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Windows users put on defensive by SP2

Aug 16, 20042 mins
Data Center

Latest management news.

Windows users put on defensive by SP2, 08/16/04

Corporate customers that use Microsoft’s Automatic Updates feature to patch will have to install blockers on their desktops this week to thwart the delivery and installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2.

Symantec releases patching tool, 08/16/04

Security company Symantec Monday plans to announce the release of a patch management product that it says will enable small and midsized businesses to stay on top of software vulnerabilities.

Technology Insider: Blade servers, 08/16/04

Early adopters of blade server technology say the benefits aren’t science fiction. We also review blade server offerings from IBM, HP and RLX Technologies.

Newsletter: How route analytics could help save your network, 08/12/04

Route analytics technologies could help solve many enterprise companies’ network management and performance problems, Forrester Research says.

Vintela links Unix, Linux, Mac to Microsoft mgmt. platform, 08/10/04

Vintela, which writes software to integrate Windows and competing platforms, has developed an extension to Microsoft’s management software so it can service Unix, Linux and Macintosh computers.

U.K.’s NHS taps Gartner to help plan IT overhaul, 08/10/04

The U.K.’s National Health Service has tapped IT researcher Gartner to provide market intelligence services as the health organization forges ahead with a mammoth, £5 billion ($9.2 billion) …