Windows client management

  • January 08, 2003 08 Jan'03

    Dos and don'ts preparing for your company's growth

    If your company is going to expand, and a lot of companies are into that kind of thing, the IT department must be ready to "go with the grow." Otherwise you risk growing pains in the neck. One CIO has a three-step plan that works for him, and he ...

  • January 03, 2003 03 Jan'03

    Study: Spam a costly nuisance

    I think, therefore I'm spammed. A new study shows the tsunami of junk e-mail is costing U.S. firms billions of dollars. And how are those firms dealing with it? Many of them aren't doing a spam thing.

  • December 30, 2002 30 Dec'02

    Forecast and Review: Palladium and security talk to mark 2003

    SearchWindowsmanageabiltiy network management expert Tom Shinder says security will be the buzz at the water cooler and in board meetings next year. Palladium will drive the discussion, he says. The plan, proposed by Intel, AMD and Microsoft, aims ...

  • December 30, 2002 30 Dec'02

    Forecast and Review: Battlefield desktop

    Security expert Roberta Bragg predicts that the security battle will be fought at the desktops in 2003, most fiercely with respect to mobile technology. How can we safely secure our smart phones, PDAs and laptops?

  • December 30, 2002 30 Dec'02

    Forecast and Review: .Net is a cure for the dot com hangover

    .NET development expert John Robbins doesn't mince words as he shares his frank opinions on the dot com crash and the bright future awaiting companies who adopt Visual Studio .NET 2003. So stop sulking – things are turning around.

  • December 30, 2002 30 Dec'02

    Forecast and Review: Managing Microsoft's many options

    Jerry Honeycutt says filtering Microsoft's many recent offerings will be on the minds of IT-minded folks in 2003. Determining what to upgrade and when can end up either costing companies lots of money, or saving lots, he says. Technology purchasing ...

  • December 30, 2002 30 Dec'02

    Analysis paralysis must end in 2003

    Windows admins must make weighty security, migration decisions this year -- and stop wringing their hands and start battening down the hatches.

  • December 30, 2002 30 Dec'02

    Forecast and Review: Bruised economy, digital rights will top 2003

    Serdar Yegulalp says the economy once again will be the hot topic next year. Hard to argue with that. New Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission William Donaldson and new Treasury Secretary John Snow have difficult jobs ahead.

  • December 30, 2002 30 Dec'02

    Forecast and Review: Expect an easy upgrade path to Windows Server .NET

    Certification guru Ed Tittel looks deep in his crystal ball and sees Microsoft making credential upgrades easy on MSCAs and MCSEs and a new Windows security cert.

  • December 23, 2002 23 Dec'02

    IT pros offer Windows-Linux configuration tips

    IT pro Jeffrey Small couldn't make Linux and Windows play well together. What could he have done differently? Our readers weigh in.

  • December 20, 2002 20 Dec'02

    .NET Server, AD improvements, mobility on Redmond's roster for 2003

    It doesn't take a crystal ball to realize that .NET Server 2003 and its Active Directory improvements will likely be the biggest newsmakers out of Redmond, Wash., in 2003. At least, that's the Windows view from late 2002.

  • December 19, 2002 19 Dec'02

    2003: The year of the directory?

    Looking into the crystal ball for IT in '03, we see a bright spot -- a spot occupied by directory services and ID management.

  • December 17, 2002 17 Dec'02

    Admin Know-IT-All Question #16

    Admin Know-IT-All Question #16

  • December 16, 2002 16 Dec'02

    Open-source IM firm works in .NET, Linux

    A company called Tipic doesn't have a typical take on instant messaging. The firm thinks IM should be open to everyone. With that in mind, Tipic has announced that its server software will work in both .NET Server and Linux platforms.

  • December 13, 2002 13 Dec'02

    Network security dos & don'ts

    Do use paper, but don't use wallpaper. Networking security expert Carol Miller offers these and other dos and don'ts tips for securing a network.