March 2007 - Dynamics Growing Pains

Microsoft, SAP square off; inside Symantec Ghost's disk imaging and client management solution; more


MCSA/MCSE Upgrade Exams Head Out to Pasture

Microsoft Learning retires Windows 2000-to-Windows 2003 MCSE upgrade exams next year.

Russian Faces Trial for Microsoft Piracy

A Russian school principal accused of installing pirated Microsoft software in school computers was ordered Tuesday to stand trial for a second time.

Microsoft Vista Sells 20M Copies in Feb.

Microsoft Corp. said it sold 20 million consumer copies of Windows Vista worldwide in February.

Federal Agency Bans Microsoft Vista

At least two federal government agencies are refusing to upgrade their computers with Microsoft's Windows Vista.

Exchange Exams Get Their Turn in Beta Spotlight

Exams for candidates who want to highlight their skills with Microsoft's messaging platform head onto the beta test onramp.

IBM Wins Deal to Manage Firm's IT Unit

IBM Corp. it has won a 10-year contract to manage the IT infrastructure of Indian mobile company Idea Cellular

Dell Debuts China-Specific Desktop PCs

Dell Inc. has a new desktop computer targeting first-time and novice computer users in China.

Most Computer Attacks Originate in U.S.

The United States generates more malicious computer activity than any other country

Gates Promotes PC Training in Colombia

Gates said Microsoft was helping set up computer learning centers in areas where demobilized paramilitary fighters are in dire need of job training.

Judge Drops Charges Against HP's Dunn

Microsoft to Acquire Tellme Networks

Microsoft will buy Tellme Networks, which provides voice-enabled mobile search, directory assistance and computerized, speech-driven customer service hotlines.

Discounts on Vista, Office Exams

Microsoft expands Partner Skills Plus program to include MCP exams covering Vista, Exchange 2007 and the Office technology suite.

Lenovo Uses Microsoft Search

Lenovo Group Ltd. became the first computer maker to agree to pre-load Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Live toolbar

Your New ID-Theft Worry? Photocopiers

Printers with data drives used for storing, reproducing copied documents can be security weak link if not protected.

Sweden Plan Would Monitor Communications

Sweden's government presented plan to allow defense intelligence agency to monitor e-mail traffic and phone calls crossing the nation's borders.

Vista Exam Redo Starts Next Week

Microsoft plans to retest two Vista exams, 70-621 and 70-622, that were originally beta tested in January and February this year.

Last-Minute Prep for DST Bug

DST scramble is on as daylight savings time change occurs this weekend.

Microsoft Live Search Exec to Leave

The executive who led Microsoft Corp.'s Web search division is leaving the his post with the software maker to start his own business.

Warning: Don't Spam This Scot

Most people just grumble and hit delete, but when Gordon Dick received a spam message advertising Internet services, he fought back.

Apple: iTunes Glitches Remain on Vista

An update still hasn't resolved some of the compatibility problems with Microsoft Corp.'s new operating system.

Microsoft Links Technology, Common Tools

Microsoft shows off cutting-edge software inventions at TechFest, the annual gathering of the software maker's international research department.

The End of Online Storage: Coming Soon

New study says that we're running out of storage for all that online information.

Wal-Mart Fires Worker Over Eavesdropping

Wal-Mart fires systems technician for recording of phone conversations and for intercepting text messages without authorization.

Microsoft Partners Aren't Sleeping on NAP

Microsoft drives up support for Network Access Protection technology.

EU Threatens New Fines Against Microsoft

Microsoft is asking rivals to pay too much for information that can help software interoperate, claims European Union commissioner.

Microsoft VP to Keynote TechPartner Conference

TechPartner will be held March 28-29, Orlando, Fla.

Fixing Nagging Problems with RMtP

A Microsoft program gives partners a way to help customers with pre-existing conditions and other issues.

SED Sees Gold in OEM Distributor Status

Associate OEM distributor graduates to Authorized status.

ScriptLogic Expands Channel Program

Company known for IT automation suite reaches out.

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