Vancouver law firm trades in MS for desktop Linux

Vancouver boutique law firm Whitelaw Twining regards downtime with the kind of disdain reserved for something like a roach infestation at the Plaza Hotel – it simply won't be tolerated. “Completely unacceptable,” is

Published on: August 1st, 2007 Adam Pletsch

Microsoft labs: Flying bicycles and more

Flying bikes, cell phone robots, smart walkingsticks andaudio speakers that defy logic are inventions all on display Tuesday atMicrosoft Corp. Redmond, Washington, headquarters. Flying bikes, cell phone robots, smart walkingsticks andaudio speakers that

Published on: July 18th, 2007 Nancy Gohring

Juniper Networks and Microsoft announce Unified Access

Networking Juniper Networks and Microsoft delivers network access control Juniper Networks Inc. and Microsoft Corp. announced the companies are working together to provide customers and partners with open standards-based interoperability between Juniper Networks

Published on: May 22nd, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The Doctor is in

Former treadmill designer Dan Odell turned to the study of ergonomics after a nagging shoulder injury that could have been prevented. He's now a researcher and ergonomist with Microsoft's hardware group, responsible for

Published on: April 9th, 2007 Dave Webb

Microsoft tackles integration of legacy ERP, CRM systems

Microsoft provided details of its plan to transform business applications at the 11th annual Microsoft Convergence conference earlier this month, which involves doing a better job of getting CRM and ERP in synch.“There's

Published on: March 27th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Dell offers point of sale bundle for Canadian businesses

Infrastructure Dell provides POS computers and peripherals bundled with retail software Dell Canada announced the availability of bundled point of sale (POS) solutions designed to help Canadian small business owners optimize and streamline their

Published on: March 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft announces improvements to Dynamics ERP

Data Management Microsoft extends Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions Microsoft Corp. transforms the business applications landscape by helping customers focus on building a “connected” business that delivers company-wide productivity. Microsoft announced that this strategy includes:The

Published on: March 15th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Bill Gates tells Ottawa: You can’t ignore the

Microsoft Corp. chairman and chief software architect told a Canadian audience of technology professionals last month. “I look at the next 10 years and say there's not a doubt this will be the

Published on: March 5th, 2007 Derek Abma

United they stand, but unified telco may fall

Nortel and Microsoft's plan to connect desktop office tools with back-end PBX systems has one dark side: every LAN network issue could potentially affect enterprise phone systems.In the first glimpse of their combined

Published on: February 26th, 2007 Shane Schick

Google searches for enterprise App Suite users

Early enterprise adopters of Google Apps Premium Edition will face a choice: get their IT departments to customize the product to meet their needs, or work with third parties who hope to ride

Published on: February 22nd, 2007 Shane Schick

It doesn’t hurt to leave browser choice up to user: analyst

Microsoft's predominance in the browser space has been slowly eroding over the years, with Firefox, Apple's Safari and Opera encroaching on the once near-ubiquitous Internet ExplorerIT departments choosing between them have to be

Published on: February 15th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

A standard form of confusion

Think of it: in how many fields outside of IT does the maker of your tools want control over what you make with those tools? The maker of your old typewriter never asked

Published on: February 2nd, 2007 Evan Leibovitch

HP, Microsoft sign US$300M enterprise agreement

Microsoft and HP have announced a three-year agreement to spend US$300 million creating integrated hardware and software products aimed at corporate enterprisesThe companies said their partnership would touch on five different product areas

Published on: January 12th, 2007 Shane Schick

Microsoft previews Dynamics CRM

Data Management Microsoft debuts muiltitenant CRM Microsoft announced that it is previewing the release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM - code-named “Titan.” This version introduces a multitenant architecture and uses a single code base

Published on: January 11th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff