FRAMINGHAM (03/10/2004) - Microsoft Corp. has yet again pushed back the scheduled release of the next version of SQL Server -- codenamed Yukon -- saying it needs more time to test the software.
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FRAMINGHAM (02/23/2004) - Intranets.com Inc. this week will add conferencing and group scheduling features to its suite of hosted collaboration software. The features will let corporations host Web- and audio conferences, as well as provide users with shared scheduling services and the ability to book conference rooms, projectors and other resources as part of the scheduling.
FRAMINGHAM (02/13/2004) - The Windows 2000 source code that was leaked to the Internet originated from a Microsoft Corp. partner and not the software giant itself, according to the BetaNews.com Web site.
Microsoft on Thursday is expected to make available for free its Services for Unix software, which helps integrate Unix and Windows and supports migrations of Unix applications to the Microsoft platform.
When Ira Feuer thinks about Web services he sees a visionary technology that needs a visionary manager.
FRAMINGHAM (12/15/2003) - Web services start-up Sarvega Inc. has released an XML network traffic-acceleration device that integrates security and content-aware routing onto a blade that fits a standard PCI chassis and is compatible with IBM Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. blade architectures.
FRAMINGHAM (12/12/2003) - Start-up Cape Clear Software Inc. on Thursday released data integration software based on XML and Web services that is designed to help companies integrate disparate data and applications.
FRAMINGHAM (11/17/2003) - Microsoft Corp. Monday added yet another anti-spam technology to its recently released Exchange Server 2003 that it said would give companies another level of protection as they battle the onslaught of junk e-mail.
The theme for Web services is integration, and Micro Focus International Ltd. plans to bring Cobol into the picture by equipping companies with tools that convert the legacy code to align with the emerging technology.
FRAMINGHAM (11/12/2003) - The Liberty Alliance on Wednesday gave final approval to the latest specification in its three-phase effort to develop open and interoperable federated identity standards that will allow the sharing of user authentication and authorization information.
As end users continue to tap services that bring instant messaging into corporate networks, IT executives are realising they will need sophisticated management tools to create an instant-messaging infrastructure.
Microsoft is working on identity technology for its future Longhorn operating system that it hopes will evolve into a cross-platform, standard format that companies can use to secure digital relationships and share resources.
FRAMINGHAM (10/30/2003) - Start-up Reactivity Inc. last week released another version of its Extensible Markup Language (XML) firewall designed to provide corporations with tools to control, manage and log Web services traffic.
LOS ANGELES (10/29/2003) - Microsoft Corp. Wednesday unveiled a Web services-based technology intended to allow its Windows-centric management tools to integrate with other platforms such as Linux and Unix.
FRAMINGHAM (10/24/2003) - Microsoft Ciro, officially has passed its collaboration torch from Exchange to Office in the hopes of igniting corporate upgrades to the applications suite, but users are leery of the software giant's plan.