Software & Systems


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 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.

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.

Cal State Adds BI to Cross-Institutional Data Warehouse Project

The California State University system recently deployed Oracle's Business Intelligence (BI) Enterprise Edition on three of its 23 campuses as part of an ambitious cross-institutional project called the "Common Financial System Reporting and Data Warehouse."

Microsoft Releases Platform Preview 4 of IE 9

Microsoft has released the fourth "platform preview" of Internet Explorer 9, the company's next-generation Web browser, complete with a JavaScript engine based on ECMAScript 5.