Essential Open Source Tools For Windows Admins

InfoWorld’s J. Peter Bruzzese provides a list of 15 open source tools for enhancing your Windows server-side experience. ‘You might imagine that the best place to go for improving your Microsoft server-side experience is to the mothership itself. In many cases, you would be right. But the truth is there are a meaningful number of open source tools that go above and beyond what Microsoft has to offer in support of Windows Server, Exchange, SQL, and SharePoint. Many of these alternatives provide — for free — more powerful capabilities than what you’d get with third-party retail products.’ Bruzzese also offers a look at the best free server tools Microsoft has to offer.