For some, the move to the new OS from Vista is taking a little longer than expected. Plus: Microsoft reaches for cloud compliance; lazy hackers hit clickjackpot.
- By Jabulani Leffall
The president of Microsoft's Business Division got the hot seat at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo event last week.
- By Herb Torrens
Microsoft disclosed its fiscal first-quarter results, reporting an 18 percent decrease in net income compared with 1Q 2008.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer formally unveiled Windows 7 on Thursday at a ceremony in New York City.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft will hatch Windows 7 as a full-fledged commercial operating system this week, and IT professionals should be making plans for it.
Windows 8 might be designed to run on 128-bit hardware, according to accounts cobbled together by blog sleuths.
The global IT market will see an upturn, starting next quarter, according to a report released last week by Forrester Research.
- By Herb Torrens
Microsoft announced that the final version of Windows XP Mode was released to PC manufacturers on Thursday.
Redmond has talked a lot about performance, usability and manageability, but has said less about security. This isn't surprising.
- By Joern Wettern
Government adoption of Vista has been anemic at best. But the prospects seem much better for Windows 7.
- By Brian Robinson
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer gave a keynote talk at a Microsoft event called "The New Efficiency" on Tuesday.
Microsoft released a minor update this week for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that addresses compatibility issues for some applications.
Microsoft last week announced a number of updates to its System Center line of server management products.
Microsoft put out the word on Monday that IT organizations can start deploying Windows 7 now, citing the cost benefits of doing so.
Microsoft executive Charles Songhurst answered questions on Microsoft's business strategy at the Jefferies Annual Technology Conference in New York on Tuesday.