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additional Project and Visio, two services Web for Office 365?

Technology – D’ aprè S of information of ZDNet. COM, Microsoft ré flé &amp chirait; worsen; to carry its management software of project, Project and Visio, on its continuation in line Office 365. L’ é ditor ré smart, mê me if several of its partners confirm.

The office automation continuation on line of Microsoft, Office 365, has A©tA© lancA©e in 40 countries last on June 28. It is composed of the services Exchange, SharePoint and Lync Online (in A©dition 2010). But?? Does A©ditor have da?? now and dA©jA  fact knowledge that da?? other applications complA¨teraient this pA©rimA¨tre.

the two next services awaited on Office 365 will be thus the version hA©bergA©e of its software of CRM, like its tool da?? administration and of sA©curitA©. But according to ZDNet. wouldn’t COM, Microsoft have its?? arrA? for the third time it  .

a technologically possible intA©gration

\#?? A©ditor thus prA©voirait to relate to his continuation of the online versions of his management software of projects, has  to know Project and Visio. Let us add-ons for these services are in dA©veloppement has laissA© to hear, at the time da?? an interview, Michael Park, vice-prA©sident of division Microsoft Business Corporate Solutions.

However, aprA¨s publication of this information by ZDNet. does COM, Microsoft have by the means da?? a spokesperson rA©futA© these future launchings. According to this last, Project and Visio are not amenA © S.A.  With? tre intA © grA © S.A.  Office 365.

But several partners of?? A©ditor. They have confiA© thus has  ZDNet, has  ?? occasion of the WPC 2011 (10 at July 14), qua?? should a launching of Project Online and Visio Online probably intervene in my? me time that D `Office 15.

a launching alignA© on that D `Office 15

the next version of the heavy customer Office would have? tre put on the marchA© has  end of?? annA©e next, even dA©but 2013. If the launching of two new services for Office 365 A©tait alignA© on that da?? Office 15, it would thus not be for the next months.

MalgrA© dA©nA©gations of Microsoft, a intA©gration of Viso and Project in its new continuation in line apparaA®t like probable. Da?? access, because Microsoft Project Server is dA©jA  proposA©, through partners, in a hA©bergA© mode, like Ca?? A©tait for the software of CRM Dynamics ().

As for  Is Visio, it proposA© in SharePoint Server 2010 (brick available on Office 365) under?? name Visio Services. The firm of Redmond does not hold however has  to confirm does these hypothA¨ses have?? does rumours and spA©culations affirm has?? corroborA©es by several of its partners.

the ERP from Microsoft portA©s on Windows Azure

Microsoft is on the other hand more eloquent relating to da?? other launchings. Does Michael Park recall thus that?? company will propose in 2012 a version hA©bergA©e on Dynamics VOR, its ERP.

But?? A©ditor prA©voit A©galement, has  ?? future, da?? to offer?? together future versions from its four in configurations hA©bergA©es on its.

Microsoft in addition has annoncA© a tool (Rapid Start for Dynamics ERP) destinA© has  its partners and having to allow da?? accA©lA©rer dA©ploiement, configuration and the personalization of its offers Dynamics ERP.

July 31, 2011 at 9:33 am Leave a comment

Microsoft BPOS: new unavailability has to deplore

SaaS – Aprè S of the problè my of connection in May then in June, of the customers of the online service to companies BPOS have &amp again; eacute; té affecté S by a indisponibilité d’ Exchange Online.

The successor of BPOS is lancA©. But the migration of the customers of the continuation on line towards Office 365 will take time. Not less da?? one year recognized Microsoft.

of the service of?? A©ditor are thus problA©matic and badly vA©cues by the users. AprA¨s a sA©rie da?? incidents in May and, BPOS knew a new dysfunction on July 19.

Pannes rA©pA©tA©es since May

Several users of the service of Microsoft have informA© this new breakdown which has affectA© Exchange Online. Customers in AmA©rique of North, in Europe, in Asia and Australia have A©tA© touchA©s.

the level of disponibilitA© of the diffA©rents services of BPOS is in theory indiquA© on a put instrument panel spA©cific has  provision of the customers. However, this one Na?? A©tA© actualisA© by Microsoft during the breakdown does not have. The indicators are restA©s with the green. What to frustrate certain users.

These problA¨mes technical has  rA©pA©tition do not profit guA¨re has  ?? A©ditor, my? me if this one ensures qua?? Would Officec 365, dA©crit like nativement multi-holding, have? tre that BPOS, whose brick mail server rests on Exchange 2007.

July 29, 2011 at 9:33 am Leave a comment

Two new departures of leaders at Microsoft

StratA©gie – the renewal of the top executives of Microsoft continues with this time the dé shares of David Greschler and Hank Vigil, respectively responsible for the virtualisation and the straté gie.

The dA©parts of top executives continue at Microsoft. In 2010, they are in particular Robbie Bach, owner of division entertainment and products and J. Allard, the pA¨re of Xbox, which annonA§aient qua?? they left?? company.

In dA©but da?? annA©e, at Microsoft for 23 years, had also dA©cidait him to leave its station (dA©part effective this A©tA©). Stephen Elop, former head of division business of?? A©ditor, took his functions of chairman from Nokia. In March, Mich Matthews, 22 years D `anciennetA© and vice-prA©sidente marketing, left A©galement.

Steve Ballmer excludes any dA©mission from its post of chairman

Microsoft, loses has?? or has?? this time of two others of its top executives. It its?? acts of David Greschler, director of?? activitA© virtualisation and Cloud Computing, and of, vice-prA©sident sA©nior in load of the stratA©gie and the partnerships.

As for  Steve Ballmer, by analysts and minority shareholders, it is well dA©cidA© has  to remain in station. With?? occasion da?? a confA©rence on June 29 in Seattle Rotary Club, the chairman of?? A©ditor has A©cartA© indeed all dA©part.

As recalled by, Steve Ballmer had indiquA© in 2008 qua?? it planned to remain in station at Microsoft lasting nine more has  ten years. Must its dA©tracteurs thus still have patience before qua?? one remplaA§ant to him succA¨de.

July 7, 2011 at 1:32 pm Leave a comment

Microsoft will increase into 2010 the prices of SQL Server

For the first time in four years, Microsoft will benefit from the exit of the last version of SQL Server, 2008 R 2, to raise by processor.

In 2010, the companies will have S `to discharge D `a higher invoice for the basic application of data of Microsoft, SQL Server. However, only tariffing by processor is concerned with this rise, the shutter CAL (customer access licenses) remains unchanged explains to him.

Oracle always expensive according to Microsoft

For the Standard edition of SQL Server 2008 R 2, the last version of the application, it will be necessary from now on to count 7.500 dollars per processor, against. Inflation is also consequent for the Entreprise edition whose price by processor climbs of 24.999 has 28.000 dollars.

Lastly, the Datacenter editions and Parallel Data Warehouse from SQL Server 2008 R 2 will be facturees has their launching 57.500 dollars by processors. But these versions of the application will not require D `to acquire in addition to the CAL, announced Microsoft on the occasion of its (Professional Association for SQL Server).

the editor has justifies this rise of tariff by the integration of new functionalities. Microsoft also held has to add qu `in spite D `a raising of prices of its licences, SQL Server remained a third.

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January 7, 2010 at 12:12 pm Leave a comment

Windows 7 Company in free test for 90

Technology – companies S? not being yet procurees version RTM of Windows 7 can from now on download it in French and L? to use free during 90 days. Attention however since the number of licences available is limiting.

Microsoft has obviously very has heart to convince the companies D `to adopt are new resourcefulness `exploitation: Windows 7. After the advertisement in France D `one on the price of the licences in volume of Windows 7 Professional, the editor proposes from now on one period of 90 days test.
# Microsoft invites the professionals thus has to download of Windows 7 on in order to leading, without expenses, of the tests of applicative and material compatibility, and to prepare their strategies of deployment.
# a restarting of the PC every hour for the licences expirees
#, Microsoft specifies however that this period D `free evaluation S `addresses only to companies N `not having yet to date to reach has Windows 7 via the Software Insurance, a subscription, or its site Download Center thanks to a programme of licences in volume.
# But as for its price has breaks, the number of licences is limiting. Microsoft does not specify however the exact number D `units downloadable. The Entreprise version of accessible Windows 7 in version D `test is available in five languages (English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese) and in 32 and 64 bit.
# to reduce the risks of hacking, Microsoft has moreover adds protection mechanisms. Thus, the activation of the software is obligatory 10 days after the installation. At the end of the period D `test 90 days, it undertaken must either acquire licences, or desinstaller OS. Failing this, the computer will start again every hour.

December 22, 2009 at 11:54 am Leave a comment

Microsoft Word prohibits the sale in the United States?

Legal – a news murky story of patent convinced a Californian judge D `to prohibit with the sale celebrates it word processing of Redmond. With when a handing-over in question of the software patents?

Here is a new business which will bring of water to the mill to the opponents of the software patents, patents to the source of multiple more or less rocambolesques businesses.

Microsoft once more has just learned it has its depend. A Californian judge indeed comes D `to prohibit purely and simply the sale of Word on the American territory asserting fact qu `it violates a patent binds to language XML.

In addition, Microsoft has prohibition to sell very produced able D `to open files. xml. docx or. docm. A true blow of bamboo!

i4i, a society based has Toronto (Canada) specialisee in the development of collaboratives solutions had door felt sorry for in 2007 against Microsoft for violation D `a patent deposits in 1998.

Arroseur sprinkles

the plaintiff disputes has Microsoft right D `to make it possible to create documents XML personalize since Word. A functionality presents in World 2003 and 2007.

In addition to this prohibition, Redmond will have to spend the tidy sum of money of 290 million dollars in damages. The editor has 60 days to yield has these judgments.

Evidemment, Microsoft has interjete call what could suspend the decision. And, except surprise, the business should be regulated has the friendly one with a cheque.

Reste that this file (founds or not) illustrates once again the problems without end dependent on the software patents. And in spite of the multiplication of the complaints and the lawsuits, the giants of the sector persist has to patent has prolifically.

Microsoft knows something of it: it has just deposited a patent relating to word processing XML… the firm will appreciate the irony of the situation.

December 15, 2009 at 5:43 pm Leave a comment

Patents: Microsoft cap a fine of 388 million dollars

D `access condamn for violation of patent, Microsoft has finally T jug not culprit in call by a court of justice amricaine: ditor N `will have by do not consquent to pay 388 million dollars of damage and intrts.

This new file the opposition to Microsoft had T open in 2003 with a complaint dpose by a ditor of the march of the scurit: Uniloc. This last reproached the firm of Redmond D `enfreindre its patents (enregistrs in 1998) with its mthode anti-hacking D `activation of Windows.

the business knew several exits since. In October 2007, a judge sliced in favour of Microsoft. But Uniloc appealed and obtained a judgement this favorable time, with in particular one a heavy sanction: 388 million dollars.

Microsoft can dsormais to concentrate on a dernire great complaint for violation of patent, dpose this time by the canadian I4i. In premire authority, the firm of Steve Ballmer has T condemns to pay 200 million dollars and the 2003 and 2007 to leave October 10.

But Microsoft has dj obtained two victories in this procs by obtaining that the call of the judgment is jug within the framework D `one, and that L is suspended in waiting of the dcision D `call. Microsoft has T heard by justice on September 23 and waits dsormais the verdict.

November 18, 2009 at 5:09 pm Leave a comment

Project 2010 ambitionne to make the project management more accessible

Technology – As the other products Office, Project 2010 will take again the graphical interface bases donglets. To make the diffrence with its competitors, Microsoft put on lintgration with its software, of which SharePoint for the collaboratif one.

Produced range Office, Microsoft Project 2010, for the moment in version Technical Preview, will leave in the first half of 2010, in Mrs. time qu `Office and SharePoint 2010. The ditor asserts 20 million D `users of his management tools of project and 10.000 companies for the application waiter, EPM.

With this new grinding of Project, Microsoft wishes to target, in addition to the professionals spcialiss in the project management, a fringe D `users less familiariss with these tools and which for a share continue to make call of simple spreadsheves.

a collaboratif tool grce the intgration SharePoint 2010

On the level of the graphical interface, has dcid D `to add Project the 2010 ribbon (gathering the mitres), dj intgr . Among the news fonctionnalits of the software a systme of chronological plank appears galement, lment visual taking again the great phases D `a project.

« These give graphic will be gnres automatically by synthtisant the components of the project. This visual will be able tre copi such as it is in an email or a PowerPoint file, in particular to make reporting » prcise Frdric Bojman, Project product manager at Microsoft.

to facilitate the use of the application, the ditor dclare to have wanted to set up an approach of the less forced project management. Thus, at the time of the dcoupage of the project in tches, it will not be obligatory any more with Project 2010 of spcifier a date of dbut and end.

the diagram of Glove gnr will comprise the tches well, Mrs. if these give N `have T not seized. It S `acted according to Frdric Bojman to raise a brake the use of the tool. Lastly, put again on the intgration of with the other products of the range.

the price of the licence in rise of 10%

the importation of Excel document, which jusqu `prsent ncessitait to make grids D `quivalence, has T simplifi. With the intgration SharePoint, Microsoft intends to direct Project towards a collaborative dmarche, through the possibilit to set up a workspace storing the deliverable diffrents project.

Moreover, Project 2010 will comprise dsormais a Web mode allowing D `diter in particular a project. « This customer Web N `is not yet quivalent with the heavy customer, however one S `brings closer &amp to it; #187; ensure the Microsoft product manager. As for, the policy of the ditor is thus to make traditional on work station.

Lastly, the intgration S `tends to allow give project to circulate between the diffrentes parts associate with the project, without qu `it is not for example ncessaire with the dveloppor to leave his environment of dveloppement to seize days/man.

Bmol of this new version of Project: its price. Microsoft indeed announces an average rise of 10% for the standard, professional ditions and waiter. For the customer part of the software, the ditor dclare however to be located below …

October 21, 2009 at 7:56 pm Leave a comment

Open Network Invention shows its Microsoft turn to threaten Linux

Legal – At the time of lvnement LinuxCon, the director by far has Microsoft accumulators to davoir essay to rcemment sell rcemment patents of the known socits for tre procdurires and likely D `to attack Linux.

the Linux Foundation and the OIN, two associations of dfense of Linux, do not digrent dfinitivement the rcente sale of 22 patents (lily Linux) by Microsoft. Aprs Jim Zemlin, the director of the Linux Foundation, C `is with the turn of Open Invention Network (OIN) D `to show Microsoft to threaten Linux while resorting as arms the intellectual proprit.

Recall of the facts: dbut September, Microsoft cdait AST, a socit whose activit consists to acqurir patents, to provide its members of the perptuelles licences, then finally the cder D `other companies.

Microsoft forgets to however request the OIN rpute

the OIN S `is then brings closer D `AST for and to prvenir a repurchase by a hostile socit. However, according to Keith Bergelt, which S `is exprim this subject the occasion of LinuxCon de Portland, Microsoft could not be unaware of only association conceals a potential acquror dowry of financial means sufficient.

Pourtant never N `has T contacts by the ditor of Windows, which would have on the other hand approch several other companies, among which some are known to carry out legal actions against Linux in S `supporting on patents.

Keith Bergelt voluntarily shows moreover Microsoft D `to have insist during the ngociations on the bond with Linux of these diffrents patents, when those are on the contrary very often cds naked, load for the acquror D `auditer him-Mrs. the contents of the patent.

the acts of Microsoft in the free one pain to convince

For the leader of the Open Invention Network, the sale ralise by Microsoft had a motivation hiding place: crer a climate of fear, D `uncertainty and of doubt in the communaut. The firm of Redmond has dcidment great difficulty to cause confidence.

During its, the ditor has martel to however want to collaborate with Free the, insistent one for example on its agreements with Red Hat and Novell, the setting provision under licence LPG V2 of source (of the pilots for), or the cration of its Open Source foundation.

But Microsoft will have to further go, S `it wants rellement to convince of associations like the OIN or the Linux Foundation of its volont to collaborate with the free software.

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October 6, 2009 at 8:48 am Leave a comment

Game consoles: Microsoft and Sony mark the breeches

Business – the price drops are succdent: it S `acts to position well for Ftes of fine D `Anne…

the game consoles of dernire gnration are dj a little old. It S `thus acts to return them a little more sduisantes before stratgic the priode of Ftes of fine D `Anne.

a few days ago, annonait as its in version will be commercialis 299 euros. The raction of S `is not made wait.

This Thursday, Redmond indicates that the top-of-the-range version of its XBox 360 (Elite with its hard drive of 120 Go) will lose 50 euros (249 euros) to pass under on the price of the PS3. On the other hand cble HDMI will not be provided any more free.

Microsoft on the other hand will make pass the price of the modle D `between range, Xbox 360 Arcade, 199,99 euros with a play included.

Nintendo does not move

As Xbox 360 Premium, version intermdiaire, it would have vocation disparatre catalogue of Microsoft.

“; We know that the price influences the dcisions of the consumers largely, but we know galement qu `they seek a qualit positive ratio/price, and we rpondre each one of these points in order to will continue crotre and connatre the succs in Europe”; , explains Microsoft.

not to only have to move an ear, C `is, of which Wii caracol in tte of the sales of consoles in the world, in particular in the United States. Its machine `accidental `thus remains 249 euros.

Reste that for these three manufacturers, the context is difficult. The sales of machines and plays N `have these to drop during the Anne 2009 and the consumers seem aujourd `today to await nouveaut or arbitrate their dpenses with the bnfice for example of the mobilit (iPhone, portable applications etc…).

Rappelons that the PS3 has T launches in 2006 and XBox 360 in 2005.

September 22, 2009 at 6:57 pm Leave a comment

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