Last year WindowsNetworking.com conducted a number of Readers' Choice Award contests to find out which products most network administrators recommended. A variety of different products were listed on the site and visitors had a chance to cast their vote for their favorite products.
Throughout the year there were thousands of responses for the various Enterprise Networking products people preferred. The following results are taken from over 3,000 respondents. Listed below are the top choices for each category and also the schedule for the 2008 Readers' Choice Awards.
- Help Desk - ExDesk
- Administration Tools - Active Directory Janitor
- Network Inventory - LAN Survey
- Data Recovery - Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery
- Backup - Acronis True Image Server
- Firewalls & VPN Hardware - Cisco PIX
|2nd||LiveTime Help Desk|
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|1st||Active Directory Janitor|
|2nd||DameWare NT Utilities|
|3rd||Domain Administration Tool|
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|2nd||Remote System Information|
|3rd||Total Network Inventory|
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Data Recovery - September 2007
|1st||Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery|
|3rd||Active@ File Recovery Enterprise|
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Backup - August 2007
|1st||Acronis True Image Server|
|3rd||CA ARCserve Backup|
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|2nd||Checkpoint VPN-1 UTM|
|3rd||SonicWALL PRO 5060|
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2008 Readers' Choice Awards
Even more awards will be given out during 2008. Visitors to WindowsNetworking.com will once again have the opportunity to vote for their preferred Enterprise Networking products by submitting their votes for the Readers' Choice Award poll in the site's left-hand bar. Below is a list of the Readers' Choice categories and the month that visitors can submit their votes.
- Remote Control - January 2008 - DameWare NT Utilities
- Network Monitoring - February 2008 - ipMonitor
- Anti Spam Hardware - March 2008 - Barracuda Spam Firewall
- IP PBX Servers - April 2008 - Cisco Unified Communications Manager
- Anti Virus Hardware - May 2008 - Blue Coat ProxyAV
- Email Archiving Software - June 2008 - Symantec Enterprise Vault
- Firewalls & VPN Hardware - July 2008 - Cisco ASA 5500 Series
- Backup - August 2008 - Acronis True Image Server
- Data Recovery Software - September 2008 - Acronis True Image Server
- Network Inventory - October 2008 - CFH Software LAN Survey
- Administration Tools - November 2008 - Active Directory Janitor
- Help Desk - December 2008 - Help Desk Pilot