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Microsoft Surveys SMBs to Identify Business Priorities

   Microsoft today released its first-ever Microsoft SMB Insight Report, which is planned as an annual study of the business challenges and technology priorities facing SMBs.The report identified virtualization, IT consolidation, business intelligence, software as a service (SaaS) and support of remote...

Rich on Microsoft's Response Point

Rich has a nice post about the opportunity for Microsoft's Response Point phone system in the coming year. Microsoft's John Frederiksen, General Manager of the Response Point group will be giving a keynote at the upcoming ITEXPO Also there will be a...

Even Microsoft Gets the Blues

Add Microsoft to the ranks of companies forced to cut jobs due to the state of the economy. According to a story by our own Michael Dinan, the software maker today announced major year-over-year earnings dips and a plan to cut...

Motorola, Google Cut Jobs, Will Microsoft Follow Suit?

Motorola announced it will cut another 4,000 jobs this year, in addition to the 3,000 jobs that were eliminated last year. In a rare move, Google also announced they were laying off employees. Google also announced they would be consolidating some...

Microsoft Zune to add VoIP?

From the "made you look" files... BusinessWeek offers an item posted on December 10 by Olga Kharif, who surmises that based on an October employment posting from Microsoft, the company's Zune MP3 player might one day be VoIP enabled. The ad, which...

Objectworld Announces Support for Microsoft's SBS/EBS Solutions

Yesterday I met with David Schenkel, the CTO of Ottawa-based Objectworld, and we discussed the company's announcement of support for Microsoft's Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008. The gist of the announcement is that it is...

Quintum/NET and Microsoft Connect at ITEXPO

I just left Microsoft's meeting room at ITEXPO, where executives from Quintum/NET and Microsoft's Response Point team shared the news (and showed off the hardware) that Quintum/NET has developed two new gateways designed specifically for Microsoft Response Point systems: a...

Microsoft FREEs Up Support for Vista SP-1

Tom Keating writes today that Microsoft is now offering FREE unlimited installation and compatibility support for Windows Vista, including FREE phone support! Well, I might finally get up the courage to unwrap that copy of Vista that I got when I...

ResponsePoint in the Headlines

Microsoft Response Point Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now generally available. Current customers and partners in the U.S. and Canada can download SP1 for free online. SP1 offers several new features, including SIP trunking for VoIP calling; click-to-call functionality for...

Microsoft Updates Robotics Development Tools

Microsoft has unveiled the first community technology preview of Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008, the latest version of its Windows-based robotics programming platform environment designed for use by academic, hobbyist and commercial developers for the creation of robotic programs and...

Digg on the Block? Again?

As far as rumors go, this one has been heard before, but that’s not to say that one of these times, it won’t actually come to fruition.   Tech Crunch’s Michael Arrington writes that Digg is on the block again...

Analysts Excited By "Google Health"

For those who read this blog regularly, you’ve no doubt noticed I’ve been focusing in a bit more on Google and what they’re doing in the realm of healthcare recently, with their work with the Cleveland Clinic and their entry...

Google Gets Into Healthcare

I was down in Orlando this week for the annual HIMMS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) conference and exhibition, a show dedicated to transforming healthcare through IT.   This is a new space for me, so I attended with...

Google Targets Microsoft Collaboration Suite

Google is taking aim at Microsoft’s SharePoint.   Google announced Wednesday it will begin offering an easy to use Web site creation and publishing tool for office workers to set up and run collaboration sites, for quickly sharing information among...

Microsoft to Buy Yahoo for $45B?

  I got stuck in traffic this morning, so I was already feeling a bit rushed when I logged in, but I didn’t expect to see this news pop up on my screen today. Microsoft Corp. has apparently made an...

Microsoft Wants to Know How You Feel

  Bill gates is getting out just in time.   The TimesOnline (UK) is reporting that Microsoft has applied for a patent that might have privacy experts feeling a little nauseated. (Of course the new software would know that.)  ...

More Thoughts on Microsoft's OCS

Frank Stinson of Intellicom Analytics added his voice to the chorus of analysts deciphering what Microsoft’s entry into unified communications means to the marketplace.   Here’s what Frank had to say:   “Microsoft is attempting to paint the current mainstream...

Lots of Microsoft News

Wow. I almost feel stranded, away from the Microsoft OCS news that my colleagues are covering so admirably.   See Rich’s blog entries on the subject, Tom’s blogs and OCS 2007 product review, and the following articles from Erik, Mae,...

Microsoft OCS Launch Day

  Well at last it’s finally here. The Quickening!   Ok, Ok.. now I sound like Tom with his Braveheart quotes. For those who recognize it, I was referring to the original Highlander movie…   No. What I’m really getting...

Nortel Looking Forward to Microsoft OCS Launch

I just got back from Texas and had a great meeting with Nortel execs. We talked about SOA, and the evolution of convergence, and of course we spoke at length about unifed communications (UC). Check out my article here. Also...

Microsoft Announces Response Point Availability, Pricing

Back in March, Microsoft announced a small business phone system named Response Point, and said the system would be generally available to manufacturing later this year.   Well, it’s now “later this year.”   Today, Microsoft is announcing the general...

Tom Keating Previews Microsoft Office Live Meeting

Tom Keating has a post this morning about a preview of the new Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007.   According to Tom:   The new Live Meeting client integrates multiple communication channels for a unified experience. These channels include VoIP...

Sangoma Announces Yate Telephony News

According to Wikipedia, YATE  (or Yet Another Telephony Engine) is a free software telephony server that can be used for applications like PBX, Gateway and IVR solutions. The software is written in C++ and will support scripting in various programming languages.Sangoma...
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