Software & Systems

Cisco Eyes Desktop Virtualization Market

Cisco's desktop virtualization dreams call on partners for the heavy lifting, even as it introduces devices to compete.

rPath Targets Windows Systems for Application Installation

A company that provides services for automating the installation of applications onto Linux servers has launched a version of its product for Windows servers.

PerfectForms Releases Education Version of Workflow Tool

PerfectForms, which develops applications that help organizations automate paper-based processes, has created a version of its workflow management product that caters specifically to the education market.

Windows 7 Ships 240 Million Units with Enterprises Accelerating Adoption

One year after formally releasing its Windows 7 desktop operating system, Microsoft said that adoption among enterprises is exceeding expectations.

Web 2.0's Foundation of Sand

A major share of creativity and innovation in our country, both from our universities and elsewhere, occurs “on” the Web. But what is built on the Web has no rebars in its foundation, indeed, often no physical foundation--such as offices--at all.

Microsoft Warns of New Internet Explorer Zero-Day Attack

In a security advisory released Wednesday, Microsoft warned users of Internet Explorer vulnerability that could allow remote code execution by hackers.

Microsoft's Ray Ozzie Envisions a 'Post-PC World'

What will a "post-PC world" look like? Ray Ozzie, renowned for jumpstarting Microsoft's move to the cloud, described a new vision for such an environment in a memo posted this week.

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 RC Out

Release candidate versions of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 have been released and can now be downloaded.

SCCM 2007 R3 Adds Centralized Power Management

Microsoft has released an update to System Center Configuration Manager 2007, one that brings with it new power management and policy creation tools, along with an increase in the number of supported clients.

Software Security Report Hones In on Botnets

Microsoft has released Volume 9 of its "Security Intelligence Report," drawing on data gathered from three Microsoft security efforts to identify and catalog data threats from the first half of 2010.