Microsoft could fulfill security dreams with NAP
Cisco's been pushing the NAC concept the hardest the past few years, but Microsoft looks to have a huge advantage over everyone because it placed its NAP platform in both Vista and Longhorn -- oops, I mean Windows Server 2008 (such an unexpected and spine-tingling name deserves italics) -- with full support in its management platforms, especially System Center. Although this will only cover your Vista clients and Windows Server 2008 servers Ö hey waitaminnit! What's this "only" stuff?
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