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Review: VPN Tracker 5.2

VPN Tracker 5.2, a versatile tool for those who need more than the standard VPN client, simplifies the creation and management of multiple virtual private network connections.

Why ‘no Macs’ is no longer a defensible IT strategy

A number of computing trendsare making it easier for tech departments to say yes to the Mac by facilitating IT’s ability to provide enterprise-grade Mac management and support.

Atempo Digital Archive de-duplicates files

Atempo Digital Archive, the IT archiving software for multiple platforms, expands its search capabilities and indexing, de-duplicates files and identifies files to be archived in its 2.0 release.

Flow file transfer app released

A new file transfer application for Leopard supports QuickLook and features a built-in editor with syntax-based coloring and auto completion.

Companies struggle as Safari pops up on networks

Administrators are concerned because Apple's Safari browser is popping up unexpectedly on their networks.

Older AirPort base station utility gets Leopard fix

Apple has updated the utility software for older AirPort base stations for Leopard compatibility.

ConceptDraw 7 adds Cisco library

ConceptDraw 7, the diagramming and vector-based illustration tool, now includes a library of Cisco images to help network managers create topology maps.

Likewise opens Windows networks to Linux, Macs

Likewise Open Spring '08, released Tuesday, is the latest version of a product that allows Linux, Mac OS X, and other Unix systems to authenticate against Microsoft Active Directory servers.

Getting a Mac to print on a wireless network

Network World’s Ron Nutter fields a small business networking question on including a printer in a wireless network.

Close the ports

While OS X has long included basic firewall software, Leopard introduced some significant changes to it, leaving many Leopard users confused as to how to keep their Macs secure. But though the firewall interface in Mac OS X 10.5 is indeed quite different from that in earlier versions of the OS, it’s still relatively easy to use.