Application and Operations Management Tool
In a field of 35 contenders, HP OpenView Operations for Windows took the honors for Best Application and Operations Management Tool.

Active Directory Management Tool
In this hotly contested category, our readers gave Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) the edge over HP OpenView for Active Directory (AD) for Best Active Directory Management Tool.

Asset Management Software
For the second year, our readers say Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0 is the Best Asset Management Software product.

Change and Configuration Management Tool
HP OpenView takes its second Readers' Choice award in the Best Systems Management Products category with HP OpenView Service Desk.

Disk Imaging Software
Symantec Ghost drew raves from our readers, garnering the Best Disk Imaging Software award with an overwhelming 65 percent of the total votes.

Monitoring and Alerting Software
In a close race among more than 50 nominated products, HP OpenView Operations for Windows narrowly defeated Aelita Software's InTrust to take the award for Best Monitoring and Alerting Software.

OS Migration Tool
In another close race, ScriptLogic 4.14 edged past Microsoft Windows XP's File and Settings Transfer Wizard to take the Best OS Migration Tool award.

Performance-Tuning Tool
Our readers gave HP OpenView its fourth Readers' Choice award in the Best Systems Management Products category by voting the HP OpenView Performance Manager software Best Performance-Tuning Tool.

Quota Management Software
VERITAS Software's VERITAS StorageCentral, formerly Precise/StorageCentral SRM, takes the Readers' Choice award for Best Quota Management Software.

Registry Management Tool
ScriptLogic 4.14 garnered 47 percent of the vote to take its second Readers' Choice award in the Best Systems Management Products category for Best Registry Management Tool.

Service Pack and Patch Management Tool
By a wide margin, readers chose Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0 as Best Service Pack and Patch Management Tool.

User and Directory Management Tool
In an extremely close race, Aelita Software's Aelita Enterprise Directory Manager (EDM) narrowly defeated SystemTools.com's Hyena to win the award for Best User and Directory Management Tool.

Software Deployment Tool
For the second year, our readers say that Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0 is the Best Software Deployment Tool.

Capacity Planning and Trend Analysis Software
Taking one-third of the vote for Best Capacity Planning and Trend Analysis Software, BMC Software's PATROL for Microsoft Windows Servers - Perform and Predict easily captured this Readers' Choice award.