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John Fontana is senior editor at Network World.

Microsoft Readies SharePoint Server 2010 Beta

An invitation-only SharePoint Server 2010 beta test is scheduled to begin in July with a public test following.

Microsoft's Software Pipeline Set to Burst

If there was one revelation at this week's Microsoft TechEd conference it was that the company's product pipeline is stuffed with new software timed for release.

Microsoft: Vista Testers Should Switch to Windows 7

Microsoft Monday said users testing Vista should abandon that effort for the Windows 7 RC candidate.

Windows 7 Upgrade Options Limited for Some

Microsoft will restrict Windows 7 "upgrade rights" for Vista and XP users to 25 machines at any single street address, meaning...

IBM Lining up Run at Telephony, VoIP Integration

IBM Lotus this week introduced a slew of partners to help with its efforts to integrate traditional telephony and VoIP with collaboration software.

Has Linux's Tux Lost His Job?

The penguin mascot isn't replaced -- exactly -- but is sharing the spotlight with Tuz.


Economic Woes Boost Interest in Linux

Interest in Linux is accelerating because of the downturn in the economy, according to a study by IDC.

Run Windows on a Mainframe

Mantissa introduces software that runs native copies of Windows on a mainframe system -- if anyone wants to.

Microsoft to Test Office Online Later This Month

Microsoft will give the masses its first glimpse of Office Communications Online at the end of this month, and in April will make the service available.

Google Adds ActiveSync to Accommodate IPhone, Win Mobile

Google announced that it is adding support for Microsoft's ActiveSync to Google Sync.

Google Reseller Program Focuses on the Enterprise

Google's reseller program for online enterprise apps pushes SaaS into the enterprise.

Google Apps Slow to Infiltrate the Enterprise

Strides made in past year, but work still remains.

Major League Baseball Switches From Silverlight to Flash

Microsoft will no longer play under the bright lights of Major League Baseball.

Microsoft/Nortel Committed, but Future Is Cloudy

Microsoft, IBM and Cisco will ultimately dominate Nortel, Avaya, Alcatel, Siemens in unified communications arena.

Microsoft Kicks off Next Era of Small Business Software

Microsoft has released an updated bundle of infrastructure servers for small business.