Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Microsoft Faces Chinese Monopoly Probe

Software giant Microsoft’s Windows unit under investigation, according to reports

Reputation of Cloud Industry in the Gutter Post-NSA, Report Claims

Think tank urges U.S. government to reform NSA as cloud giants suffer

Amazon Raises Questions on Cloud Growth

Amazon Web Services saw the number of users increase by 90 percent over the last year, as price cutting attracts customers by the thousands. While the strategy hurts rivals, it’s raises questions over what price companies should pay for their share of the cloud.

Will Lightning Strike Twice on Windows Migration?

Upgrading customers from Windows Server 2003 will be even more fruitful for the channel than the recent XP migration boom, claims Microsoft

On Point: IBM HPC, Fortinet Firewalls, and Moving Away From Windows Server 2003

Welcome to On Point, our weekly digest of product and services news for July 21-25.

Microsoft Confirms New Surface Tablet Has Been Shelved

Surface Mini tablet was rumored for release in May but it appears to have been officially axed by Microsoft

Chromebook Sales Continue to Surge

Google’s Chromebook platform continues to skyrocket in sales. While still insignificant in raw market share, the Web-based notebook computer is showing signs that it could severely disrupt Microsoft’s desktop dominance.

Microsoft Q4 Income Weighed Down by Nokia

Software behemoth Microsoft plans to strip $1 billion of costs from newly acquired devices business by 2016 in a bid to see it return to growth