Product of the Year
Information Server (IIS) 3.0
Of course, you can't beat IIS 3.0's price; it's free for NT Server 4.0 customers. Winfo #740. Go To Full Coverage
The client-side Web apps tend to get the glory, but it's the behind-the-scenes servers that determine how information is dished out. These servers essentially define the browsing experience. The real powerhouse in Microsoft's Web arsenal is Internet Information Server (IIS) 3.0. The most popular Web server for Windows NT, IIS 3.0 offers Index Server, an impressive search engine. It scales across potent Intel Pentium Pro and Digital Alpha servers, while integrating with Microsoft's BackOffice server suite. As of this writing, IIS 3.0 had been downloaded from Microsoft's Web site
(http://www.microsoft.com/iis) more than 170,000 times during a five-month period.
NT Hardware Product of the Year