March 2005 - Think Sun
With Microsoft animosity behind him, CEO Scott McNealy explains why Windows shops should consider his alternative desktip approach. Plus: We examine Microsoft's track record of broken promises; a look at 10 quality anti-spam options; and more.
Official Microsoft support is no more, but WCVB-TV's Rick Zach and lots of other users are sticking with their NT servers and piecing together support options.
As Longhorn looms, we examine Microsoft's track record in hitting product ship dates and offer advice for coping with the inevitable.
This veteran penetration tester has seen some stupid security lapses in his time. Here are six of the worst.
These 10 anti-spam software solutions can help you stop spam in its tracks, restore lost productivity and save money and time.
With Microsoft animosity behind him, CEO Scott McNealy explains why Windows shops should consider his alternative desktop approach.
FirstDefense-ISR can be your first line of defense against disk failure and data loss.
PolyServe's Matrix Server flexes its muscle when it comes to running fast, efficient server clusters.
The Altiris Management Suites give you complete control over every aspect of your network operations.
With ship dates becoming more important than ever thanks to Software Assurance, Doug urges Microsoft (once again) to rethink how it annouces future launches.
With its public beta under way, WUS shows off more of its fine-tuned features.
Letters to Redmond
Your take on Bad Product Names, SP2, our Redmond Report newsletter and more.
Chris shows how you can take your HTAs one step further.
Recommendations for reducing risk to your stored data, whatever its form.
Yes, you ask for money (nice try), but also for better patching, MCP support and for the Microsoft founder to keep on keeping on.
Bill looks at the pros (lots) and cons (few) of Microsoft's Automated Deployment Services tool.
Development snags delay the release of Windows XP Starter Edition.
From the business wires this week: .NET developer tools, a network monitor for terminal and Linux servers, and a PCI card that helps detect and prevent network intrusion.
New simulation exams for MCP exams 70-290, 70-291, roll out of Redmond worldwide at select testing centers.
Are you an MCSA who needs help getting past the last few requirements for the MCSE? Get free help from Microsoft.
From the business wires this week: remote access applications, a registry tool, and literature on SSL VPN and TCP/IP protocols.
Similar to MCP retake offer, Microsoft Business Solutions exam candidates can take advantage of test retakes until June 30.
Microsoft is finally providing specifics on the next version of Exchange.
Microsoft revives second-chance offer for any exam taken worldwide. Limited time offer.
Microsoft partners up to offer free exam voucher to military personnel; limited time offer.
Microsoft to roll out simulation questions on certification exams.
Microsoft adds more resources and tools to its site for small-business customers.
From the business wires this week: the knighting of Bill Gates; security solutions to protect against malware, information leaks and phishing; and more.
From the business wires this week: a remote assistance tool for help desk professionals, anti-spam and anti-spyware solutions, and a Windows data recovery tool.
From the business wires this week: an anti-virus solution for schools, Web-based network reports and a tool to analyze Web page loading.
New exam follows on heels of newest version of Microsoft's server for speedy, secure computing.