Microsoft on Wednesday shipped one of the first tools that is part of the company's wide-ranging strategy to create a comprehensive platform for managing corporate data centres.
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When Microsoft Corp. completes development of Exchange 2003 this week it will not only be the end of a three-year effort but the beginning of a real-world gauntlet to test Microsoft’s promise to develop more secure code.
Sendmail has released a mail server aimed at corporations looking to provide low-cost email access to workers who don’t have a dedicated computer or even a desk.
The Liberty Alliance next week will announce two new draft specifications and for the first time turn over a portion of its work to a standards group providing the first evidence that efforts to create a standards-based identity management framework may be fragmenting.
After more than a year spent crafting a specification, the Liberty Alliance Project now has some of the largest end-user companies in the US testing it to see if Liberty can deliver on the promise of a federated identity management system.
Microsoft on Thursday released a patch that plugs a security hole in its cryptography software that allows hackers to use bogus digital certificates to hijack secure communications and forge digital signatures.
Microsoft said on Wednesday that the SSL flaw recently uncovered by an independent researcher is in multiple versions of the Windows operating system but not its Internet Explorer Web browser.
Microsoft refusing to comment until testing
"We are surprised and disappointed"
As the Linux faithful unveiled their enterprise wares at last week's LinuxWorld, Microsoft openly cast a critical eye on the proceedings.
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Unclear when the service pack will be ready
Microsoft Corp. is toying with ideas for the Windows 2000 product line that would give IT executives fine-tuned versions of the operating system geared toward specific computing and management requirements - such as Web farms or branch offices.