IBM has released a data migration tool that is a critical component in providing its Notes/Domino install base an alternative to moving to Microsoft's SharePoint Server.
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Microsoft this week set it sites on becoming a dominant enterprise management vendor, but experts and users say first it will have to define the scope of its goals, improve the platform, and prove it can be the caretaker of non-Windows systems.
Microsoft Wednesday said Service Pack 1 for System Center Configuration Manager will be released in May and the last beta of the R2 version would come in July with a final release to follow by October.
Microsoft is working on application virtualization technology for the server that is designed to provide administrators the flexibility to quickly deploy infrastructure and even stream applications on-demand.
Microsoft Tuesday said it plans to become a major management platform vendor to battle the likes of CA and HP and said it would extend its System Center software to encompass Linux and Unix-based machines.
Microsoft Tuesday confirmed that its Hyper-V server virtualization technology is likely to ship up to a couple months ahead of the previously projected date.
Office applications in Microsoft's recently announced Albany software subscription bundle will collapse into limited functionality if users let their subscriptions expire, Microsoft said this week.
Workloads running on Linux servers are shifting to become more business oriented, including databases and line-of-business applications, and the operating system appears headed for measurable growth over the next three years, according to a white paper released Tuesday by IDC.
Microsoft Tuesday released a much awaited scripting tool for Vista designed to help administrators more easily handle and automate common system management tasks.
Microsoft has added mobile support to its collection of RFID technologies centered on its BizTalk Server 2006.
Companies should think twice about skipping Windows Vista and should get started sooner rather than later on updating their client desktops to the latest Microsoft operating system, according to an independent report issued by Forrester Research.
Open source Fedoraproject.org has released the beta of Fedora 9 signaling the code's readiness for testing by early adopters.
Microsoft's SharePoint Server is on a billion dollar juggernaut to potentially become the next must-have technology, offering companies tools for building everything from collaborative applications to Internet sites and potentially handing Microsoft its next cash cow.
Linux, long the laggard to the Windows desktop, is pushing into emerging markets, onto mobile devices and other client form factors, and is poised to give Microsoft something to really compete against, according to attendees at the annual Linux Foundation Summit.
Microsoft said it has fixed a Vista SP1 reboot bug that had caused some users to suspend migrations and that the revised software will again be offered via automatic distribution.