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Re: The Business Case for Windows Server 2003, Part 2
Posted by: Robyn Weisman 2003-04-25 12:50:10
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As Microsoft ramps up its Windows Server 2003 launch, enterprises large and small are trying to decide whether to upgrade to the new platform. Analysts interviewed for part 1 of this article agreed that, on the whole, the new OS is solid, stable and offers useful features. But "that doesn't mean there's a business case to go out there and muck around with [your company's] operating system," Gartner analyst Tom Bittman told the E-Commerce Times. When is the right time to take the Windows 2003 plunge?


Re: The Business Case for Windows Server 2003, Part 2
Posted by: edge 2003-04-26 03:30:13 In reply to: Robyn Weisman
Bad Business Case for Window Server 2003.
Microsoft is releasing Windows Server 2003 that is not even finished.
Look at all the missing features to be released later this quarter:
- Active Directory Application Mode
- Metadirectory Services 2003
- Group Policy Management Console
- Windows SharePoint Services
- Automated Deployment Services
Look at all the missing features to be released in third quarter:
- Real-Time Collaboration Server 2003
- Secure Configuration Wizard
- Windows Rights Management Services
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