03/01/2005

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.


In-Depth

Windows NT: Hard to Kill

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.


Microsoft Math

As Longhorn looms, we examine Microsoft's track record in hitting product ship dates and offer advice for coping with the inevitable.


Dumb and Dumber

This veteran penetration tester has seen some stupid security lapses in his time. Here are six of the worst.


Stop Spam Now

These 10 anti-spam software solutions can help you stop spam in its tracks, restore lost productivity and save money and time.


Think Sun

With Microsoft animosity behind him, CEO Scott McNealy explains why Windows shops should consider his alternative desktop approach.


News

IT Weekly Roundup, April 1

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.


"Performance-Based" Exams Go Live

New simulation exams for MCP exams 70-290, 70-291, roll out of Redmond worldwide at select testing centers.


Free MCP Exam for Military Personnel

Microsoft partners up to offer free exam voucher to military personnel; limited time offer.


IT Weekly Roundup, March 26

From the business wires this week: remote access applications, a registry tool, and literature on SSL VPN and TCP/IP protocols.


Second-Shot for MBS Exams

Similar to MCP retake offer, Microsoft Business Solutions exam candidates can take advantage of test retakes until June 30.


IT Weekly Roundup, March 18

From the business wires this week: an anti-virus solution for schools, Web-based network reports and a tool to analyze Web page loading.


Microsoft Postpones Launch of Low-Cost Windows in India

Development snags delay the release of Windows XP Starter Edition.


Over the MCSE Hurdle

Are you an MCSA who needs help getting past the last few requirements for the MCSE? Get free help from Microsoft.


IT Weekly Roundup, March 11

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.


Safety in New ISA Server 2004 Exam

New exam follows on heels of newest version of Microsoft's server for speedy, secure computing.


IT Weekly Roundup, March 4

From the business wires this week: the knighting of Bill Gates; security solutions to protect against malware, information leaks and phishing; and more.


Second Chance on Any MCP Exam

Microsoft revives second-chance offer for any exam taken worldwide. Limited time offer.


Exchange 12 To Ride a Faster JET

Microsoft is finally providing specifics on the next version of Exchange.


When Did You Say You Got Your MCSE?

Microsoft to roll out simulation questions on certification exams.


Small Business Center Expands Offerings

Microsoft adds more resources and tools to its site for small-business customers.


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