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Ballmer Talks Up the Cloud in European Tour

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer went to Europe this week to help sell the Internet cloud, a key Microsoft business area.

Microsoft Releases Windows Live Essentials 2011

Microsoft last week announced the availability of Windows Live Essentials 2011, a free consumer suite of applications designed to connect Windows users to the Internet cloud.

UPDATE: Microsoft: IE 9 Will Not Require Windows 7 SP1, but Don't Wait

Despite the excitement of last week's beta debut of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft wants organizations moving to Windows 7 to use its Internet Explorer 8 browser.

Microsoft Releases P2V Desktop Virtualization Beta

Microsoft last week described a different way to use desktop virtualization to maintain legacy applications and still move users to Windows 7.

An IT Pro's Guide to Virtualization and Windows 7

As companies prepare to migrate to Windows 7, IT professionals can implement new virtualization capabilities provided in the new desktop operating system. We offer a primer on the various options now available.

PolicyPak for Windows 7: Convenient Configuration

PolicyPak gives IT pros the power to automate application configuration with minimum hassle and maximum results.

Gartner: Pump Up Your Budget for Windows 7 Migrations

Microsoft calls Windows 7 its "fastest selling" operating system, but the new OS may represent increased costs and greater logistical pain for IT shops over the next two years.

AV-Test Certifies Security Products on Windows 7

AV-Test this week published certification results for 19 software security products running on Windows 7.

Microsoft Readying Releases of IE 9, MED-V, Opalis and CRM 2011

Microsoft this week provided notice of some upcoming product updates and betas to expect in the coming months.

Microsoft Extends UTD Discount for Windows and Office

Microsoft has extended its "up-to-date" (UTD) discount upgrade offer for Windows and Office licensees through next month.

Ballmer Outlines Mobile Strategy at Microsoft Event

Microsoft's business strategies were described at the company's Financial Analyst Meeting on Thursday.

Study: Windows 7 Adoption Among Top IT Trends

An annual survey of IT organizations found rising trends toward deploying Windows 7, desktop virtualization and unified communications solutions.

Windows XP: Widely Used, Widely Attacked

Exploits using Windows XP as an attack vector will grow this year, according to security experts commenting on Microsoft's "Security Intelligence Report Volume 8."

Microsoft Beats 4Q Consensus With $16B Revenue

Microsoft's had record earnings in its fourth quarter, according to the company's financial report issued today.

SP1 Coming Next Year for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be released "within the first half of calendar year 2011," Microsoft announced this week.

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