Stories by David Orenstein

NetWare update runs into Windows

Even with its Web emphasis, the new version of NetWare appears unlikely to stem the operating system's eroding market share that has resulted from its pounding from Windows, users and analysts said.

Microsoft to ship final Win 2K prerelease

Microsoft will issue a third and final release candidate of Windows 2000 around the second week of November as the last test version before it ships code to manufacturing before year's end.

Microsoft plans to take Office applications online

Microsoft president Steve Ballmer yesterday said the company plans to make office productivity applications available over the Web, but the demand for the service among corporate users appears limited, several observers said.

Java court decision resolves little

A ruling by a federal US appellate court on Monday had both Microsoft and Sun Microsystems claiming small victories in their dispute over Java, but its users won't get a clearer sense of the language's fate from the ruling, observers said.

CA, Caldera Team on Linux

New York-based Computer Associates International Inc. and Orem, Utah-based Caldera Systems Inc. announced a partnership in which CA will develop its Unicenter TNG management framework for Caldera's distribution of the Linux operating system.