Enterprise software

  • November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    Small biz Office service might have enterprise appeal with dark results

    Microsoft released a Web-based version of Office as a service for small business. But enterprise users may find it a faster way to get new version of Office applications, which may not be good news for the network.

  • October 25, 2005 25 Oct'05

    Office 12 wants to Excel as a BI tool

    Office 12 doesn't ship until next year, but information about new features is trickling out. Microsoft is on track for making the perception of Office -- as just a productivity tool -- a thing of the past.

  • September 27, 2005 27 Sep'05

    Sun's StarOffice 8 boasts better Office compatibility

    Sun hopes the new version of its productivity suite may convince IT administrators to take another crack at comparing this release against Microsoft's ubiquitous Office software.

  • August 23, 2005 23 Aug'05

    Security attention shifts to critical IE, Adobe flaws

    Microsoft issues a workaround for an unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer that could pose big problems. Adobe has a fix for its software flaws.

  • May 26, 2005 26 May'05

    Microsoft security advisories draw mixed reviews

    With its May patch cycle, the software maker began sending out security alerts that don't come with patches. The value of such alerts is a matter of debate. Meanwhile, one researcher warns that June could be a busy month for Microsoft patches.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Microsoft issues critical fixes

    The software giant issues critical patches to plug security holes in Internet Explorer, Media Player, MSN Messenger and Microsoft Office.

  • March 24, 2003 24 Mar'03

    Step-by-step guide: Installing Software Update Services on the client

    There are only two changes you need to make in order to install SUS on your users' client machines. But don't try this at home if your PCs are not running XP or Windows 2000 Professional. Here are some installation pointers from Douglas R. Spindler,...