Jason Perlow

Senior Technology Editor

Jason Perlow, Senior Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer, Proofpoint, Inc.

My full-time employer is Proofpoint, Inc. I write as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are my own and don't necessarily represent the positions, strategies or opinions of ProofPoint. Other than Microsoft and Proofpoint, I own no investments or direct financial instruments in the companies I write about.

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Thin down with Windows 2000 Terminal Server

Thin down with Windows 2000 Terminal Server

If you need to roll out a client-server application to a large number of people — especially where bandwidth or remote access is a consideration — one of the best ways to put Windows 2000 Server to use is to exploit its thin-client Terminal Services capabilities. Windows 2000 Terminal Services (WTS), unlike Windows NT 4.

February 1, 2001 by in Windows

Delaying Windows upgrades: Do you feel lucky?

Delaying Windows upgrades: Do you feel lucky?

The pending release of Windows 8.1 might have you thinking about putting off your OS upgrades. But given that Windows XP is 12 years old, a virtual eternity in the computer industry, you've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?'

September 30, 2013 by in Windows

I'm sticking with Windows XP

I'm sticking with Windows XP

You've heard it all before -- the bell tolls for Windows XP. The governor isn't calling to give it a reprieve -- Microsoft is officially declaring it end of life for system OEMs on June 30.

June 25, 2008 by in Windows

Frugal Friday: Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, Eric Schmidt/Steve Jobs Divorce, New Sony eBook Readers, Laptop Accidental Damage Coverage, Zscaler

Frugal Friday: Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, Eric Schmidt/Steve Jobs Divorce, New Sony eBook Readers, Laptop Accidental Damage Coverage, Zscaler

Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the MSDN/TechNet release of Windows 7, Google CEO Eric Schmidt's departure from the Apple board, the newly announced SONY ebook readers, Accidental Damage Coverage for your laptop, and talk with Michael Sutton, VP of Security Research for Zscaler, the SAAS and Cloud security software company.Click to listen to the Frugal Friday Podcast.

August 7, 2009 by in Windows

Boxee for Windows Alpha

Boxee for Windows Alpha

Boxee, the popular multimedia center application for Apple TV, Mac OS X and Linux now has released an Alpha for Windows. Currently, you need to receive an invite in order to test it, but the application shows a great deal of promise and should garner a much larger audience once the application is available for wide beta test.

March 11, 2009 by in Windows