We are looking at instituting a network of a minimum of 40 Macs and 20 PCs. We are trying to decide between OS-X server and Windows 2000 server as our NOS. The Macs will be used for graphic and multimedia design. Which NOS do you think will be the better choice? Is there an even better option that we have not thought of? This reminds me of when I teach security classes and students square off on which platform is more secure, Windows...
or Linux. Properly administrated both platforms can be secure and robust.
So here is my answer to you question. Is your admin staff for the network already in place? If so, in which platform do your employees maintain the greatest strengths? If it is not in OS-X you'll need to invest some time and training bringing them up to speed. Go with your existing core competency.
Related Q&A from Michael Gregg
Enterprise security expert, Michael Gregg answers a question regarding port 3389 issues when a user tries to open port 3389 RDP on their router to ...continue reading
Expert Michael Gregg answers a reader question about Snort and the interfaces it uses.continue reading
Security expert Michael Gregg notes the risks to enteprise security that mobile devices may cause.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.