Microsoft will ship its virtual machine management tool in September, says Kevin Turner, the company's chief operating officer.
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Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2007 may be taking off in the enterprise, but the software doesn't come without holes, warts and a variety of other issues that need to be addressed in any corporate deployment.
Sun has released the next version of its provisioning software and integrated it with role management tools as it continues to push policy-based identity management.
Bill Gates Q&A with Network World May 15, 2000
Group-management vendor Imanami unveiled GroupID 5, a tool for managing distribution and security for groups in Windows at Microsoft's annual TechEd conference in Orlando, Florida recently. The software will be released later this year.
Microsoft has opened the view finder on its free WorldWide Telescope research project (reported on in Computerworld, April 14) allowing web users to peer into the deep recesses of space through a treasure trove of images.
Jeff Raikes, president of Microsoft's business division, will take over as CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation when he leaves the software giant in September.
Microsoft has set its sights on becoming a dominant enterprise management vendor, but experts and users say it needs to define the scope of its goals, improve the platform, and prove it can be the caretaker of non-Windows systems.
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/microsoft/">Microsoft</a> Monday completed work on Windows XP SP3. The company said the final code of the service pack has been released to manufacturing and now is working its way to OEMs and corporate customers. Access via Microsoft's Automatic Update feature will begin April 29.
Workloads running on Linux servers are shifting to become more business oriented, including databases and line-of-business applications, and the operating system appears headed for measurable growth over the next three years, according to a white paper released Tuesday by IDC.
Microsoft continued telling the open source interoperability story it began crafting last month by adding partnerships around support of document formats and user interface technology.
Microsoft is working on a series of upgrades to its directory and identity technologies in the coming months, with the goal of creating a service-based identity platform.
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2008/010808-mozilla-gets-a-new.html ">Mozilla</a> Tuesday released the latest beta of Firefox 3, including some 900 bug fixes and highlighting for users that it is for testing purposes only.
Bill Gates is giving social networking another try and will use the LinkedIn professional networking site to ask how technology can be better used to support his charitable causes.
The buildup to Microsoft's second-round push for ISO standardization of its XML document format makes it clear the battle is still on.