Microsoft loses email case, gets chance to appeal

Last month we told you of a U.S. court case to keep an eye on involving a government attempt to get Microsoft to hand over email data held in one of the company's

Published on: August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Office for iPad gets a boost

If you are one of the thousands of business users with an iPad you may appreciate that Microsoft released Office for iPad (available through iTunes) earlier this year for those running iOS 7.

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Attackers turn to IE: Report

Know your enemy is a good defence for any country, or enterprise. So here's more advice for CSOs from another security vendor about what they're likely to face in the short term. Microsoft

Published on: July 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Veeam boosts Management Pack for Microsoft System Center

Singing in most data centres usually isn't forbidden, but it isn't encouraged either. But one could get away with humming. If Veeam Software had its way, administrators would be doing it to the

Published on: July 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Can Microsoft unite Windows?

Overseeing multiple operating systems isn't a picnic for IT administrators. Already on their minds are versions of Windows desktop and server, BlackBerry, Android, Linux and a few network OS. So when Microsoft CEO

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

FollowFriday: A Tweetstorm that made sense of Microsoft’s cuts

It probably goes without saying that many of the great Canadians posting on Twitter are no longer based in Canada, but in Kevin Restivo's case, a move overseas seems to have only offered

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Shane Schick

Microsoft to lay off 18,000, most from new Nokia division

Last week Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella warned employees that the company had to change. Today the other shoe dropped. In a letter to staff Nadella said that it will shed about 18,000 jobs

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Flaw in Active Directory puts enterprises at risk, says vendor

A startup Israeli security vendor says it has found an encryption vulnerability in Microsoft's Active Directory it says could allow an attacker to change user passwords. "The potential for this particular vulnerability to cause

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Why IT needs to prepare for an environment with fewer Windows

Many CIOs still think that this is a Microsoft-dominated world when they look at the number of Windows desktops and servers in their environment. But a report last week from Gartner and comments

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon