Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in January 2009
President Barack Obama has talked a lot about the need for transparency in government, and his campaign, transition team, and administration have used the Internet as a primary vehicle for communicating with citizens. Now, Microsoft wants to help him with that mission, and it's pulling out all the stops.
The ProCurve ONE embedded server blade and Data Center Connection Manager alter the roles various vendors and devices play in the data center.
The browser's first release candidate is available for download Monday.
The work stoppage in Des Moines, Iowa, comes shortly after Microsoft announced plans last week to lay off 5,000 employees as part of a $1.5 billion spending cut.
The recession is prompting many financial services companies to sell their India-based IT captives.
Company officials reveal ways the outsourcing company is repairing its image with customers during an InformationWeek Webcast.
In the wake of the Satyam fraud, legal experts offer advice on how properly negotiated contracts can protect companies doing business with IT outsourcing vendors.
New features include content filtering to let admins block objectionable e-mails, message tracking to confirm delivery of an e-mail, and the ability to manage and edit distribution lists.
Interest among small and midsize businesses is higher with companies like HP and Lenovo jockeying for customers.
Many companies rely on the outsourcer based in India for vital technology operations like supply chain management and business intelligence.
Several vendors are pre-installing software that automatically connects to a local network to let users browse the Web.
Companies increasingly are asking Microsoft how an upgrade to Vista will pay off when they decide to upgrade again to Windows 7 in the next few years.
Integrating Clearwire and Sprint Xohm has shifted the company's focus recently from launching WiMax networks to dealing with more mundane administrative formalities.
As head of the company's server and tools division, Muglia oversees Microsoft's Windows Server, Visual Studio, and SQL Server business, which account for about 22% of Microsoft's total sales.
Tweets labeled with the #Gaza hash tag are flowing in at a blistering pace with viewpoints and news updates from all sides in the conflict.