Executive Summary

By Francis Chu  |  Posted 2002-08-19 Print this article Print

: Windows .Net Enterprise Server RC1"> Executive Summary: Windows .Net Enterprise Server RC1

The first release candidate of .Net Enterprise Server is an evolution of Windows 2000. Sites running NT should migrate directly to .Net to reap the better security and feature improvement benefits. However, although Windows 2000 shops can upgrade to .Net without much trouble, IT managers should carefully evaluate their needs before implementing.

(+) Enhanced security and offers many major improvements over Windows 2000; Active Directory more flexible and easier to deploy; improved scalability and management capabilities.

(-) Some features, such as Network Load Balancing, are not operational.

  • Linux
  • Novell Inc.s NetWare 6.0
  • Sun Microsystems Inc.s Solaris 9.0
  • www.microsoft.com/windows.netserver/default.mspx


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