Windows client management

  • October 23, 2002 23 Oct'02

    User security spotlight: Why one company minimizes Windows

    4th Wave Imaging is a company of nine geophysicists who study survey data sent in from their oil company customers. 4th Wave uses a process called cross-equalization to find oil that has been bypassed by previous exploration, and the results can ...

  • October 16, 2002 16 Oct'02

    Microsoft publishes life cycle plans

    The fog that is the uncertainty about Microsoft's support cycle may have lifted. The company has now put in writing how long it plans to support its products.

  • October 15, 2002 15 Oct'02

    Admin Know-IT-All Question #7

    Admin Know-IT-All Question #7

  • October 14, 2002 14 Oct'02

    Avatier spiffs up TEM and Password Station.NET

    Avatier updates Active Directory migration and password management software.

  • October 11, 2002 11 Oct'02

    Microsoft: We're doing a lot more listening

    Microsoft VP Paul Flessner talks to about how integration is changing the big picture at Microsoft. He also talks about how the company is trying to fix its fractured relationships with customers.

  • October 09, 2002 09 Oct'02

    From the Trenches, part two: Network troubleshooting with tracert

    In part two of this three-part article, network administrator and IT consultant Tim Fenner will walk you through the basic uses of tracert -- and point out ways to use it more extensively.

  • October 09, 2002 09 Oct'02

    From the Trenches, part one: Network troubleshooting with ping

    In part one of this three-part article, network administrator and IT consultant Tim Fenner will walk you through the basic uses of basic TCP/IP connection testing utilities -- and point out ways to use them more extensively.

  • October 09, 2002 09 Oct'02

    MS recommends jaunt to Jupiter for true business processes

    It's becoming increasingly evident that Exchange and Outlook are becoming more about simple messaging and calendaring and less about true business processes. If you want the latter, it may be time to book your ticket to Jupiter. Not the planet, but ...

  • October 07, 2002 07 Oct'02

    Open-source vendor: 'Microsoft will try to kill us'

    Is it showtime for Linux on the desktop? There are plenty of IT administrators who're ready, particularly in the wake of Microsoft's Licensing 6.0. But there's work to be done before the penguin is ready for its desktop close-up. Ximian Inc. in ...

  • October 07, 2002 07 Oct'02

    Microsoft Windows versus Linux TCO, part 10

    Pro-Windows readers share the reasons why they go with Bill Gates and Co. and not Linux or Unix.

  • October 04, 2002 04 Oct'02

    Microsoft to push self-audits, will keep its own auditing level static

    Microsoft's new licensing policies might make it easier for the company to audit your software, but the software police in Redmond would rather you audit yourself.

  • October 03, 2002 03 Oct'02

    Microsoft to beat upgrade drum at MEC 2002

    MEC 2002 will be about more than just Exchange Server, Titanium and their features. Microsoft will use the show to toot the horn of .NET server software platforms and convince customers to upgrade, upgrade, upgrade.

  • September 30, 2002 30 Sep'02

    Battening down the Windows: Open-source versus commercial tools

    When it comes to battening down the Windows, which toolshed should you visit -- open-source or proprietary? Analysts say the open-source shed is getting more traffic, thanks in no small part to Windows' insecure reputation. But is free better?

  • September 30, 2002 30 Sep'02

    AdminStudio gets an upgrade

    InstallShield releases faster version of AdminStudio, its application migration tool for systems administrators.

  • September 27, 2002 27 Sep'02

    Making sense of browser elections, part two

    Why do unwanted browser elections keep popping up on Windows administrator's Event Viewers? How can administrators stop this insanity? Doug Paddock continues to answer these questions and more in this part two of this tutorial on browser elections.