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August, 2007


August 26, 2007  11:52 AM

Ruh, roh: Windows Genuine Advantage goes belly up



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Google, Microsoft, Server virtualization, Software as a service (SaaS)

Just when you thought Microsoft might catch a PR break after public Google miscues, word leaks (erupts?) that its reviled 

August 24, 2007  7:31 AM

Channel news: WinServer 2008 to get better power management; Sun becomes JAVA



Posted by: Brein Matturro
News

Microsoft details Windows Server 2008 power management features Windows Server 2008 will offer new power management features. Stephen Berard of...


August 23, 2007  4:52 PM

Golden Google gets tarnished



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel, Google, Microsoft, News

It was bound to happen. Google, the maestro of sleek (i.e. non Microsoft-like) interfaces and Web applications and services, is starting to feel some pain. Netcraft, picking up a report on the Blogger status page, reports that Blogger and Blogspot -- Google...


August 23, 2007  7:07 AM

Channel news: Server shipments rise; Windows Live on mobiles; SAP preps Web-delivered apps



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, News

Worldwide server shipments and revenues rose in second quarter of 2007 Worldwide server shipments for the second quarter of 2007 increased 2.7% over the same quarter last year, while worldwide...


August 22, 2007  7:12 AM

Channel news: Microsoft preps Comm Server for Oct.; Dell laptops drop as Apple’s grow



Posted by: Brein Matturro
News

Microsoft news fuels Cisco rivalry Microsoft will officially launch its Office Live Communications Server 2007 on Oct.16. This product represents a...


August 21, 2007  1:16 PM

Microsoft announcement at VoiceCon fuels Cisco rivalry



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco, Collaboration software, Microsoft, Networking technology, News, VoIP over IP (VoIP)

By Barbara Darrow Never one to let an event go by without putting in its two cents, Microsoft said at VoiceCon today that six companies, including Intel, LG-Nortel, Polycom and Texas Instruments,...


August 21, 2007  12:56 PM

Symantec delays Virtual Security Appliance, VMware makes play



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Network and application security, News, Virtualization

Value-added resellers (VARs) who want to get into virtual security have a big decision to make: jump in now with one of the smaller vendors already in the market, or wait a while for the major players to join the party. Symantec was...


August 21, 2007  7:33 AM

Channel news: Cisco, MSFT link on virtualization; backup reports add capacity plans



Posted by: Brein Matturro
News

Cisco, Microsoft discuss aligning virtualization efforts Cisco and Microsoft executives say their virtualization technology programs are complementary, not adversarial....


August 20, 2007  10:42 AM

Big deal hits in not-so-quiet August



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Microsoft, News, Virtualization

It was some August for industry watchers. While many of us were at the beach, there was a lot of moving and shaking going on. Witness Citrix’ half-a-billion-dollar buyout of Xensource, the virtualization paragon. See this blog for an...


August 20, 2007  7:24 AM

Channel news: VMWare buys IPS host; Dell adjusted accounts to meet financial goals



Posted by: Brein Matturro
News

VMware acquires HIPS provider Determina VMware, the leader in virtualization software, has acquired Determina, a provider of host IPS...


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