Carol Sliwa

Articles by Carol Sliwa

Firefox targets the enterprise

The Boeing Co. has been discreetly providing feedback to the Mozilla Foundation for the past year or so on features that might encourage enterprise adoption of the open-source Firefox browser. At the top of the list has been a tool kit to help IT departments distribute Firefox with custom configurations to end-users.

Open-source browser finally gets enterprise strength and security

The IT research group at Fidelity Investments began looking at Firefox more than a year ago. But Fidelity

Limits of next Internet Explorer reveals new browser opportunities

Some of the companies that have standardized on Internet Explorer as their Web browser may find themselves in a dilemma when Microsoft releases Version 7.0, which is due later this year.

Difficult software crossings

Microsoft Corp. has spent a considerable amount of time, money and energy trying to convince corporate IT shops that moving from Windows to Linux servers wouldn

MS executives tout Dynamics suite for midsize firms

Microsoft Corp. executives outlined a product road map for midsize companies that includes a new server software infrastructure package and a suite of role-based business applications that will be branded Microsoft Dynamics.

Novell CTO sets exit plan on eve of user conference

Just days before next week's kickoff of Novell Inc.'s annual BrainShare user conference, its chief technology officer disclosed plans to leave the company at the end of the month to become the general manager of a software business unit at another IT vendor.

Microsoft offers flat-fee support for NT, Exchange 5.5

The extended support period for Windows NT Server is due to expire at month's end, and the new custom support program will run for two years, through Dec. 31, 2006.

IT dabbles with Firefox

The Firefox Web browser has been causing a commotion among users and snaring snippets of market share from Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer since June

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