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Microsoft Unveils Upcoming Windows 7 VDI and Security Options

A Microsoft official briefly noted on Thursday that Microsoft is planning two new options for IT organizations using Windows 7 -- but the catch is that Software Assurance (SA) licensing needs to be in place.

SP1 Hits RTM Status for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft Wednesday released Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to its equipment manufacturing partners.

Microsoft's 2Q 2011 Earnings Buoyed by Xbox and Office

Microsoft mostly beat financial analyst expectations in its fiscal second quarter, reporting overall earnings of $19.9 billion.

Microsoft VP Brooks Leaving for Juniper Networks

Brad Brooks, a Microsoft executive who helped promote Windows 7 to consumers, has signed up for a new marketing role at Juniper Networks.

Windows 7 at a Year

Microsoft has shipped 240 million copies of Windows 7, and businesses are heavily engaged in migrations.

Microsoft Rolls Out Security Baselines and MAP 5.5 Beta

Microsoft on Monday announced that it had rolled out two "new" security baselines for use with its Security Compliance Management tool, plus new setting packs for Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8.

Enterprises Are Shifting To Windows 7

One year after formally releasing its Windows 7 desktop operating system, Microsoft is making note that adoption among enterprises is exceeding expectations.

3 Windows Phones at a Glance

A quick look at the first phones based on Windows Phone 7 to ship from AT&T on Nov. 8 in the United States.

Survey: Few IT Pros Have Deployed Office 2010

An industry-sponsored survey of IT professionals found that just four percent have deployed Microsoft Office 2010, although interest remains high in the productivity suite.

Service Pack 1 RC Now Available for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

The release candidate version of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 can now be downloaded.

HP Ships Windows 7 Slate PC

Hewlett-Packard's long-awaited slate PC is now available but with a different target audience than originally planned.

Study: Windows 7 Migrations Mostly 'Smooth' for Businesses

Software security provider Symantec commissioned a study on Windows 7 migration experiences that was published this month.

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0 Beta Released

Microsoft on Tuesday released a new beta test version of its desktop virtualization solution for organizations.

Ballmer Talks Up the Cloud in European Tour

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer went to Europe this week to help sell the Internet cloud, a key Microsoft business area.

Answers: So You Think You Know Windows 1.0?

See the answers and how well you scored.