Operating systems

  • Is Vista SP1 Ready For Business?
    We can debate the fixes and the features, but the real question is when -- or whether -- businesses will warm to Micosoft's Vista operating system.
  • Dell Seeks To Smooth The Path To Vista
    Dell is offering organizations with 2,500 seats or more a set of tools that it says alleviates the cost and headaches associated with Vista migrations.
  • Microsoft Pumps Up Small Business VoIP
    Microsoft is preparing to roll out the first service pack for its Response Point small business VoIP offering, a development that's being eagerly awaited by the vendor's growing legions of Voice VARs.
  • VARs can offer customers virtual media solutions that were once out of reach

    Music And Video On Server 2008
    The launch of Windows Server 2008 triggers VARs' imaginations for new ways they can utilize the operating system's virtualization capabilities for their customers, especially when you consider Hyper-V.
  • Partners: Microsoft Still Trailing In Virtualization
    Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization hypervisor took an important step forward this week with the unveiling of a 'feature-complete' release candidate, but some partners are puzzled by its lack of certain features.
  • Amazon: Microsoft To Release Vista SP1 This Week
    The long running specualtion over Windows Vista service pack 1's release could soon be drawing to a close, with Amazon listing Vista SP1 as available for download starting Tuesday, March 19.
  • How Google's Android would--could?--Stand out from the mobility pack.

    Android Dream
    Google Inc.'s purchase of mobile phone platform Android was more for the talent than for the mobility SDK that uses its name. With plenty of competition from small startups, open source projects from Nokia Inc., Intel Corp. and a plethora of APIs for just about every phone on the market, Google has its work cut out to gain search or any application dominance on the mobility space.
  • Will SP1 Boost Vista?
    I fully expected that Windows Vista Service Pack 1 would fix most of the problems, end the complaints and get businesses moving from Windows XP to Windows Vista. Not so fast.