It's fast becoming apparent that electronic commerce is here to stay, and its impact is growing daily. Administrator's Guide to E-Commerce is a comprehensive hands-on guide to creating and managing websites focused on commerce using the Microsoft BackOffice product suite.This book explains what e-commerce really is, the role of networking technologies contributing to the growth of this industry, issues of privacy and security, electronic payment systems and client-based software, including taking your existing web server and creating an electronic store-front. Arranged in three sections, Administrator's Guide to E-Commerce encompasses 1) Fundamentals of Administering Electronic Commerce Websites 2) Managing and Securing an E-Commerce Website 3) Adding Value to Your Website Using Customized Applications and Content. This is a book that stresses the value of investing time and resources consistently and wisely, yielding long-term returns. So, if you're a webmaster, system administrator, or would just like to learn more about the how-to's of electronic commerce, then this is just the book for you! ""© 1999 Howard W. Sams & Co., 337 Pages.