Microsoft offers NT kit for businesses

Microsoft has released its Business Readiness Kit for Windows NT Workstation 4.0, a kit for IT managers at any size business who wish to evaluate NT easily. The kit is a CD package that includes a 120-day trial version of Windows NT Workstation 4.0 with Service Pack 3, third-party software discounts, and extensive documentation to help businesses deploy and use Windows NT Workstation 4.0. It also includes Internet Explorer 4.01 with Service Pack 1 and over 1,000 new and updated device drivers.

"In the past six months, Windows NT Workstation 4.0 has rapidly matured from a high-end operating system used in medium to large businesses, to the mainstream desktop environment for businesses of any size," said Yusuf Mehdi, director of Windows marketing at Microsoft. "With the availability of the Business Readiness Kit, Microsoft is providing a comprehensive tool that captures the TCO advantages, new hardware and software solutions, mobile solutions and deployment tools that have led companies like Eastman Kodak Co. and Prudential Securities to deploy it throughout their organizations."

Also included in the kit is information about critical NT technologies such as security, networking, manageability, performance, compatibility, and reliability. For more information on the kit, which is now available for about $20, please visit the Business Readiness Kit Web site

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