These OSs work well on a Windows network when it comes to printing.
File-sharing and e-mail, however, are more complicated.
Rare is the company without non-Windows desktop clients. Yet getting Unix and Apple to connect to and access resources on a Windows-based network can be migraine-inducing. Here's your antidote.
Macs generally fare well on Windows, with compatible document formats and file-sharing technologies. The latest Mac OS works especially well in the Microsoft universe.
Is a powerful, lightweight, pen-enabled computer too much to ask for
these days? Four contenders are put through their paces in search for
the ultimate in mobile computing.
Get the scoop on Windows Server 2003 enhanced data storage features that enable enterprises to transcend traditional Windows storage limitations in storage area networks (SAN).
- By Danielle Ruest and Nelson Ruest
When it comes to distributing software upgrades, the options are many. Which one is best for you? We test five solutions to help you make the right choice.
- By Stewart Cawthray
Robust Web apps must provide fast response times. Learn how to use the Cache object to place commonly requested resources into an area in memory where they can be accessed quickly.
- By Jonathan Lurie
Non-Windows CE-powered handhelds still have a way to go and can't be used for much more than messaging and basic remote access. Windows CE personal digital assistants, naturally, work much better in this regard.
With Microsoft issuing a service pack for its new updating tool, here's what I've learned since writing my original article on implementing and troubleshooting Software Update Services.
- By Jeremy Moskowitz
Experience and age are tops in slowed IT market.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Once you’ve set up your lab, these three exercises will help you and your team start learning how to use the operating system’s most intriguing new features.
A solid test environment normally leads to a smooth rollout of a new operating system. Our enterprise expert guides you through the
elements you’ll need to consider for setting
up your organization’s lab.
- By Bill Heldman
Tired of resetting passwords? These four self-service solutions allow users to do it for themselves.
Along with hardware and software fixes, this patch addresses recent antitrust settlement compliance issues.
- By Zubair Alexander
2003 SALARY SURVEY UPDATE: It's that time of year when MCP Magazine begins preparing its compensation report for U.S. certified Windows networking and IT professionals, which we'll publish in August 2
- By Michael Domingo
As prices continue to drop, storage area networks are becoming increasingly common. Here’s what you need to know to design and build your enterprise’s SAN. We’ve even done the testing for you.
While SANs are networks that connect storage to servers, think of a NAS as a server with a lot of local storage.
They were a smooth-running, well-oiled IT machine—then a sticky, application-specific problem tested their mettle.
- By Bob Wheeler, Jr.
Software Update Services is Microsoft’s new server for distributing hotfixes and patches across the enterprise. It’s also a tremendous time-saver.
- By Jeremy Moskowitz
Committed to a true Microsoft monitoring solution? Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 may be for you.
- By Damir Bersinic