Microsoft's plunge into the hosting arena isn't sending shock waves through partners who welcome the visibility the move brings but say many corporate users will find the Exchange and SharePoint services fall short of the mark.
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Microsoft Wednesday released a beta of its most important tool to date for helping developers build applications that can plug into the company's Identity Metasystem and provide what amounts to a re-usable identity service for securing network resources.
A group of five vendors has formed an alliance to help push Macintosh desktops into managed Windows environments on corporate networks.
Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2007 may be taking off in the enterprise, but the software doesn't come without holes, warts and a variety of other issues that need to be addressed in any corporate deployment.
If there is any doubt to the power of social media, social networking and social software, then nonbelievers may need to Think New Orleans.
Microsoft Thursday released its Hyper-V virtualization server, which has been nearly five year in the making and is a major play in the company's march toward services-based computing.
Bill Gates Q&A with Network World May 15, 2000
Sun has released the next version of its provisioning software and deeply integrated it with role management tools as it continues to push policy-based identity management.
Antitrust regulators are evaluating the forthcoming Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8 as part of ongoing activities to ensure Microsoft is in compliance with the final judgment in two landmark antitrust cases that involved individual states and the U.S. government.
Steve Sires has been impersonating Bill Gates for a decade now, and following him into retirement might not be any different.
Microsoft Wednesday said it plans to release at the end of the month another beta of its Windows HPC Server 2008 and that the final version will ship by year-end.
If Bill Gates leaving Microsoft is the end of an era, then Ray Ozzie's ascension is the beginning of a revolution designed to transform the company's business model as well as redefine corporate IT infrastructures and how end users access, share and interact with applications and data.
Novell Monday released updates to its Suse Linux kernel designed to make the operating system more efficient when running on top of VMware environments.
Group-management vendor Imanami this week unveiled GroupID 5, a tool for managing distribution and security for groups in Windows, and said the software would be released later this year. The company made the announcement at Microsoft's annual TechEd conference.
Data replication and failover vendor Double-Take Software Tuesday unveiled a lineup of products to support the forthcoming Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization environment.