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Windows NT as a personal or intranet server

personal computing Windows NT as a Personal or Intranet Server Larry Press January 1996 In thethe widespreadCommunications, Thomas Erickson discussed use of personal home pages to describe personal and professional identities on the Internet [5]. We search for people as well as information on the Net [12], and finding an appropriate home page may introduce us to a new friend or colleague. The rapid growth of intranets also turns individuals and organizational departments into electronic publishers. At home and work, we use our personal computers as servers and clients, and we need a suitable operating system. Windows NT I decided to experiment with Microsoft Windows NT as my PC server platform because I think it will become increasingly important ”it is here to stay. My faith in NT is based on business considerations as well as technology. NT is strategic to Microsoft, and the company is committed to it. Many third-party application and tool developers have also jumped on the bandwagon. Early releases of NT were poorly received, but Microsoft persists with strategic products. Versions 1 and 2 of Windows (not NT) were also unsatisfactory, as well as being ahead of the installed hardware base, but Microsoft was http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Communications of the ACM Association for Computing Machinery

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