Your insider's preview of the next release of Microsoft Windows.
What's new and improved in the newest release of the Microsoft Windows family of client operating systems? Which versions of Windows Vista are right for you and your organization? How will the new features and capabilities in Windows Vista improve security, make users more productive, and make it easier for IT professionals to deploy, manage, and support Windows desktops and mobile clients? Popular author and MVP William Stanek offers expert insights in this first look into the latest generation of Windows operating systems. Discover the new features and tools for deploying Windows Vista, help secure PCs and user accounts, migrate user settings and data, manage application compatibility, improve reliability, reduce support costs, develop applications, and help users achieve new levels of productivity and success at home or on the job. It's the guided preview for IT professionals, business decision makers, early adopters, users, and developers-and anyone else who wants to start planning and hit the ground running with Windows Vista.
About the Author
William R. Stanek has over 20 years of hands-on experience with advanced programming and development. He is a leading technology expert, an award-winning author, and a pretty-darn-good instructional trainer. Over the years, his practical advice has helped millions of programmers, developers, and network engineers all over the world. He has written over 25 computer books. Current or forthcoming books include Microsoft Windows Command-Line Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Microsoft Windows Vista Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Second Edition, and Windows Server 2003 Inside Out.
Mr. Stanek has been involved in the commercial Internet community since 1991. His core business and technology experience comes from over 11 years of military service. He has substantial experience in developing server technology, encryption, and Internet solutions. He has written many technical white papers and training courses on a wide variety of topics. He frequently serves as a subject matter expert and consultant.
Mr. Stanek has an MS with distinction in information systems and a BS magna cum laude in computer science. He is proud to have served in the Persian Gulf War as a combat crewmember on an electronic warfare aircraft. He flew on numerous combat missions into Iraq and was awarded nine medals for his wartime service, including one of the United States of America's highest flying honors, the Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross. Currently.