Buggy Windows updates cause concerns

Last week’s flawed Microsoft Corp. security patches for Windows and Office have caused some concern among security experts on the quality of security updates from the software company. Microsoft acknowledged last Friday that

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

What SharePoint in the cloud means to IT admins

Microsoft's SharePoint platform has grown "really large, really fast" and there are significant "challenges" that the company needs to focus on, says Joel Oleson, a former Microsoft employee who specialized in the product.Oleson

Published on: April 4th, 2011 Stephen Bell

Infor intros SharePoint-based UI for ERP apps

Infor is now shipping a new user interface utilizing Microsoft Corp.'s SharePoint that provides customers with a "consumer-grade" experience, tying together core business processes, BI (business intelligence) and collaboration.Infor Workspace is now available

Published on: March 31st, 2011 Chris Kanaracus

Oracle goes after SharePoint with its own offering

Oracle is hoping to make new inroads against the likes of Microsoft SharePoint with WebCenter Suite 11g, which was announced Tuesday.The company has pulled together a superset of capabilities from its various portal

Published on: January 25th, 2011 Chris Kanaracus

RIM to offer BlackBerry client for SharePoint in 2011

In an enterprise-oriented road map for its BlackBerry smart phone platform, RIM (Research in Motion) is planning a BlackBerry client for Microsoft's SharePoint collaboration platform as well as middleware capabilities for enterprise application

Published on: January 21st, 2011 Paul Krill

Red Cross tracks disaster relief with SharePoint

The Red Cross  has partnered with Microsoft Canada Corp.  and is planning to use its SharePoint collaboration platform to help victims of disasters in countries like Haiti and Pakistan.The software will be used to improve communication

Published on: January 6th, 2011 selena mann

SQL Server 2008 gets SharePoint integration

Microsoft released the second service pack for SQL Server 2008 this week, with support for up to 15,000 database partitions, updates to reporting and management tools, and integration with SharePoint 2010.SQL Server 2008

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Microsoft sounds alert on massive Web bug

Microsoft Corp. has warned users that a critical bug in ASP.Net could be exploited by attackers to hijack encrypted Web sessions and pilfer usernames and passwords from Web sites.The vulnerability went public that

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft’s 2010 software line-up most "monolithic" in years

Microsoft Corp.'s 2010 software suites present "the most complicated lock-in decision in years," and many customers will be justified in sticking with the 2007 versions of Office, Exchange and SharePoint, Burton Group analysts

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Jon Brodkin