IT managers spend a great deal of time troubleshooting issues that pop up in a variety of different areas. Whether it involves upgrading new technology or solving security mishaps, it's always a better idea to prevent problems before they arise. Stay one step ahead of your next IT dilemma with this collection of our 10 best tips on Windows IT management.
10 tips in 10 minutes: Windows IT management
Tip 1: The long-range plan for 64-bit hardware
Tip 2: A Window into interoperability
Tip 3: Third-party software: Do you need it?
Tip 4: Buy 64-bit now; you won't regret it
Tip 5: Maintaining a secure Active Directory network
Tip 6: Firewalls can help or hurt, so plan carefully
Tip 7: Weak passwords can make your company vulnerable
Tip 8: Keys to finalizing your Active Directory migration
Tip 9: Network safety relies on reaction time to Patch Tuesday
Tip 10: Make friends with your security auditors
This was first published in May 2006