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Vista SP1 Goes Live

The update is expected to improve the OS' reliability and application compatibility.

Vista SP1, Windows XP SP3 May Arrive This Week

Multiple sources predict imminent release.

Microsoft Launches Accessibility Portal for Developers

Web site provides tools to help test accessibility features in applications.

Sun-Microsoft Collab Results in Interop Center

Both companies also develop guidelines for implementing Exchange Server 2007 on Sun server and storage hardware.

CodeGear Releases 3rd Rail 1.1, Donates Ruby Debugger

Company donates debug tool to Eclipse project.

Document Interoperability Initiative Unveiled by Microsoft

Move aims to assure the interoperability of OOXML, ODF and other document formats.

Zend Core PHP Certified for Windows Server 2008

Companies assert that past performance and reliability issues have been settled.

Study: The Year's Top-10 Web Application Vulnerabilities

Web applications top the list of security problems for IT, study says.

Lattix 4.0 Management App Adds SQL Server Support

Product is designed to help rearchitect complex systems using Dependency Structure Matrix technology.

Managing Batch Processing in an SOA

An IBM expert describes how to adapt batch-processing operations when your infrastructure has become service oriented.

Microsoft Opens 2008 Partner Awards for Nominations

April 8 is the deadline for submissions.

VMware Moves to Automation

Company rounds out virtualization management capabilities with a couple of new products.

Bungee Offers Platform-as-a-Service Dev Beta

New service enables "lifecycle development" of Web-based applications, providing a complete environment, company officials say.

Study Highlights Use, Challenges and Future of Virtualization

Independent survey reveals gap between virtualization's importance and IT's confidence in managing it effectively.

Build a Reuse Framework for SOA

Some say the benefits of reuse are exaggerated. Prove them wrong by implementing a plan of action.

Microsoft Takes Bold Steps Toward Open APIs and Publishing Tech Specs

CEO Ballmer described a company shift toward promoting open connections, data portability, standards and community engagement.

Symphoniq Unveils SOA App Monitoring Solution

Product extends application performance monitoring to service-oriented architectures.

Survey: Half 'Have No Plans' To Deploy Vista

Most IT professionals have concerns about Windows Vista, a survey found, and many are considering using other operating systems rather than migrate to Microsoft's newest OS.

Allchin, Nash Questioned 'Vista Capable' Label

E-mails suggest that Microsoft execs had concerns about labeling plans for Vista versions.

Microsoft Will Release Vista SP1 Early to 'Technical Customers'

IT pros voice complaints, and Redmond reschedules release date.