September 2006 - In the Money

Salaries continue to go up in our 11th Annual Salary Survey. Also: Google and Microsoft go head-to-head in our comparison of their tools, Q&A with Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian, asset management tool roundup, Mary Jo Foley's top 10 Microsoft bloggers, extended Active Directory logs, Microsoft's new SSL VPN and more!


11th Annual Salary Survey -- In the Money

Salaries have gone up for the third time in as many years, according to the 11th annual survey of compensation and benefits. So, are you getting what you deserve?

Cyberspace Battle Royale: Google vs. Microsoft

We put these rivals' tools to the test in a win, lose or draw contest. The overall winner just might surprise you.

Cover Your Assets

Get a grip on your networked assets with the right asset management tool.

The Attacker's Advantage

With Novell emerging as a Linux powerhouse, CEO Ron Hovsepian sets his sites on Microsoft.

Product Reviews

Last Line of Defense

You set the policy, Endforce ensures that it's followed.

Barney's Rubble

Glutton for Market Share

There seems to be no end to Microsoft's appetite for acquisitions and new markets.

Beta Man

HTTP Traffic Cop

Major enhancements to ISA Server 2006 include better bandwidth controls and improved monitoring.

Foley on Microsoft

Microsoft Bloggers: A Who's Who

Mary Jo lists her 10 favorite blogs by Microsoft employees.

Letters to Redmond

Letters@Redmondmag.com: September 2006

Visual Studio 2005, Microsoft and self-criticism, basic security measures and mobile productivity.

Never Again

Time Is Money

Relocating and long commutes can be a waste of money and morale.

Security Advisor

Do You Need an SSL VPN?

Microsoft's recent acquisition of SSL VPN provider Whale could be a good catch for remote access.

Windows Insider

Spend Less Time Looking for Logs

Here's Greg's short list of some key extended Active Directory log reports.


The Summer of Lockdown

Securing files, e-mails, Web sites and crazy soccer fans is a tall order.

Better Late Than Never?

Latest build of Vista impresses, but did it arrive too late?

Office 365 Watch

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