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Evaluation Shortlist Novells eDirectory 8.7.3 Novells mature, well-made directory server supports more platforms than RHDS and includes a set of robust management tools (www.novell.com/products/edirectory)

Sun Microsystems Java System Directory Server 5.2 A cousin to RHDS, Java System Directory Server benefits from tight integration with the rest of Suns Java Enterprise System network services package (www.sun.com/software/products/directory_srvr/home_directory.xml)

OpenLDAP Foundations OpenLDAP 2.3.7 This prominent open-source directory server project lacks some of the graphical management niceties as well as some of the scalability options of RHDS, but it is a solid and broadly used directory services option (www.openldap.org)

Senior Analyst Jason Brooks can be reached at jason_brooks@ziffdavis.com.

Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, views and analysis on servers, switches and networking protocols for the enterprise and small businesses.


 
 
 
 
As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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