November 2003 - Major Migration: Doing More with Less

Plus: SMS 2003; Exchange 2003; Storage Server; MCSE-Windows 2003 Exams; Firewalls, AD tools reviewed; more...


New Mail Carrier

Exchange Server 2003 is out, with improvements in mobile access and content delivery, and enhanced Outlook Web Access functionality among other upgrades. Here are the top 13 new features you need to know about.

Take Inventory of SMS 2003

This rev of Microsoft’s desktop management tool has been in the machine shop for three years. Now that it’s nearly here, let’s look under the hood.

Major Migration

This team’s mission: to move the entire Kentucky public school system to Windows Server 2003. In the meantime, they got their own kind of education.


Exam 70-299 Betas Nov. 26-Dec. 11

Newest security specialist exam to go under beta testing in late November.

Comdex in Miniature

From ENTmag.com: Once the monster of all U.S.-based computer trade shows, Comdex is a mere shadow of its former self.

Gates Highlights Security, Spam in Comdex Keynote

Bill Gates opened Comdex reiterating Microsoft’s security messages and showing publicly for the first time several new security and spam-blocking technologies.

Windows XP OS Exam Beta Testing This Week

Exam 70-271 also to continue beta testing to Nov. 20.

Microsoft Offers Bounties for Virus Outlaws

Stung by brutal virus attack after brutal virus attack on its core products, Microsoft is fighting back with a $5 million reward fund for those that turn in virus authors.

What have YOU done to land a job?

We need your successful job-hunting advice.

Exchange 2003 Exam Goes Live Next Week

New exam for Exchange specialist titles debuts November 10.

Beta Testing of Desktop OS Exam 70-271 Nov. 3

New exam for MCDST gets beta tested from Nov. 3 through Nov. 10.

Does Microsoft’s “Monopoly” Threaten Computing?

Analysis: CCIA's damning report on Microsoft monoculture seems off target.

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