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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: June 18th, 2009 Kathleen Lau