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Volume 4, Number 41 -- November 7, 2007
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Visual Studio 2008 to Ship By End of November
by Alex Woodie

Windows developers received post-Halloween treats this week when Microsoft announced that the next releases of Visual Studio and the .NET Framework will be available by the end of the month. Microsoft also announced a community technology preview (CTP) of Microsoft Sync Framework, which the company boasts will enable any applications to share data over any protocol, and the opening up of Visual Studio to support non-Windows platforms. READ MORE >

Intel Quietly Releases 'Montvale' Itanium Kickers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

It is hard to say why, but the launch of the 'Montvale' Itanium 9100 kickers to the current dual-core 'Montecito' Itanium 9000 processors could go down as the least enthusiastic launch that Intel has ever done for a microprocessor. I mean, Montvale did not even, according to Intel's PR department, rate its own set of foils, even though it can boost performance for customers by as much as 19 percent compared to the Montecito chips. READ MORE >


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Microsoft Unveils Free Enterprise Search Product
by Alex Woodie

Microsoft this week introduced a new product called Search Server 2008 Express that will give users free access to the level of search capabilities normally found in higher-end search products. The company also announced distribution changes for SharePoint Services, a Windows Server technology that plays a key role in Microsoft's search strategy, raising some questions about what moves Microsoft might make next as it battles Google and Yahoo! for search market share. READ MORE >


Windows Home Server Now Available
by Alex Woodie

At long last, the wait is over: You can now go out and buy Windows Home Server to connect and protect your various Windows PCs and DVRs, Xbox gaming consoles, and MP3 music players. Microsoft and its lead partner on the Home Server front, Hewlett-Packard, made the announcement on Sunday. READ MORE >



 

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But Wait, There's More:

Dell to Acquire Storage Vendor EqualLogic . . . ScriptLogic Adds Support for 64-Bit Platforms . . . Mandriva in a Tizzy after Microsoft Trumps Linux in Nigeria . . . XAware Takes the Open Source Plunge . . . IT Vendor Market Cap Follies . . . Intel to Consolidate 133 Data Centers Down to 8 . . .


 

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


 
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 Four Hundred
IBM Brags About Its Power6 Server Shipments

Neuwing, IBM to Quantify and Monetize IT Energy Savings

Ask TPM: Enticing Users to Upgrade Their i5/OS Hardware

Project ECLipz Surfaces, But Not the Way You Think

The Linux Beacon
Intel Quietly Releases 'Montvale' Itanium Kickers

Cray Revamps Supercomputers with XT5 Designs

Mandriva in a Tizzy after Microsoft Trumps Linux in Nigeria

Neuwing, IBM to Quantify and Monetize IT Energy Savings

Four Hundred Stuff
XAware Takes the Open Source Plunge

Quadrant Refines PPM Offering with IntelliChief 2.0

ARTech Nearly Done with 'Rocha' Rewrite of GeneXus 4GL

VAULT400 Offers Free Insurance with 'Quick-Ship'

Big Iron
IBM Readies Quad-Core z6 Chip for Mainframe Iron

Top Mainframe Stories From Around the Web

Chats, Webinars, Seminars, Shows, and Other Happenings

Four Hundred Guru
Use PHP to Bring i5/OS Resources to the Web

Wrapping Free Form Text

Admin Alert: Limiting System i User Sign-ons the Smart Way

System i PTF Guide
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The Unix Guardian
SCO to Sell Unix Wares for $36 Million?

Sun Sues NetApp Right Back Over Patents

'Project Indiana' OpenSolaris Preview Debuts

Midrange Shops Get Disaster Recovery Services from IBM

Four Hundred Monitor
Four Hundred Monitor's
Full iSeries Events Calendar

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Visual Studio 2008 to Ship By End of November

Intel Quietly Releases 'Montvale' Itanium Kickers

Microsoft Unveils Free Enterprise Search Product

Windows Home Server Now Available

But Wait, There's More:

Dell to Acquire Storage Vendor EqualLogic . . . ScriptLogic Adds Support for 64-Bit Platforms . . . Mandriva in a Tizzy after Microsoft Trumps Linux in Nigeria . . . XAware Takes the Open Source Plunge . . . IT Vendor Market Cap Follies . . . Intel to Consolidate 133 Data Centers Down to 8 . . .


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