Windows client management

  • 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: 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 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 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.

  • December 13, 2002 13 Dec'02

    IT Pro File: Hit the ground running

    Meet Carol Miller, IT instructor and author, who shares her "truckin'" IT beginnings, an IT problem-solving story, and her system management dos & don'ts.

  • December 12, 2002 12 Dec'02

    7. Is XP "chatty"?

    The no. 7 Ask the Expert question of 2002, based on page views.

  • December 12, 2002 12 Dec'02

    10. Using Network Monitor to troubleshoot Exchange communication issues

    The no. 10 Ask the Expert question of 2002, based on page views.