Stories by Paul Ferrill

  • An all-in-one method for SMBs

    Small businesses looking to set up ship with email, file and printer sharing, and a Web presence have options such as Microsoft's Small Business Server, or even Linux distributions that come with all the software you need (although setup and configuration isn't for the faint of heart).

  • An all-in-one method for SMBs

    Small businesses looking to set up ship with e-mail, file and printer sharing, and a Web presence have options such as Microsoft's Small Business Server, or even Linux distributions that come with all the software you need (although setup and configuration isn't for the faint of heart).

  • SMS 2003 focuses on improving security

    The last time we reviewed Microsoft’s System Management Server, it was in the middle of a long beta-test cycle. While the basic features of the product haven’t changed, there have been some minor improvements, including a heavy focus on security. We recently tested the latest version and found it a marked improvement over earlier ones. Of particular note is a new Web-based reporting feature that presents information in a simple-to-filter and easy-to-read way.

  • Livelink 8 offers knowledge sharing for the enterprise

    Sometimes an organisation's biggest intangible asset is the corporate knowledge locked inside the brains of its employees. Open Text delivers a powerful set of tools to help organisations gather and distribute some of its employees' untapped knowledge with its Livelink 8 product