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NT Enterprise
NT Newstrends
Heard in the Back Office

The latest scuttlebutt in the NT industry... Firewall price hike: Ukiah Software's new NetRoad FireWALL NT costs $14,995 for an unlimited number of users. However, an advance press release that landed in our inbox listed the price as $10,995. The route is on: Microsoft's NT routing software, code-named Steelhead, is now generally available at http://www.microsoft.com/ntserver/info/routing&ras.htm for free. As the Sun sets: South Carolina SuperNet (SCSN), a major ISP, has scrapped its Sun servers for NT. Exterminating NT bugs: Microsoft has released service packs for Exchange Server 5.0 and SQL Server 6.5. Visit http://www.microsoft.com/kb/softlib/default.asp and select the appropriate product. Changing its colors: Sources say Big Blue is porting its IBM Firewall from AIX to NT-but not OS/2. Moreover, IBM Global Services is buying NT fax software for its internal network. Secret message: Microsoft has sent us a beta build of its next Exchange Server release, code-named Osmium. It includes Outlook Express and scalability enhancements. Novell's Ray of hope: Several execs groomed by former Novell CEO Ray Noorda are now running Novonyx, the Novell/Netscape start-up that aims to stop NT's Internet momentum.


Windows Magazine, September 1997, page NT04.

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