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Category Archives: Microsoft
Here is the summary: We’re following Google to the cloud. Forget about Software + Services, just cloud. Apple pretty much owns us as we missed the whole iPhone, iPad but we’re following. We have a lot of money, so if … Continue reading
Sick of it yet? It’s about to get a whole lot worse. Microsoft WPC, at least from the vendor standpoint, is all about the cloud. By my brief account while trying to locate the ExchangeDefender booth (#743) the cloud is … Continue reading
About a week from now I’ll be heading to Washington DC to the Microsoft WPC event. I really, really, really don’t want to say anything negative about MSFT, but.. I also really don’t want to beat a dead horse – … Continue reading
Provocative title, except I do not intend it to be. This weekend was an upgrade weekend at Casa de Vlad. I upgraded my Macbook Air to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. I upgraded my desktop to Windows 7. These … Continue reading
Over at MarketWatch: “Is the party over for behemoth Microsoft?” If you read that and don’t feel uneasy; read it again. I don’t really have a comment short of just nodding my head in disbelief.
Last year was the first in the recent memory that I skipped out on WPC; two from my team went and had a far different impression of it than I used to. This year, I went again with the team … Continue reading
Since Chris Rue is now done speaking and I can attribute quotes to him without fear that he’ll be gunned down for his low “Microsoft opinion / revenue” ratio, last week he really called the Microsoft/Partner relationship: It’s kinda the … Continue reading
Interesting day today, lots of announcements again focusing on the cloud. The presentation started with some very cool virtualization technology and the now WPC-customary dig at Vmware followed by a catchup demo of what Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager can … Continue reading
Day 1 at WPC is officially in the books and I’ll save you some time if you don’t feel like reading a lot: meh. The downside: Windows 7, Office 10 The announcement was pretty much as expected. Unfortunately, it is … Continue reading