Stories by Thomas Henderson

NetWare points directly toward Linux

Even though all of Novell Inc.'s network services will not be ported to Linux until late this year, in our testing of the just-released NetWare 6.5, we found that Novell's preliminary open source add-ons are well integrated, complemented by Novell's mature eDirectory services and managed comprehensively by NetWare iManager 2.0.

How much did Microsoft's quality cost you today?

Windows is rusting, like cars did in the Midwest during the 1970s. There's another problem, too: Like cars of that era, Windows is fully loaded with user options. The myriad options make quality assurance a very difficult - if not undoable - undertaking.