Microsoft has unveiled its plans for BizTalk Server, including support for RFID technology and integration with Vista and Office, and says the next release of the software, BizTalk Server 2006 R2, will be in the first half of next year.
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Google has its eye on the enterprise. The company doesn't plan to come busting through the front door, however, but is banking on its search technology and user adoption of its productivity tools to get onto corporate desktops.
Messaging vendor PostPath says it is planning a Linux-based replacement for Microsoft Exchange that supports Linux network protocols and is designed to look just like Exchange on the network.
Users are generally pleased with the direction and pace of development of Microsoft's management software, but are not yet ready to take on Redmond's broad self-healing, model-based management initiative.
Google has demonstrated its interest in winning over business users — and IT managers — with the introduction of features for its corporate search appliance that can crawl through data from business applications.
IBM/Lotus hopes to finally attain what years of earlier efforts have failed to yield: widespread trust among Notes/Domino users that the company remains committed to the platform and its decade-long battle with Microsoft for collaboration-software supremacy.
As hype envelopes Google the company can't seem to avoid begin dragged into one rumor or controversy after another.
HP Wednesday turned a licensing agreement into an acquisition when it signed a deal to buy Trustgenix, which develops a federated identity server.
In a survey of 1,400 US-based CIOs conducted last month by IT recruitment firm Robert Half Technology, 16% of executives polled plan to hire full-time IT staff in the fourth quarter of this year, while only 4% plan to reduce personnel.
Microsoft Thursday unveiled its first antivirus, antispyware software designed for corporate networks, which will go into beta by year-end and ship in 2006.
Microsoft Corp. late Wednesday released Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, a collection of security enhancements that aligns the server with the latest release of the Windows XP desktop client.
Microsoft on Tuesday made available to beta testers a nearly finalized version of Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1.
Microsoft this week came as close at it may ever get to supporting Unix and Linux when it took a minority stake in integration vendor Vintela.
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But some users complain about unexpected changes