Windows client management

  • November 09, 2005 09 Nov'05

    Free download expands features for SQL Server 2005

    The November SQL Server 2005 feature pack from Microsoft provides interoperability and backward-compatibility tools.

  • October 31, 2005 31 Oct'05

    SQL Server 2005 reaches RTM at long last

    Microsoft's SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 were released to manufacturing last week. The new database server is positioned to make inroads in the large enterprise market.

  • October 26, 2005 26 Oct'05

    One size doesn't fit all e-mail archive policies and products

    The rules for e-mail archiving vary from one organization to the next. IT should start the ball rolling before it gets the legal department involved in rules for message archiving.

  • October 12, 2005 12 Oct'05

    Mass. plan to dump MS Office for OpenDocument a 'matter of control'

    Massachusetts' plan to standardize on OpenDocument -- a move that shuts out Microsoft Office from the state's buying process -- essentially amounts to a desktop application power play, says one expert.

  • October 12, 2005 12 Oct'05

    Learning guide: Planning and designing your Active Directory

    Active Directory is Microsoft's trademarked directory service. An integral part of the Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 architecture, AD will be one of the most challenging aspects of your Windows NT migration. We've gathered a wealth of ...

  • October 10, 2005 10 Oct'05

    Learning guide: Managing your Active Directory

    So, you've designed, tested and rolled out Active Directory. Now what? We've gathered together our best AD administration and management resources. These chapters will help you get the most out of all the new AD features and services.

  • September 22, 2005 22 Sep'05

    Windows storage trends hit cost bump

    Microsoft wants to make networked storage easier and more accessible. So, why are Windows administrators still staying away?

  • September 15, 2005 15 Sep'05

    Microsoft adds built-in workflow to Windows

    As Microsoft builds in workflow capabilities to its OS and some applications, it hopes to make life easier for IT administrators, who want better control over their apps.

  • September 13, 2005 13 Sep'05

    Monad hits a milestone

    Microsoft has released a second beta for Monad, the company's alternative to the Linux and Unix command line scripting languages.

  • September 12, 2005 12 Sep'05

    Exchange 12 will ship on DVD only

    When released, Exchange 12's delivery mode will be DVD only.

  • September 07, 2005 07 Sep'05

    Microsoft lays out midmarket plans

    IT administrators for mid-sized companies can look forward to an integrated bundle of server products to be released in the "Longhorn" timeframe.

  • August 24, 2005 24 Aug'05

    IT takes notice of Intel, AMD chip moves

    With Intel and AMD mapping out their competing strategies to move from single- to dual-core processors -- and eventually to multi-core -- IT executives are sizing up what all that extra processing power will mean to them.

  • August 11, 2005 11 Aug'05

    Microsoft shows off open source 'cred' at LinuxWorld

    What a difference a few years make! While Microsoft and Linux devotees have had a relationship akin to the one between Dean Wormer and Delta House in "Animal House," things are changing. At LinuxWorld 2005, you're likely to see more ties, fewer tees...

  • August 08, 2005 08 Aug'05

    Would a guarantee sway Software Assurance customers?

    What will it take for IT executives and financial managers to stop hating Microsoft's Software Assurance? More assurance would be a good start -- like 24-hour support.

  • June 28, 2005 28 Jun'05

    Microsoft offers final Windows 2000 Server rollup

    Microsoft released a final security rollup for Windows 2000 Server just two days before the software transitions from Mainstream to Extended support.