 May'03

    Users give Windows high marks on quality wanted to know -- are our readers happy with Microsoft? According to our second annual survey, Windows admins and IT managers are glad to see Microsoft at least trying to make its products more secure and reliable. But despite the ...

  • May 14, 2003 14 May'03

    To upgrade or not? Windows users offer mixed views

    Think of NT 4.0 as Sean Connery and Windows Server 2003 as Pierce Brosnan. Microsoft is banking on the graying hairs of NT 4.0 to stoke interest in Windows Server 2003. But just as there are James Bond fans who're diehard Connery fans and don't care...

  • May 14, 2003 14 May'03

    Goodwill hunting -- Microsoft gives away Windows

    Microsoft may have a lot of cash, but the company is now seeking something money cannot buy -- the love and respect of its customers. And nothing says "kinship" like free copies of Windows Server 2003.

  • May 13, 2003 13 May'03

    Redmond rushing to finish Exchange 2003

    Now that Windows Server 2003 has left the nest, Microsoft is rushing to get Exchange 2003 out the door. Users are hoping the release candidate will shed some much-needed light on the platform.

  • May 09, 2003 09 May'03

    Expert advice, Chicago and all that jazz

    The industry's brainiest and most high-powered analysts and experts headline the Enterprise Windows Decisions conference in Chicago this week. They'll help you hone long-term IT strategies and resolve your toughest technical problems.

  • May 08, 2003 08 May'03

    Virtual demands push MS to real action

    Microsoft says it's "truly surprised" by customer demand for virtual server software. The company is cranking out a beta version to satisfy customers who want to save money by consolidating servers.

  • May 07, 2003 07 May'03

    Best Web Links: 64-bit Computing

    Looking for answers to your 64-bit questions? We've collected these resources to help you decide if 64-bit technology has a place in your enterprise.

  • May 02, 2003 02 May'03

    Why outsource? Ask the 'Y'

    How did the IT folks at Denver's YMCA get into shape? By outsourcing their Windows environment. For them, the advantages outweighed the disadvantages.

  • April 29, 2003 29 Apr'03

    Admin Know-IT-All Question #32

    Admin Know-IT-All Question #32

  • April 25, 2003 25 Apr'03

    Windows Server 2003's competition: NT, Windows 2000

    Microsoft has now launched Windows Server 2003 (no, really, it has!), and the new platform has some stiff competition -- older brothers NT and Windows 2000. How can Microsoft compete against itself? The company plans to pitch the idea that Windows ...

  • April 23, 2003 23 Apr'03

    Pick your patch management product -- admins enjoy choices

    It seems like there are almost as many patch management products as there are patches to manage. Several new products have bloomed in the last week.

  • April 22, 2003 22 Apr'03

    Admin Know-IT-All Question #31

    Admin Know-IT-All Question #31

  • April 21, 2003 21 Apr'03

    Windows Server 2003 success key to Microsoft's future

    Windows Server 2003 may be steeled for security threats, but will Microsoft's new baby be protected from bugged-out customers and open-source competition?

  • April 18, 2003 18 Apr'03

    Microsoft sharpens security tools

    Microsoft plans to release updated versions of its SUS and Baseline Security Analyzer tools. These freebies are designed to help admins get a better handle on the generous supply of security patches and fixes that come down from "Mount Redmond."

  • April 16, 2003 16 Apr'03

    Communal computing -- Microsoft courts Windows community

    You can learn a lot from a penguin. Microsoft, taking a cue from the communal nature of open-source, is polishing its people skills and reaching out to Windows users. The goal? To show that even a software giant can have humanity.