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Volume 4, Number 2 -- January 17, 2007
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Microsoft Partners Begin Testing for Dynamics CRM 'Titan'
by Alex Woodie

Microsoft is previewing the next major release of its Dynamics CRM product, codenamed "Titan," the company announced last week. Titan is being designed with a "multi-tenant" architecture, which means a single implementation will support multiple clients using the software as a service (SaaS) delivery model. At the same time, the Titan code can be installed using traditional "on premise" deployments. READ MORE >

Aras Delivers Open Source PLM Software for Windows
by Alex Woodie

When you think about "open source software," chances are good the word "Linux" is lurking close by. That's a mindset that Microsoft would love to change, and it got some help in that regard this week when product lifecycle management (PLM) software developer Aras announced that its flagship Windows-based Innovator product suite is now available, free of charge, under an open source licensing model. READ MORE >


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Intel Delivers More Quad-Core Server and PC Chips
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Chip maker Intel used last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as the venue to put more quad-core processors into the market for servers and desktops. With Advanced Micro Devices not expected to deliver quad-core Opterons for servers and Athlons for desktops until the middle of 2007, Intel is trying every trick in volume manufacturing to get every performance, price/performance, and performance per watt advantage with its Xeons and Core 2 processors it can get. READ MORE >


SGI and Microsoft Partner on Windows Supercomputer Clusters
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Hoping to jump-start its X64-based supercomputer cluster business, Silicon Graphics last week announced that it has partnered with Microsoft to support the software giant's Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 operating system on its relatively new Altix XE servers.READ MORE >



 

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But Wait, There's More:

NSA Helped Microsoft Secure Windows Vista . . . Microsoft Fears 'Craplets' Could Harm Vista PCs . . . Microsoft Hires Former WebSphere Architect . . . Microsoft Partners with Teradata, Plans BI Conference . . . Microsoft Updates POS Software, Taps HP and FirstData for POS Bundle . . . IDC Says Global IT Spending Will Kiss $1.5 Trillion By 2010 . . .


 

Reader Feedback and Insights

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Editor: Alex Woodie
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Shannon O'Donnell,
Timothy Prickett Morgan, Victor Rozek, Kevin Vandever, Hesh Wiener
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The Unix Guardian
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Microsoft Partners Begin Testing for Dynamics CRM 'Titan'

Aras Delivers Open Source PLM Software for Windows

Intel Delivers More Quad-Core Server and PC Chips

SGI and Microsoft Partner on Windows Supercomputer Clusters

But Wait, There's More:


NSA Helped Microsoft Secure Windows Vista . . . Microsoft Fears 'Craplets' Could Harm Vista PCs . . . Microsoft Hires Former WebSphere Architect . . . Microsoft Partners with Teradata, Plans BI Conference . . . Microsoft Updates POS Software, Taps HP and FirstData for POS Bundle . . . IDC Says Global IT Spending Will Kiss $1.5 Trillion By 2010 . . .


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