January 2003 - Microsoft's Plans for the Future

IPv6; Group Policy Management; Groupwise-to-Exchange Migration; Software, Hardware Reviews Galore; more.


Policy Management Made Easy

Figuring out what group policies apply to an object on your Windows 2000 network can be a painstaking process; but Windows .NET’s Resultant Set of Policies feature promises simplification.

Rip-Curl Redmond: Microsoft's Plans for the Future

Microsoft rules when it comes to monitoring conditions in tech. Yet, to surf the same waters, you need to read wave action—and Microsoft’s next moves—accurately, too.

Changing Addresses

Not too long ago, there were real fears that we’d run out of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for our networks. That’s not likely to happen with IPv6.

Keep Your Migration From Heading South

If you’re planning on migrating users from GroupWise to Exchange, consider the Exchange Migration Wizard as a free alternative to expensive third-party options.


Security Exam Hits Streets This Week

Microsoft on Wednesday will release Exam 70-214, Implementing Security. The exam is an elective for the the MCSE on Windows 2000 and MCSA on Windows 2000 tracks.

Windows Server 2003 Delayed

The general release of Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 has been pushed back until at least April and could easily slip past that timeframe.

Field Certification Program Strives for Acceptance

The influx of “paper MCSEs” has led many to call for some type of hands-on testing component. The Field Certified Professional Association tries to address that.

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