Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer has outlined some of the products and services Microsoft has come up with to solve the problems of midmarket customers, including a hosted CRM (customer relationship management) service that the company will unveil within the next year.
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Microsoft Corp. Wednesday will make available new accounting software aimed at small businesses at its Microsoft Business Summit in Redmond, Washington.
Microsoft on Friday dribbled out new details of its next Windows Server operating system (OS) release, revealing that the Itanium version would be optimized for three specific workloads -- database, custom applications and line-of-business applications such as ERP (enterprise resource planning) and CRM (customer relationship management).
Massachusetts unveiled plans to phase out Microsoft's Office in favor of office productivity suites that support an open-document format from the OASIS standards body, according to a statement on the commonwealth's Web site.
An independent software vendor (ISV) in the U.K. will be the first Sun Microsystems Inc. partner to deliver a commercial application using the pay-per-use Sun Grid Compute Utility.
CDO2 Ltd., a London-based financial services application provider, has finished a trial deployment of its application on Sun Grid and is ready to go to market with a hosted application, said Gary Kendall, director and founder of CDO2.
Microsoft plans to re-release Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 due to several problems users are having with the current version, a company executive confirmed Monday.
Microsoft plans to increase its investment in enterprise-class products with new high-end -- and higher-priced -- versions of Windows and Office that will be released in the next several years, the company's chief executive officer (CEO) said Thursday.
As anticipated, Microsoft will release the first public beta of BizTalk Server 2006, code that includes the entire feature set of the finished product.
Microsoft is readying changes to its certification programs that are expected to take effect with the release of SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 in November.
Microsoft will release the first beta of BizTalk Server 2006 in the next two weeks, a Microsoft product manager said Monday.
If you're a partner in IBM Corp.'s Lotus business, Microsoft Corp. may soon knock on your door.
At its Worldwide Partner Conference 2005 on Friday, a Microsoft executive said the vendor sees an opportunity to lure partners away from IBM to Microsoft's collaboration software because of the technology migration from the Lotus/Domino platform to Workplace, IBM's next-generation collaboration suite.
Sun Microsystems has finally made a logical software acquisition with its purchase of SeeBeyond Technology, after years of missed opportunities to buy technology to bolster what has never been a truly successful Java software business, industry observers said Tuesday at the vendor's annual JavaOne show in San Francisco.
Telstra this week dropped out of a Microsoft early adopter program for its end-to-end IP (Internet Protocol) TV software platform.