12/01/1999

December 1999 - Brave New World: Your Map to Windows 2000


In-Depth

Amazing Feast! Windows 2000 on the Table

Seems like you’ve waited years for your reservation to be called, but Windows 2000 Server is almost ready for your dining pleasure. Here’s a sampling of its delights.


One for the Books

Is online shopping the best way to get your certification books?


Systems Engineering: Make the Internet Virtually Private

By implementing a VPN, you can use the world’s largest public network as a WAN that securely connects your remote users and branch offices.


Microsoft Official Online Curriculum

Prepare for Windows 2000 with free, self-paced training courses from Microsoft. Also, find out what online training companies are ahead of the game with Microsoft Official Curriculum for Win2K.


Take Back Your Time

Three new Resource Kit tools can reduce repetitive typing and perform scheduled file copying for you at night.


Master Windows 2000 with MOC

As you prepare for the next wave in networking, make sure you’re doing it right with Microsoft Official Curriculum.


From the Trenches: Decentralizing Network Admin

With 50 remote administrators relying on headquarters for planning and support, Cox Communications needed to set its administrators free—without giving away the keys to the farm.


Exam Reviews

Total Teamwork

Proving you know how to create collaborative solutions with Outlook 2000 and Exchange Server 5.5 means understanding VB, ASP, COM, and CDO, among other technologies.


@Microsoft

The New MCP Benefits

The MCP benefits package is changing. Microsoft says the changes offer further proof that the company is listening to you and shaping the MCP program to better meet your needs.


Call Me Certifiable

Your Credentials, Please...

About that new MCSE track...


Editor's Desk

You Said It

MCSE track changes are getting tougher. But are the changes happening too quickly?


Professionally Speaking

Reinvent Yourself

One perk of your Microsoft certification is that it can open new doors along your career path. With so many options, you can choose to reinvent yourself—as Harry is doing.


Security Advisor

Set Up a Flame-Proof Firewall

Worried about potential security gaps? Follow these seven steps to make sure your installation won’t melt under fire.


Windows Insider

Flatten Those Domains!

There’s no escaping migration to Windows 2000, and it’s going to be painful. Accept the pain and take the time to design an elegant directory now.


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