After several delays, Microsoft is set to deliver in June the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) patching tool and the Microsoft Update (MU) software patching service, a company executive said Tuesday.
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Microsoft on Tuesday updated its systems management software road map, announcing new versions of Systems Management Server (SMS) and Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) to be released in 2006 or 2007. At its fourth annual Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) in Las Vegas, the software maker also said it would ship a new capacity- planning tool called System Center Capacity Manager 2005 by year's end.
Microsoft has reversed plans to deliver a bundle of systems management products under the System Center name and instead will use that name as an overarching brand for its systems management products.
Apple Computer on Wednesday reported record quarterly earnings and revenue on significant increases in Macintosh computer and iPod digital media player shipments.
Microsoft later this month plans to release a second beta version of Windows Server 2003 R2, an update to Windows Server that the vendor plans to ship in the fourth quarter of this year.
A special tool that blocks the download of Service Pack 2 (SP2) on Windows XP PCs will expire Tuesday, ending the last SP2 respite for users who rely on the Automatic Updates feature in Windows to keep their systems up to date.
Microsoft on Tuesday plans to issue eight security alerts with patches, some critical, for Windows, Office, MSN Messenger and Exchange, it said Thursday.
Microsoft Chief Financial Officer (CFO) John Connors has left the company as of March 31, without a replacement being named, Microsoft said Wednesday.
Microsoft has pushed back the release of a special version of Windows Server for high performance computing (HPC) until the first half of next year, the company said late Tuesday.
Microsoft is expanding its "Get the Facts" campaign against Linux by talking about the reliability of Windows versus Linux systems, a company executive said as the Open Source Business Conference kicked off in San Francisco.
As part of its efforts to promote Tablet PCs, Microsoft will release a free Experience Pack of pen-enabled applications for the mobile PCs.
Companies are taking their time before installing Service Pack 2 on Windows XP machines, with slightly less than a quarter currently upgraded, according to a new study published on Monday.
Microsoft is investigating a new set of potentially serious security flaws in Internet Explorer and Outlook reported by security company eEye Digital Security, the software maker said Friday.
Microsoft plans to release the next version of its Exchange messaging server in 2006, a company executive said Tuesday.
The teen convicted of creating a variant of the Blaster worm won't have to pay Microsoft US$497,546.55 in restitution. He can instead work it off by doing community service.