Software & Systems


Exinda Updates Application Acceleration Appliance Operating System

Exinda has updated ExOS, the operating system that runs on its application acceleration appliances. Exinda's technology helps IT administrators monitor and prioritize network traffic and control network access in order to improve application performance.

Microsoft Investigating Windows Proof-of-Concept Flaw

Microsoft noted last week that its security team is looking into an elevation-of-privilege exploit affecting Windows-based 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.

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.

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'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.