Mac OS X offers a wide range of choices for network management and system administration. You can continue to point and click, of course, but to get the most mileage out of Apple's OS, it's best to know as much about Unix as you can. Learn how and when to use Unix-based commands like 'sudo' and 'su' in this Managing Mac Networks article.
Articles by Jacqueline Emigh
To ensure more administrative control over instant messaging, organizations are starting to deploy enterprise instant messaging systems, which add critical features like policy-based rules, logging, archiving, and encryption. As Jacqueline Emigh reports, IM vendors still need to achieve interoperability, though, to better enable secure and managed messaging between users and their outside customers and partners.