SSDS Announces Availability of Windows 2000 Lab for Clients.FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 1999--
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As a member of the Windows 2000 Rapid Deployment Program (RDP), SSDS is working with Microsoft to architect solutions that let companies quickly and inexpensively adopt Windows 2000 without having to "rip and replace" previous technology investments.
SSDS is a Partner-level Microsoft Certified Solution Provider with extensive experience in early adopter programs. Prior to selection to the Windows 2000 RDP, SSDS participated in the Microsoft Exchange Server Microsoft Exchange Server is a messaging and collaborative software product developed by Microsoft. It is part of the Microsoft Servers line of server products and is widely used by enterprises using Microsoft infrastructure solutions. First Looks, and Microsoft Internet Explorer See Internet Explorer. 4.0 early adopter programs.
SSDS has established a test bed lab in its Fairfax facility to demonstrate Windows 2000 solutions. Using a wide range of industry hardware, the lab provides a platform to emulate our clients' physical and logical network topologies. The lab's multi-segmented LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network that serves users within a confined geographical area. The "clients" are the user's workstations typically running Windows, although Mac and Linux clients are also used. and WAN networks allow emulation of most network traffic situations. Additionally, the physical distribution of cabling and connectivity allows rapid reconfiguration of a network solution.
Our clients can also use the Windows 2000 model to prototype the following Windows 2000 components:
o Active Directory
o Dynamic Domain Name System (DNS (Domain Name System) A system for converting host names and domain names into IP addresses on the Internet or on local networks that use the TCP/IP protocol. For example, when a Web site address is given to the DNS either by typing a URL in a browser or behind the )
o Network Infrastructure Services (DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) Software that automatically assigns temporary IP addresses to client stations logging into an IP network. It eliminates having to manually assign permanent "static" IP addresses. DHCP software runs in servers and routers. , WINS, RRAS (Routing and Remote Access Service) Software routing and remote access capability in Windows NT and 2000. RRAS combines RAS (Remote Access Service) and Multi-Protocol Routing with additional capabilities including packet filtering, demand dial routing and OSPF support. , RIS RIS
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o Security (Kerberos, PKI, Certificates, IPSec)
o Policy Management (User and Computer Policies)
o Administration tools (Microsoft Management Console A Windows NT/2000 feature that provides a common environment for running management software from Microsoft and third parties. Any type of administration service such as network management, antivirus management, disk management and authentication can be created as a Microsoft Management )
o BackOffice applications (Microsoft Exchange Server and E-mail
o Independent Validation and Verification Testing
Mike Batt, business development representative from the Microsoft Federal District, said after a recent tour, "SSDS has put together a great Win2000 lab that will help our customers achieve the greatest results in planning for a successful migration from NT4.0 or other network operating systems. I'd encourage IT organizations to work with SSDS and take advantage of the lab."
With the expertise SSDS has gained as a member of the Windows 2000 Rapid Deployment Program, our clients can expect a knowledge transfer that provides a clear view of the forest through the trees. Together we can architect, prototype, and build Windows 2000 solutions. For more information, contact Barry Keleher or De Ann Pope at 703-208-1770 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For technical information, contact RDP engineers Richard Zulewski and Don Golden at email@example.com.
About SSDS, Inc.
SSDS' Enterprise Network Solutions (ENS) organization provides Network Computing Services and Help Desk/Consolidated Service Desk (HD/CSD) solutions. Based in Fairfax, SSDS has 300 employees in offices throughout the United States. For more information, visit the SSDS web site at http://www.ssds.com, or call 1-800-274-7737.