Barb Alexy

Barb
Alexy

Barb (Gibbens) Alexy is a former deputy editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro.

Articles
Microsoft's "Dream Server" Contest
In conjunction with the launch of its Windows Essential Servers, Microsoft gives you a chance to win one.
Alice in Vistaland 5
I spend more time dealing with computer problems than maintaining my 18-year-old Accord.
Enterprise Patch Management
For enterprises, a product to help manage and deploy software updates is simply a must. We compile eleven solutions, all of which patch non-Windows as well as Windows OSs.
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