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Bad Economy Good for Cloud Computing, Microsoft Exec Says

A weakened economy will serve as a catalyst to push enterprises from on-premise computing to accessing services over the Internet cloud, according to Microsoft exec Doug Hauser, who delivered an address on Wednesday at the Thomas Weisel 2009 Technology and Telecom Conference.

LightEdge's UC Service Taps BroadSoft-Microsoft Partnership

Unified communications (UC) has emerged from the Internet cloud thanks to a partnership that brings together LightEdge Solutions, BroadSoft and Microsoft

February's Patch Contains 'Critical' IE and Exchange Fixes

Redmond's February slate of security bulletins includes four patches -- two deemed "critical" and two "important."

Four Security Fixes Planned for Patch Tuesday

Microsoft plans to rollout four security bulletins for this month's patch cycle on Tuesday, with two "critical" items and two "important" patches on the slate.

Microsoft: Your PBX Is 'Dead'

Microsoft on Tuesday rolled out its "launch experience" of Office Communications Server 2007 (OCS) Release 2, a unified communications (UC) product first unveiled in October.

Survey: Unified Communications Has Market Potential

Unified communications (UC) could carry a spark through an increasingly dimming economic landscape if trends in an industry-conducted poll hold true.

IBM Irks Microsoft Officials, Unveils LotusLive

IBM on Monday rolled out social networking and collaboration services for businesses called "LotusLive," which integrates with IBM's venerable Lotus Notes e-mail and calendar application.

Microsoft Taps Schools To Test Exchange 14

Microsoft has begun ramping up the dialog about its upcoming Exchange 14 mail server solution, which is slated to become the successor to Exchange Server 2007.

Microsoft Unveils Exchange and SharePoint as Services

Microsoft exec Stephen Elop announced hosted versions of Exchange and SharePoint, which are now available to organizations of all sizes in the U.S. market

Answering the Call

Office Communications Server 2007 R2 can help bridge the traditional gap between IT and telephony while offering rich new opportunities for partners from both camps.

Microsoft Joins Standards Effort on Ubiquitous Messaging

Microsoft will join a working group to support an open standard for multiplatform messaging in the enterprise, according to a company statement issued this week.

Most Enterprises Unprotected Against E-mail Security Risks, Study Says

An IDC study found that nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of organizations don't have solutions in place to prevent data leakage over e-mail.

IBM Sends SaaS With Hosted Messaging Rollout

Big Blue upped its ante in the software as a service (SaaS) space this week with the release of a hosted version of its venerable corporate e-mail software.

Elop Touts OCS 2007 R2 as PBX Replacement

The updated Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 will make the IP private branch exchange (PBX) "the electronic typewriter of enterprise voice" by using software to do the job that hardware did in the past -- only do it better.

IMS/NGN Forum 'Plugfest' Eyes UC

The sixth IMS/NGN Forum interoperability "plugfest," and the first to be held since the organizations formerly merged this week, will drill down into the unified communications (UC) space.