Windows client management

  • July 23, 2002 23 Jul'02

    Dos and don'ts: Securing multi-forest Active Directory implementations

    A multi-forest Active Directory implementation can be a breeding ground for hackers. Find out how to secure AD from the get-go.

  • July 22, 2002 22 Jul'02

    Microsoft vs. Linux: IT pros sound off, part 3

    IT professionals have a lot to say about Microsoft's new approach to competing with Linux and TCO comparisons between Windows and Linux. In part three of this series, they ask for more solutions and less hype.

  • July 22, 2002 22 Jul'02

    Microsoft versus Linux: Users sound off, part two

    Where is the truth behind the hype? IT pros sound off about their experiences with Microsoft and Linux in part two of this series of letters to the editor.

  • July 22, 2002 22 Jul'02

    Microsoft's new approach to Linux: IT pros sound off, part one

    IT professionals bombarded our in-box with their opinions about Microsoft's new approach to competing with Linux and TCO comparisons between Windows and Linux. This is part one of a series of letters to SearchWindowsManageability's editor.

  • July 18, 2002 18 Jul'02

    NTBugtraq founder's top security tips

    What's wrong with Windows security? How can you right those wrongs? Security expert Russ Cooper offers his insights and tips.

  • July 16, 2002 16 Jul'02

    Partners: Microsoft delivering on Trustworthy Computing promise

    Some of Microsoft's largest partners said they are sensing a real shift in the company's attitude about security, and they believe the company is starting to back its words with some action.

  • July 11, 2002 11 Jul'02

    What to do if your firm gets a software audit

    An excerpt from chapter three of the Sunbelt Software/ITIC report, "MS Licensing 6.0 program: Practical, tactical advice for negotiating and winning the best deal," that offers practical tips and best practices for handling a software audit.

  • July 11, 2002 11 Jul'02

    IT security best practices dos and don'ts

    Yes, securing a network can be daunting. No, it doesn't have to consume your life, according to security expert Scott Blake. Here, Blake outlines some steps to getting that much closer to a secure infrastructure.

  • July 08, 2002 08 Jul'02

    Installation tools -- which ones should you pick?

    The installation toolshed is pretty full these days -- which ones should you put in your toolbox and take to work? Picking the right ones depends on how sophisticated you want your desktop management strategy to be.

  • July 01, 2002 01 Jul'02

    Tablet PCs: Microsoft's golden oldie

    Microsoft is still tooting the horn of Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, but some IT administrators say the horn sound is a "golden oldie" that's getting another spin on the Redmond turntable.

  • June 28, 2002 28 Jun'02

    XP sales exceed 32 million; SP1 set for September

    OEM and retail sales of XP hit the 32 million mark this spring and over 10,000 users have downloaded the first beta of Service Pack 1.

  • June 20, 2002 20 Jun'02

    Kicking the Windows habit: .NET vs. WebSphere

    In this latest look at Microsoft alternatives, an IBM official compares WebSphere with .NET.

  • June 18, 2002 18 Jun'02

    Kicking the Windows habit: OpenOffice vs. Microsoft Office

    A longtime IT consultant explains why he advises his clients to choose the free OpenOffice desktop suite over similar packages that cost money, like Microsoft Office and StarOffice.

  • June 17, 2002 17 Jun'02

    Top user migration gripes, part 2

    Software migrations are as unavoidable as death and taxes, and just as aggravating, according to a recent SearchWindowsManageability survey. When asked to describe their migration headaches, IT pros sadly submitted tales of DNS snafus, mangled ...

  • June 14, 2002 14 Jun'02

    Collaboration nirvana: Are we there yet?

    Microsoft's shed of collaboration tools and technologies is big -- but some analysts and customers think the company could do a better job organizing it and making it more customer-friendly.