By 2012, smart phones that use a scaled-down variant of the open source Linux operating system will account for roughly 31 percent of all smart devices in the marketplace, according to ABI Research. Linux smartphone technology will see its fastest growth, with annual growth rates as high as 75 percent, in the 2007 to 2012 period.
Yesterday, Microsoft released the next component in its growing virtualization product line, announcing the release to manufacturing (RTM) of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). General availability is expected in October.
Microsoft has dropped one fix from its September "Patch Tuesday" update, pulling Security Bulletin 5 that affected Windows and SharePoint Server.
- By Jabulani Leffall
IT workers continue to ride a strong wave of increasing experience to a third straight year of high earnings, according to <i>Redmond</i> magazine's 12th annual Salary Survey.
Microsoft's patch rollout looks to be on the light side in September, with just five patches -- one of which is labeled "Critical" and four rated "Important" -- as part of its upcoming Patch Tuesday release.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Group devises a more flexible method of handling policy changes for Web services and service-oriented architectures.
The next beta versions of the products that make up the Windows Live suite were made available today.
CodeGear is releasing a rapid application development (RAD) environment for database-driven Web-based applications that supports multiple versions of Microsoft Windows as well as the .NET Framework. The company's new RAD Studio 2007integrated development environment (IDE) supports Windows 2000, XP and Vista operating systems.
Microsoft has turned on the Silverlight.
Here are our predictions for next year's fastest-climbing certifications.
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Microsoft announced on Thursday that it intends to buy Parlano, a Chicago-based company it has already worked closely with on enterprise communications software.
- By Chris Kanaracus
Although Microsoft didn't mention it in today's announcement about the upcoming release of Windows Vista SP1, the company confirmed today that one of the major changes will be to open up desktop search functionality to competition.
If there's one feature in Windows Vista that's almost universally reviled, it's User Account Control, or UAC. But help may be on the way in the form of BeyondTrust Privilege Manager 3.5.
IBM, following the kickoff of its IBM Federal SOA Institute in April, has announced a new certification and training program.