Operating systems


  • Microsoft Offers Few Details On Windows 7
    Microsoft this week offered a few details on the next version of Windows and when it'll be available, but also said it won't be offering as much information on features as in the past.
  • Storage Vendors Open-E Adds New Enterprise Features
    Open-E's product line includes software that turns an industry-standard server into either an iSCSI storage appliance, a NAS appliance, or a storage appliance that allows both iSCSI and NAS capabilities.
  • Mac Migration Mania
    The virtualization solution phenomenon is not only driving the biggest profits for all stripes of solution providers, it also is helping to fuel a Mac renaissance in businesses. More companies and even more consumers are making the big jump from the PC to the Mac platform. In fact, the virtualization solution wave is Microsoft's biggest nightmare come true. Whether it's a stick-with-XP or a move-to-Macintosh stance, it's all bad news for Microsoft's bid to move the operating system and Office productivity franchise to the next level.
  • Microsoft To Support ODF In Office 2007 SP2
    Microsoft says it'll add support for a rival file format with the next Office 2007 service pack, but won't support its own OOXML standard until it releases the next version of Office.
  • Ballmer Gets Egged During Speech In Hungary
    Channel partners can sometimes be tough on Microsoft executives, but apparently, college students can be downright nasty, as Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer found out the hard way in a Monday speech at Hungary's Budapest University.
  • Microsoft Warns Of Online Services Downtime
    Microsoft has informed customers and partners that its Business Productivity Online Suite services beta will be unavailable for up to 24 hours starting Tuesday afternoon Pacific time.
  • Microsoft Warns Of Online Services Downtime
    Microsoft has informed customers and partners that its Business Productivity Online Suite services beta will be unavailable for up to 24 hours starting Tuesday afternoon Pacific time.
  • Ex-Microsoft Security Expert Codes XP SP3 Fix
    Jesper Johansson, the former senior security strategist at Microsoft and current Microsoft MVP who discovered the cause of the glitch is now offering a free tool that detects the problem and mitigates it.

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