Panther adds new and useful features, but at the expense of some old standbys. Current Jaguar users need not apply.
With new configuration tools and an excellent Web-based system management service, Red Hat 7.1 deserves serious consideration as a Linux solution for your organization.
Media Center Edition 2005 is the best desktop DVR app out there, but it's not yet ready to play hub for your digital home.
Linux-Mandrake 8.0 is easy to learn and use, with a toolset that should please advanced users and novices, in particular.
Red Hat 9.0 is a boon for those who already use it, but it's too expensive to warrant a switch from Windows. Try SuSE (or the free Red Hat) for a better mix of price and features.
Red Hat remains a solid Linux contender, but Windows switchers or dual-booters should stick with SuSE for easier installation.
Windows 2000 isn't for the gamer or the casual surfer, but if you have a yen for speed, stability, and some serious server tools, this business-class OS will do you right.
The grace of Leopard's interface enhancements makes productivity more pleasurable with a Mac, as more than 300 functional and fun features top off this update.
We recommend Small Business Server for companies with more than 50 employees, but you'll have to purchase additional server licenses to do so. Smaller companies should consider rival server suites and outsourcing and open source solutions.
Though its new user features have mixed appeal, Tiger's technological changes and speed improvements make this an enticing upgrade, especially for those who passed on Panther.