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SRO: Is Active Directory Worth The Wait?

Nov 22, 1999, 20:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joseph C. Panettieri, Mary Jo Foley)

"As Microsoft puts the finishing touches on Windows 2000's Active Directory, partner Cisco Systems is working overtime to port the directory service to Unix."

"Cisco concedes that the porting project is behind schedule and may not be completed until summer 2000, but the networking giant may give patient resellers and developers a big consolation prize: Active Directory on Linux."

"We haven't committed a team to Linux, but it would be the logical next step [after Unix]," says David Jones, general manager of Cisco's networking-services initiative. "I certainly see that as an option."

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