One bright spot in the IT economy appears to be virtualization, with leading provider VMware today announcing that its yearly revenue rose 42 percent in 2008 to $1.9 billion. Fourth quarter revenues were a "solid" $515 million -- up 25 percent over last year.
Microsoft will discontinue its PerformancePoint business intelligence product and will merge its function into SharePoint Server, the company said late last week.
Offers centralized repository of publicly available scientific, demographic and medical data that can be integrated into AWS cloud-based applications.
Datacenter managers in both the public and private sectors report being caught between increasing demands for performance and shrinking budgets, according to a Symantec study.
Microsoft's January security update contains one patch to stave off potential remote code execution attacks.
Database software vendor FileMaker Inc. released a new version of its namesake product at this week's Macworld Expo.
Organizations need a commitment to security and better implementation of security tools, experts say.
Redmond continues to investigate a new zero-day bug affecting popular database application SQL Server.
Microsoft ratcheted up its product support for SQL Server 2005 by releasing Service Pack 3 (SP3) on Monday, along with SP3 Cumulative Update 1.
Microsoft released a beta version of its Code Analysis Tool and Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library for developers.
ISO/IEC on Tuesday published the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format standard, formally known as ISO/IEC 29500:2008.
Court documents may contain a "smoking gun" reference to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's participation in a crucial decision to downgrade capabilities needed to gain Windows Vista Capable certification in new PCs.
The latest Windows Server technology from Microsoft expands logical processor support for mission-critical enterprise computing.
Microsoft's announcement last week that it will offer a new software development platform for cloud computing added new energy to the debate over how and when organizations might begin turning to the technology.
Microsoft is evolving its strategy for relational data services in the cloud.