Microsoft Takes HPC to the Cloud

New release aimed at broadened use of Windows HPC Server.

Microsoft Points to IE 9 Security Measures

Internet Explorer 9, released in beta form, doesn't talk to strangers

IBM, Microsoft, Google, Intel Top Worldwide Brand Study

Apple, Google and BlackBerry are biggest gainers in "brand value" in 2010

Report: Novell To Sell Itself in Two Parts

The New York Post reported Wednesday morning that Novell has agreed to "a deal in principle" to sell itself in two separate parts to two separate buyers.

Hurd Resurfaces at Oracle

Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president.

HP Wins Bid for 3PAR

Companies announce definitive merger agreement, plan to accelerate HP's Converged Infrastructure strategy, drive growth in key storage markets

Gartner: Microsoft 'Dominates' E-mail Market

Microsoft received a "strong positive" rating in a study of e-mail system vendors by Gartner released in mid-August.

Citrix To Acquire VMLogix

In a move aimed at extending its Open Cloud infrastructure, Citrix Systems Inc. has agreed to acquire VMLogix Inc.

Microsoft Releases SP1 for Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft releases Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2010

Firefox, PowerPoint, Other Apps at Risk from DLL Flaw

A vulnerability Microsoft has confirmed is being exploited, and the software giant says it can't fix the problem with a simple update.

Microsoft Updates Security Compliance Manager Tool

Microsoft on Friday issued an update of its Security Compliance Manager tool, which helps IT pros set security policies for some Microsoft software.

Intel to Acquire McAfee for $7.68 Billion

Blockbuster deal will let Intel provide hardware-based security.

GPUs: Secret Weapon of Password Crackers

Among the oft-cited weaknesses in using passwords for authentication are that people choose bad, easily guessed passwords, such as "123456" or "password"

Microsoft Offers New SQL Server Migration Tools

Microsoft updated some of its free tools to help users move to Microsoft SQL Server and released a new Oracle MySQL migration tool.

Microsoft Issues New Windows Security Advisories

Microsoft issued even more details about Windows security concerns, even after releasing its August security update on Tuesday

Microsoft Unveils "Premier Mission-Critical" Support Service

Microsoft announced a new mission-critical support option for organizations as part of its Microsoft Services consulting business.

Microsoft Lays Out "Open Cloud" Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of the open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Google and Verizon Push Tiered Broadband Services

Google and Verizon issued a statement on U.S. broadband policy, describing an approach that would permit differentiated services.

Zero-Day Windows Kernel Flaw Linked to Clipboard

As the largest patch in Microsoft's Patch Tuesday history looms, the plot thickens.

CIA, Google Invest in "Future" Web Algorithm

Search giant Google and the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency are investing in a company working to track Web-browsing behavior