April 2007 - Paving the Way: Jumping Into Managed Services
An independent company finds a new niche as a managed services provider and Microsoft Certified Partner; the inside scoop on Microsoft's Partner Advisory Councils on how they can help you; getting a grip on your search skills; more.
The Supreme Court sided with Microsoft Corp. on Monday in a case that restricts
the reach of U.S. patents overseas.
New beta called 'quantum leap' by VMM product managers.
Microsoft released solid earnings figures for the third quarter that included debuts of the retail version of Windows Vista and 2007 Office System.
The next generation Windows Server took the biggest step yet on its long and winding road toward commercial availability when Microsoft announced the release of "Longhorn" Beta 3 Wednesday night.
If you're still using a pre-release version of Windows Vista, you have a little more than a month to upgrade to a commercial version before you start risking data loss.
Don't look now, but Microsoft Corp. is prepping still another mega-patch, this time for the Windows DNS vulnerability it first disclosed last week.
Greater investment in technology to improve health care and education would help ease global economic inequality, said Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates.
Microsoft to put Project exam through paces with beta testers for two weeks starting Tuesday.
Research in Motion confirmed the outage Wednesday morning, but disclosed no details about the cause.
A break-in targeting State Department computers worldwide last summer occurred after a department employee in Asia opened a mysterious e-mail.
Microsoft Corp. agreed Wednesday to pay Iowans up to $180 million to settle a class-action lawsuit.
Google Inc. plans to launch software similar to Microsoft Corp.'s popular PowerPoint program.
Internal Revenue Service offices across the nation that use wireless technology are still vulnerable to hackers
The company said it earned $1.61 billion, or 27 cents per share, in the first three months of the year.
The boards of both companies have approved the takeover, which is expected to close by the end of the year.
A legal battle between Microsoft and Japanese anti-monopoly authorities is likely to conclude next year and might lead to lawsuits or other patent infringement complaints.
As expected, Microsoft Corp. today published five new security bulletins that patch vulnerabilities in its Windows and Microsoft Content Management Server products.
A computer disk containing the names, birth dates and Social Security numbers of 2.9 million Medicaid and children's health care recipients is missing.
A Harris Interactive survey shows most users not as willing to upgrade their current systems to install Vista, at least not yet.
Microsoft Corp. released an emergency security patch Tuesday to plug a hole in several versions of Windows
Microsoft Corp. has filed five new lawsuits against U.S. companies and individuals it claims sold deeply discounted Windows and Office software intended for students.
Messaging provider partners with trainer to get partners up to speed on new messaging solutions.
Windows Home Server can help organize a family's digital content, but for partners, it isn't yet a household name.
Partners of security giant Symantec Corp. will soon be able to give the company more feedback on its partner program.
IT supply chain services extends its offerings by snapping up hardware refurbisher.
An inside look at prominent deals within the Microsoft partner community. Part of an occasional series.
Who made the grade this month...
Vista's release means the work begins on the next Windows. What's next might be an OS you've never seen before.
Hackers stepped up attacks Friday on computers running some versions of Windows
More than two months after first disclosing that hackers accessed customers' financial data from its computers, discount retailer TJX Cos. has revealed that information from at least 45.7 million credit and debit cards was stolen over an 18-month period.