October 2006 - IT Gone Bad
Spying, blackmailing and thievery -- are there criminals in your IT shop? Plus Don Jones takes an in-depth look at ServerCore, the stripped-down, rock-solid version of Longhorn; Rick Taylor takes you inside an enterprise SharePoint installation in "The SharePoint Diaries"; readers share their take on the new Linux-friendly Virtual Server; and much, much more.
Itching to deploy Microsoft's powerful new SharePoint portal server technology? Better know what you're getting yourself into first.
The new Server Core is a stripped-down, rock-solid version of Longhorn.
Spying, blackmailing and thievery -- are there criminals in your IT shop?
Now that it's free and has "official" Linux support, users find Virtual Server 2005 R2 a more compelling option.
In a Merrill Lynch survey asking CIOs what their intentions were for enterprise and server software spending, many indicated that they planned to push back plans to upgrade to Windows Vista.
Niall Kennedy, touted as an important hire for Microsoft's Live effort, talks about what went wrong during his short tenure.
Each company's licensing plan figures to play a role in winning the middleware battle.