Architect Café – November 2009 – Save the Dates

We keep bringing you 90-minute Architect focused Webcast to educate on the latest trends/topics and how new technologies can align with your business needs.   Save the Dates!! November 24, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST An Architect’s perspective on Silverlight 3 Many .NET developers are becoming more and more interested in the Rich Internet…

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October Newsletter – Editor’s Choice

Scalability, RIA, deployment and trends in October release of the Journal newsletter.   Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile Editor’s Choice October 2009 Resources for Architects: Editor’s Choice   Scalability: 10 Ways to Take your Site from One to One Million Users At the Future of Web Apps conference Kevin…

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[InternetNews] Guess What: Your Corporate PC Has 88% Chances of Being Windows 7 Capable, According to Report

With Windows 7’s official launch next Thursday, one thing that hamstrung Windows Vista’s corporate acceptance early on will likely not be a problem this time around. It’s the classic problem of needing to upgrade hardware and software to support a new or updated version of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows — but this time, not so…

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[CIO] Gartner: Don’t Wait for Service Pack to Test Windows 7

With any new OS deployment, IT teams traditionally take the "safe" route and wait for the first service pack. But IT groups that follow that strategy with Windows 7 rollouts will get caught in a support crunch, says research firm Gartner. Read full story… What Gartner had said about Vista prior to its launch…

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Architect Café – Architecture Webcasts. October 2009

October 27, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST An Architect’s perspective on Silverlight 3 Many .NET developers are becoming more and more interested in the Rich Internet Application development space, and in particular Silverlight.  In this session we will step back from a detailed implementation technology and take a higher level look at Silverlight from…

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[Bloomberg] Windows 7 Makes Its First Corporate Deals

Executives of Ford Motor Co., Continental Airlines Inc., Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and Intel Corp. will appear with Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer at an event in San Francisco to talk about their use of Windows 7 operating system, according to an e-mail from Microsoft. Twenty-four percent of companies surveyed by Goldman…

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[eWEEK] Channel Enablement: Microsoft Launches Mobile Banking Service

Microsoft, in conjunction with a partner, M-Com, launches an electronic banking software platform that allows electronic payments to be made via mobile devices. The porting of banking-related functionality onto smartphones has been a focus of the banking industry, which sees such applications as a way to build consumer loyalty, although some analysts are dubious. Read…

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Doloto: The Power of AJAX without Its Headaches (a Microsoft Research Project)

Doloto is an AJAX application optimization tool, especially useful for large and complex Web 2.0 applications that contain a lot of code, such as Bing Maps, Hotmail, etc. Doloto analyzes AJAX application workloads and automatically performs code splitting of existing large Web 2.0 applications. After being processed by Doloto, an application will initially transfer only…

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Windows for Your Business: Windows 7 Enterprise 90-day Trial

The Windows 7 Enterprise 90-day Trial is designed specifically for IT Professionals, so that you can test your software and hardware on a final version of the product. In addition, it provides the opportunity for you to become more familiar with the key improvements over previous versions of the Windows operating system, and experience firsthand…

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[NSS Labs] Internet Explorer 8 rated tops against malware and phishing attacks

NSS Labs performs recurring, standardized testing of web browser security. This includes rating protection against socially engineered malware and phishing attacks. The results are based upon empirically validated evidence gathered by NSS Labs during continuous 24×7 testing against fresh, live malicious sites. During Q3, 2009 NSS Labs performed the second group test of web browser…

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