09/01/2000

September 2000 - Good Job! 8 Great Companies for MCPs

How does your company compare to the ones profiled here? Is it time to find a new job?


In-Depth

Gateway: South Dakota Paradise

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


Compaq's Employee Investment

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


Good Work! 8 Great Companies for MCPs

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


From the Trenches: The Confusing Case of the Two-PDC Domain

Getting a new ERP application up and running was only the first challenge for this MCP.


Systems Engineering: Automating with ADSI

Active Directory Service Interfaces will make your Windows 2000 administrative work more versatile and flexible—and give you automation powers beyond the ordinary mortal.


Randoph-Macon Woman’s College: Serious About Technology

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


Getting that Next Job

Finding the best company to work for involves knowing yourself—and knowing them. Do you know what you want?


Paladin: Where Certification Counts

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


Online Consulting: Where Employees Count

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


ICL: Performance-Plus

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


LAMTEC: Sole IT Guy

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


EWA Services: Outstanding in Its Field

Like your job? Here's your chance to compare your company with eight of the best—at least in how they treat their Microsoft Certified Professionals.


Book Reviews

Quick Windows 2000 Overview

Configuring Windows 2000 Server provides overview information for almost any level of Windows 2000 administrator.


A Novel Approach to Learning Visual Basic 6

Murach's Visual Basic 6's hands-on examples is the only way to learn the programming language.


Exam Reviews

Security Smackdown

Microsoft has an exam on security at last. But before you climb into the ring and get flattened, make sure you're ready for the fight.


Product Reviews

How Secure is Your Network? Nessus 1.0.8

Seven network scanners test your security before the crackers do.


SonicWALL PRO 5.0.0


TINY Software WinRoute Pro 4.1


Event Management for the Enterprise

Aelita EventAdmin adds punch to simple event log monitoring.


BorderWare Firewall Server 6.1.1


Biodata SPHINX 1.0


Computer Associates eTrust Firewall 2.0


Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0


FutureSoft DCS Firewall Plus 3.0


Advances in Software Installation

InstallShield updates its core products.


Encryption for the Masses

ZixMail simplifies secure, encrypted messaging.


Active Directory Monitoring Made Easier

Make life with Windows 2000 easier by closely monitoring and troubleshooting Active Directory.


@Microsoft

Microsoft Visio 2000: Think Network Management

Microsoft’s recent purchase of Visio bodes well for the product—and you.


Call Me Certifiable

Second Guessing Game

The Microsoft split begs the question: Which part will get the name?


Drill Down

Resource Kit Riches, Part 2

In our second look at the Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit, James examines the kit’s coverage of TCP/IP, IIS, and IE.


Editor's Desk

Component Connection

Will Microsoft .NET bring about an "open" Windows?


Mr. Script

Off the Script: Your Questions

Chris addresses a batch of common questions from readers on ready-to-use scripts, useful books, collecting hardware information by script—and yes, ADSI.


Professionally Speaking

The Realities of Consulting

Consulting work is fraught with pitfalls. But overcome these and the rewards can be great.


Security Advisor

Smart Card Education

If you’re concerned about weak passwords serving as a hacker’s haven on your network, smart card logon may be the answer.


Windows Foundation

Monthly and Yearly Maintenance Tasks

From monthly reboots to "retreating" from your network, here are 10 tasks you can perform to keep all your systems running smoothly throughout the year.


Windows Insider

Exposing the File System

The strengths of NTFS are often taken for granted. But Windows 2000 exposes new features hidden in the humble file system.


News

Microsoft Service Packs


The Bell Tolls for BackOffice


Worth Your While


License Packs via Amazon


Xora Makes Your Enterprise Mobile


FMS Ships Total SQL Analyzer


FatPipe Offers Easy Connection Redundancy


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