News

Microsoft Pulls Together Promotional Mobile Admin Pack

Microsoft has assembled a bundle of third-party wireless products for a promotion next month to allow mid-market customers to administer Windows Server 2003 remotely from a handheld device.

The Windows Server 2003 Mobile Admin Pack will be promoted to 50,000 U.S. customers. The $159 discount package will be available to U.S. Medium Business customers who have acquired Windows Server 2003 on a volume license. The promotional price will be limited to the first 1,000 participants.

Components of the mobile admin pack include sonicadmin, Sonic Mobility's software for wireless remote management of Windows NT/2000/2003 servers from PocketPC and BlackBerry handhelds; a Dell Axim X5 300-MHz Pocket PC; and a D-Link Wireless 2.4-GHz Compact Flash Adapter for PDAs.

In order for the solution to work, an IEEE 802.11 wireless access point is necessary.

About the Author

Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.

Featured

  • Microsoft Warns IT Pros on Windows Netlogon Fix Coming Next Month

    Microsoft on Thursday issued a reminder to organizations to ensure that their systems are properly patched for a "Critical"-rated Windows Netlogon vulnerability before next month's "update Tuesday" patch distribution arrives.

  • Microsoft Nudging Skype for Business Users to Teams

    Microsoft on Thursday announced some perks and prods for Skype for Business unified communications users, with the aim of moving them to the Microsoft Teams collaboration service instead.

  • How To Improve Windows 10's Sound and Video Quality

    Windows 10 comes with built-in tools that can help users get the most out of their sound and video hardware.

  • Microsoft Offers More 'Solorigate' Advice Using Microsoft 365 Defender Tools

    Microsoft issued yet another article with advice on how to use its Microsoft 365 Defender suite of tools to protect against "Solorigate" advanced persistent threat types of attacks in a Thursday announcement.

comments powered by Disqus