Office has been a wildly successful product for Microsoft, but its continued dominance is far from assured as software moves to the cloud and employees bring their own tablets and smartphones into work.
Integration and Services: Features
A focus on integration and the user experience will be key to success.
About a year ago, Xerox told some 600 employees, many of them engineers, that their jobs were being transferred to an India-based IT services firm. How has that worked out?
An Executive Order issued by the White House last Friday seeks to bolster the government's ability to keep its emergency communications capabilities intact during national emergencies. But one privacy advocacy group is expressing concern.
By offering users of Windows 7, XP and Vista discounts to upgrade to Windows 8, Microsoft is putting itself in a position to reap both benefits and criticism in the consumer operating system market.
A mixture of intense excitement and skepticism followed the launch a year ago of Office 365, as backers and critics debated whether the cloud collaboration, productivity and communication suite would succeed.
Offshore outsourcing, from the manufacturing to call center industries, has become a major issue in the 2012 presidential race.
Dell completed its acquisition of Wyse Technology just last month and is now hiring, and not cutting, employees.
At least one CIO has already done away with email and Office. Insider (registration required)
When you're adopting cloud software, you need to think about features and functions, of course, as well as the costs involved. But process changes and user training can be even bigger factors. Insider (registration required)
Microsoft's new Surface tablets may not match Apple's iPad on battery life, according to estimates made by Computerworld based on comparable devices.
Business IT is evolving behind your back. Here's how to head off extinction and assert a larger role
What do you get when you get four of the biggest Cloud vendors in a room to talk about one of the hottest emerging trends in the industry? Not a whole lot of agreement for one thing.
Microsoft's Surface tablet is a measured gamble to enter the cutthroat tablet business, but the company could be alienating longtime hardware partners that are also expected to announce Windows 8 devices starting later this year.
A Windows 8 tablet that's thin, light and easy on power consumption naturally invites comparisons with the iPad, so here goes.
Microsoft introduced its own tablet line on Monday, dubbed "Surface," breaking with a 37-year tradition of never competing directly with the hardware partners that have helped make Windows the most successful operating system ever.
As more and more companies adopt BYOD policies, IT managers are taking steps to prevent employees from using cloud-based consumer storage services with their personal devices.
The head of marketing at Verizon Wireless has defended the new shared data plans that take effect June 28 against criticism from some analysts and many outraged customers.
Microsoft lifts the Windows 8 kimono one last time before the finish line. Here are the improvements and inconsistencies
When Microsoft slayed the notorious botnet Rustock, which had been sending as much as 40 percent of all spam worldwide, in March 2011, it forced the volume of spam into a decline from which it has never fully recovered.
The sophisticated Fujitsu Server PRIMERGY TX2550 M5 dual-socket tower server combines high performance, expandability and energy efficiency to meet the requirements of business – it’s just as suited to the office as it is to a rack in the server room.. Read more