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TechnologyEvaluation.com: Microsoft Tech Ed 2000 Win2K Attendee Network Fails Miserably

Jun 12, 2000, 15:00 (9 Talkback[s])

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"Microsoft Conference attendees were plagued with shared computer access issues on the Microsoft prepared and installed Windows 2000 professional Network which utilized Compaq Pentium III Deskpros. Attendees were assigned an id# and password from which they could access e-mail, conference events and web access; unfortunately it wasn't quite that easy."

"At the minimum this is an embarrassment for Microsoft and should have been resolved prior to the conference kick off. Even the typical Microsoft fanatics were more than a little disgruntled."

"After chatting with several companies planning their Windows 2000 migration and/or upgrade, we were told that the problems encountered with the Microsoft installed and configured network had raised numerous red flags in their minds, prompting one company to refrain from moving forward until such a time that a multiple node Windows 2000 network has been proved reliable and useable."

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