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CA Technologies release free XP migration tool

The CA Desktop Migration Manager can move a user's files and settings to an upgraded or new desktop or laptop computer.

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HP service automation tools make nice with Chef, OpenStack

Administrators can now incorporate Chef scipts into their own HP orchestrated workflows

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Amazon brings cloud monitoring tool to Europe

The expansion allows collected log files to be stored locally

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Netcraft: Microsoft closes in on Apache Web server lead

The monthly Web survey also shows bumps in Nginx and Microsoft Azure usage

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Microsoft sharpens encryption management tools

The 2014 version of the IT administration tool suite includes an improved BitLocker management component

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VMware looks to AirWatch to simplify management and centralize client storage

The goal is to integrate desktops and mobile devices for users and IT administrators

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LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer

LucidWorks combines the LogStash log engine with the highly scalable Lucene search engine

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Microsoft publishes MS-DOS, Word for Windows source code

Microsoft publishes the source code for two of the programs upon which its business was founded.

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Serena Software sold to private equity firm HGGC

The company last sold in 2006 for US$1.2 billion

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BlackBerry's enterprise chief talks BES12

The software will end the 'fragmented experience' of BES10, he said

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BMC makes the help desk more social

Forums and status updates could greatly reduce service tickets, BMC promises

Intel moves deeper into software with server KVM tool

Intel said its Virtual KVM Gateway is server-agnostic and can handle up to 50 sessions simultaneously.

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Sencha launches Space to manage HTML5 apps on smartphones and tablets

The most advanced Enterprise version costs $7.99 per user, per month