No XP support ensures slow IE9 rollout, bloggers say

With some IT shops still mandating the use of Internet Explorer 6 at their enterprises, Microsoft Corp.’s announcement that IE9 will only be compatible with Windows 7 and Vista could continue the browser’s

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 24th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Apple delivers iOS 4, users report back-up problems

As expected, Apple Inc. pened the download gate for iOS 4 on Monday.The mobile operating system upgrade appeared to download and install with few problems, although some users complained that backups of their

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Gregg Keizer

SAP users fear impact of planned upgrades

SAP users are set to embark on a round of core systems upgrades with fear and trepidation about the cost and disruption that will ensue.More than half of SAP users plan to upgrade

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 2nd, 2009 Mike Simons

Windows 7 upgrade causing endless reboots

Some users trying to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7 have seen their PCs crippled by an endless series of reboots, according to reports on Microsoft Corp.'s support forum.A Microsoft engineer writing

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 26th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

PC makers, stores see $$$ in Windows 7 hype

PC makers will ship new laptops on Thursday to coincide with the release of Microsoft's Windows 7 in an effort to drum up excitement around the new OS.Many have called Windows 7 the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 22nd, 2009 IDG News Service

Vendors’ dirty tricks exposed

Enterprise software and service vendors are a tricky bunch. Like skilled magicians, they use sleight of hand and misdirection to pull cash from your company's coffers.How do they do it? It starts with

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 8th, 2009 Dan Tynan

Gigabit Ethernet fit for a tank

Ethernet continues to go places its inventors probably never imagined. This week GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms got a US$645,000 contract to supply a custom version of its Gigabit Ethernet switch to rumble around

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: August 27th, 2009 Michael Cooney

U of T SciNet and IBM launch one of fastest supercomputers

A newly-completed supercomputer facility at the University of Toronto’s SciNet Consortium is expected to place in the top 20 of the Top500 List of fastest supercomputers in the world. With a peak processing

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 18th, 2009 Kathleen Lau