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  • Longhorn: The Long and Short of It

    LOS ANGELES—Microsoft Corp. Group Vice President Jim Allchin whipped through a lot of slides and information during his nearly two-hour keynote here at the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference on Monday. But by the end of his talk, we didn’t learn much more than we already knew about the ETA for Longhorn, which is currently expected…

  • Concord Preps VOIP Reporting Tools

    Concord Communications Inc., following what its officials claim was a large uptick in voice-over-IP deployments earlier this year, will announce next month its first support for monitoring and reporting on VOIP. The Marlboro, Mass. maker of performance reporting software will update its eHealth series of reporting tools to provide a version specific to reporting on…

  • HP Rolls Out 64-Bit AlphaServer

    Hewlett-Packard Co. on Monday will begin shipping a 64-processor system based on its Alpha chip technology and also will unveil an entry-level system as part of its AlphaServer line. Officials with the Palo Alto, Calif., company said the new systems not only illustrate HP’s commitment to the AlphaServer family—which it inherited when it bought Compaq…

  • Microsoft Delays 64-Bit Windows XP For Athlon 64

    Microsoft made it official on Wednesday that it is adding three more Windows Server editions to its product family. New members of the family include a Standard Edition of Windows Server 2003 for Intel Itanium Systems; a Standard Edition of Windows Server 2003 for 64-Bit Extended Systems (a k a for AMD 64-bit servers); and…

  • Microsoft: Opportunities Abound for Office Partners

    Jeff Raikes, Microsoft Corp.’s group vice president of productivity and business services highlight the opportunities the Office System family of products represents to Microsoft’s partners at the Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans. Raikes stressed that there is a great number of opportunities available to the several thousand attendees, especially now that Office is no…

  • Microsoft’s Orlando Ayala on Small Business Server 2003

    As Microsoft Corp. prepares for its first ever Worldwide Partner Meeting here in New Orleans on Thursday—where it will announce the general availability of its Small Business Server 2003 product to the more than 5,500 partners expected to attend—Orlando Ayala, Microsoft’s senior vice president of small and mid-market solutions & partner group, sat down to…