Software & Systems


Microsoft Releases P2V Desktop Virtualization Beta

Microsoft last week described a different way to use desktop virtualization to maintain legacy applications and still move users to Windows 7.

Citrix, Cisco Partner for Desktop Virtualization Kit

Citrix Systems has gone into business with Cisco to deliver a packaged setup that promises to help organizations deploy virtualized computing environments more easily. The solution, which combines Cisco's Unified Computing System with Citrix XenDesktop, will, the companies claimed, reduce the cost per desktop by 20 percent by lowering data center infrastructure expense through high user density per server and tight integration of hardware and software.



Gartner: Microsoft 'Dominates' E-Mail Market

Microsoft received a "strong positive" rating in a study of e-mail system vendors by Gartner, which was released in mid-August.

Microsoft Releases 'Fix it' Help for DLL Security Flaw

Microsoft updated its security advisory this week concerning a dynamic link library issue and published a "Fix it" solution to help address the problem.

SP1 for Exchange Server 2010 Released

Microsoft today released Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2010, which previously was available just as a beta.

Microsoft Updates Security Compliance Manager Tool

Microsoft has issued an update to its Security Compliance Manager tool, which helps IT pros set security policies for some Microsoft software.

Fairfield U Moves to Innovative for Library Operations

Fairfield University in Connecticut will be implementing the Millennium integrated library system (ILS) from Innovative Interfaces to replace a legacy SirsiDynix Unicorn system.

Universities Unify Campus and Library Data Search

In the last month three universities have licensed EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) to allow campus users to search across their respective databases, library catalogs, and institutional repositories.

Microsoft Lays Out Its 'Open Cloud' Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of a recent open source conference to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Microsoft Releases Record 15 Security Patches for August

Microsoft rolled out 14 fixes in its August security update Tuesday, bringing the total for the month to 15.