Microsoft Get the Facts Podcast
Summary: This informative podcast is required listening for anyone who is weighing the comparative costs and risks of Windows Server System and Linux. Get the experts' perspectives on the critical issues of security, reliability, interoperability and management of evolving systems in this five-part series.
Darren Massel, Senior Platform Strategy Manager at Microsoft Canada and Don Reece from Pembina Trails School Division discuss the reliability and manageability differences between Microsoft Windows- and Linux-based solutions.
Microsoft Canada's Chief Security Advisor Steven Lloyd details how the recent Common Criteria Certification of Windows-based platform products, combined with Microsoft's focus on the Security Development Lifecycle, offers customers a greater level of assurance in product security and quality.
Microsoft IT Professional Advisor Barnaby Jeans reviews mixed IT environments and provides details about how the Port 25 Web site will share the activities of its internal Linux laboratories, which replicate the environments used by customers who combine Microsoft and open-source software.
Brad Biehn, Director of Information Systems for Manitoba's Louis Riel School Division, discusses the determining factors leading to his organization's evaluation of Linux and Windows Server.
Dr. El-Emam, author of The ROI from Software Quality, discusses security and quality issues drawn from his research in quality evaluation and improvement.